Planning for the Future: Lining up Your Best Talent

To develop effective leaders and manage the university’s best assets—its people— it becomes imperative to design a strategy or model to fill talent gaps. Succession planning, talent reviews and identification of future leaders or other individuals to fill unit/department critical roles  is important to  maximize your workforce potential.

You will learn to:

  • Apply a 7-Step methodology for building an effective succession planning framework
  • Use proactive techniques to capture individual skills and profiles to feed into a succession planning framework
  • Demonstrate techniques to measure and manage your talent pool
  • Utilize appropriate tools to document a succession plan

You will benefit by:

  • Knowing the best practices for the implementation of a succession plan
  • Learning real life succession planning strategies and models used by both organizations and universities


Anyone in a leadership role who is interested in starting a succession planning initiative

Curriculum Area

  • Performance Management


  • Adapting to Change
    • Practiced
  • Advancing the Mission
    • Practiced
  • Creative Problem Solving and Strategic Thinking
    • Practiced
  • Development of Self and Others
    • Practiced
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Code: PMC1805

Presenter: Amy Mulholland

Cost: $269

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Offered by Learning & Professional Development