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Women's Global Leadership Summit 2019

WOM1918 - Succession Planning: Building Leaders of Tomorrow

‐ Nov 7, 2019 3:35pm

Standard: $ 49.00

Legendary business executive Jack Welch said, “Talent management deserves as much focus as financial capital management in corporations.” There are few concepts in business as misunderstood as succession management. For a lot of companies, succession management is an annual event that often happens behind closed doors. A common misconception about succession management is that it’s a quick fix, or a process that happens once per year or on the heels of a change in leadership. Some people understandably believe it’s replacement planning. If you don’t get it right, don’t even think about attracting and retaining millennials and Gen Z’s. This session will provide insights into the business case for succession management and how to build a plan that is simple, comprehensive and serves as a talent retention tool.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the difference between succession planning/management and replacement planning
  • Learn how to build a simple yet comprehensive succession plan
  • Learn how to use succession planning as a talent retention tool




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