Succession Management

Increase bench strength at all levels of your organization

Succession isn’t just about planning for changes in the C-suite. Beyond identifying future leaders, your succession management strategy should include workforce planning, skills gap analyses, and the creation of development programs to increase bench strength at all levels of the organization. Learn ways to identify and define the leadership skills you need at the top, and discover how to align and integrate those competencies throughout the company.

Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) Certification

Accelerate leadership readiness with innovative approaches to succession and leadership development.

Align your leadership readiness strategy with the business strategy to build organizational capability and sustainment for continuous leadership development for all critical roles, even beyond the C-Suite.

Learn More

Learn More about Succession Management with our Top Resources

ResearchResearch

Developing Sustainable Leadership Pipelines

June 13, 2019 | Jenna Filipkowski | Human Capital Institute

Because there are few organizations can boast bench strength, HCI partnered with Cornerstone to learn the best ways to support current and future leaders with the right leadership development programs. We found that High-Performing Organizations ...

Read more
ArticleArticle

Seven Steps to Strategic Leadership Readiness

May 23, 2017

As Baby Boomers retire, organizations must replace senior talent with qualified incumbent employees, who lack the years of experience and knowledge of their predecessors. 85% of organizations agree that there is an urgent need to accelerate the ...

Read more
Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) Certification

Enroll Now: Leadership Development & Succession Strategist Certification Course

Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) provides a framework for HR to align leadership readiness strategies with business goals, develop meaningful analytics, and build robust talent pipelines for future growth. This two-day training course is geared toward early- and mid-career HR practitioners and senior-level HR leaders alike who are looking to implement a new approach to the identification, preparation, and deployment of talent for critical roles.

In-Person Classes

Los Angeles, CA
Jul 11-12, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM PDT
Register
New York, NY
Jul 18-19, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM EDT
Register
Boston, MA (Burlington)
Jul 29-30, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM EDT
Register
Houston, TX
Aug 15-16, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM CDT
Register
Charlotte, NC
Aug 19-20, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM EDT
Register

Online Classes

July
Jul 22-23, 2019 | 11:45AM-8:00PM EDT
Register
August
Aug 19-20, 2019 | 8:45AM-5:00PM EDT
Register
September
Sep 16-17, 2019 | 8:45AM-5:00PM EDT
Register
October
Oct 7-8, 2019 | 11:45AM-8:00PM EDT
Register
November
Nov 25-26, 2019 | 8:45AM-5:00PM EST
Register
See full course schedule...
Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) Certification

Shrink talent & skills gaps with a strategic approach to leadership readiness.

Plan leadership development solutions that address competency gaps, identify high-potential talent, and drive growth.

Learn More