HR Succession Planning

Code : HRT011
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Why Attend This Training Course?
The lack of valuable leadership can devastate an organization. Business/HR Succession Planning is basically formulating successors to take on vital leadership roles when the need arises. Whether it is preparing someone to take over as the sole owner of a small business or a position of leadership in a corporation, business succession planning is vital to the long-term survival and sustainability of an entity. This training course will teach you the difference between succession planning and mere replacement planning and how to prepare people to take on the responsibilities of leadership so that the company thrives in the transition.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
ACAD Corp’s methodology depends on enabling participants to interact and exchange experiences, explore their competencies and achieve their career aspirations, using forward-thinking training arts, such as Theoretical Lectures, Workshops, Open discussion to exchange opinions and experiences, Scenarios, innovative thinking brainstorming and teamwork, Role-play and simulation, and Audiovisual tools and materials. Participants will receive an agenda including training material as a reference, in addition to some extra notes and booklets. Training material will be presented in English and Arabic.

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
This training course is designed for the following target audience:
  • Individuals with little experience to field of human resource management
  • Aspiring human resource professionals
  • Individuals who are in supervisory positions and others who have their own businesses

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
  • Define business/HR succession planning and its role in your company
  • Lay the groundwork to develop a succession plan
  • The importance of mentorship
  • Define and use a SWOT analysis to set goals
  • Create a plan, assign roles, and execute the plan
  • Communicate to develop support and manage change
  • Anticipate obstacles, and evaluate and adapt goals and plans
  • Characterize success

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Succession Planning vs. Replacement Planning
  • What is HR succession planning?
  • What is replacement planning?
  • Defining differences between
  • Deciding what you need
  • Preparing for the planning process
  • How to set parameters for the planning process
  • Should you establish a committee?
  • How to gather operational data
  • Initiating process
  • Develop a mission statement
  • Develop a vision statement
  • Choose to be a mentor
The SWOT Analysis: Developing the Succession Plan
  • Identifying strengths
  • Identifying weaknesses
  • Identifying opportunities
  • Identifying threats
  • Prioritize What the Succession Plan Will Address
  • Set goals and objectives
  • Develop a strategy for achieving goals
  • Draft the plan
Executing the Plan
  • Assign responsibility and authority
  • Establish a monitoring system
  • Identifying paths
  • Choosing your final approach
  • Gaining support
  • Gathering data
  • Addressing concerns and issues
Evaluating and Adapting
  • Managing the change
  • Developing a change management plan
  • Developing a communication plan
  • Implementing the plans
  • Providing constructive criticism
  • Encouraging growth and development
Overcoming Roadblocks: Reaching the End
  • Common obstacles
  • Re-evaluating goals
  • Focusing on pprogress
  • How to know when success is achieved
  • Transitioning
  • Practical application

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ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
ACAD Training & Consulting uses the power of its network to bring about positive, tangible change. We champion the training courses profession and the interests of individuals, engaged in that profession, for the benefit of all. ACAD Professional Certificates are designed for those who are enthusiastic to challenge themselves to reach the extra mile. Participants who fully attend an APC course and successfully pass the exam on the last training day, will receive an ACAD Professional Certificate (APC). APC are regionally recognized and can be esteemed when applying for more senior roles in Egypt and MENA region.

Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Human Resource Certification Institute - HRCI
HRCI is an internationally certifying organization for the human resource profession and a global leader in developing rigorous exams to demonstrate mastery and real-world application of forward-thinking HR practices, policies and principles. Today, more than 200,000 professionals worldwide proudly maintain their HR Certification Institute’s credentials as a mark of high professional distinction. By successfully completing any ACAD training course which is approved by HRCI, participants will earn credit hours essential for maintaining professional distinction of PHR®, SPHR® or GPHR®.

- ACAD Profesional Certificate - APC of Completion for participants who fully attend and complete the training course hours
- The HRCI Approved Provider Seal and the corresponding Re-certification Credit Hours Awarded will be reflected in the Certificate of Completion
“HR Succession Planning has been approved for 15 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). Please make note of the activity ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at"

Course Schedule

04 - 08 Feb
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
07 - 11 Jul
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
06 - 10 Oct
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt

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