Generating a plan by which employees will be able to fill key leadership roles in the future is essential to maintaining organizations and building a legacy. Through a strategic developmental succession plan linked to critical organizational missions and goals, employee’s knowledge, skills, and attitudes will be developed beyond current organizational needs preparing them for advancement or promotion into more challenging management roles that ensure the ongoing success of the organization.
- Define core competencies for future leaders,
- Assess current skill sets and opportunities for professional development,
- Develop a plan for the successful transfer of leadership roles, and
- Serve as a role model and resource for support.