Business Succession Planning

Business succession planning is all about being prepared. The loss of valuable leadership can cripple even the strongest of companies. Succession planning is an essential component to the survival and growth of any business. Whether it is grooming employees to become leaders, or preparing for an employee’s retirement you will identify common obstacles and how to overcome them.
Jean-Pierre Fallou · August 20, 2020
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Module One: Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Succession Planning Vs. Replacement Planning

  • What is Business Succession Planning?
  • What Is Replacement Planning?
  • Differences Between
  • Deciding What You Need

Module Three: Preparing for the Planning Process

  • How to Set Parameters for the Planning Process
  • Should You Establish a Committee?
  • How to Gather Operational Data

Module Four: Initiating Process

  • Develop a Mission Statement
  • Develop a Vision Statement
  • Choosing to Be a Mentor

Module Five: The SWOT Analysis

  • Identifying Strengths
  • Identifying Weaknesses
  • Identifying Opportunities
  • Identifying Threats

Module Six: Developing the Succession Plan

  • Prioritize What the Succession Plan Will Address
  • Set Goals and Objectives
  • Develop a Strategy for Achieving Goals
  • Draft the Plan

Module Seven: Executing the Plan

  • Assign Responsibility and Authority
  • Establish a Monitoring System
  • Identifying Paths
  • Choosing Your Final Approach

Module Eight: Gaining Support

  • Gathering Data
  • Addressing Concerns and Issues
  • Evaluating and Adapting

Module Nine: Managing the Change

  • Developing a Change Management Plan
  • Developing a Communication Plan
  • Implementing the Plans
  • Providing Constructive Criticism
  • Encouraging Growth and Development

Module Ten: Overcoming Roadblocks

  • Common Obstacles
  • Re-Evaluating Goals
  • Focusing on Progress

Module Eleven: Reaching the End

  • How to Know When You've Achieved Success
  • Transitioning
  • Wrapping it All Up

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

 

About Instructor

Jean-Pierre Fallou

Jean-Pierre (John) Fallou is a Business Executive with more than 30+ years of Business Development, HealthCare, IT Consulting, and Alliance Management experience with demonstrated success cultivating new business and markets, developing strategic relationships, and the delivery of high impact projects. A “Go-to” executive that formulates strategies that strengthen competitive position by conceptualizing and launching new services and solution offerings and by managing direct to enterprise, indirect global partner, and channel sales deals.

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