Attend the interactive and practical HRCI and SHRM Pre-Approved 2-Day Talent Review-Succession Strategy Workshop on October 1-2, 2019 at a lovely San Diego resort – The Dana on Mission Bay!

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HRCI and SHRM Pre-Approved for 12.5 ongoing educational hours.
HRCI Pre-ApprovedSHRM ReCertification Provider

Workshop Attendees

  • Receive copies of the Talent Review Meeting Facilitator’s Guide and The 30-Minute Guide to Talent and Succession Management
  • Receive softcopy tools such as the Talent Review Scheduling Spreadsheet, Career Discussion Template, Scribe Notes Template, and a Talent Management Job Description
  • Participate in exercises such as a Talent Benchstrength 9-Box Calibration Exercise, a Talent Review Logistics Planning Exercise and Mock Talent Review Role Plays.
  • Will play the only Talent Benchstrength Board Game in the world!
  • Will obtain a 10-Step Planning Decision Guide for effective Talent Review-Succession strategic plans and tools!

The workshop topics and exercises are appropriate both for those who are implementing a Talent Review-Succession strategy and for those who want to enhance their current Talent Review-Succession strategy and results.  Additional seminar topics include:

  • Talent Review-Succession strategy, concepts, best practices and pitfalls to avoid
  • Practical ways to communicate the business value of a talent benchstrength strategy
  • Planning and facilitating Talent Review-Succession meetings
  • Calibration discussions using the Talent Benchstrength 9-Box Guide and talent review tools
  • New ideas to identify and develop Successor Candidates effectively
  • Criteria and processes for identifying High Potential Talent
  • Talent Pools, Critical Positions and Key Expert Programs
  • How to plan the logistics of the Talent Review Meeting…the meeting length, attendees, and who / what will be discussed in the meeting
  • How to increase follow-through of development actions for successors and top talent
  • Project steps to implement or enhance a Talent-Succession strategy
  • Ways to identify metrics, development action accountability and results

The workshop content facilitated by author Doris Sims Spies, SPHR and is based on her popular Talent Benchstrength® books!

Register by September 6, 2019 for Early Bird Pricing for the 2-day workshop: $995
After September 6, 2019, pricing is $1,095 per attendee

When two or more register from the same organization prior to September 6, 2019, the pricing is $795 per attendee—a savings of $200 per attendee!

Date(s) – October 1-2, 2019 (all day)

Venue: The Dana on Mission Bay in San Diego, California (Enjoy a lovely view of the Bay and water activities while you are there!)

Venue Address: 1710 W Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, California 92109

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