Successfully recruiting your next senior leader is multi-stage process that begins and ends with a well-articulated succession plan. This template outlines the key steps in the succession planning process, and provides a structure to gather input from key stakeholders and outline organizational objectives and timelines.
The goal of succession planning is to introduce and maintain a culture of leadership continuity within your organization. Succession plans are critical to the success of your organization and should provide for a process that recognizes, develops and retains leadership talent. Organizations often create a succession plan outlining the process for retaining, developing, and/or replacing position within the organization.