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Building Bench Strength (Vancouver)

Date: June 3 — 4, 2019
Location: UBC Robson Square

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Program Summary:

Leverage Development and Succession Planning for Sustained Organizational Performance

In this course you will learn how to design a succession and talent development plan for your organization. Take stock of your organization’s state of readiness to fill critical leadership vacancies. Assess your current talent depth and create a plan to increase it. Identify high-potential people, and develop processes to actualize their capabilities in waiting.

Note: this course deals with organizational issues of talent development. See Winning with Talent if you wish to focus on mobilizing the talent of individuals or teams.
Program Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate your organization’s ability to support bench strength development
  • Integrate succession planning into all facets of talent management
  • Re-think performance appraisal processes as a core element of succession planning
  • Employ an array of developmental opportunities beyond conventional approaches
  • Manage bench strength data with replacement charts and HRIS
  • Communicate clearly and fairly with the team on succession-related issues
Faculty: Dr. Tom Knight, CPHR, Associate Professor, Sauder School of Business
Who Should Attend: This course is designed for leaders who are engaged in maintaining a talented work force in the face of the uncertainties affecting organizations today. It will also help HR professionals to provide better strategic direction in their efforts to increase organizational resilience and sustainability.
Location: UBC Sauder School of Business, #1600-800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC Canada V6Z 3B7
More information:
• Download course outline
• Contact UBC Sauder School of Business: Mandy Hu, Learning Advisor, 604.822.6947 or mandy.hu@sauder.ubc.ca


Course Fee*


June 3-4, 2019

each day

CPHR BC & Yukon Member Fee: $1695.75
(Use discount code

Regular fee: $1995.00

UBC Robson Square

*Fees are approximate and subject to change without notice.