Passing the Torch – Succession Planning

When:
March 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
2019-03-27T09:30:00-04:00
2019-03-27T12:30:00-04:00
Where:
YMCA Employment Centre
285 Bunting Rd
St. Catharines, ON L2M 7T9
Canada
Cost:
$79
Contact:
Literacy Link Niagara

Over the next 5 years Canadians will be retiring at a pace unparalleled in human history. The biggest demographic wave in the country’s history is hurtling into retirement. The baby boomers – that massive bubble of people born in the two decades following the Second World War – have begun the transition from employment to retirement.

This phenomenon has serious implications for non-profit, charitable and volunteer organizations whose senior management staff are planning to retire in the next 3-5 years. Boards of Directors are watching as knowledgeable and experienced senior staff make their plans to depart, often without a plan to replace their prized employee or the expertise they take with them. It’s important to create a range of succession plans for emergency and planned departures, to ensure sustainability, consistency and continued organizational success.

This workshop is suitable for board members and senior staff of non-profit, charitable and volunteer organizations and will explore:

  • the context for succession planning and who should be involved
  • your board’s role as employer of the staff leader
  • the relationship between mission, vision, values and succession planning
  • types of succession plans – emergency, long/short term, permanent
  • sample succession policies and steps in succession planning
  • tools and resources to help you create your own succession plan

Register online by March 25.

This workshop is hosted by Literacy Link Niagara.

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