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The Business Value of Talent & Succession Management

  • Tuesday, August 11, 2015
  • 7:15 AM - 9:30 AM (PDT)
  • Green Acre at Campus Pointe - 10300 Campus Pointe Dr. SAN DIEGO, CA
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The Business Value of Talent and Succession Management

Based on the book: The 30-Minute Guide to Talent and Succession Management, in this session author Doris Sims will provide analogies that (© Copyright Doris Sims 2014) help explain the business need and return-on-investment potential of talent and succession management.   

Topics include the easiest ways to measure the value of a talent and succession management program, and the similarity of the talent assessment process to other risk management and business processes.  Definitions and criteria for high potentials, successors, high performers, key talent, etc. will also be discussed.

Session objectives:

1. Participants will review Talent and Succession Management concepts and learn how to easily explain these strategies to business leaders using clear definitions, examples and analogies.

2. Participants will learn about definitions and the difference between high potentials, high performers, successors and key experts in an organization.

3. Participants will see and learn about metrics and ROI examples pertaining to talent management, and how to address the questions and concerns most frequently asked by business leaders about talent and succession management.

Presenter Bio:

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Doris M. Sims, SPHR is an international Talent Review and Succession Planning consultant, speaker and author.  

Doris works with organizations of all types, shapes and sizes, and in various countries (in the USA, South America, Asia and Europe) to assist experienced HR professionals as they plan, execute, communicate and measure talent review and succession strategies and processes.  Doris enjoys training and coaching HR teams to facilitate Talent Review-Succession Planning meetings.   

Doris is the author of The 30-Minute Guide to Talent and Succession Management, and The Talent Review Meeting Facilitator’s Guide, and Creative Onboarding Programs.  Doris is also the co-author of Building Tomorrow’s Talent: A Practitioner’s Guide to Talent Management and Succession Planning.  These books together are all top sellers on Amazon on the topics of talent and succession management. Doris is an Approved Provider of the HR Certification Institute.

Additionally, Doris works with business executives to create succession plans.  This process includes working with the incumbent leader to identify success competencies for the position and to identify potential successor candidates.  The process would then include identifying competency strengths and gaps for potential successors, and to create leadership transition and development action plans. 

Doris has also contributed articles to other books and multiple periodicals, including The Talent Management Handbook, Training Magazine, Talent Management Magazine, and The Consultant’s Toolkit.   Doris has served as a frequent USA and international speaker since 1999, providing presentations and training sessions in Europe, South America and in Asia as well as in cities across the USA.  In 1996, Doris received the Outstanding Performers in Training Management award, in the category of “Establishing a New Training Function”, from Lakewood Publications.  Doris’ talent management work as a practitioner at Caremark was also featured in a Corporate Leadership Council best practices publication.

This presentation is 1.5 HRCI credits.

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