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Certification Masters – Princeton NJ - Succession Planning

Caliper Master Level Certification is appropriate for those who want to develop a deep connection between the Caliper Profile and the employee life cycle and have completed the Foundations program.

The Master program is designed to provide you with a detailed understanding of the Caliper Profile, including content on Psychometrics, Compliance, Interview Questions, Interpretation of Caliper Profile Behaviors and Traits, Specific Caliper Tools, and Strategic Talent- Management Topics and Best Practices.  

In addition to all of the benefits of the Foundations Level Certification, you will receive:
• One day of advanced certification training from Caliper experts
• Additional 6.5 hours of Professional Development credits

Learning Objectives

1. Explain the purpose, parameters, and benefits of Succession Planning.

2. Identify and understand the best practices and steps for a strong Succession Planning program.

3. Understand the difference between high-performance and high-potential individuals and use the Caliper Profile to identify high potentials.

4. Apply Caliper Profile results to enhance individual and group developmental needs.

Course Outline

What is Succession Planning?

Content: Defining and understanding of succession planning, its criticality to an organization, and the hazards of not preparing talent.

Activities: Small group activity and large group discussion to better understand your own organization’s current approach and challenges to succession planning.

Best Practices for a Strong Succession Planning Program

Content: Review of the criteria and steps for a strong succession planning program.

Activities: Self-reflection activity to assess your organization’s current and future business strategy. Large group discussion regarding the identification of leadership positions and acceleration pools.

Identification & Development of Talent

Content: Review evaluation criteria to identify high-potential talent, and understand the differences between high-potential and high-performance employees. Introduction and review of the 9-box grid as a tool to evaluate performance vs. potential. Assess developmental options and the Caliper connection to develop high-potential employees.

Activities: Small group activities to better understand how your organization currently identifies high-potential vs. high-performance employees.

Case study utilizing the 9-box tool, Caliper Profile potential scores, and performance data in order to identify high-potential talent and their developmental needs.

Self-reflective exercise utilizing your own Caliper Profile results to identify your role in your organization’s succession-planning process. 

Succession Planning Case Study

Content:  Capstone exercise to review and practice the succession planning process.

Activities: Case study of a succession planning scenario, including utilizing a job description, interpreting Caliper Profile results and performance data on candidates, and providing your recommendation for the role and plan for succession.

Take-home Resources

My Role in the Succession Planning & Management Process Handout

How Leaders Grow: A Framework for Action

Class Rate - $1000 


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