Do You Want to Learn CEO Succession Planning Best Practices?

Did you know the ideal timeline for succession planning is 5 years? It is possible though for the unexpected to happen and if/when it does, a CEO succession planning best practices is to have a game plan i.e. a succession plan all lined up and ready to go to ensure continued success with your business.

Take a look at the CEO Succession Planning timeline here:

THE SUSTAINING PHASE

Begin this phase 2-3 years in advance. The executives are preparing to thrive under the new leadership; Right Mindset, Future Outlook, Organization’s Sustainability, Updated Strategic Plan, Executive Team Assessment, and Internal Team Candidates.

THE TRANSITIONING PHASE

Begin this phase 6-12 months before the leadership transition and consider overlapping with the Sustaining Phase. The organization embarks on the executive search process for the successors that may include board members, management team, and executives. Extensive work is done with transition planning.

THE ONBOARDING & SUPPORT PHASE

The heavy lifting is completed within the first 3-4 months of this phase but the hand-off process continues over a 6-12 month period. The board and senior management team access and adjust to the new leader’s management style and leadership role.

CONTINUED SUCCESS PHASE

The succession preparation and planning process should begin as early as possible. However, there are cases when you do not have the luxury of 4-5 years to plan. In these cases, it is best to have a contingent succession plan in place in the event that an emergency arises.

Value Growth Partners is here to assist with all of your succession planning needs. Request a 15-minute consultation with Value Growth Partners now to set up your CEO Succession Planning.

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