Do we have skilled and richly diverse staff to serve our clients and our mission tomorrow? To plan our organizational future, we need tools, methods and a format for conversations that identify, foster and grow our talent. And, our plans need to ensure a talent base that reflects all aspects of diversity - people, cultures and ideas.
This workshop is designed to prepare the participants as leaders in their respective public health organizations to both prepare for and take part in structured leadership presentations and conversations about their succession plans. And, the format of the training and exercises shows the participants how to integrate workforce and leadership diversity into each step of their activities.
The workshop components include an overview of succession planning with mini-exercises to try out the concepts, explanation of a seven-step succession and diversity presentation method, a review of how staff development activities tie to succession planning work, introduction of templates for succession planning, and a deep dive into the methods for integrating diversity and cultural competence work into succession analysis.
- Participants will be briefed on the purpose, terminology and basic methods of succession planning.
- Participants will become acquainted with methods, approaches and templates for a succession planning and talent review process that integrates diversity into the conversation.
- Participants will be exposed to practices that improve diversity sourcing, recruitment and retention.
- Participants will dialogue with one another about how to best integrate their workforce diversity status and health equity assessment into their upcoming succession planning work.
- Participants will understand the benefits of linking planning and diversity and have concrete ideas how to do so for their respective organizations.
The core competencies for public health professionals are a consensus set of skills identified by the Council on Linkages (CoL) between academia and public health practice as being desirable for the delivery of the essential public health services. The CoL competencies identified for this course are:
Domain 2: Policy Development/Program Planning Skills
Domain 3: Communication Skills
Domain 5: Community Dimensions of Practice Skills
Domain 7: Financial Planning and Management Skills
Continuing Education Units
Please note that these trainings may offer different types of continuing education credits. This Learner Portal may not calculate the correct number of continuing education credits. Please refer to the Continuing Education Credits section of your course site after registration for the correct information.
This course is eligible for 0.4 CEUs or 4.0 contact hours and up to 4 CPH re-certification credits can be earned by completing this course.
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