Adapt or Become Obsolete: Succession Planning for Modern Times

2021 Talent Conference & Expo
Attendees will learn the strategic steps needed to develop a thriving succession planning process.

Examine the modern demands of succession planning and how they are more challenging than in the past. The session explains the importance of integrating succession planning with an overall integrated talent management program and how it benefits the organization. We dive, in-depth, into the next practices that will be necessary to compete in the future. We explore the innovative efforts that will be needed in other areas of talent management, since these areas will need to be far more interconnected seamlessly in the future state.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover the changing trends in succession planning.
  • Learn the difference between past succession planning practices and what will be needed to effectively compete as an organization in the future.
  • Learn next practices for today and the future in order to maintain an effective succession planning process.
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 10:15am to 11:15am

Lepora Flournoy, SHRM-SCP


Dr. Lepora is a well sought-after keynote speaker on People and Process topics worldwide. She is the CEO and Executive Coach of Nextgen People, a cutting- edge firm that specializes in Executive Coaching and Talent Management Next Practices in a global and multi-generational environment.

Dr. Lepora has partnered with many global business leaders and organizations to help them be more effective in their transformational efforts. She is especially passionate about elevating leader performance and seeing individual and organizational potential realized. She also has a special focus on Intentional Culture and the Globalization of work.

Dr. Lepora has worked and led teams as an internal executive leader and consultant in Fortune 500 companies to achieve positive transformational change in people and processes. Some companies, with which Dr. Lepora Flournoy has partnered include Delta Airlines, ManpowerGroup, Randstad, Capital Blue Cross, Deloitte, and Coca- Cola.

Dr. Flournoy is dedicated to innovative people practices and creative ways to help leaders better perform. She is the author of Journey to Authentic Joy and is currently working on a second book.  Aside from writing, she also enjoys hiking, traveling and photography.

While you can find her on most social media vehicles, feel free to follow Dr. Lepora on Twitter @drlepora and connect with her on linkedin/in/drlepora

Room: Summit 204
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
Leadership & Navigation
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