Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Emergency Succession Planning Webinar

Emergency Succession Planning Webinar 
November 2, 2010 (2:00 pm CST)
This webinar will last approximately one hour. Webinars are free of charge and registration is ONLY done on the day of the event on the WebEx server. No Passwords are Required.  For more information and to participate in the November 2 webinar, go to:

Succession planning is something that most of us think about as a long-term process with mid- to distant-future outcomes. But what happens when:

. your Assistant Director suddenly announces her early retirement, effective in two weeks?  
. a key department manager unexpectedly moves out of state? 

Succession planning is a form of risk management, and in order to be effective, particularly in an emergency situation, the process should start before you need it. During this interactive session, webinar participants will learn how to create an emergency succession plan for critical library positions, including being able to identify the positions for which such a plan is needed and being able to assess your library's risk of losing key staff.

To get the most out of this presentation, be sure to download handouts in advance and be prepared to work on a plan during the webinar. 

At the end of this one-hour webinar, attendees will have created an Emergency Succession Plan for one position. They will also be able to:

. define the steps needed to create an emergency succession plan.
. identify the positions for which an emergency succession plan is needed.
. create an emergency succession plan for a critical library position.
. assess the risk of losing key staff.

This webinar will be of interest to staff in all types of libraries, those involved in library leadership, library directors, human resources and training and development staff, and members of Boards of Trustees will benefit from this webinar.

Speaker: Paula Singer. Paula M. Singer, PhD, is owner and President of The Singer Group, a management consulting firm she founded in 1983. Her individualized approach and commitment to excellence have resulted in a track record of success with an impressive client list. With expertise in compensation, organization development, strategic planning, and change management, Paula brings a balance of broad perspective and specific focus to each project. During her over 20 years of consulting, Paula has effectively directed a wide range of compensation, classification, and organization development studies for clients in the public, private and  non-profit sectors. She works with clients in a highly interactive, collaborative way to deliver customized products tailored to each client's needs. 

If you are unable to attend the live event, you can access the archived version the day following the webinar. Check our archive listing at:

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