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Succession
Management

Accelerate your next generation of senior leaders

While the world presents more challenging business conditions, the availability of leaders ready to tackle them is declining.

DDI works with you to build commitment for succession management to elevate leadership growth to a competitive business priority, forecast leadership scenarios, gather precise data about your people and propel emerging leaders into new challenges that build skills.

Here's how organizations like yours have achieved succession management success:

84%
high-potential retention rate
20%
improvement of key positions filled by internal candidates
50%
of key roles had ready successors in places

DDI helps you get the right leaders ready faster by building a succession strategy to:

Define Your Leadership Future

We work with you to create a succession management strategy that hardwires leadership capabilities to your business future. DDI helps you align your talent to your business with:

  • A definition of the key business drivers for your organization.
  • A holistic profile of your leaders, by defining the required competencies, experience, knowledge, and personal attributes.
Define Your Leadership Future

Unleash Leadership Potential

To create your future, DDI works with you to identify the potential in everyone, including leaders with the greatest trajectory for leadership growth. Our succession planning and management tools have the sophisticated capability necessary to help you uncover your future leaders, including:

  • An online tool that measures current leadership performance and future leadership potential.
  • A simulation-based leadership assessment to identify leadership strengths and capability gaps.
  • A virtual self-assessment that identifies leadership potential earlier in employees' careers.
Magnify Leadership Potential

Diagnose Readiness

You need a clear snapshot of leader readiness across your organization. With targeted intelligence on your leaders’ gaps, you can make confident promotion decisions and create more focused talent development initiatives. Gain more intelligence about your leaders through:

  • Leadership assessments at every level of the pipeline, from the CEO to the frontline.
  • A 360-degree multirater feedback system that identifies strengths and development needs.
Succession Management Readiness

Accelerate Development

You can count on DDI to help you find the right mix for your leaders, so you can more quickly prepare your middle managers and senior leaders for your organization’s unique succession planning and management demands. Engage your leaders with:

  • Development solutions that help leaders succeed in today’s business landscape.
  • Executive coaching that helps leaders address major challenges in their roles and their businesses.
  • Learning journeys that integrate formal learning with experiential and social learning.
Accelerate Development

Manage C-level Transitions

DDI can help you get more insightful data, make confident decisions, and blaze a clear path to ensure smooth CEO and C-Suite promotions and transitions with:

  • Intensive C-level assessment designed to simulate the unique challenges of the C-Suite.
  • Executive coaching for senior leaders in the midst of major challenges.
Manage C-level Transitions

Drive Impact

As the need to evaluate impact heightens, you have an opportunity to understand the future mismatches between talent and strategy, and evaluate a program's impact through individual, leader population, and organization-level metrics. As your capable analytics partner, we'll help engage your C-suite with the right data to:

  • Adjust and realign talent management strategy.
  • Deliver more business impact with evaluation and analytics.
Succession Management Impact
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