Lab Management / How to Manage Lab Staff

Skills Planning and Succession Planning

Instructor: Scott Hanton

Are you ready to take your lab management skills to the next level? Welcome to Skills Planning and Succession Planning, where you'll master the art of ensuring your team's success by effectively analyzing and preserving the right mix of skills and expertise.

Led by renowned instructor Scott Hanton, this dynamic online course empowers lab managers with the essential knowledge and strategies to thrive in today's rapidly evolving scientific landscape.

What is this course about?

In this comprehensive course, you'll delve into the intricacies of skills planning and succession planning, crucial elements for maintaining peak performance within your laboratory. From conducting skill analyses to crafting robust succession plans, every aspect is meticulously covered to equip you with actionable insights and strategies.

What are the benefits of this course?

  • Characterize Skill Levels: Learn how to assess and categorize the skill levels within your team effectively. Identify strengths, weaknesses, and areas for improvement with precision.
  • Current State Skills Analysis: Master the art of conducting a thorough analysis of your lab's current skill landscape. Gain insights into existing capabilities and pinpoint critical skill gaps that demand attention.
  • Generate Key Knowledge Retention Analysis: Safeguard your lab's intellectual capital with advanced techniques for knowledge retention analysis. Preserve invaluable expertise and ensure continuity amidst personnel changes.
  • Determine the Best Future Investments: Make informed decisions about training, development, and recruitment investments based on data-driven insights. Maximize ROI and propel your lab towards future success.
  • Create an Effective Succession Plan: Build a robust succession strategy to anticipate and prepare for role transitions seamlessly. Ensure smooth continuity of operations and mitigate risks associated with talent turnover.

What are the learning outcomes of this course?

  • Characterize skill levels,
  • Current state skills analysis,
  • Generate a key knowledge retention analysis,
  • Determine the best future investments,
  • Create an effective succession plan.

Don't let uncertainty impede your lab's growth and resilience. Enroll now and embark on a journey towards mastery in Skills Planning and Succession Planning. Your lab's success story begins here.

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Course content

    • Introduction
    • Skills Planning Process
    • Anticipating Needs
    • Skills Planning Actions
    • Succession Planning Process
    • Emergency Plans
    • Summary
    • Quiz