Succession Planning and Workforce Development for Public Health Agencies
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The Strategic Skills Training Series developed by the Region 2 PHTC aims to help prepare public health leaders and the public health workforce to develop the practices and competencies associated with being a Chief Health Strategist.
This course describes how health departments can undertake succession planning and workforce development efforts, even during 'VUCA' (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) times, using a case study approach set in the fictitious Tycho County.
Reviewers say, "This online course provided a lot of information in an engaging, digestible way" and "I recommended this training based on timeliness, as Public Health Departments are in the process of examining post-COVID efforts to Increase employee engagement, workforce development planning, staff retention, and competency-based job descriptions."
This learning opportunity topic is aligned with one or more of the strategic skills.
This learning opportunity addresses training topics identified in PHWINS 2017.
What You'll Learn
- Define “succession planning” for public health agencies
- Present the reasons for a succession planning process in public health agencies, even during challenging times
- Explain the key elements of the succession planning process
- Link the elements of change management to organizational succession planning
- Clarify the critical success factors for succession planning in public health