Career Development and Succession Planning 16-12-2024

Career Development and Succession Planning Training Course in Dubai, UAE

Course overview

Course overview

Career development and succession planning are things that emphasize a balance between people and organizational needs, simultaneously revealing gaps in staff structure and eliminates breaches that can save a lot of time and money for your company. Implementing a career development and succession planning approach helps your organization to overcome pain points such as nurturing new leaders within the organization and minimizing competency gaps. So, these are the main benefits of succession planning in an organization, but how to create a career path for employees? With a developed career growth strategy, and our special course will help you with this.

This training will provide all participants with a clear understanding of what should be done within their organizations to implement corporate career development initiatives for the professional growth of each employee. Attendees will learn how to design career growth systems and measure results. Throughout the course, participants will practice and be able to understand a broad range of career development tools and methodologies that can be immediately implemented at their workplaces. Attendees will also learn how to integrate coaching tools for personal professional growth in their organization and how beneficial it can be for their overall professional growth strategy. At the end of the course, all participants will thoroughly go through the phases of succession planning, starting from the initiation stage and finishing with an evaluation of achieved results.

All HR professionals can benefit from this training, and the following skills will be acquired through the course:

  • Increase the satisfaction and loyalty of your employees via new initiatives
  • Implement a reliable career development and talent management strategy in your company
  • Use innovative and progressive tools for the professional growth of staff
  • Apply a coaching approach to overcome various organizational problems
  • Create an efficient succession program for long-term business success
  • Initiate talent management activities to meet key business requirements
Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend

  • Department Heads
  • Senior Managers
  • HR Professionals
  • People and Career Development Specialists
  • Human Resources Managers
  • Line Managers
  • HR Business Partners
  • People at the start of HR career or those who want to dive deeper into people development
What will you gain

What will you gain

  • Make a positive impact on the performance of the organization via career development
  • Increase the efficiency of all departments through the application of talent management
  • Reduce the turnover of your staff and improve satisfaction at work
  • Improve employee engagement and increase business performance
  • Make your career development program a competitive advantage for your company
  • Change your focus from traditional to to career development focus
  • Learn how to design career developments systems that bring results
  • Assess your current state and reveal the gaps to fill for organizational improvement
  • Acquire techniques that will help you to overcome any challenges in succession planning
  • Advance your company via superior talent management tools and methods
  • Make your organization stand out with a superior “focus on people” strategy
Course Content

Key facts


Course code:


5 days


Admission requirements:




Certificate upon successful completion

Course schedule sample one day

08:30 AM  -  10:00 AM  -  First Training Session
10:00 AM  -  10:15 AM  -  Coffee Break
10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM  -  Second Training Session
12:00 PM  -  12:15 PM  -  Coffee Break
12:15 PM  -  02:00 PM  -  Third Training Session
02:00 PM  -  03:00 PM  -  Lunch and Networking
Fees & whats included

Fees & what is included

Early bird 70 days before course start date Early bird 25 days before course start date Regular Course Fee
USD 3,400.- USD 3,900.- USD 4,400.-
USD 2,150.-
  • For early registrations special prices apply as outlined above.
  • All fees are exclusive of VAT. Tax Registration Number : 100312636200003.
  • Companies - register 2 participants for the same course and date and get one place free.
  • Only one type of discount can be applied to the same course & date registration.
  • For larger corporate clients there are special packages. Contact us for details.

At Atton Institute we do our best to ensure that all our courses and trainings are provided with the highest industry standards, are time efficient and praxis related, and bring the best education results. Our courses have the most up-to date info and secure the excellent course fee to value ratio quality.

Course Fee Includes

  • Extensive Workbook with Course Materials
  • Handouts and other Supporting Materials
  • Practical Examples and Various Case Studies
  • Quick Reference/Top Tips Guide
  • Professional & Experienced Instructor
  • Accelerated and Intensive Learning Techniques
  • Relationship Building within Course
  • Post Course Action Plan
  • Index of Additional Suggested Materials
  • Course Completion Certificate
Free Valet Parking
Coffee Breaks
Free WIFI access

Course certificate

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When would you like to start

Career Development and Succession Planning - 10 Jun 2024 Dubai, UAE
Career Development and Succession Planning - 02 Sep 2024 Dubai, UAE
Career Development and Succession Planning - 16 Dec 2024 Dubai, UAE
Course Content

Course content

  • What is the priority - people or performance?
    • Traditional focus versus career development focus
    • People and organizational needs
    • Today's top priorities in HR
    • Disengagement and the downward performance spiral
  • Designing career development systems
    • The importance of development
    • Objectives of career development systems
    • Indicators of career program effectiveness
    • Career development issues with teams
    • Career management -definition and important concepts
  • The basics of succession planning
    • Definition of succession planning
    • Benefits of formal succession planning
    • Changes in the organization related to career development
  • Career development: tools and methodologies
    • Career scenarios
    • Implications of workplace changes
    • Career personality tests
    • Development programs for professional competencies of employees
    • Career consulting at different stages of the employee's work
    • The role of mentors in career development
    • How to work with high potential employees: assessment and development methods
  • Assessment and development centers
    • Definition of career development and succession planning
    • Techniques for reliable and effective performance assessment
    • What are the factors affecting assessments?
    • Assessment methodology
    • How to use evaluation results for staff development plans
    • Tips for giving feedback after assessments
  • Coaching tools in career development
    • Coaching opportunities in career development and succession planning
    • Who is the coach for an employee: Manager, Trainer, or HR?
    • Career crisis - how to help your employees
    • Coaching tools for different succession and career development situations
  • Corporate succession program
    • Challenges of succession planning
    • Parallel and innovative approaches
    • Forecast of the company's needs and the Individual Development Plan (IDP)
    • Creating a succession plan
    • Best practices of succession planning
  • Phases of Succession Planning
    • Begin the program
    • Needs assessment on current roles & responsibilities
    • Performance appraisals or reviews
    • Measure future employee capabilities
    • Gap analysis
    • Bridge the gap
    • Evaluate and monitor the program
  • Talent management – a new proactive approach to focus on
    • Talent acquisition – steps and best practices for the recruiting process
    • Talent alignment – coordinating new personnel with a long-term view
    • Talent assessment: performance management and diversity – creating a fair and inclusive environment
    • Talent measurement/compensation
    • Talent retention and transition
Participant insights

Participant insights

The course was highly beneficial for my job and career. This info will clearly give me the great support for my day-to-day tasks.
Muhammed A. (Senior Auditor)Auditing Company, Dubai.
What I have learned in the course was exactly what I was looking for. Highly clear and pragmatic with perfect guidelines on how to use it at my work.
Antony S. (Manager) Drilling Equipment Company, Abu Dhabi.
A very useful course that provided new insights in the customer behavior and definitely would help me with my communications with customers.
Mario A. (Business Owner) Boutique Shops, Dubai.
Great thanks – one of the best courses I have made.
Brian G. (Projects Coordinator) Events Management Company, Ras Al Khaimah.
Exciting and inspiring course. Helped me to see things differently and re-organize our customer service department.
Abbas H. (Company Manager) Project Engineering, Muscat.
Would really suggest the training to any professional who is in charge of customer care.
Jane A. (General Manager) Real Estate Company, Dubai.
The time spent at course was really enjoyable and useful. Easy to understand and I used part of knowledge the next day after training.
Samira K. (Sales Team) Car Rental, Abu Dhabi.
Was the real great overview on what I shall do to improve in the Customer Service in my business.
Syed H. (Company Owner) Data Storage Solutions, Dubai.
The info I received on the course is the surprise for me. Never though of such simple techniques which help to handle difficult customers conversations.
Gabriela H. (Manager) Call Center, Sharjah.
The training I have chosen was very useful and informative with a number of very useful points. Was well explained by the trainer.
Colin G. (General Manager) Safety Equipment, Riyadh.
The program was very explanatory and gave me a lot of points to re-think. Would sure make a difference to my work approach.
Gabriela Y. (Supervisor) Call Center, Kuwait.
Would recommend to my team members to attend the same course. It would positively help me to do my job better.
Udo C. ( Department Head) Heavy Machinery Maintenance, Abu Dhabi.
The time spent at the course was the excellent investment – a lot of useful and practical info. Exactly what I was looking for.
Idul R. (Supervisor Sales) Construction Materials, Umm Al Quwain.
It was great idea to join such training. Would be a definite backing in my career development. Thinking of taking more courses – on other subjects.
Cristina R. (Sales Coordinator) Retail Company, Dubai.
The training was a great mixture of information and practical aspects. The instructor was highly professional and the course was organized the excellent way.
Samaa J. (Projects Manager) IT Solutions, Oman.
I really liked the scope and the style of the training – very friendly, a lot of communication and highly informative.
Stefan L. (Client Relationships) Insurance Company, Doha.
It was a great idea to join such training. All members of our team shall complete it. A lot of new points and useful hints.
Burcu W. (Marketing Head) Corporate Banking, Abu Dhabi.
Was really pleased by the content of the course and qualifications of the instructors. Got a lot of useful points for my business.
Marty Z. (General Manager) Travel Company, Dubai.
Great trainer and perfect information materials. Was really worth to attend. A lot of insights and ideas on how to improve job performance.
Daniel D. (PR Officer) Private Hospital, Muscat.
As we were in the process of restructuring of our call center this training was just perfect for the time. Remarkable and valuable suggestions and solutions.
Joselito B. (Marketing Department) E-commerce, Dubai.
The course was very beneficial and practical for my duties. Handling complicated customers from now on would be easier. Great instructor. Perfect training venue.
Amira Z. (Sales Manager.) Designer Apparel, Abu Dhabi.
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