How to Create a Succession Planning and Talent Management Process

Recorded On: 02/20/2019

We have all heard the presentations touting the virtues of creating a succession planning and/or talent management planning process, but how do you actually do it? Join the Mejorando Group’s Patrick Ibarra, former city manager and one of the nation’s leading experts on designing and implementing these processes for local governments, who will walk you through a step-by-step process for creating a planning process for your organization regardless of its size.

In this webinar, Patrick will share:

  • How to identify mission-critical positions (and there are more of them than you think)
  • How to develop a process for spotting rock stars (and identifying those who just need some polishing)
  • The steps and mechanics of the succession planning and talent management processes
  • Practical measures to know if it’s working and proven ways to improve it

Patrick Ibarra

Co-founder; Mejorando Group

Patrick Ibarra is an architect of innovation and entrepreneur of ideas, who seeks to challenge the status quo thinking of the “we’ve always done it that way” approach. With experience as a city manager and human resource director, Patrick is co-founder and partner of the Mejorando Group, an organizational effectiveness consulting firm that brings fresh thinking, innovation, and new ideas to help governments succeed in the 21st century.  Mejorando is a Spanish word meaning “getting better all the time” and it reflects Patrick and his firm’s approach as they advise top organizations and high achievers, helping them clarify their direction, focus their efforts and execute to reach the right results faster. The Mejorando Group’s clients include a variety of public sector organizations throughout the nation.


02/20/2019 at 1:00 PM (EST)   |  90 minutes
02/20/2019 at 1:00 PM (EST)   |  90 minutes
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1.50 ICMA CE credits  |  Certificate available
1.50 ICMA CE credits  |  Certificate available