Program Overview

This six-month program is intended to help organizations evaluate
their current succession plans and pinpoint areas needing
improvement (such as social capital and bias analysis) to aid in the
advancement of Black mid-level tech professionals. The program also
provides a framework for constructing a new inclusive succession
plan to develop inclusive career pathways to senior-level leadership
positions.

Inclusive succession planning increases the organization’s overall capability by:

  • Identifying essential positions and emphasizing prospective openings
  • Choosing necessary continuation of business talents and skills
  • Placing more emphasis on personal and professional growth to fulfill future organizational needs

Additionally, inclusive succession planning may result in creating:

  • Cultural Inclusion for Thought Leadership
  • Improved Retention
  • Elimination of Advancement Barriers (social capital and bias)
  • Business Continuity
  • Revenue Growth
  • Reduced Attrition

Program Benefits

Inclusive succession planning increases the organization’s overall capability by:

  • Identifying essential positions and emphasizing prospective openings
  • Choosing necessary continuation of business talents and skills
  • Placing more emphasis on personal and professional growth to fulfill future organizational needs

Additionally, inclusive succession planning may result in creating:

  • Cultural Inclusion for Thought Leadership
  • Improved Retention
  • Elimination of Advancement Barriers (social capital and bias)
  • Business Continuity
  • Revenue Growth
  • Reduced Attrition

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify and prepare high-potential individuals to transition into
    culturally diverse senior leadership positions
  2. Evaluate essential positions and emphasize potential vacancies
  3. Choose critical talents and skills required for business continuity
  4. Provide priority pathways for individual growth to satisfy future
    corporate goals and objectives
  5. Develop universal organizational processes and procedures for an
    inclusive succession planning global execution

Course Content

  • Course 1: Needs Assessment: Pre-work Required: Data Collection
  • Course 2: Strategic Evaluation
  • Course 3: Inclusive Succession Plan Program Development
  • Course 4: Candidate Identification
  • Course 5: Internal Interview Process Development
  • Course 6: Leadership Development
  • Course 7: Check Point Development
  • Course 8: Plan Evaluation

Bridge Builders Advisory Board

Larry K. Williams
President & CEO

TAG

Jefferey Buzzelli
SVP & GM

Comcast Business

Kayla Cabret-Lewis
Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Alfac

Dr. Loretta Daniels
Director, Bridge Builders

TAG Bridge Builders

Louis Gump
President

Digital Current, LLC

Stephen D. Hassett
CEO

Technology

Ron McMurtrie
Chief Commercial Officer

Honeywell Connected Enterprise

Mike Neumeier
Owner, Principal, & CMO

Arketi Group

Krish Shetty
VP- Product Development & Engineering

Deluxe

Michael Sullivan
Vice President & CIO

Southern Company Gas

Kyle Tothill
Managing Director & Partner

eHire

Catina Wilson