Competency-Based Leadership Development and Succession Planning

Leadership development and succession planning within a board of trustees are often conducted in a just-in-time manner. Yet these processes work best if given advance thought and planning. The tools that follow lay out a framework to assist you in that thinking and planning process with a focus on the competencies of individual trustees.

The sections below are offered to support your thinking about the kinds of competencies your board will need in various leadership positions and how to assemble or build them so you have more than one viable candidate for each position when it comes open.

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