Trainings

Trainings

Succession Planning for Public Health Agencies

URL 1: http://lms.southcentralpartnership.org/course/viewguest.php?id=125

URL 2: https://www.mchnavigator.org/trainings/south-central-troubleshooting.php

Date Developed: 1/1/2011. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Peter M. Ginter, PhD; W. Jack Duncan, PhD. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 120 minutes.

Annotation

In this course, the instructors discuss the public health workforce shortage as well as succession planning, a key element in addressing that shortage. The presentation begins with an overall view of the current state, challenges, and consequences of the public health workforce shortage. The presenters stress the importance of leadership and leadership succession and discuss an efficient and effective approach to succession planning in order to build a leadership pool. In addition, the benefits of and keys to success for successful succession are reviewed.

Learning Objectives

• Understand the current state, challenges and consequences of the public health workforce shortage.

• Understand the importance of leadership and leadership succession in public health.

• Describe an efficient and effective approach to succession planning to build a leadership pool.

• Understand the benefits of and keys to success for successful succession planning.

Special Instructions

Registration to the South Central Public Health Partnership is required. For new users it will take one weekday to receive an access email. If you are registered in TRAIN, login using that username and password. Click on "Course Offerings" and search for "Succession Planning for Public Health Agencies". [Note: videos may not be compatible with Macs]

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.