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RIBA Succession Planning: What you need to know

19 April 14:00 - 16:30
Organized by: RIBA
Venue: , Herman Miller
61 Aldwych

Are you looking to train your staff to become the next leaders of your organisation? This seminar will help you identify and grow talent to fill key positions in your practice. Relevant to both small and large practices, succession planning can offer savings, not only in terms of ensuring key positions are filled with the right people, but also in terms of savings in recruitment and training.

Pre-succession: restructuring of the business and required funding arrangements Succession and transition planning: why now? Types of succession Nurturing younger staff Roles and responsibilities in preparation/ transition phase Successor: how to identify and prepare them: designers as leaders Future business plan and strategic options to grow and sustain value Post-succession: How to structure of any retained investment in the business.   Speaker

Parag Prasad, London Business CoachingParag Prasad, MD of London Business Coaching and certified ActionCOACH business coach, has coached more than 40 architecture practices to tangibly improve commercial performance and develop their teams. He's been running seminars for 10 years and spoken about business skills in the profession at numerous RIBA events including Guerrilla Tactics and the Future Leaders programme, helping to deliver the goal of empowering architects to improve their business skills.

Chris Williamson, RIBA Vice President International said the following about Parag Prasad: “When I was appointed the RIBA Ambassador for Business Skills in 2015 I knew Parag and his team could play a big part in delivering our ambitious vision for our profession. Numerous case studies and the RIBA Client Survey have stressed the importance of the measurable commercial improvements achieved when Architects learn business skills and are coached on their application by an experienced coach. Parag’s coaching has worked for Weston Williamson and London Business Coaching are an essential resource for our profession.”

Core Curriculum topics Business, clients and services2. Health, safety and wellbeing Terms and Conditions Cancellations are acceptable in writing up to 10 working days of the event, please contact cpdlondon@riba.org for cancellation requests. Substitutes are permitted at any time, please contact cpdlondon@riba.org for substitution requests. The RIBA accepts no responsibility for the views or opinions expressed by speakers or any other person at the event. A photographer may cover this event and the photographs may be used to publicise future RIBA events.