RIBA Succession planning: what you need to know
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.
Parag Prasad, London Business Coaching
Parag 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.”
- RIBA/CIAT members £65 + VAT
- Non-RIBA members £92 + VAT
Core Curriculum topics
1. Business, clients and services
2. Health, safety and wellbeing