CEN TRAINING | Succession Planning 1 – Smooth Transitions at all Staff Level | Redwood City, 4/9
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April 9, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Smooth Transitions at all Staff Levels  

CEN is offering two in-depth workshops on nonprofit succession planning. The morning session will focus on preparing for smooth staff transitions, at all levels, and the afternoon session will be a comprehensive look at how the board and key staff should plan and manage an executive leadership change.  Unique content will be addressed in each workshop and participants have the option to register for one (or both) sessions. Click here to learn about the related afternoon session "Managing CEO's/ED Transitions?” and to register!


"CEN's ED Transition training was perhaps the most useful training  I've ever attended. It was interesting, engaging, and extremely practical."

- Tamar Sofer-Geri, Carb DM





Is your nonprofit prepared for the departure (short-term, long-term, or permanent) of your executive director or other key staff members? If not, you’re not alone. In this workshop you will learn how to identify and minimize the negative impact of planned and unexpected separations. The training will offer tools and resources to plan for a smooth transition of roles by assessing potential risks/deficits and matching them with strategies to ensure continuity and sustainability for your organization.

Intended Audience: Nonprofit executives, senior staff and managers.


  • Understand why succession planning is a critical strategic process that effects the whole organization
  • Learn the 6 steps to developing an effective succession plan throughout your organization
  • Take home templates and tools to help you develop your own individualized plans


When: April 9th, 2019  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City, 94065 (Harbor Room)

Cost*: CEN Members - $75 | Non-members - $150

Instructor: Donna Wies





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