Alliance News / This May, Make Succession Planning a Priority


Featured In This Issue

  • This May, Make Succession Planning a Priority
  • Catch Up With #DigitalLadders: Watch “The Podcast Primer” for Free On Demand!
  • Upcoming Conference: Designing the 21st Century Orchestra
  • Hot Off the Blog: Royal BC Museum Seeks Input for Modernization
  • What’s On: April 10-16


This May, Make Succession Planning a Priority

In May, the BC Alliance is partnering with Realize Strategies to offer a pair of workshops on succession planning for arts, culture and heritage organizations. This is your chance to take the important step of making succession planning a priority for your organization. You do not need to attend one session to attend the other, so register according to your needs.

A strong organization is built on the foundation of a strong board. On May 21, Executive Director & Board Succession Planning is designed for board members and will cover both executive director (ED) and board succession planning. The first part of the workshop will guide participants through the thinking and process of ED succession planning, while the second will offer guidance and present the best practices for the planning of board succession.

But it’s not just important to plan for ED and board succession. Staff succession planning in non-profit organizations is essential due to non-profits competing with other (potentially higher paying) employers in the market for the same employees. On May 22, Staff Retention and Succession Planning will guide thinking and planning for staff retention and succession planning.

As usual, BC Alliance members receive a special discounted rate, and livestreaming and ASL are available upon request. For more information and to register for one or both sessions today, click here!

Catch Up With #DigitalLadders: Watch “The Podcast Primer” for Free On Demand!

Couldn’t make it out to our first free #DigitalLadders salon series with the VPL? No worries! You can still watch The Podcast Primer with Robert Ouimet at the BC Alliance’s YouTube page. Click here for tips and tricks on starting your own podcast from a podcasting veteran!

And don’t forget, our next Salon, Case Study of a Scrappy Mobile Exhibit with Barrie Adleberg, takes place next Tuesday, April 16, at 6:00 p.m. in the Alma VanDusen Room of the VPL, Central Library! Join Barrie as she takes you on an imaginative (and scrappy) retrospective about building an immersive exhibit series for an international non-profit. Participants will learn low-tech hacks to bring organizational stories and artifacts to life. We’re happy to offer this session for free, and no registration is required. You can also watch along on the BC Alliance YouTube page.

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