Facilitated by a member of the SXNM Executive Team, these customizable workshops engage participants in a variety of activities to find solutions for their unique succession planning situations. Existing topics include succession planning for Business Transitions, Not-for-Profits, and Startups. Typically 3 hours long, each workshop can be completed within a morning, afternoon, or evening, and can be modified to suite your organization. Custom-made workshops are also available for your particular audience and learning objectives.
Course content can include:
Understanding what succession planning is.
Articulating the importance of farm and business transitions for everyone.
Explaining the three major types of farm and business transitions.
Outlining the 5 common stages of a business transition.
Identifying key succession planning professionals who are relevant to a proper transition.
Assessing an organization's succession readiness.
Integrating succession planning early on in business planning.
Recognizing how succession planning adds value to an organization.
Making key decisions about the business/organization knowing the succession planning implications.
Who Should Attend?
Many areas of a community are affected by succession planning, or a lack thereof. We customize each workshop to ensure it is most relevant to the participants in attendance. These can include:
Farm and Business Owners
Economic Development Officers
Entrepreneurs looking to start or buy a business
Financial Lender Account Managers
Not-for-Profit Board, Executive, and Staff.
Municipal, Regional, and Provincial Directors, Agents, and Employees