Leadership Workshops Part 3 : Succession Planning, Communicate Effectively and Exit Strategies

Management & Leadership

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Understand how to start looking to the future, planning for your successor/exit, communicate to get the best out of your people and be able to say goodbye.


Leaders, owner operators, anyone who is looking at succession planning for sustainability after you move on or sell your business.


Take away strategies of how to plan for your departure as a leader, or business owner, when to set your plan in motion, how to communicate effectively to get the best possible transition and be read to move on.

In this course, you will learn:

  • How and when to look to the future of your business or career
  • How to identify different exit strategies
  • What the risk is of not having a plan and what else you need to consider
  • When to hold the conversations around succession
  • How to encourage effective communication
  • The different types of communication
  • The soft skills of communication
  • How to embark on the change process
  • How to keep staff engagement high through change
  • How to attach your staff to their next leader
  • Q&A



2.5 hours


Victoria Robertson Dunedin

With over 25 years’ experience in Leadership, Marketing, Business, HR & Recruitment, working within the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand, Victoria has a wealth of skills, knowledge, and expertise to assist and support businesses today. Experience spread across international corporations through to independently owned businesses.

Whilst her knowledge extends across all aspects of HR and recruitment, Victoria also has considerable experience in direct leadership, people development, change management and strategic thinking. 

With a Graduate Diploma in Human Resources, and a Degree in Business Management, majoring in business change & transformation and sales & marketing, Victoria has been responsible for the leadership of staff, employer branding, candidate attraction campaigns, people engagement, training and development, succession planning and the well-being of thousands of employees over her entire career, spanning across a wide network of industries. Currently undertaking a Graduate Diploma in Social Services majoring in Mental Health Support, Victoria is passionate about the overall well-being of people in the workplace.

In more recent years, Victoria was the co-Director of Human Connections Group, where she partnered with SME business in the Otago & Southland area, to support and assist in cultural development, staff attraction, engagement and retention, skills training and development, including psychometric evaluations, leadership growth and best practice. 

Course Dates

Invercargill 17 September 2021 10:00 am - 12:30 pm OSEA, 192 Spey Street, Invercargill
Dunedin 21 October 2021 09:30 am - 12:00 pm OSEA, 16 McBride Street, Dunedin


$ 250.00 + GST for members
$ 370.00 + GST for non-members


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