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Exit Planning Session 11: Preparing Your People Plan

Elevate Your Business with Exit Planning 101: Mastering the People Plan

In today’s competitive market, ensuring a successful business exit requires more than just financial planning; it demands strategic foresight and comprehensive preparation. The “Exit Planning 101” programme, specifically Session 11 titled “Preparing Your People Plan,” equips business owners with the critical knowledge and tools to manage their most valuable asset – their people.

Session Highlights: Preparing Your People Plan

Understanding the People Perspective

  • Recognise the pivotal role of talent in driving business success.
  • Learn how a robust People Plan impacts the overall exit strategy.

Effective Communication Strategies

  • Importance of timely and transparent communication about the exit.
  • Techniques to mitigate rumors and maintain employee trust.

Assessing and Developing People Capabilities

  • Utilise diagnostic tools like the CAKES model to identify and bridge capability gaps.
  • Focus on current and future critical capabilities necessary for business growth.

Implementing Key People Processes

  • Establish essential processes for recruiting, onboarding, succession planning, and performance management.
  • Ensure all employee contracts are robust and compliant with TUPE regulations.

Navigating Change Management

  • Address the intellectual, emotional, and habitual aspects of change using the ADKAR model.
  • Strategies for helping employees navigate through transitions smoothly.

Reinforcement and Retention Strategies

  • Maintain business continuity and celebrate achievements during the transition.
  • Develop retention strategies to keep key employees engaged and motivated.

Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA) and Confidentiality

  • Guidelines on what can and cannot be disclosed to employees.
  • Importance of maintaining confidentiality to protect the integrity of the sale process.

Why Join Exit Planning 101?

Tailored to Real-World Business Challenges

  • Practical insights and strategies to tackle specific exit planning challenges.
  • Comprehensive curriculum addressing every aspect of business exit preparation.

Expert Guidance and Advisory Support

  • Access to seasoned advisors offering actionable advice and support.
  • Interactive sessions with experts in HR and people development.

Networking with Like-minded Business Owners

  • Join a community of ambitious business owners and share experiences.
  • Learn from peers in a supportive and collaborative environment.

Preparation for a Prosperous Exit

  • Equip yourself with the tools to maximise your business’s value at exit.
  • Ensure you are prepared for a seamless transition on your terms.

A Call to Action for Ambitious Business Owners

As we conclude Session 11 of the Exit Planning 101 programme, we invite you to join our future sessions. Whether you’re looking to refine your exit strategy, enhance your people management, or prepare for a future sale, Exit Planning 101 provides the knowledge, tools, and support you need to achieve your goals.

Don’t miss the opportunity to transform your business and secure a prosperous future. Visit our website to learn more about the Exit Planning 101 programme and register for upcoming sessions. Let’s embark on this journey together, ensuring your business’s successful and profitable exit.

Register now and be part of a journey that redefines business success!

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