Session: "Succession Planning"
Track: Resource Development

9:00am - 12:00pm
Speaker: Connie Poulsen, Management Training and Consulting

As the economy improves and the workforce ages, organizations are renewing the need for succession planning. Simply replacing retiring managers will not provide for the talent necessary in the future.  This workshop is designed to provide tools and guidance for managers who wish to develop and implement a succession plan for their organization. Focus in placed on the leadership development process.

Speaker Bio: Connie Poulsen

Connie is a principle in Poulsen Management Training and Consulting, where she contracts with organizations as a professional speaker, trainer and consultant. Connie specializes in management and supervisory training.

Connie enjoyed a 25 year career at Xerox Corporation.  During her years at Xerox, Connie was responsible for the management of sales and profit as District Manager of Los Angeles.  She also held the positions of Western Region Training Manager, and Manager of Customer Education for the United States.   Her last position with Xerox was Manager, Education Industry Marketing in which she had worldwide responsibility for marketing programs.  

As an instructor at both Peninsula College and Olympic College, Connie developed and delivered seminars in management and supervision.

Connie holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Business Administration from California State University, Long Beach.  She also holds Marketing Management Certificates from Stanford University and Columbia University Graduate Schools of Business. She is a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Executive Education seminar.  

Connie lives with her husband Soeren and their golden retrievers in Sequim, Washington. 

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