Certification & Training

Succession & Sustainability Planning


Effective leadership is the key to long-term success for Housing Authority, Community Development organizations and in fact all organizations. Think about the very successful agencies and organizations you know. They are well-led. Think about the struggling agencies. They are challenged to bring together the necessary leadership with a direction and set of goals that have the desired outcome for residents and communities. Leadership continuity and long-term sustainability are not an accident. There are concrete practical steps that CEO’s, senior managers, and Commissioners can take to ensure sustainability and successful succession when it occurs for the CEO and other key leaders.

Who Should Attend

CEOs, senior managers in HR, Operations and Development and Commissioners interested in long-term sustainability of their agency and effective succession and transition practices.


  • Learn about proven practices for sustainability and succession planning and CEO search
  • Receive the tools and example documents to begin emergency backup planning and the development of a succession policy
  • Begin a sustainability mini-assessment for their agency or organization
  • Learn how these tools have benefited other agencies and organizations from practical case examples


Total: 1.5 Days

Day I: 8:00 am – 8:30 am – Registration
Day I: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm – Training
Day 2: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm – Training

NAHRO Continuing Education Units (CEU’s)

Training Completion = 1.175

Upcoming Opportunities

Please visit our Training Calendar to register for the next available session.

Registration Price

NAHRO MemberNon-Member

For more information,

contact NAHRO Professional Development at (877) 866-2476 or ProfessionalDevelopment@nahro.org.