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PSY 666 - Succession Planning and Leadership Development

  • 3 credits

This course focuses on the examination of modern theories of effective leadership and design of strategies for succession planning and leadership development through training, coaching, mentoring, and professional development.

This course can be applied toward:


PSY 648 (Applied Organizational Psychology); Admission to the Plan C graduate program in Applied Industrial/OrganizationalPsychology; Offered as an online course only.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Effective Succession Planning. NY: AMACOM, 5th Ed. (2015)
    W. Rothwell
    ISBN: 978-0814449158
  • The Leadership Pipeline: How to Build the Leadership-Powered Company. (2011)
    Charan, R., Drotter, S., Noel, J.
    ISBN: 978-0470894569