Starting a project takes a lot of time and effort. You and your colleagues have come up with an idea, figured out how to execute it, and it’s now a valuable part of what your organization does.

But what happens when the person in charge needs to step away from the project or the organization?

Succession planning is totally *a thing,* though it’s not something we necessarily think about when we talk about project or product management — especially in newsrooms.

But we should.

Included in this downloadable guide are practical exercises to: 

  • Document your knowledge for easy sharing
  • Map out stakeholders 
  • Create a successful plan for the future