STEP 496: Identifying and Developing the Best Management Candidates (CE: 1.0)


While every organization is likely to mix internal promotions and outside hiring, the best candidates for management often come from within an organization. Identifying strong candidates for management roles should be an ongoing process, and employees with management aspirations and potential should be recognized as early as possible. This article discusses ways to help identify management candidates internally.


Learning Objectives:

  • Reflect on management candidates within your company
  • Identify methods to identify candidates early
  • Describe the SMART method to developing goals



Cedrick J. LaFleur, MT (AMT), CLS


Launched: 2022