The Essentials of Executive Search

Canaan Ridge, in affiliation with the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC), presents The Essentials of Executive Search, the first professional development program of its kind with curricula geared specifically to the executive search industry.

If you aspire to become a truly exceptional search consultant and a respected leader in the industry, participating in The Essentials of Executive Search and other professional development programs offered by Canaan Ridge will help guide you on that path.

The Essentials of Executive Search Program Details:

  • Developed for search consultants with two years or less of experience in an execution and client interface role, who seek to accelerate their career and are committed to achieving the highest possible levels of professional accomplishment, recognition and reward.
  • Rigorous, comprehensive coursework designed and facilitated by internationally respected search industry and executive education leaders to provide motivated search consultants with the knowledge and instrumental skills necessary to execute retained searches to the highest professional standards.
  • In-depth instruction covers the entire spectrum of the search process—from crafting a compelling position specification to managing the closing process. Specific modules address Becoming an Exceptional Search Consultant; Foundations of a Great Search; The Initial Prospect Approach; Building Your Shortlist; and Managing the Close.
  • Dynamic, interactive participation stresses practical application and enhances the learning process. Personal commitment required from each participant includes attending each session, completing required preparatory work, actively contributing to the sessions, and offering constructive feedback on design and presentation of the Program.
  • Administered as a webinar in one and one-half hour sessions, running for five consecutive Tuesdays, beginning October 2nd and ending October 30th. A maximum of 20 participants from a diverse group of retained executive search firms, representing a range of specialties.

The Essentials of Executive Search serves as your introduction to Canaan Ridge, an important partner in your ongoing professional development. Canaan Ridge offers a spectrum of solutions to help you at all stages of your career.

Click here for more information or to register for The Essentials of Executive Search Program

“As a career operating executive and a newcomer to retained executive search, I found the program dramatically reduced ramp-up time and offered key insight into brand development and differentiation. Highly recommended for all search executives seeking continued professional development.”

Kevin B. Kernan
Managing Director
ChampionScott Partners
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