HR professionals often confuse with succession planning and career planning. This has what happened with you also. You may click here to read article on succession planning of Wikipedia.
Succession planning is for grooming very senior staff members to take the position at the board level. You may click the following link to read article on how Mr MB Parekh of Pidilite Industries is grooming current MD Mr Bharat Puri:
Why are the makers of Fevicol handing over the reigns to outsiders? - The Economic Times
On career planning, there are scores of web resources available. You may search the net to get these.
Adding to dinesh sir's comment. A typical succession planning is about identifying or developing a successor for a role or a person within the team. Example: x is GM of a group with due for retirement and Y is DGM next level to him. Then Y will be the successor of X. Please keep in mind that Y should equally competent as X and should be acceptable by the team.
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However, remember that start of Succession Planning is with the identification of Key positions in an organization and these should preferably be with the approval of your CEO.
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