Build New Pathways for Better Corporate Governance

Wharton’s Executive Education’s suite of board leadership programs for senior leaders offers you the latest insights on good corporate governance. Whether you are an established board member or an executive who aspires to serve on a corporate board, Wharton has a program that is right for you.

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Upcoming Board Leadership Programs


Women on Boards: Building Exceptional Leaders

Dec. 5 – 13, 2023
Live Online
11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST
Five days across two weeks
Week 1: Tuesday to Thursday
Week 2: Tuesday and Wednesday

Explore how to navigate the politics and culture of the boardroom and discover how to make your voice heard in this program that will give you a strong foundation for serving in your first director role.


Wharton ESG Executive Certificate for Senior Leaders

Apr. 1 – May 31, 2024
Live Online
Every Tuesday for four consecutive weeks in April 2024
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EDT
Every Wednesday for four consecutive weeks in May 2024
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EDT

Navigate mounting ESG complexities for senior business leaders. This certificate program provides a practical mix of insights for c-suite and board members to lead the way in ESG innovation and transformation. This advanced certificate is designed to quickly catapult corporate…

Corporate Governance: Essentials for a New Business Era

New dates coming soon

Acquire critical management tools and gain new insight into the duties and nuances of board service. Learn how to forge partnerships with company officers to strengthen financial return, conduct better enterprise risk management, and achieve governance diversity during these…

Boards That Lead: Corporate Governance That Builds Value

Feb. 5 – 6, 2024
Philadelphia, PA

Based on the book Boards That Lead, this executive education program provides the latest thinking from some of the world’s most knowledgeable and dynamic boardroom leaders on how directors can make a leadership difference.

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