Based on the book Boards That Lead: When to Take Charge, When to Partner, and When to Stay Out of the Way, this program provides the latest thinking from some of the world’s most knowledgeable boardroom veterans on how directors can best make a leadership difference.
It will examine the changing role of boards with some of the world’s most pre-eminent thought leaders on the subject. Participants who currently serve on a board will learn how to improve their leadership and decision-making effectiveness. Aspiring board members and those whose roles involve extensive contact with directors will get fresh insights on how to partner with boards and build boards that add new value to the company.
Classroom sessions will be led by faculty and distinguished practitioners including Ram Charan, a trusted advisor to some of the world’s most successful CEOs and consultant to such companies as GE, Bank of America, DuPont, Novartis, EMC, Home Depot, and Verizon. In addition, Boards that Lead will give participants an insider’s view of some of today’s most notable executive offices and boardrooms. An evening panel of prominent, highly experienced executives and directors will share their insights and discuss specific strategies and approaches.
In sum, this program provides board directors and chief executives with insights and proven strategies to build and lead boards more effectively.
Session topics include:
- The New Role of the Board
- CEO and Director Selection
- Designing Effective Boards
- How to Succeed in the Boardroom
- Board Principles
Through practitioner-led lectures and first-rate networking with other boardroom leaders, participants will discover their own pathway for leadership success.
You will learn:
- What a company should look for when recruiting new directors
- How a board can effectively engage and motivate corporate management
- How a board determines suitability when hiring a new CEO
- How an institutional investor or private equity or hedge fund should evaluate a board before investing in a company
For the February 2018 session of Boards that Lead, there will be several distinguished speakers who will share their experiences. The following speakers have been confirmed:
F. William McNabb III
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mark A. Turner
Chairman, President & CEO
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