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Boards That Lead: Corporate Governance that Builds Value

  • USD 6,000

  • classroom only
  • United States (Philadelphia) |
  • Feb, 1st 2023 - Feb, 2nd 2023
    • Certificate

    Chief executives today face a number of challenges in the boardroom, among them: increased regulation, pressure from activist shareholders, and corporate governance reforms. Boards That Lead: Corporate Governance That Builds Value is a corporate governance program that provides practical steps that directors and executives of publicly traded companies can take to make their corporate performance most effective through collaborative leadership.

    The program provides intriguing insights into corporate governance, giving directors and C-suite executives the knowledge they need to be high-performing board members that adds significant value to the company. Executives who attend this program gain a new perspective on corporate board governance and what constitutes a strong board while acquiring the skills to more easily collaborate, lead, and motivate each other and management.

    Program Benefits

    • Understand how the role of a board of directors has changed in today's increasingly regulated business environment 
    • Gain an insider's view of some of the world's most dynamic boardrooms from the executives who lead them 
    • Acquire the proven road map for designing and leading an effective board 
    • Uncover the best methods to recruit and select the most qualified directors 
    • Collaborate more effectively as a board director, chairperson, or chief executive

    Who Should Attend

    Boards That Lead: Corporate Governance that Builds Value is designed for current and prospective directors,  corporate secretaries,  general counsels of a corporation,  institutional investors or executives who work for hedge funds or private equity funds,  and securities regulators and equity analysts. It is also beneficial for senior-level executives who want to gain an understanding of how directors move beyond monitoring and help lead a publicly traded company. Fluency in English, written and spoken, is required for participation in Wharton executive education programs unless otherwise indicated.

    Faculty

    Harbir Singh
    Mack Professor; Professor of Management; Co-Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management; Wharton School Faculty Director for the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business
    Dennis Carey
    Vice Chairman, Korn Ferry International
    Michael Useem
    Faculty Chair; William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management; Professor of Management; Director, Center for Leadership and Change Management; Editor, Wharton Leadership Digest
    Ram Charan
    Wharton Senior Fellow; Renowned Speaker; Acclaimed Author

    *Program faculty is subject to change

    Curriculum

    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.

    Specifically, 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

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