Board Effectiveness in International Companies and Organizations

Executive School of Management, Technology and Law

Executive School of Management, Technology and Law

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Who should attend

Chairpersons and members of the boards of directors and the managing boards of international companies and international organizations.

About the course

Experienced and new members of the Board of Directors learn to use new proven tools for the direction and control of international companies, organisations and their subsidiaries

This Board Seminar will aim to apprise chairpersons and members of the boards of directors and th managing boards of international companies and organizations about the latest developments and important trends of Corporate and Subsidiary Governance. Participants will also benefit from new tools to develop board effectiveness.

Programme Benefits

To get familiar with the entrepreneurial and legal dimensions of Corporarte and Subsidiary Governance of international companies and organizations including new tools for the strategic direction and control at the board level.

Course Structure

Session I

New Corporate and NPO Governance:

  • The Board as a Change Agent
  • The Board as a Direction Setting Body
  • The Board as a Team
  • The Board as a Controlling Body

Strategic Direction:

  • Owner Strategy by the Shareholders
  • Strategic Directives by the Board of Directors
  • Business Strategy by the Executive Board

Strategic Control:

  • Strategic Control at the Board Level Ethical and Legal Compliance at the Board Level

Session II

HR Governance:

  • Nomination of BoD an CEO
  • Performance Review of BoD and CEO
  • Remuneration of BoD and CEO
  • Succession Planning of BoD and CEO

Best Practice Cases:

  • NGO Governance: The WEF Case
  • Corporate Governance: The Nestlé Case

Current Relevant Governance Topics:

  • Governance of Digitalization
  • Governance of Resilience
  • Governance of Ventures
  • Board Audits

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Martin Hilb

Martin Hilb is a Professor of Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland, where he is also the Managing Director of the IFPM Center for Corporate Governance. Martin Hilb has conducted research at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and the Macquarie Graduat...

Michael Hilb

Michael Hilb is Titular Professor at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, lecturing Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Digitalization, and Founder and CEO of DBP Holding Ltd., a global business group with a focus on building, developing and managing digital businesses in Asia and Europe. Michael...

Harry Korine

Harry Korine is an Adjunct Professor of Strategy at INSEAD. He also teaches corporate governance at the London Business School and works with the French Corporate Governance Institute at EM Lyon as a Senior Research Fellow. He holds B.A. and B.S. degrees from Stanford University, an M.B.A. from U...

Roland Muller

Attorney and notary public Education/Practical experience 1976-1978 University of Geneva 1979-1982 University of Zurich (lic. iur.) 1982-1983 University of Zurich (Dr. iur.) 1983-1984 Training at the district court of Gossau/SG 1984-1985 Junior lawyer in a law firm in Rorschach/SG 1986-1994 Fli...

Hans Johr

Hans Jöhr is the Corporate Head of Agriculture at Nestlé in Vevey, Switzerland. As such, Mr Jöhr is responsible for providing technical and strategic leadership in the groups' world-wide agricultural raw material supply chain. This includes the agricultural policy, the raw material quality contro...

Alois Zwinggi

Educated at University of St Gallen and Harvard Business School. Worked with Swiss construction material producer Holcim for more than 20 years in various countries, including Mexico and Venezuela. Assignments included executive line management roles as well as corporate functions. 2010, joined t...

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