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Executive School of Management, Technology and Law

Effective Direction and Control of International Companies and Organizations

Available dates

Nov 1—2, 2019
2 days
Geneva, Switzerland
CHF 1900 ≈USD 1923
CHF 950 per day


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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
  • Teh Board as a Controlling Body

Governance of Digitalization

Strategic Direction:

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

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

Strategic Control:

  • Direction and Control of Change at the Board Level
  • Strategic Control at the Board Level
  • Ethical and Legal Compliance
  • Board Audit

Who should attend

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

Trust the experts

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...


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