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Leading Boards: Directing in A Disrupted World

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BENEFITS

The program will enable participants to:

  • Master Corporate Governance and Board Management principles
  • See important current and future trends that are shaping the world
  • Advance their leadership skills in the Boardroom
  • Develop an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Construct their personal vision, mission, strategy and action plan
  • Acquire the personal branding and networking skills to get on, or advance in, the Board

PROGRAM

MODULE 1: THE GOVERNANCE ECOSYSTEM

  • Understanding the corporate governance ecosystem
  • Corporate Governance Principles – separation and delegation of powers, role of board, shareholders and management
  • Board structures – the mindset of the Director and the role of the Chair governance level accountability, oversight
  • Case study

MODULE 2: DIRECTING IN A VUCA WORLD – LOOKING TO THE FUTURE

  • Introduction to a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world
  • Global disruptors and risks
  • Artificial Intelligence and Cyber risk/opportunity
  • Quantum Computing
  • Social impact and the circular economy Workplace of the future
  • Workplace of the Future
  • Neuroscience

MODULE 3: LEADERSHIP IN THE BOARDROOM

  • Board culture. Stewardship and setting the tone at the top. Board dynamics
  • Diversity in the Boardroom – it’s not about fixing women/others
  • Building trust, having voice, creating a collegiate mindset
  • Case study

MODULE 4: STRATEGY AND RISK

  • The role of the board in strategy development and oversight
  • When to change and when to stick with strategy
  • Setting a risk appetite – oversight and reporting of risk
  • Responding to a crisis
  • Case study and role play

MODULE 5: DECISION MAKING IN THE BOARDROOM AND PERSONAL PLAN

  • Decision making in the Boardroom – ‘Make a Decision’ Role Play
  • Frameworks and processes for strengthening decision making
  • Individual and collective decision making and Cognitive Bias
  • Personal Vision, Mission and Strategy

MODULE 6: STRATEGY & INNOVATION

  • Historic patterns of technological transformation that have shaped our economic landscape
  • Current waves of “disruptive ambiguity”
  • Applying the Nextsensing process
  • Understanding changing needs of global customers in a technology-enabled world
  • Examining a value proposition framework
  • 4 leadership skills to help you “get to next”

MODULE 7: CROSS-CULTURAL GOVERNANCE

  • Governing across national boundaries
  • Personal branding and change: selling your contribution for the future
  • Needs to be satisfied: what is valued by your key stakeholders
  • Personal branding in Asia
  • Networking
  • Action plans

MODULE 8: ADDING VALUE TO THE BOARD

  • Board renewal, board evaluations, diversity and inclusion
  • Active listening and strategic questioning
  • Chairing the Board
  • CEO oversight
  • Tales from the Board room

MODULE 9: GOVERNING ENTREPRENEURSHIP INSIDE THE ENTERPRISE

  • The Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Incubators, test sites and MVP – how to govern innovation
  • Case study and role play

MODULE 10: GETTING ON BOARDS

  • Getting on Boards
  • Director job search – networking, CV, interview processes, references
  • Personal Vision, Mission and Strategy review
  • Guest Panel – Journey to directorship
  • Roundtable discussion
  • Insights and consolidation of learning

Who should attend

The program is for leaders from Asia Pacific who are senior executives, directors, and aspiring directors, aiming to attain, or progress in their, Board roles.

Experts

Joseph has more than 25 years of management experience in many  global organizations such as AstraZeneca, Bosch, Bristol-Myers Squibb, BT, Citi Group, Financial Times, HSBC, Microsoft, Rio Tinto, Shell, Siemens and Unilever. Joseph´s work has focused on the “entrepreneurial problem” of growing th...
Born of a Tunisian mother and a Dominican father and married to a French citizen, Rachida likes to describe herself as a product of globalization. “I am very versatile and in that respect the cultural diversity and openness to change of IE Business School provides me with an ideal environment whe...
Ruth is a Visiting Professor of Corporate Governance at IE Business School and a Full-time Professor at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. Ruth’s research interests lie at the intersection of strategic organization and global strategy, specializing in international c...
As CEO and MD of BoardFocus, a highly respected board advisory, Judith supports leading companies, NFPs and startups translate what is required to set the right 'tone at the top' and enhance value contribution from the board and senior management. Judith draws upon a unique set of skills and 35 y...
Julie has been a member of 17 Boards over the past 16 years, specializing in organizations in the resources, engineering, utilities, infrastructure and not-for-profit sectors which are facing ‘interesting challenges’. Concurrent with board work, she is a corporate governance and board adviser to...
Bob has held senior academic appointments at top institutions across Australia and the globe, including Deputy Vice Chancellor at the University of Western Australia and Visiting Professor at the Kellogg School. Having gained a PhD at the University of Washington, Bob undertook post-doctoral stu...
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