Who should attend
Senior executives who interact with their Board of Directors
About the course
Guiding senior executives to truly excel in the boardroom
Develop a deeper understanding of how boards function while you gain new insights and build concrete skills to enhance your impact on board decisions.
Jointly developed by The Institute of Corporate Directors and the Rotman School of Management, Boardroom Effectiveness for Executives delivers a fresh perspective on optimizing board-management effectiveness from the other side of the boardroom table.
Key skills for boardroom success
Understand the role of your board.
Over three days you will learn how to clearly define board-management responsibilities, boundaries, lines of authority and accountability, and how to operate in the best interests of the organization.
Know how to optimize management and board decision making.
Our board-experienced expert faculty will teach you how to manage the board information gap and engage in sound decision-making practices.
Have the tools and insights to integrate what you’ve learned and apply it right away.
During your time at Rotman you will build and commit to a personal action plan for improving effectiveness in your boardroom.
- Roles of the Board
- Management in Value Creation
- Stakeholders & Timeframes
- Bridging the Information Gap
- Improving Management & Board Decision Making
- Challenges in Implementing Best Practices
- Personal Action Plan
- Integrating Best Practices Into Your Organization
We’re here to help.
This innovative program focuses on dramatically improving your abilities in the boardroom. Our expert faculty will guide you through every step.
Hugh Arnold divides his professional time between teaching executives at business schools in Canada and the UK and his consulting practice through Hugh Arnold Associates Limited specializing in leadership and organization. Dr. Arnold is Adjunct Professor of Management at the Rotman School at the ...
Matt Fullbrook is a board effectiveness researcher and consultant based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Matt is the Manager of the Clarkson Centre for Board Effectiveness (CCBE) at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Matt has overseen the development and execution of all of the ...
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