Anderson School of Management

Women in Governance: Preparing for Board Service

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About the course

Our program prepares senior women business leaders for advancement to corporate board membership and develops the governance skills and acumen required for board success. UCLA Anderson Executive Education has been a leader in the corporate governance space since 1999. We believe that the more inclusive the board leadership of a company is, the more effectively it can exercise its fiduciary responsibility, oversee the strategy and ensure the success of the organization

This intensive, experiential 3-day program is offered on campus and delivers a highly applicable toolkit of leadership skills, governance acumen and networking savvy that will prepare senior women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs to overcome the obstacles and seize the opportunities that they face in seeking corporate board service.

Supplementing the topics outlined below are: a speaker lunch and Welcome Reception on Day 1 as well as a panel lunch and Networking Dinner with prominent keynote speaker on Day 2.

Who should attend

Senior women leaders from all sectors and functions, as well as those currently sitting on non-profit boards, who are seeking to expand their governance acumen and network in preparation for corporate board service

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Carla Hayn

Biography Carla Hayn is a professor of accounting at UCLA Anderson School of Management and serves as the senior associate dean for Anderson’s Executive MBA and Global Executive MBA programs. In addition, she is the director of International Initiatives, a part of the Center for Global Managemen...


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