Board Ready: Navigating the Path to Board Excellence

This program focuses on actionable strategies and personalized support. It aims to fill a critical gap in board readiness training and help executives secure meaningful board roles.

Navigating the Path to Board Excellence is designed to equip executives for board service and empower them to succeed in their journey to find a board, launched in response to the growing demand for skilled board candidates and the need for practical guidance on navigating the board appointment process.

Program Details

3 core modules

Personalized Support

Curated Toolbox for each session

TBD

Who should take this program

This program is ideal for senior executives, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and those currently on boards or aspiring to join one. If you are ready to transition into influential board roles and contribute to effective corporate governance, the Board Ready: Navigating the Path to Board Excellence program will guide you every step of the way. Join us to transform your boardroom aspirations into reality, leveraging peer insights and expert guidance to enhance your influence as a future board leader.

What does the program cover?

This program covers the board service essentials through 3 core modules. It delves into the intricacies of board roles and governance, helping you refine your personal value proposition with tailored narrative and biography crafting, and master the board appointment process, from strategic applications to acing interviews. Designed for busy executives, our program combines expert-led insights, practical exercises, and peer interactions to ensure you emerge fully prepared to take on influential board positions with confidence and skill.

Session Topics & Curriculum Overview

Core Module 1

Gain a deep understanding of your role and the impact of effective governance on board operations, while assessing the best board fit for your career aspirations.

Core Module 2

Develop and refine a compelling personal narrative and board biography that highlight your unique skills and qualifications, ensuring you stand out to potential boards.

Core Module 3

Learn the dynamics of the board recruitment process and master interview techniques to confidently secure board positions, overcoming challenges like imposter syndrome.

Program Facilitator

Mary Francia

Mary Francia

Partner, Board and Technology Practice, Odgers Berndtson

Elevate corporate governance and board work expertise

Join us to transform your boardroom aspirations into reality, leveraging peer insights and expert guidance to enhance your influence as a future board leader.

Welcome, which course are you interested in:

Primarily discuss the topics through the lens of serving on the board. You must be serving on at least one board with fiduciary responsibility to enter this stream.

Discuss the topics through a wide range of business perspectives (including the board) and comprise senior executives, investors, and board advisors.

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