Earn the Board Director Diploma in 9 days!
Test your Board director knowledge and gain certification that has a global reputation.

How board directors make a real difference
Length
3.5 days
Next program
June 15, 2020
Location
Lausanne
Exposes board members to the latest research on top performing boards and shares best practice from different global governance regimes.

Identify what makes best practice boards and drive positive board culture

Evaluate and mitigate risk and maximize opportunities through strategic board involvement

Learn how to manage a board in crisis and ensure the best succession planning

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Get the right digital vocabulary and toolkit
Length
2 days
Next program
September 28, 2020
Location
Lausanne
Develop your understanding of the new digital landscape so you can evaluate digital opportunities and threats for your organization with confidence.

Grasp the potential impact of digital technologies on your company’s performance

Understand the new competitive dynamics disrupting your industry 

Identify the competencies and behaviours needed to lead successfully in a digital age

Be prepared to advise and support your management on digital transformation

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Team Dynamics for Boards explores relationships of power and control in the boardroom
Length
2 days
Next program
June 08, 2020
Location
Lausanne
Discover how you can influence these relationships to drive a culture of high performance.

Understand the formal behavior dictated to board members by governance frameworks compared to the informal dynamics of a team

Explore unconscious assumptions and hidden motivations that can derail board work 

Find the right balance for your board between supporting and challenging the CEO and top team

Gain insights into your board's team dynamics and the behaviors required to improve team effectiveness

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Get the right finance vocabulary and toolkit
Length
1 day
Next program
October 02, 2020
Location
Lausanne
Finance for Boards gives you the essential finance knowledge and tools you need to make tough board decisions in areas such as mergers & acquisitions and risk management.

Master the main financial valuation methods and their meaning

Be at ease reviewing and challenging financial reports presented to you

Understand the risk framework put in place by companies

Grasp the value behind mergers and acquisitions

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The role of the board in strategy governance
Length
2 days
Next program
June 10, 2020
Location
Lausanne
Board and Strategy for Boards enables board members to play a meaningful, advisory role in the governance of their firm’s strategy within the context of an increasingly digital landscape

Understand the role of boards in strategy formulation and validation

Ensure that board governance mechanisms are connected to their firm’s strategy

Monitor their firm’s strategy effectively within the context of a ‘digital’ age

Strike the right balance between growing today’s business and investing in emerging opportunities

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Risk governance and prevention in a chaotic world
Length
2 days
Next program
September 30, 2020
Location
Lausanne
Board and Risk for Boards enables board members to benchmark board best practices on risks and update to the latest risk thinking.

Identify and assess your organization’s risks

Analyze how strategic risk can be assessed and managed

Gain techniques for setting risk appetite

Access the risk behaviors of the board and management

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Build a lasting foundation for your board
Length
1 day
Next program
June 12, 2020
Location
Lausanne
Setting up the Board is a program about the creation of a true board whether there was no board at all or only a minimum board before.

A plan on how to set up a strong board or transform an existing one

The tools to check that a board has been set up in a professional way with sold governance principles

Be part of a pioneering program dedicated to creating boards with a strong governance foundation

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