Your need for more sophisticated board skills has never been greater

Your role as a board member is evolving rapidly in these times of accelerated change and increased complexity.

You are faced with new demands and new challenges. With chief executives overstretched, boards have become, more than ever, essential to corporate success. Your need for more sophisticated board governance skills has never been greater.

The IMD Board Practice Series empowers you and your board to play a more proactive, productive and effective role – so you can become a competitive advantage for your company and make a real difference.


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Looking for best-in-class board training? 

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Want the latest trends & best practices in board governance?

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Need to develop very specific board skills?

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Have you thought of getting your board diploma or certificate?

Explore your program options
High Performance Boards exposes you to the latest research on top performing boards and shares best practices from different global governance regimes.
Digital Transformation for Boards develops your understanding of the new digital landscape so you can spot and evaluate digital opportunities with confidence.
Team Dynamics for Boards explores relationships of power and control in the boardroom and how you can influence them to drive a culture of high performance.
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.

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

Board and Risk for Boards enables board members to benchmark board best practices on risks and update to the latest risk thinking.

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.

Addressing your needs as a board professional

You are a board member, chairperson, board secretary, aspiring board member or a professional working closely with boards? Find with us your path to greater board effectiveness.

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Our research and programs empower board members and enhance board performance against a backdrop of pressures from society, government and an increasingly globalized and complex world

Professor Didier Cossin

Director of the IMD Global Board Center


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