On campus program

High Performance Boards

How board directors make a real difference.

On campus program

High Performance Boards

How board directors make a real difference.

Location Lausanne

Length 3 days

Fee CHF 12,500

Next program starts 27 February 2023

Discover the best practices in board governance and enhance your board effectiveness

Inspired by the latest research and drawing on more than 40 years of board education experience, IMD’s High Performance Boards is an essential board member training for issues related to supervisory board performance and effectiveness.

Together with peer board members and prominent chairpersons from around the world, you learn about successes and failures and explore best practices in depth. You also identify the strategies, structures and processes that make boards the driving force behind their company’s success.

Join the leading Directors’ education program since 1977 and see how you can make a positive difference to your board.

Best practices

Identify what makes best practice boards.

Boardroom dynamics

Drive positive board culture.

Succession plan

Ensure successful succession plans.

Crisis management

Learn how to manage a board in crisis.

Risks management

Evaluate and mitigate risk and maximize opportunities through strategic board involvement.

You and your class

You are a supervisory board member or a chairperson. The program also welcomes family business members and teams from the same board seeking to improve their overall effectiveness.

Your class is carefully selected to ensure a truly diverse group of global peers. Your class will become a trusted resource, encourage your learning journey and surprise you in many unanticipated beneficial ways both during and beyond your classroom experience.

72%

BOARD MEMBER

28%

CHAIRPERSON

51

AVERAGE AGE

26

INDUSTRIES

High Performance Boards addresses the all-important question of a board’s sense of purpose by exploring in detail the chairman/CEO and the board/executive committee relationships. Key takeaways for me include how to optimize the composition of a board and how to engage with non-governmental organizations.

Michel Demaré Deputy Chairman, Louis Dreyfus Company, The Netherlands

90% of boards fail to be of real value to their executive teams. In these times of increasing complexity, boards are confronted with a multitude of new risks and challenges. The need for more sophisticated board governance skills has never been greater to adapt swiftly and effectively.

Read more

Didier Cossin Program Director
Experience the program
What helps boards to be at the top of their game? – Discover the program highlights.
High Performance Boards series РA conversation with Michel Demar̩.
High Performance Boards series – A conversation with Peter Maurer.
Next start & Fee

Length: 3 days on campus.

Dates
27 Feb – 2 Mar 2023
Location
Lausanne
Length
3 days
Price
CHF 12,500
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1 May – 4 May 2023
Location
Lausanne
Length
3 days
Price
CHF 12,500
Dates
19 Jun – 22 Jun 2023
Location
Lausanne
Length
3 days
Price
CHF 12,500
Dates
2 Oct – 5 Oct 2023
Location
Lausanne
Length
3 days
Price
CHF 12,500
Dates
27 Nov – 30 Nov 2023
Location
Lausanne
Length
3 days
Price
CHF 12,500

IMD Director Board Diploma

Master the latest best practices in board governance and earn your IMD Board Director Diploma.

IMD Director Board Diploma

Master the latest best practices in board governance and earn your IMD Board Director Diploma.

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