Board training program - discover the best practices in board governance

Inspired by the latest research, the world’s best boards, and drawing on more than 40 years of board education experience, High Performance Boards is 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.

Join the leading Directors' education program since 1977 and see how you can make a positive difference to your board in IMD’s High Performance Boards. 

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Identify what makes best practice boards and drive positive board culture

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Evaluate and mitigate risk and maximize opportunities through strategic board involvement

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

You and your class

High Performance Boards (HPB) is for supervisory board members and chairpersons. The program welcomes family business members and is also ideal for teams from the same board seeking to improve their overall effectiveness.

Your board training program class is individually put together through a selection process to ensure that you experience the most impactful learning with 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.

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HPB 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

 

Next start & fee
Program length: 3 days. Offered three times a year.
2021
from
29
Nov.
to
02
Dec.

Lausanne

CHF 11,500

2022
from
21
Feb.
to
24
Feb.

Lausanne

CHF 11,500

2022
from
16
May
to
19
May

liVe Virtual

CHF 11,500

2022
from
20
June
to
23
June

Lausanne

CHF 11,500

SPECIAL OFFER

5th participant from the same company is free!
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We have reopened our Lausanne campus and resumed classroom learning while continuing our virtual and hybrid programs.

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