Corporate Governance: Effectiveness and Accountability in the Boardroom

Learn how to govern successfully

This highly interactive and engaging program will prepare you to claim your seat on the board with confidence and to deal effectively with those difficult, often unpredictable situations that all directors inevitably must face.

You'll be guided by top Kellogg faculty in collaboration with recognized corporate governance experts, to deepen your understanding of your responsibilities as a board member, develop the essential skills and strategic insight needed serve effectively and learn how to apply them in practice. You’ll orient yourself to the shareholders’ perspective, gain an understanding of the interests of multiple constituencies and learn frameworks that can move the board beyond ensuring compliance to identifying opportunities for long-term value creation.

Kellogg Executive
Leadership Institute

Jim Woodrum / Academic Director

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Who Should Attend

  • Board members in public and private companies
  • Individuals expecting to be named to a board in the near future

Key Benefits

  • Develop a deeper understanding of board governance models
  • Analyze the role of the board vis-à-vis management, internal and external auditors, and other outside advisors
  • Understand how to navigate boardroom conflicts
  • Engage in a “board in crisis” case simulation
  • Study the legal and ethical challenges faced by today’s boards in areas such as executive compensation
  • Become conversant in current boardroom topics such as cyber security and activist investors

Program Content

Understanding the Role of the Board
  • Different models of governance
  • Board and committee responsibilities
  • The board’s role in a crisis
Understanding the role of the Committees
  • Executive compensation issues and trends
  • Audit committee issues
  • Recruiting new board members
Current Issues
  • Legal issues
  • Activist investors
  • Cyber security

Faculty

Jim Woodrum - Academic Director; Clinical Assistant Professor of Executive Education

Harry M. Kraemer - Clinical Professor of Strategy

Edward Zajac - James F. Bere Professor of Management & Organizations

Timothy Feddersen - Wendell Hobbs Professor of Managerial Politics; Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

Presenters

Don Delves – Director, Towers Watson

Lee Bloom – Founder, Aldine Advisors

Tom Desmond – Chair, Corporate Practice Area, Vedder Price

Jeff Zilka – Executive Vice President, Edelman

Joe Demarest – Executive Director, Advisory Services, EY

Tierney Remick – President, Consumer, Korn Ferry

What Participants Say

“It is the perfect program for directors to sharpen their knowledge.”
Corporate Governance Officer, CMA

“A perfect collaboration of faculty, industry experts and program attendees! I was so impressed by the Corporate Governance program that I decided to enroll in the Kellogg Executive Scholar Program.”
Director, ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

“This program includes all critical topics necessary to effectively perform as a director in a boardroom, and the people who attended it enriched the program due to their worldwide experience. It is highly recommended experience.”
Executive Director, Ernst & Young LLP

Personal Consultation

Please email or call us if you would like a personal consultation

Upcoming Sessions

November 15-18, 2016

Start: November 15 at 1:00 PM

End: November 18 at 4:15 PM

LOCATION: Evanston campus

$8,500

Fee includes lodging and most meals

April 23-26, 2017

Start: April 23 at 1:00 PM

End: April 26 at 4:15 PM

LOCATION: Evanston campus

$8,500

Fee includes lodging and most meals

November 12-15, 2017

Start: November 12 at 1:00 PM

End: November 15 at 4:15 PM

LOCATION: Evanston campus

$8,500

Fee includes lodging and most meals

Kellogg School of Management

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