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 to 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.
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This program is offered in a live virtual format. Our live virtual programs are built to deliver a rich experience that’s comparable to our in-person programs. You will have the opportunity to engage with our faculty and your peers in live discussions and lecture sessions. You will come away with the tools to navigate and succeed in the new business landscape.
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Jim Woodrum - Academic Director; Clinical Professor, Executive Education
Timothy Feddersen - Wendell Hobbs Professor of Managerial Politics; Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences; Chair of Personnel Committee
Harry M. Kraemer - Clinical Professor of Leadership; Former Chairman & CEO, Baxter Intl.; Executive Partner, Madison Dearborn Partners
Edward Zajac - James F. Bere Professor of Management & Organizations
Tom Desmond - Co-Chair, Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Group, Vedder Price
Scott Dillman - Retired COO of Cybersecurity & Privacy Practice, PwC
Paula Loop - Leader of PwC Governance Insights Center
Jeff Zilka - Sr. Counselor, Edelman
“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