Program Format and Agenda Topics

Over the course of one 3-day in-person session and three interactive webcasts, the academy will review the key elements of an effective governance strategy. Participants will hear real-world lessons from current and former governance leaders and experts that can be applied to their own organizations.  


Delegate presentations on D&I: Develop influencing skills in our round table introductions

Learn about D&I trends including The Conference Board CEO Challenge® findings

Understanding unconscious bias

Lessons learned and action planning: Individual and group work

Designing your D&I strategy

Communicating D&I across the business and externally

Developing change management skills

Influencing leaders

D&I Metrics: Counting What Works

D&I in Asia Pacific

Drawing up your Plan of Action, including Who to Work with and What Strategy to Use

Webcast 1: Introductory web meeting for participants:

  • Academy overview and participant's goal
  • Introduction to The Conference Board research including D&I competency model
  • Mix of face-to-face and virtual meetings
  • Getting the most out of your time with learning coach

Webcast 2:

  • Follow-up on progess on your action plan
  • What you have learned with your learning coach
  • Progress on your project

Webcast 3:

  • Follow-up on learning coach experience and progress on your action plan and project
  • Discussion on how you want to maintain your network

For a more detailed agenda, please email

Diversity & Inclusion Academy Inquiry

Please contact Johan Witters at
+32 (0) 2 679 5060 or

Diversity & Inclusion Academy Upcoming Dates

Small classes. Personal mentors. Preparing executives to lead change.


Academy Cohort B, 2014
17-19 November

Diversity & Inclusion Academy Brochure

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