The Conference Board Corporate Governance Academy is designed to help governance leaders develop and execute effective strategies for their organizations.

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.  

Meeting Agenda:

Meeting Opening and Course Orientation
Board and Corporate Secretary Fiduciary Duties and Liabilities
Board Organisation and Leadership
Disclosure and Compliance
Ethics, Bribery, Fraud and Corruption
Cases in Bribery, Fraud and Corruption
Drilling Down: Roles and Duties of the Governance Professional/ Corporate Secretary
Board Evaluation and Effectiveness
The Strategic Direction of the Company
Key Trends in Remuneration
The changing Nature of Capital Markets
Corporate-Shareowner Communications with Institutional Investors
Proxy Voting and Relations with Shareowners and Institutional Investors
Final Projects-participants presentations

Interactive webcasts:

Webcast 1: Overview of Corporate Governance

Webcast 2: Governance, Enterprise Risk and Sustainability and Description of Final project

Webcast 3: Corporate Governance Issues for Subsidiaries

For a more detailed agenda, please email

Corporate Governance Academy Inquiry

Contact Luke Fitzpatrick at
+32 (0) 2 679 50 53 or

Corporate Governance Academy Upcoming Dates

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


Academy Cohort A, 2014
New Format: One 3-Day Meeting
11-13 June

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