Join NACD for an informative panel discussion around board governance for entrepreneurial companies. Often times, entrepreneurial companies are so focused on growing their companies, that the importance of a board may be overlooked. Or, if a board is in place, the company may not be managing it effectively. The panel includes investors along with CEOâ€™s of public companies and private companies in the tech and life sciences area. The moderated panel will provide an opportunity for CEOâ€™s, current Directors and aspiring Directors to understand the nuts and bolts of board formation, governance and management. Important questions on the when, why and how will be addressed.
â€¢ Why form a board
â€¢ When does it make sense to form a board
â€¢ Who should be on your board
â€¢ How do you recruit board members
â€¢ What are the characteristics of an effective board
â€¢ What is the difference between an advisory board and fiduciary board
â€¢ What issues may arise and how best to deal with them
Designed for current directors, aspiring directors as well as private company executives and owners, this program blends foundational instruction with latest perspective from experienced directors and board advisors. Throughout the day you can expect to learn:
â€¢ What private companies seek in a board director:
â€¢ Building your value proposition
â€¢ Due diligence to find the right board candidate or right board seat
â€¢ What private company directors should be prepared to deal with after joining a board, including issues such as:
â€¢ Preventative risk management
â€¢ Cyber risk
â€¢ Succession planning
â€¢ How to prepare for and foster a positive board culture
â€¢ Actionable ideas to help you continue your board development
Culture as a Corporate Asset: Translating Values into Value
Can culture be rocket fuel for the organizations you serve, driving long-term, bottom-line results? What is the board's role in shaping culture, and how can the board have an impact? Can a strong culture create reputation resiliency in the face of a crisis?
Join our outstanding panel as we unpack directorsâ€™ roles â€“ both at the board and committee levels â€“ in creating, supporting, and sustaining a winning company culture. Attendees will receive a free copy of the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission Report, Culture as a Corporate Asset, which focuses on the importance of directors playing a greater role in the discussion of organizational culture.