Events

No Grit, No Pearl. A Fireside Chat with Michael Lee-Chin and Dr. Leonard Waverman
DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University
October 22, 2019, Burlington, ON
A conversation on purpose, passion and framework with Michael Lee-Chin, Chairman, Portland Holdings and Chairman and CEO of Mandeville Private Client Inc. and Dr. Leonard Waverman Dean, DeGroote School of Business.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 2 CPD hours


Audit Committee Effectiveness
Women Get On Board, hosted by KPMG LLP
November 5, 2019, Toronto, ON
A panel discussion exploring the effectiveness of audit committees as they oversee a host of significant risks facing companies today, including cyber security, emerging technologies and social media.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1 CPD hour

A Concise Understanding of Governance, Risk and Compliance Programs - A Critical Success Factor
CPA Ontario
November 13, 2019, Ottawa, ON
November 18, 2019, Mississauga, ON

This course provides a comprehensive articulation of best practices in Governance, Risk and Compliance through series of policies, practices, procedures, processes and controls which provide direction, authorities, accountabilities, responsibilities which facilitate achievement of the entity’s objectives.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 7.5 CPD hours

Culture and Corporate Transformation
FEI Canada
November 14, 2019, Toronto, ON
What are the ingredients to transform an organization?  The WSIB had to transform significantly to eliminate a $14 billion deficit as well as transform the premium setting process with its 300,000 corporate customers.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 3 CPD hours 

 
Hot Topics in Directors & Officers (D&O) Risk and Insurance: Climate Change, Respectful Workplace (#MeToo), Cannabis and Blockchain & Cryptocurrency
Women Get On Board, hosted by Marsh Canada Limited
November 19, Calgary, AB
Panel discussions will cover D&O Insurance hot topics that directors should be thinking about in the boardroom to protect your board, your C-Suite and to manage risk.
Continuing Professional Credits (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1 CPD hour


Evaluating Financing Solutions in the Boardroom - Breakfast Event
Women Get on Board in partnership with BMO
December 4, Ottawa, ON

An overview of financing considerations and options to fuel growth, facilitate acquisitions, bolster liquidity or manage declining business conditions.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1 CPD hour

Webinars (On-demand)

Ethics: Conversations in the Boardroom and in the Hallways
CPA Ontario
Online: Available for 30 days after registration closes, may watch as any times as needed.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 2.5 CPD hours

Ethics: Lies, Alternative Facts and Professional Skepticism
CPA Ontario
Online: Available for 30 days after registration closes, may watch as any times as needed.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 2 CPD hours

Tenets of Good Corporate Governance
The Conference Board of Canada Recorded Webinar September 12, 2018
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1 CPD hour

Marijuana and the Workplace: What Leaders and the Board Should Know
The Conference Board of Canada Recorded Webinar July 19, 2018
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1 CPD hour

How to Succeed as a Non-Profit Board Director
The Conference Board of Canada
Recorded Webinar March 21, 2018
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1 CPD hour

Building a Cyber Savvy Board
The Conference Board of Canada
Recorded Webinar February 1, 2018
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1 CPD hour

The Secret Behind Board Chair Success: Providing Effective Board Leadership
The Conference Board of Canada
Recorded Webinar January 18, 2018
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1 CPD hour

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