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  • Have you seen the New Look?

    by Kathleen McGuire | Oct 26, 2015
    We have worked hard over the summer to launch our brand new look on September 01st. We were so pleased to have a fantastic group of alumni, faculty and partners join us to celebrate our rebranding in Toronto, ON. Thank you to our partners at NATIONAL for hosting our event at the brand new NATIONAL PR offices in downtown Toronto. Along with our new look we have new programming starting this fall to engage our alumni and industry professionals in the governance space. We look forward to seeing you then!
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  • Featured Board Opportunities: City of Toronto

    by Kathleen McGuire | Oct 26, 2015
    The City of Toronto is currently seeking engaged and enthusiastic local residents to serve on a range of high-profile, challenging, and exciting boards of directors for City agencies and corporations. For more information and to apply, visit toronto.ca/ServeYourCity.
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  • Introverts on Boards—It’s Time for a Personality Test in the Boardroom

    by Kathleen McGuire | Oct 23, 2015
    Every family and workplace has its own mix of the quiet and the outgoing. Personality also plays a role on boards, influencing the way directors manage information and decisions. As we consider board diversity, should we prioritize introverts on boards?
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  • The Directors College Profiles–Fall 2015

    by Kathleen McGuire | Oct 23, 2015
    View the featured Alumni and Faculty profiles for Fall.
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  • An Agent of Change in Making Diversity a Strategic Opportunity for Board Building

    by Kathleen McGuire | Oct 23, 2015
    How can we be agents of change in making diversity a strategic opportunity? With the new OSC rules surrounding board diversity there will be many changes ahead in how corporate boards recruit their new board members. As a corporate director, I believe that this is an opportunity to build stronger boards. Read complete article.
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  • Change is Coming to The Directors College

    by Colette Boisvert | Sep 01, 2015
    Some of you may have already heard the rumours. We are here to tell you it's all true. Big changes are coming to The Directors College on September 1, 2015, when we will be announcing the news to alumni and faculty at an exclusive event in Toronto, Ont., that evening. But we're not going to spoil the fun with any more details just yet. So stay tuned as the news unfolds this September! For now we will share all the details about the Continuing Professional Development Membership (CPDM) initiative, which was announced this past spring.
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  • The Land of the Brand

    by Colette Boisvert | Aug 03, 2015
    We live in a world inundated with brands. Nike, Coke, Starbucks and Apple – each of these brands is highly competitive, global, attention grabbing and impacts our daily lives. It’s a “brand” new world where every successful business has a clear marketing strategy. Whether you are a seasoned director or are looking for your first opportunity to serve, should you factor branding into your career as a director?
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  • Insights to Action: Joining Private, Crown, or Corporate Boards

    by Colette Boisvert | Aug 03, 2015
    Explaining how established Directors on volunteer Boards can position themselves to join Private, Crown, or Corporate Boards. The transition from volunteer Boards to paid Boards can often be an enigma: a puzzling or inexplicable occurrence or situation, referred to as the "Code-Cracking Challenge". This article addresses this challenge by providing a synthesis of sage advice from established Corporate Directors and Consultants involved in the Corporate Director selection process.
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  • Governance, Risk and Ethics: A New Age of Accountability

    by Colette Boisvert | Aug 03, 2015
    The Directors College was pleased to attend the CSCS Annual Awards for Excellence in Governance and National Conference this past week in Montreal. The Directors College was especially honoured to again present the award for Best practices in strategic planning, oversight and value creation by the board at the Annual Awards gala. Find out the winner and all the conference highlights.
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