Upcoming Events

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Evaluating Financing Solutions in the Boardroom – Breakfast Event

Women Get on Board in partnership with BMO

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 hours

LOCATION

Allsaints Event Space – Borden Hall 10 Blackburn Ave Ottawa, ON

DATE

December 4, 2019

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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

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 Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1 CPD hours

LOCATION

Livingston Place- Conference Centre 222 - 3rd Avenue S.W. Calgary, AB T2P 0B4 Canada

DATE

November 19, 2019

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A Concise Understanding of Governance, Risk and Compliance Programs – A Critical Success Factor

CPA Ontario

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

LOCATION

Residence Inn by Marriott Toronto Mississauga West, 55 Courtneypark Dr W, Mississauga, Ontario, L5W 0E3

DATE

November 18, 2019

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Culture and Corporate Transformation

FEI Canada

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 1 CPD hours

LOCATION

The Omni King Edward Hotel 37 King St East Toronto ON

DATE

November 14, 2019

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Using Technology to Help Your Company Be Socially Responsible

Knowledge @ DeGroote - DeGroote School of Business

Consumers are looking to corporations to generate positive social impact. This is often labeled as corporate social responsibility (CSR) and can have many demonstrated business benefits. Join the DeGroote Network as they host Anne Connelly and Andreas Souvaliotis to share their professional experience and insights using technology like blockchain, cryptocurrency, and applications to create a future rooted in contributing to a sustained society.
The Directors College Alumni are eligible for a special event promotion of $25. Please use the promo code DeGrooteTDC at checkout.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 2 CPD hours

LOCATION

The St. Regis Hotel, Astor Ballroom 325 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5H 4G3

DATE

November 14, 2019

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A Concise Understanding of Governance, Risk and Compliance Programs – A Critical Success Factor

CPA Ontario

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

LOCATION

Ramada Ottawa on the Rideau, 2259 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K2E 6Z8

DATE

November 13, 2019

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Audit Committee Effectiveness

KPMG LLP

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 hours

LOCATION

KPMG LLP offices 333 Bay Street Suite 4600 Toronto, Ontario M5H 2S5 Canada

DATE

November 5, 2019

Webinars (ON-DEMAND)

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AVAILABILITY

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Women Inc. Conference Recordings

CPA Ontario

This four-part video suite features presentations recorded at CPA Ontario’s annual conference inspiring women to push through barriers and achieve success in their professional lives.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 3.5 CPD hours

AVAILABILITY

Online: Available for 30 days after registration closes, may watch as any times as needed.

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A Fresh Look at the HRC: An Evolving Mandate & Approach to 2020

Compensation Governance Partners and WATSON Advisors

The importance of the Human Resources Committee (HRC) is on the rise, evolving from a primary focus on compensation to a broader mandate that carries significant weight. Learn how the HRC can best position itself and trends in HRC mandates, composition/skills, practices and compensation.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1 CPD hours

AVAILABILITY

Recorded Webinar November 14, 2019 12pm - 1pm EST

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Tenets of Good Corporate Governance

The Conference Board of Canada

Leading governance expert Richard Leblanc and Jo Iwasaki of ACCA discuss themes and issues that commonly recur across the debate on corporate governance.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1 CPD hours

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Recorded Webinar September 12, 2018

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Marijuana and the Workplace: What Leaders and the Board Should Know

The Conference Board of Canada

Bonny Mak, an employment and labour lawyer with Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm. She discusses the evolving legal context associated with marijuana, as well as shares some key considerations for leaders and the board in updating policies and drug and alcohol programs to protect both organizations and workers under the coming changes.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1 CPD hours

AVAILABILITY

Recorded Webinar July 19, 2018

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How to Succeed as a Non-Profit Board Director

The Conference Board of Canada

Join us for this 60-minute session as lawyer Josephine Victoria Yam walks us through the fundamentals on how to succeed as a non-profit board director.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1 CPD hours

AVAILABILITY

Recorded Webinar March 21, 2018

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Building a Cyber Savvy Board

The Conference Board of Canada

During this webinar, Dr. Kabilan outlines six key insights for building a cyber savvy board.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1 CPD hours

AVAILABILITY

Recorded Webinar February 1, 2018

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The Secret Behind Board Chair Success: Providing Effective Board Leadership

The Conference Board of Canada

Join governance expert and researcher Stanislav Shekshnia as he shares the findings from the INSEAD study including the role of Board Chairs and best practices from top Chairs to effectively lead a board of directors.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1 CPD hours

AVAILABILITY

Recorded Webinar January 18, 2018

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Ethics: Lies, Alternative Facts and Professional Skepticism

CPA Ontario

Experience "story style" audio learning in this high quality ProDio course. Listen and learn while you’re on the go and complete your professional development at your own convenience – anytime, anywhere.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 2 CPD hours

AVAILABILITY

Online: Available for 30 days after registration
closes, may watch as any times as needed.

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Ethics: Conversations in the Boardroom and in the Hallways

CPA Ontario

Throughout this course, expert interviews provide insights into how to manage the tone at the top, the benefits of diversity in the boardroom and the threat of unconscious bias.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 2.5 CPD hours

AVAILABILITY

Online: Available for 30 days after registration
closes, may watch as any times as needed.