Upcoming Events

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Trends and Key Issues in Corporate Governance

CPA Ontario

In this session, The Directors College faculty member Richard LeBlanc, will present key trends and issues in corporate governance based on his research and work with award winning boards, including: board composition and skill set; gender diversity; the strategic role of the board; developments in risk governance; internal controls and assurance; executive compensation; the changing role of gatekeepers; shareholder accountability, activism and value creation; reputation risk and social media; I.T. governance and cybercrime; and tone at the top, culture and whistle-blowing.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 7.5 CPD hours

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CPA Ontario – King, The Exchange Tower, 130 King Street West, Toronto, ON

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March 30, 2020

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The Art and Science of Being a Chair

Governance Solutions

Getting diverse people to focus and reach consensus while promoting challenge and change- this is the #1 job of a chair, and requires extraordinary skills. This workshop will you give an opportunity to practice new skills through interactive simulations of board/committee meetings. With instant feedback from your peers, a skilled facilitator and experts in boardroom functioning, you will leave with a greater sense of your capacity for this challenging and rewarding role.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 7 CPD hours

LOCATION

The ALT Hotel, 6080 Viscount Road, Mississauga, ON

DATE

April 23, 2020

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Boardroom Masterclass

Governance Solutions

This full day professional development masterclass is ideally suited for new and experienced board members. The content and design will benefit new directors as a comprehensive grounding to boardroom best practices, and equally be of value to experienced Board members as an engaging refresher and practical reminder.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 7 CPD hours

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The ALT Hotel, 6080 Viscount Road, Mississauga, ON

DATE

April 24, 2020

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CPABC Pacific Summit

CPABC in partnership with The Directors College and others

The Directors College will be presenting a conference day on governance on May 22 as part of this professional development event. Topics will include understanding what “environmental, social, and governance” (ESG) means to your board and investors; how employers manage the costs of living and working in BC; and the role of senior leadership in maintaining ethical leadership over data governance. Enhance your knowledge on the latest governance issues and trends, build your network, and develop your learning across various areas throughout the conference. Early bird pricing available until April 27.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 8 CPD hours

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Vancouver Convention Centre West, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC

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May 22, 2020

Webinars (ON-DEMAND)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Recorded Webinar January 18, 2018

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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

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