Upcoming Events

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How to Be an Effective Chair: A Global Exchange of Best Practices

The McMaster Collaboratorium

This interactive session will examine what makes for an effective board chair, given the fluidity of technology, the rise of nontraditional risks, and industry dynamics of today’s environment. The session will provide a perspective from both North America and Europe.

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

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Virtual - 4:00pm to 5:15pm EDT

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January 26, 2021

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Anxiety, Mental Health, and the Boardroom

Governance Solutions

Join presenter Rob DeRooy as he discusses how anxiety and mental issues are impacting our lives and organizations. We’ll talk about Boards' best practices to avoid loss in their strategic direction, innovation, and productivity goals.

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

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Virtual - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT

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January 26, 2021

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Global Case Studies in Innovation Governance: An Australian and U.S. Perspective

The McMaster Collaboratorium

This webinar will explore how board directors and board associations in Australia and the US are seeking to educate and prepare board directors for asking the right questions, and understanding the answers around digital innovation and its risks.

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

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Virtual - 4:00pm to 5:30pm EDT

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January 27, 2021

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Reflections on Inclusive Leadership: A First Nations Perspective

The McMaster Collaboratorium

This session will be a fireside chat with the Assembly of First Nations, National Chief, Perry Bellegarde. Chief Bellegarde, who is also an alumni of the Directors College, will share his wisdom on why businesses need to be purpose-led and make the topic of ESG a key priority for the good of their stakeholders and for the good of the planet.

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

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Virtual - 4:00pm - 5:15pm EDT

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February 2, 2021

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What Boards and Executives Should Know about A.I. Risks and Opportunities

The McMaster Collaboratorium

This interactive session will explore the real and emerging A.I. risks boards should be paying attention to and ensuring that a plan is in place for A.I. oversight.

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

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Virtual - 5:30pm - 6:45pm EDT

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February 9, 2021

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Trends and Key Issues in Corporate Governance

CPA Ontario

This newly revised course has shifted online into two, half-day, live, instructor-led sessions. In this session, Professor Richard Leblanc, CMC, BSc, MBA, LLB, JD, LLM, PhD, will present key trends and issues in corporate governance based on his research and work with award winning boards.

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

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Virtual - 8:30am to 12:30pm EDT (Multiple days)

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February 10, 2021

Webinars (ON-DEMAND)

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Design & Foresight – New Strategic Tools for the Boardroom

The McMaster Collaboratorium

This webinar examines how design methodologies and strategic foresight tools can help boards identify future scenarios, analyze the impacts of those futures on their key stakeholders, and make appropriate decisions today. With guest panelists Karel Vredenburg, Director, Global Design Leadership & Academic Programs, IBM and Marianne Jackson, C-suite executive (CHRO) and executive consultant for public and non-public organizations in the Silicon Valley and Institute for the Future board member

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

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Recorded Webinar September 29, 2020

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Not Your New Normal; Reflections on Director Development and Education post COVID-19

The McMaster Collaboratorium

This webinar examines what great governance means in the post-COVID-19 world and how boards can achieve it. What will be the new topics, new best practices, and new challenges and responsibilities for boards? With guest panelists Terry Goodtrack, C.Dir., President and CEO, The Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada, Patrice Merrin, Independent Non-Executive Director, Glencore and Kee Wong, Chair, The Australian Institute of Directors Innovation Committee

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

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Recorded Webinar June 16, 2020

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Crown Corporations – Governance Reflections from the Chair

The McMaster Collaboratorium

In this session, two leading Crown Corporation Board Chairs will share their perspectives on our current environment and how it has impacted approaches to governance and effective board engagement. With guest panelists Françoise Bertand, Chair, Board of Directors, VIA Rail Canada and Douglas Harrison, Chair, Board of Directors, Canadian Commercial Corporation

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

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Recorded Webinar June 9, 2020

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Re-imagining Audit and Risk in Economic Uncertainty

The McMaster Collaboratorium

This session will explore how composition and committee structure – oversight, financial acumen, diversity of views – will help to develop an effective audit committee for the current environment and beyond. With guest panelists Richard Leblanc, Professor, Law, Governance & Ethics, and Director, Masters in Financial Accountability Program, York University and Christine Williams, C.Dir., Chartered Director, Centennial College

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

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Recorded Webinar June 2, 2020

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Re-imagining the Future of Work in a post COVID-19 World

The McMaster Collaboratorium

The Covid-19 crisis has fast forwarded us to the Future of Work. It has changed how we work, where we work and how leaders lead. Will this forever transform work, workers and workplace? With guest panelists Zabeen Hirji, Global Advisor, Future of Work, Deloitte and Leonard Waverman, Dean, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University

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

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Recorded Webinar May 26, 2020

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Recruiting, On-Boarding and Preparing Board Directors and Senior Executives in a COVID-19 Environment

The McMaster Collaboratorium

How are organizations rethinking the way they attract, recruit, and retain their board members and senior executives to fit with the rapidly changing environment brought about by COVID-19? With guest panelists Michelle Richard, Partner, Leader of Federal and Public Sector Practice, Boyden Global Executive Search and Roger Duguay, Global Practice Leader - CEO & Board Services, Boyden

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

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Recorded Webinar May 19, 2020

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Harnessing Governance During COVID-19 to Accelerate Board ESG Oversight Now and Post-Pandemic

The McMaster Collaboratorium

The coronavirus pandemic calls for brave leadership and good governance. This webinar looks at each of the ESG components and how they help companies better manage risk and generate sustainable, long-term returns. With guest panelists Judy Cotte, CEO, ESG Advisors Inc. and Coro Strandberg, President, Strandberg Consulting

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

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Recorded Webinar April 21, 2020

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Managing Reputation in Times of Disruption: Lesson in Real Time

The McMaster Collaboratorium

With the COVID-19 outbreak has come increased global business and economic disruption and uncertainty. How companies treat their employees, customers, investors and other stakeholders during the pandemic has emerged as a key driver of reputation. With guest panelist John Crean, Senior Managing Director, TENEO Canada

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

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Recorded Webinar April 14, 2020

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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

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What to Consider in a Economic Downturn: COVID-19 Executive Compensation Survey Results

Compensation Governance Partners

In this webinar, CGP will share the results of the survey and how organizations across Canada are reacting in this disruptive time of uncertainty. Drawing on insights from the 2008-09 recession, CGP will also speak to how organizations should think through executive compensation during an economic downturn.

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

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Recorded Webinar