Upcoming Events

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Measuring What Matters: Creating Your Board Level Scorecard

Governance Solutions

Is your organization growing where it should be? Are you confident it's stable where it needs to be?
Are you measuring what matters? Join this free webinar to find answers.

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

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Virtual - 1:00 pm EDT

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October 26, 2021

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Indigenous Opportunities 2021: Building an inclusive recovery – Session 1

Greater Vancouver Board of Trade

Join this event and we hear how Indigenous communities and their partners in industry are taking bold action toward economic recovery and resilience for a prosperous future.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1.5 CPD hours

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Virtual - 9:00am to 10:30am PT

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November 2, 2021

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Business Ethics: Good Business and the Right Thing to Do

CPA Ontario

his hands-on, participatory workshop will guide you through a few classic ethical frameworks and supply you with practical tools and techniques you can use to be ethical and maintain high standards of ethics on your team.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 4 CPD hours

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Virtual - 8:30am to 12:30 pm EDT

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November 3, 2021

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Indigenous Opportunities 2021: Building an inclusive recovery – Session 2

Greater Vancouver Board of Trade

Join this event to we hear how Indigenous communities and their partners in industry are taking bold action toward economic recovery and resilience for a prosperous future.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 1.5 CPD hours

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Virtual - 9:00am to 10:30am PT

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November 4, 2021

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Shareholder Activism: What Independent Directors Need to Know

Women Get on Board

Get practical tips & strategies on what board members should be thinking about when hostile situations arise, as well as address common concerns independent directors may have regarding risks and liabilities and how to manage them.

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

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Virtual - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT

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November 17, 2021

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Professional Ethics: Psychological Safety and Transformative Technology

CPA Ontario

Psychological safety is a belief that you are free to share your thoughts and not be punished for speaking your mind.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 4 CPD hours

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Virtual - 9:00am to 1:00pm EDT

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November 29, 2021

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Purpose led companies-the role of the board?

Women Get on Board

Boards are increasingly aware that they have a clear oversight responsibility to ensure that their organizations are truly purpose-led. But what does that mean in practice?

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

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Virtual - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT

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November 30, 2021

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Advanced Corporate Governance

CPA Ontario

This course will explore key topical issues in organizational governance in depth, including shareholder accountability; the governance of risk; the strategic role of boards; the governance of executive pay; cybersecurity and social media governance; CEO and board succession planning; conduct and ethical governance; and regulatory developments impacting boards.

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

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Virtual - 8:30am to 12:30pm EDT (Two Days Dec 7-8)

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December 7, 2021

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Ethical Decision Making: Exploring the Hidden Influence of Unconscious Bias in the Conscious Mind

CPA BC

Explore how best to identify and mitigate the risks of unconscious bias in the workplace, to build more innovative, inclusive, and ultimately successful organizations.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 4 CPD hours

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Virtual - 8:30am to 12:30pm PT

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December 14, 2021

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Professional Ethics: Improving Psychological Safety in the Workplace

CPA Ontario

Psychological safety is an important area of research in the field of organizational behaviour. A team feels psychologically safe when members believe they can voice opinions and ideas without fear of being judged or punished. This course will examine current research to better understand psychological safety for organizations and teams.

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

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Virtual - OnDemand Until Date Shown

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December 31, 2021

Webinars (ON-DEMAND)

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

The McMaster Collaboratorium

In this session of the McMaster Collaboratorium, Principal of The Directors College Michael Hartmann was joined by Carole Piovesan, Partner & Co-Founder, INQ Data Law and Lloyd Komori, C.Dir., Faculty at The Directors College, and former Chief Risk Officer, OPG for an interactive session exploring 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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Recorded webinars from February 9, 2021

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Reflections on Inclusive Leadership: A First Nations Perspective

McMaster Collaboratorium

This session will be a fireside chat with the Assembly of First Nations, National Chief, Perry Bellegarde. Chief Bellegarde, an alumni of the Directors College, who shares 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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Recorded webinar from February 2, 2021

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Global Case Studies in Innovation Governance: An Australian & US Perspective

McMaster Collaboratorium

This webinar explores 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. With guest panelists: Kee Wong, Chair, The Australian Institute of Directors Innovation Committee (Australia) and Bob Zukis, Conference Board ESG Center Fellow & Founder and CEO, Digital Directors Network and Professor, USC Marshall School of Business (USA)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 0.5 CPD hours

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Recorded Webinar from January 27, 2021

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

McMaster Collaboratorium

This interactive session examines what makes an effective board chair, given the fluidity of technology, the rise of nontraditional risks, and industry dynamics of today’s environment. The session provides a perspective from both North America and Europe. With Guest Panelists: Liselotte Engstam, Non-executive chairman & Board Director (Sweden) and David Brown, Co-Founder and Faculty, The Directors College (Canada)

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

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Recorded Webinar, January 26, 2021

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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