Upcoming Events

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4 Steps to Simplifying the Annual CEO Evaluation

Governance Solutions

Investing the time to get CEO evaluation right takes work and perseverance – but it pays rich rewards.

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

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Virtual - 1:00pm EDT

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January 18, 2022

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What are Independent Review Committees (IRCs)?

Women Get on Board

If you have worked in the Investment or related service industries & have never heard of an IRC – you are not alone. But what might interest you to know is some board-ready Canadians see IRCs as a great opportunity to be involved in a corporate board-like body that serves a special purpose.

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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January 26, 2022

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Ethical Leadership in an Age of AI

CPA BC

This interactive session will illustrate some of the recent advancements in AI and some of the expectations for the future.

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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January 27, 2022

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Communicating Under Pressure

CPA Ontario

We have all felt pressured, at one time or another, to respond to a difficult question, opinion, or suggestion, and we may have been unsure how to respond. This course will teach practical strategies for communicating under pressure.

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

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

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February 7, 2022

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Inclusive Leadership in Action

Greater Vancouver Board of Trade

Racial discrimination continues to be prevalent in Canada and it is our hope that dialogue and reflection inspire real action and change.

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

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Virtual - 12:00pm PT

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February 8, 2022

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Building a Strong and Diverse Board Before You Go Public

Women Get on Board

Board diversity fosters an environment for innovative ideas and improves the quality of strategic decision-making, which ultimately impacts financial results and overall corporate performance.

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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February 15, 2022

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Becoming Fluent in ESG

Governance Professionals of Canada

Being fluent in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) is no longer something that just brings added value to the company, but rather an imperative to thrive in the business world.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits: Qualifies for 6.5 CPD hours

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Virtual - 11:00am to 5:30pm EDT

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March 8, 2022

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Celebrating Women on Boards

Women Get On Board

IWD 2022: #BreakingTheBias. An event that celebrates gender equality in the boardroom and beyond.

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

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

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March 9, 2022

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Courage in the Boardroom

Women Get On Board

o one wants to be the director who disrupts the agreeable flow of the proceedings. But it is exactly this sharing and listening to diverse views that produces truly great outcomes at the governance level.

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

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

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April 27, 2022

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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