Perspectives from The Directors College

Re-imagining Audit and Risk in Economic Uncertainty

In the June 2 session from The McMaster Collaboratorium, Principal of The Directors College, Michael Hartmann discusses how boards are learning to assess organizational performance, risk and strategy and how they will need to develop an effective audit committee for the current environment and beyond with panelists Dr. Richard LeBlanc, Professor of Law, Governance & Ethics, York University and Faculty at The Directors College and Christine Williams, C.Dir., Governor, Board of Governors, Centenni

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

Dr. Michael Hartmann, Principal of The Directors College was joined by panelists Zabeen Hirji, Global Advisor, Future of Work, Deloitte and Dr. Leonard Waverman, Dean, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University in the tenth session of The McMaster Collaboratorium on May 26 for a discussion on how the pandemic has changed how we work, where we work, how leaders lead and what the future holds.

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

On May 19, The McMaster Collaboratorium, hosted by Dr. Michael Hartmann, Principal of The Directors College with guest panelists Michelle Richard, Partner, Leader of Federal and Public Sector Practice, Boyden Global Executive Search and Roger Duguy, Global Practice Leader, CEO & Board Services, Boyden, discussed how organization are rethinking the way that they attract, recruit, and retain their board members and senior executives in the rapidly changing environment brought on by COVID-19.

Risk and Cyber Security in a Time of Disruption

In the May 12 session in the Governance Evolution track of The McMaster Collaboratorium, Michael Castro, Principal and Founder, RiskAware Group and Lloyd Komori, Professional Board Director, Former CRO and Cyber Risk Authority discuss business continuity and cybersecurity challenges in evolving times with Dr. Michael Hartmann, Principal of The Directors College.