C.Dir. Program Module 1: Accountability and Change (Oct. 2-4)

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Event date: 
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 16:30 to Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 17:00
Name of Organization: 
The Directors College
Location: 
Halifax, NS

The Directors College, a joint venture of The Conference Board of Canada and the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University, offers participants a Chartered Director (C. Dir.) designation upon completion of the five-module program. 

The Chartered Director program focuses on practical governance issues, as well as the cultural and behavioural aspects of good governance.  Board members and senior executives gain understanding of both the processes and behaviours that underpin today’s best practices in corporate governance.

Module 1: Accountability and Change 

Discuss board and director independence. Learn how to contribute, encourage, and benefit from independent thought and effective dialogue.

  • Learn about the different models, theories, and principles of governance.
  • Understand the roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities of the board as a whole - the chairperson, management, and committees.
  • Understand the legal and fiduciary responsibilities of boards and directors and how to recognize red flags to fraudulent activities.

Register online at thedirectorscollege.com