This event bestows 9 certification credits based on the content presented.
In association with The Boston Club and the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, the NACD New England Chapter presents the Aspiring Public Company Director Boot Camp. This program is designed for individuals who currently sit on large nonprofit boards or private corporate boards; and/or are "C-Suite level", who wish to take the next step toward securing a public company board seat. The discussions will be led by public company directors, or industry experts.
7:30AM - 8:00AM: Registration and breakfast
8:00AM – 8:45AM: Corporate Governance: Public Board Governance requirements, Board/ Committee structures and responsibilities; Ethics/Compliance Programs; Setting the Tone at the Top.
8:45AM – 9:45AM: Legal: Fiduciary duties and regulatory responsibilities of a public company board director. Includes basic regulations (FD; Insider trading, etc.)
9:45AM - 10:00AM: Break
10:00AM - 11:00AM: Looking through the Financial Lens: Financial and Business responsibilities of Board members.
11:00AM – 11:45PM: Shareholder Relations: Expectations of Shareholders in current activist’s environment, Effective interfacing with Shareholders; Impact of ISS/Glass Lewis.
11:45PM -12:45PM: Table Exercise: Honing a participant’s pitch to highlight his/her specific value to a Board.
12: 45PM - 1:15PM: Break: Lunch and Networking
1:15PM - 1:45PM: Strategy and the Role of the Board
1:45PM – 2: 15pm: Hot Topic: Cyber Security
2:15-2:45PM: Hot Topics: Lessons learned from the Boardroom
2:45PM - 3:00PM: Break
3:00PM - 3:30PM: D&O and What every Director needs to understand
3:30PM - 4:00PM: Board Compensation
4:00PM - 5:00PM: Preparing effective tools (bio, resume); interview preparation, questions to ask before agreeing to join a board.
5:00pm-5:30pm: The Future of Board Service”- Governance/Leadership issues that boards need to focus on in the coming years
5:30PM - 6:30PM: Closing Remarks and Networking Reception