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The Aspiring Director Boot Camp

May 17, 2018
Boston, MA

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Member Price: $300
Non-Member Price: $400



In association with The Boston Club, 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 - 9:00AM: Corporate Governance:  Public Board Governance requirements, Board and Committee structures, functions and responsibilities; Ethics and Compliance Programs; Setting the Tone at the Top

9:00AM - 10:00AM: Fiduciary Duties: Responsibilities of Public Directors; Director Risk including recent legal cases and briefs

10:00AM - 10:15AM: Break

10:15AM - 11:15AM: Looking through the Financial Lens: Includes Hot Topics Challenging Boards.

11:15AM - 12:00PM: Shareholder Relations:  Expectations of Shareholders in the current environment of activists; Effective interfacing with Shareholders; the role of Proxy Advisors; Impact of ISS/Glass Lewis

12:00PM -12:30PM: Table Discussion:  A working session to focus on the participant’s value to a Board. Participants will discuss his/her specific value to a Board. Each table discussion will be led by an experienced Director.

12:30PM - 1:00PM: Break: Lunch and Networking  

1:00PM - 1:45PM: Strategy and the Role of the Board: The Role of the Board in Vision, Mission and Strategy.

1:45PM - 2:45PM: Hot Topics:  Cyber Security

2:45PM - 3:00PM: Break

3:00PM - 3:30PM: D&O:  the Basics

3:30PM - 4:00PM: Board Compensation:  Overview

4:00PM - 5:30PM: Strategies for Getting on a Board:  Includes: preparing effective tools  (bio, resume); interview preparation. Also questions to ask before agreeing to join a board

5:30PM - 6:30PM: Closing Remarks and Networking Reception

Location and Time


Offices of Deloitte
200 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA 02116

7:30AM - 6:30PM



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NACD New England Chapter
phone: 781-461-2668