The OnBoard Bootcamps Program covers the following topics:

  • Boards Today — what you need to know about serving on boards in today’s environment:
    • Risks/rewards
    • Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
    • Trends
    • Types of boards: corporate, advisory, vs. non-profit
  • Duties and Responsibilities -— what is expected of directors?
    • Key Committees
    • Role vs. Management
    • Best Practices
    • Key Issues for Directors
  • Diversity in the Boardroom -— how to leverage this need for diversity
    • Impact of diversity on boards and company profits
  • How to Secure a Board Seat -— tips and lessons learned
    • The new role of search firms and how search firms operate
    • “Out of the box”” ideas for getting on boards
    • Case study for search
  • “Selling” Yourself for Success -— you have only one chance to make a great first impression
  • Getting on the Radar Screen -— getting into the right networks, getting the referrals
  • How to Create Bios and Resumes for Board Searches -— how to put your best image forward on paper/email
  • How to “Ace” the Board Interview -– tips on how to prepare for, manage and optimize your performance on any interview
  • Your Personal Road Map and Action Plan -— customized to meet your personal interests and background
  • Personalized feedback and on-going consultation -— participants will receive personalized feedback and receive on-going alerts on board openings, help with bios/interviews for future opportunities, etc.

Upcoming OnBoard Bootcamps

Los Angeles, Late September

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Testimonials

On Board Bootcamp is an invaluable tool for understanding the changing context by which corporate boards operate. Furthermore, the seminar provides critical strategic and tactical advice for contributing in a meaningful way to the governance of a company. I would highly recommend it to anyone that needs to understand the board selection process and responsibilities of a board member.
Pankaj Amin, President and CEO of Affinitel Corporation