IESE and Harvard Business School Partner to Offer Value Creation through Effective Boards Executive Education Program

IESE and Harvard Business School are partnering to offer an executive education program, Value Creation through Effective Boards.

Designed for Executive Board members of both public and private corporations, this four-day program, now in its third year, is taught by faculty members from both IESE and Harvard. It focuses on improving boardroom effectiveness through discussions of the role of the board, importance of business strategy, crisis management, impact of the regulatory environment, and how to enhance one’s performance and the value of one’s contributions as a board member.

Topics include:

* Designing boards for a complex world

* Roles and responsibility of board members

* Boards’ engagement with strategy

* Boards’ role in risk management and transparency

* Boards’ role in CEO appointment and successful planning

* Effective board meetings and informed decision-making

* Monitoring and measuring board performance

* Corporate governance in different regions

* Crisis management, functioning under pressure

* Entrepreneurial boards

* Intrapreneurial boards

* Women on boards

Faculty members for this program include:

* Pedro Nueno, Emeritus Professor of Entrepreneurship, IESE, and Professor and President, CEIBS

* Herman Daems, Visiting Professor of Strategic Management, IESE

* Paddy Miller, Professor of Management People in Organizations, IESE

* Krishna Palepu, Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

* Suraj Srinivasan, Philip J. Stomberg Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

For more information on this program, visit the IESE Web site.

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