Upcoming Workshop Date: November 9

Corporate Board Member Institute will host a virtual Director Fundamentals workshop twice a year. Participants will have the opportunity to attend one of these workshops during the duration of their program.

Workshop Highlights:

Led by Michael Jeans, and accomplished CEO and board director, this 3-hour virtual workshop will cover:

  • Overview of Roles and Responsibilities of Directors
  • Today’s Priorities in the Boardroom – Regulators, Investors and Other Stakeholders
  • Interactive case study on the board’s role in developing strategy and overseeing risk
  • Tips to Prepare for Board Service
    • Due diligence before saying “yes” to a board seat
    • Understanding the full time commitment
    • How to participate effectively in board meetings
    • D&O Liability – minimum coverage considerations
    • Director compensation trends

About the Facilitator

Mike Jeans is currently a director of AMICA Mutual Insurance Company where he serves on the compensation, nominating/governance, and investment committees and is the past chair of both the compensation and audit committees. He is the former Chair of the Board of Directors of Maine Media College + Workshops in Rockport, ME and former President of the Board of Habitat for Humanity (North Central MA). Mike previously served as President and then Chairman Emeritus of New Directions, Inc. where he founded and led New Directions’ Board Directorship Program that focused on helping senior executives join corporate boards. Mike has been honored as recipient of the Distinguished Director of the Year Award from the American College of Corporate Directors.

Upcoming Workshop Dates:

  • November 9, 2021 | Noon – 3 pm ET
  • April 2022 (Day and Time TBD)

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