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CUES Governance Leadership Instituteā„¢

June 14 - 17, 2015

Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Your price:


CUES Member$5,995.00

Director Member$5,995.00


Day 1
5:00 – 8:30 p.m. Registration,  Reception & Dinner @ InterContinential Hotel Yorkville
Day 2
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Introduction to Mini Case
8:45 – 10:30 a.m. Duties, Risk and Liability
10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Duties, Risk and Liability (cont.)
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Blue Ocean Framework
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 – 5:00 p.m. Blue Ocean Framework (cont.)
Day 3
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Mini Case and Lessons Learned from Day 2
8:45 – 10:30 a.m. Influencing Change 
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Influencing Change (cont.)
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Developing Effectiveness
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 – 5:00 p.m. Developing Effectiveness (cont.)
Day 4
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Mini Case & Lessons Learned from Day 3
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Negotiating During Decision-Making
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Negotiating During Decision-Making (cont.)
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Comprehensive Case Study
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 – 5:00 p.m. Comprehensive Case Study (cont.)
5:00 p.m. Course Wrap up & Certificates

Blue Ocean Framework
Focus on creating value in competitive settings. Explore the links between members, employees and stakeholders. Learn to:

  • Identify the challenges associated with strategic idea generation
  • Utilize “value innovation” frameworks to guide strategic thinking
  • Apply value innovation principles to relevant business settings

Duties, Risks and Liabilities
Examine the responsibilities of directors and executives, specifically relating to these uncertain financial times. Participants will:

  • Examine the role of executives and the fiduciary duties of directors
  • Explore liability

Negotiating During Decision-Making
Learn a practiced approach to managing information exchanges between board members and management. Discover:

  • Ways to negotiate more effectively
  • How information should flow between management and the board

Influencing Change
Explore the roles senior executives and board members play in managing and influencing organizational change. You will:

  • Identify causes of sub-optimal information sharing in decisions
  • Recognize the need for, and describe tactics for engaging in, constructive conflict in discussions
  • Employ six scientific principles of persuasion and influence

Developing Effectiveness
Take part in a collaboration game to experience behaviors that lead to positive and negative exchanges. Learn to:

  • Identify processes and tools you can use to enhance effectiveness
  • Consider the role of evaluations, and how they can enhance team dynamics

Board and Director Self-Assessment
Discuss several approaches to evaluating board and individual director effectiveness. Develop a framework for selecting new directors and recognize the socio-political complexities characterizing boards. You will:

  • Enhance understanding of how to select directors
  • Explore in-depth frameworks for making the selection
Optional Events

Your guest can enjoy Sunday's Welcome Reception with you for $95. Reserve your space in advance.

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