Governance Leadership Institute™ Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

MADISON, Wis.— In 2019, CUES Governance Leadership Institute™ will be celebrating ten years of providing the best director education in the industry. Held at the prestigious Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, June 2-5, Governance Leadership Institute features an intense curriculum focusing on issues at the organizational level and is taught by the esteemed Rotman School of Management faculty.

“Our Governance Leadership Institute has quickly become a vital educational component for credit union board members and executives alike,” said John Pembroke, CUES President/CEO, ”For the past ten years, the Rotman School of Management has helped us deliver a powerful learning experience for attendees, allowing them to become stronger contributors to their CU, and better understand their fiduciary responsibilities.”

Richard (Rick) Powers has led the Governance Leadership Institute program since its inception in 2009. He joined the Rotman School of Management in 2005 and has recently completed a 5-Year term as the Associate Dean and Executive Director of the Rotman MBA and Master of Finance Programs.

Rick is an internationally recognized expert in both corporate and not-for-profit governance and is the National Academic Director of the Directors Education Program and the Not-For-Profit Governance Essentials Program (in partnership with the Institute of Corporate Directors – ICD).  He is a director of several not-for-profit organizations and frequently comments on legal and governance issues in various media across Canada.

Joining Rick in leading this interactive institute are Rotman School of Management faulty; Matt Fullbrook, Manager of the Clarkson Centre for Board Effectiveness, John Oesch, Model-Based Business Problem Solving and Organizational Leadership, Glen Whyte, Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management and holder of the Marcel Desautels Chair in Integrative Thinking, and Peter Stephenson, Ph. D., President, Meridien Consulting Services, Inc.

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