Registration will begin Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. Class will be in session Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until approximately 4:00 p.m., and Friday from 8:00 a.m. until Noon. Your registration fee includes all educational sessions and materials; breakfast Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; refreshment breaks Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (morning only); and lunch Wednesday and Thursday
Day One Registration: 7:00–8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Welcome & Introduction
Introductions & Your Objectives
A Matter of Governance
Credit Union Governance – The Three Legged Stool
The Challenge – Governance & Leadership
What is Governance?
Key Elements of Credit Union Governance
Classic Governance Challenges
Basic Roles & Responsibilities of a Credit Union
Core Governance Responsibilities of a Credit Union Board
Core Legal Duties of Board Members
Roles of Board Members, Officers and the CEO
Traditional & Emergent Governance Models
The Emerging Social Purpose Model
The “Governance Spectrum”
Governance Culture & Dynamics
A Matter of Focus
The Connection Between Focus & Excellence
Exercise: Who Dunnit?
A Matter of Structure
Board Committees and Task Forces
Genesis of the Governance Committee
The “New” Supervisory/Audit Committee
Core Responsibilities of the Supervisory/Audit Committee
Scope of Supervisory/Audit Committee Efforts
A Matter of Thought
Thinking Fast & Thinking Slow
Three Types of Questions: Fiduciary, Strategic and Generative Thought in the Boardroom
Hypothetical Exercise: The Boston Museum of Fine Arts
The Three Modes of Governance Thought
Day Two – 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Welcome and Reflections
Exercise: Day One Thoughts
A Matter of Context
A Matter of Foresight
Flash Forward Video
Exercise: Flash Foresight, Hard & Soft Trends
Emergence of a New Age
The Strategic Planning “Bounce”
Strategic Planning Elements
Strategic Planning Process
Four Modes of Strategic Planning
A Matter of Meetings
Why Do Boards Meet?
Levels of Board Dialogue & Engagement
The Board Meeting of the Future
A Matter of Culture
Building an Effective Board Culture
The Idea of a Learning Organization
The Governance Culture of the Future
A Matter of Architecture
The Danger of Information Overload
Tools You Can Use
Day Two – Conclusion
Exercise: Day Two Thoughts & Homework Assignment
Day Three – 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Welcome and Reflections
Exercise: Day Two Thoughts
A Matter of Assessment
When Should You Assess
Why Do an Assessment?
What Assessment Methodologies Are Used?
Different Types of Assessments
Some Pitfalls to Avoid
What CUES and Quantum Governance Offer
The Benefits of:
An Assessment and Retreat
Using an Outside Facilitator
Exercise: It’s Your Agenda Now!
Final Thoughts & The Credit Union Board of the Future
The Core Purpose of Your Credit Union’s Board
Your Board’s Committee Structure
Including Strategic/Educational Discussions in the Boardroom
Fostering Strategic Thought
Creating a Blueprint for Constant Improvement
Designing, Identifying and Building the Credit Union Board of the Future