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Corporate Board Readiness Workshop: April/May
Corporate Board Readiness Workshop: April/May

Fri, May 10


Virtual Event

Corporate Board Readiness Workshop: April/May

Register for our 6-part series to discover if a corporate director role should be part of your next leadership step.

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Time & Location

May 10, 2024, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM PDT

Virtual Event


About the Event

Please note: One ticket includes all 5 sessions: 8:00-10:00 AM PDT and a 6th Q&A after the workshop

6-Part Virtual Corporate Board Training Fridays Starting April 12:

  • Get Your Board Materials and Plan of Action Ready
  • Learn Corporate Board Ins and Outs
  • Meet Corporate Directors
  • Get Samples and Written Guides

Facilitator: Janet Wong, Independent Board Director; Top 30 Asian American Board Director; NACD D.C.; CPA 

Session 1 (April 12):

The road to the corporate boardroom – getting started. A panel of corporate directors will share their journeys and insights.

  • Why serve on a board?
  • Assess your readiness
  • What type of corporate board is right for you?
  • How and why are the needs for board expertise changing.
  • What is role of the BoD?
  • Difference between board governance and management
  • Ask Me Anything: breakouts with corporate director panelists (20 minutes)

Session 2  (April 19):

How to position yourself and be found as a board candidate. Board savvy advisors and corporate directors will share their insights.

  • Difference between executive and board profiles
  • Creating your board profile: value proposition, bio, resume and LinkedIn
  • Pitching yourself
  • How will boards find you?
  • Networking: mapping your network & building allies for your board journey

Session 3  (April 26):

Target, evaluate, interview, and pitch for board opportunities.  A panel of corporate directors will share their lessons learned.

  • Reverse search – targeting companies & boards
  • Doing your due diligence
  • The interview processes
  • Panelists share their value propositions
  • Your value proposition & pitch practice breakout with peers (20 minutes)

Session 4 ( May 3):

Our legal and insurance experts will walk through some key risk & reward issues for board service.

  • Fiduciary requirements of a director
  • Board compensation
  • D&O and indemnification agreements

Your Draft Board Bio Submission is Due.

Session 5 (May 10) :

Getting input on your board bio draft, reaching out to recruiters and organizations who look for board directors, and continuing your journey.

  • Board members and advisors will join in each breakout group to provide feedback on your bio.
  • Working with search firms and recruiters 
  • Board database and training organizations 
  • Workshop your board bio in small groups 
  • Joining a Mastermind group to continue your board journey

*All sessions are recorded and sent to participants for additional viewing.

Q&A After the workshop:

May 13th: Have all your remaining questions after the workshop sessions are over. Meet with current directors to get a sneak peak behind the curtain. 


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    +$33.75 service fee
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