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Corporate Board Readiness Workshop: Jan/Feb
Corporate Board Readiness Workshop: Jan/Feb

Fri, Jan 19


Virtual Event

Corporate Board Readiness Workshop: Jan/Feb

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

Jan 19, 2024, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST

Virtual Event


About the Event

Please note: One ticket includes all 5 sessions: 8:00-10:00 AM PT and Director Top Tips Feb 13 3:00-4:00pm PT

6-Part Virtual Corporate Board Training:

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

Facilitator: Nancy Sheppard, Founder & CEO, Women2Boards; Board Coach, The Athena Alliance

Session 1 (Jan 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 (Jan 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 (Jan 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 (Feb 2):

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 (Feb 9):

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

Session 6 (Feb 13- 3:00-4:00pm PT):

Ask a Director

Each session is actioned packed, but there are always questions left at the end of any workshop. This is your opportunity to meet with two directors and get access to all your questions. 

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


  • Your Ticket to the Boardroom

    +$33.75 service fee
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