Sustaining performance through active ownership
Value Creation for Owners and Directors is a five-day programme designed to develop the skills and knowledge for highly effective ownership and board membership. Due to a significant shift of responsibility for company performance and sustainability (that is, value creation and preservation) from management to the boardroom, business owners and directors need to play an increasingly active and critical role in strategic guidance, oversight and effective decision-making.
This programme focuses on the key areas of value creation, including finance, governance, strategy, leadership and organisational skills. Through specifically developed INSEAD frameworks and tools, the programme provides business owners and directors with the skills that will enable them to incorporate the concept of value creation in a more systematic, principled and disciplined approach.
How you benefit
- Understanding of responsibilities: Understand the broader context in which owners and directors operate and the responsibilities that come with an ownership or director mandate.
- Overview of knowledge and competencies: Gain an overview of the knowledge and competencies expected from owners and directors today.
- Skills to create board culture: Develop skills that contribute to the creation of a high-performing board culture.
- Ability to challenge: Hone the ability to challenge other directors, investors, executives and experts through positive exchanges focused on the key issues that underpin value creation.
Value Creation for Owners and Directors is designed for owners and directors of private and listed companies, including chairs of boards and shareholders in family firms, corporate structures, conglomerates and sovereign wealth funds. In addition, the programme may be of interest to: investors; senior professionals from the institutional investment community as well as strategic investment units; and professionals from firms that serve boards and their committees.
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INSEAD Certificate in Corporate Governance
The INSEAD Certificate in Corporate Governance (IDP-C) is designed to be a global credential for board members operating internationally – the first of its kind offered by an academic institution. Completion of the certificate enables participants to become a part of the INSEAD alumni community. Within this community, participants become a part of an international network of directors and executives.
INSEAD Advanced Certificate in Corporate Governance
The INSEAD Advanced Certificate in Corporate Governance is designed for holders of the INSEAD Certificate in Corporate Governance who wish to further pursue their development across core competencies that are key to effective directorship. It provides participants with a personal development plan at board level over multiple years (up to a maximum of five years) that is both stimulating and engaging.
The INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre was launched in 2010 and undertakes cutting-edge research and teaching tailored to the needs of boards and international directors. It aims to establish new programmes and events that foster a global dialogue on the challenges of corporate governance and leadership in an international context.
INSEAD’s Value Creation for Owners and Directors helps participants understand what value means from an owner’s standpoint and helps them formulate long term goals for their businesses.
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