Critical Governance: Emerging and Best Practices for boards

What is changing relating to governance problems and effective solutions? This Critical Governance Masterclass highlights next generation approaches to confronting governance challenges. Where are boards going for solutions? The facilitated discussions will bring you bang up to date with governance shifts , emerging trends and suggested best practice. The speakers will draw on Onboard’s latest Guidance – Governing with Intent and Wired to Govern as well as share patterns and practices emerging from Canada and BoardSource in USA.

This session aimed at Chairs, Board members, Chief Executives , Senior Leadership Team members and board advisers will look at emerging and best practices for boards and how these can strengthen board performance.

Participants will look at:

• How the Governance role can meet current and future needs
• The latest thinking, ideas and approaches in governance thinking
• How the Governance role can meet current and future needs
• The role of an effective chair
• Ways of sustaining a healthy and constructive partnership between the CEO/Chair/board
• Board room behaviours that strengthen governance
• The role of the Senior (or Executive) Management Team
• The role that board advisers can play
• How board effectiveness reviews can help enhance governance performance
• Implementing Codes of Conduct – values and culture

Participants will leave with:

• practical tips, tools, templates and tactics for building Chair, Chief Executive, Board and management relations
• strategies to put best and emerging practices into their context
• ways of identifying red flags and recognising how to deal with them.
• Linking Theory to Practice - essential tools for the Governance Toolkit.

Who should attend

Anyone with an interest in supporting good governance. Will be of interest to Chief Executives, Chairs, Board Members, Members of the Leadership Team, Board Advisors .


5.00pm registration;
5.30pm - 7.30pm seminar;
7.30pm - 8.30pm wine and networking.


£60 (excluding VAT)