Annual Courses & Events

Annual Courses & Events

Annual Courses & Events

NACD’s annual specialty programming is carefully curated to focus on new trends in the profession of directorship, covering hot-topic issues like ESG, cybersecurity, and the emerging technologies that directly affect your company and your own work as a director.

ESG Continuous Learning Cohort

This cohort focuses on managing risks associated with social, human capital, and environmental impacts.

Cybersecurity Continuous Learning Cohort

This cohort focuses on cyber risks, as the prolonged pandemic crisis has made it harder for companies to maintain security and business continuity.

Digital Transformation Continuous Learning Cohort

This cohort focuses on leveraging successful digital transformation to meet shifting customer preferences, increase internal organizational productivity, and create new sources and even models for revenue generation.

Director Professionalism

Our foundation course in boardroom fundamentals providing directors with the real-world, real-time insights needed to successfully navigate today's dynamic business environment.

Virtual Director Professionalism®

Our Director Professionalism® foundation course in boardroom fundamentals, now with the flexibility to participate at any time, from anywhere. This course also serves as the prerequisite for NACD Directorship Certification®.

Master Class

Thought leadership for experienced lead directors, board, and committee chairs. This course also serves as the first step in becoming an NACD Board Leadership Fellow.

Future of the Boardroom: Navigating 2022

Our annual course designed to help your board understand what’s new, what’s next, and what practices your peers have adopted to make the best of their time in the boardroom.

Directorship 100

NACD recognizes leading corporate directors and governance professionals who have demonstrated excellence in the boardroom through innovation, courage, and integrity.


An Inaugural awards gala honoring boards committed to diversity.