NACD’s highly interactive AdvancedDirector Professionalism® foundation course will convene experienced directors looking to position themselves as lead directors, board and/or committee chairs in downtown Chicago.
Through panel discussions, committee chair/lead director training, workshops, and case studies with seasoned board leaders, you’ll benefit from real-world and real-time insights to help you navigate critical board leadership challenges, build a high performance board, and effectively lead your board and committees.
Small-group peer exchanges will simultaneously deepen and showcase your expertise while you make new connections with experienced directors from a wide range of industries.
Attending NACD Advanced Director Professionalism makes a strong statement to stakeholders about your dedication to exemplary board leadership and begins your path toward NACDBoard Leadership Fellowship—The Gold Standard Director Credential®.
Apply leading boardroom practices to case studies, workshops, and key-committee/lead-director training. Simultaneously deepen and showcase your expertise in small-group peer exchanges—and make new connections with experienced directors from a wide-range of industries. Each agenda is designed with an expert faculty of experienced board leaders to address real world corporate-governance challenges, improve committee effectiveness, and build a high performance board.
Sharpen your committee and board leadership expertise with lead director and key-committee (audit, compensation, and nominating and governance) training directly from seasoned chairs
Apply NACD's "Key Agreed Principles" to boardroom challenges, including director onboarding and executive compensation—and use to tailor your decision making and governance process to meet the needs of your stakeholders
Gain practical tools to establish a dynamic boardroom culture and improve communication and performance across the board and committees Learn how to make the most of your time with your fellow directors as the list of director responsibilities and committee requirements continues to grow
Prepare for emerging disruptions, including cyber risk and shareholder activism, through interactive simulations and case-studies—and take actionable insights back to your board
Review a step-by-step process for successful M&A transactions from directors who have navigated the path to a successful new company
Deep dive into why and how boards should reassess their role in strategy, including a framework for board engagement in strategic activities and processes
JW Marriot Chicago
151W Adams Street
NACD has reserved a block of guestrooms at the JW Marriot Chicago at the group rate of $329/night, plus applicable taxes. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at 877-303-0104 and giving the group name “NACD” or by using this link JW Marriott Online Reservation. The rate will be available until May 24, 2019, or until sold out.