Application for Admission 

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course is ideal for boards of directors of for-profit, crown and not-for-profit organizations who want to improve oversight of culture to help ensure a healthy and productive workplace. Participants will receive practical guidance and real world perspectives on how boards can better evaluate and monitor culture, improve their existing culture and help set the tone from the top.
The course will be taught by Hubert T. Lacroix, former president and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada. Mr. Lacroix has served on the boards of numerous companies and non-profit organizations.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Participants will be provided with leading edge insights and best practices including :

  • Understanding the meaning and context organizations operate in and how this can impact an organization’s culture
  • Importance of culture within the boardroom – from the selection of directors to avoiding unconscious bias
  • Identifying the legal duties and potential liabilities of directors, including recent legislative changes
  • How to assess and track your culture and what sources of information to use
  • The nuances of the responsibility between the board and management for building and maintaining a healthy environment
  • Tools and practical examples for leveraging change in an organization’s culture

WHO WOULD BENEFIT? WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Directors of private for-profit and publicly-listed companies
  • Directors of medium and large not-for-profit organizations, Crown corporation, and public ABCs
  • Graduates of the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program; or
  • Experienced business executives who work with boardrooms, have just joined a board and/or are considering director roles 

COURSE FORMAT

The course will utilize a combination of pre-readings, lectures and panel discussions in a series of modules presented by distinguished directors, legal experts and leading industry professionals.

NOTICE OF ADMISSION

Applicants will be updated on the status of their application by email within 2 business weeks of receipt of an application.

MEMBERSHIP IN THE ICD

The Institute of Corporate Directors is committed to providing its members with a wide range of tools, resources and services that support them in being effective directors and creating high-performing boards. If you are currently a non- member of the ICD, included in your course fee is a one-year ICD membership.

METHOD OF PAYMENT

Online registration requires credit card payment in full, prior to attending the course. If you need to be billed please call the ICD office - tel 416-593-7741 ext 289 or email kcarthy@icd.ca.