The 21st Century Corporate Board

The 21st Century Corporate Board

1-2 Jul, 2024

The 21st Century Corporate Board

Time Mon Jul 01 2024 at 09:00 am to Tue Jul 02 2024 at 05:00 pm

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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MYR 8,095 - 8,895
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Join us in Dubai on July 1st - 2nd, 2024, for a two-day corporate governance masterclass designed to enhance board effectiveness and strategic oversight. Discover the latest in risk management, ESG integration, and digital transformation through expert-led discussions and interactive sessions. This event is perfect for board members, senior executives, and governance professionals looking to lead with sustainability and navigate the complexities of modern governance. Gain essential tools and insights to propel your organization toward effective and responsible leadership.


“Terrific! A comprehensive and insightful overview of the board's changing role. Exceptionally well written -- even witty -- and thoroughly researched with some insightful details not previously public... an outstanding analysis of the future for corporate directors and an indispensable resource for shareholders and managers as well... balances theory and practical suggestions on every aspect of board service... this engaging and thoughtful book makes a major contribution.”

Nell Minow LENS Inc

“A welcome addition... Ward speaks from knowledge. A very readable book about boards for boards. This is a book which deserves to be in the bottom drawer of every senior member of our profession. Ward is prepared to ask the toughest of questions.”

Corporate Secretary magazine (Hong Kong) Institutional Shareholder Services newsletter

“Ralph Ward has pulled together all of his experience and wisdom to help executives make the leap to board service. Finally a true guidebook full of detail actionable steps for getting onto a board.”

Betsy Atkins Volvo Cars Group


The Corporate Governance Masterclass features in-depth discussion on the development and role of boards governance best practice structuring effective boards leadership and handling “inside the boardroom” conflicts. The masterclass seminar is set in a dynamic "virtual boardroom" environment where this experience is structured to provide:

  • Expert-Led Insights: Gain a thorough understanding of board development and the latest in governance best practices from an internationally- recognized expert in Board and Director advisor Ralph Ward.
  • Hands-On Training: Participate in intensive scenario-based simulations that mimic real boardroom challenges.
  • Leadership Skills: Develop crucial skills to effectively manage and navigate boardroom dynamics and conflicts.
  • Professional Networking: Meet and connect with other governance professionals and industry leaders to expand your professional network.


  • Formulate efficient charters memberships and agendas for audit compensation and governance/nominating committees.
  • Learn what are specific “best practice” tips for audit committees & update committee functions to meet contemporary governance demands.
  • Develop board-based risk assessment processes tailored to current business climates.
  • Gain proficiency in managing cybersecurity data privacy AI and regulatory changes.
  • Construct a comprehensive skills matrix to identify and bridge talent gaps within your board.
  • Learn strategies for the board chair to effectively share power with the chief executive and identify potential conflict points.
  • Utilize tools and frameworks to integrate and manage effective ESG strategies.
  • Simplify board meeting packages to enhance preparation and clarity.
  • Recognize and use key risk indicators to protect and steer your business effectively


Tickets for The 21st Century Corporate Board can be booked here.

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Mon Jul 01 2024 at 09:00 am to Tue Jul 02 2024 at 05:00 pm


Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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