Dottie Schindlinger, Executive Director of the Diligent Institute, will present on research findings at two sessions at this annual summit:
9:10 – 9:30 am
How Bullish are Directors?
A look at Corporate Board Member and Diligent Institute’s Directors Confidence Index trends over the last 12 months, with comparisons to Chief Executive and StrategicCFO360 Confidence Indexes.
9:30 – 10:10 am
Think Like an Activist – Strengthening Your Board’s Role in Strategy
One of the key responsibilities of a board is to approve corporate strategy and monitor management’s execution of strategic plans. Easier said than done perhaps? With the development of strategy, by its nature, largely in the hands of management, how can boards add significant value to the strategic planning process? Hear veteran directors’ advice on how you can “think like an activist” to question the status quo, challenge management assumptions, anticipate investor criticism, and help drive innovation.