The Board Directors' Programme course

The Board Directors' Programme course


Welcome to The Board Directors' Programme, a comprehensive course designed to equip current and aspiring board directors with the knowledge, skills, and insights needed to excel in their roles and drive organizational success. Serving on a board of directors is a significant responsibility that requires a deep understanding of governance principles, strategic thinking, and effective decision-making. This program is tailored to provide participants with practical tools, frameworks, and best practices to fulfill their duties as board members and contribute value to the organizations they serve. Through interactive sessions, case studies, and discussions with industry experts, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the responsibilities, challenges, and opportunities associated with board leadership.

Course Objective:

  1. Understanding Board Governance: Provide participants with a thorough understanding of corporate governance principles, regulatory requirements, and ethical standards governing board governance.
  2. Enhancing Board Effectiveness: Equip participants with the skills and strategies needed to enhance board effectiveness, foster constructive board dynamics, and drive alignment with organizational goals.
  3. Strategic Decision-Making: Develop participants' ability to analyze complex issues, assess risks, and make informed strategic decisions that drive long-term value creation and sustainable growth.
  4. Stakeholder Engagement: Explore the importance of stakeholder engagement and relationship management in effective board leadership, including communication strategies and accountability mechanisms.
  5. Risk Management and Compliance: Provide insights into risk management practices, compliance frameworks, and oversight responsibilities to ensure legal and regulatory compliance and mitigate organizational risks.

Organization Benefit:

  1. Improved Governance Practices: Organizations will benefit from enhanced governance practices and greater transparency, accountability, and integrity in decision-making processes.
  2. Enhanced Board Performance: The program will contribute to the development of high-performing boards capable of providing strategic guidance, overseeing organizational performance, and driving innovation and growth.
  3. Better Risk Management: Organizations will strengthen their risk management capabilities and compliance frameworks, reducing exposure to legal and reputational risks.
  4. Enhanced Reputation: By investing in board leadership development, organizations will enhance their reputation as responsible corporate citizens committed to sound governance practices and ethical conduct.
  5. Long-Term Sustainability: The program will support the long-term sustainability and resilience of organizations by equipping boards with the skills and insights needed to navigate complex challenges and capitalize on emerging opportunities.

Target Participants:

The Board Directors' Programme is designed for current and aspiring board directors, including board members, executives, senior managers, and professionals seeking to enhance their understanding of board governance and leadership. It is suitable for individuals serving on corporate, nonprofit, and public sector boards who are committed to fulfilling their fiduciary duties and driving organizational excellence.

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction to Board Governance
    • Principles of corporate governance
    • Roles and responsibilities of board directors
    • Case Study: Governance failures and their impact on organizations
  2. Strategic Leadership and Oversight
    • Setting the strategic direction and vision
    • Monitoring organizational performance and outcomes
    • Case Study: Leading organizational change through effective board oversight
  3. Board Dynamics and Effectiveness
    • Building constructive board dynamics and relationships
    • Conducting effective board meetings and decision-making processes
    • Case Study: Resolving conflicts and fostering collaboration on the board
  4. Risk Management and Compliance
    • Identifying and assessing organizational risks
    • Ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
    • Case Study: Managing reputational risks and crisis situations
  5. Stakeholder Engagement and Communication
    • Engaging with stakeholders and managing relationships
    • Communicating effectively with shareholders, employees, and other stakeholders
    • Case Study: Building trust and credibility through transparent communication
  6. Ethical Leadership and Corporate Responsibility
    • Upholding ethical standards and values
    • Promoting corporate social responsibility and sustainability initiatives
    • Case Study: Balancing profit with social and environmental impact
  7. Capstone Project: Board Leadership in Action
    • Applying course concepts to a real-world board leadership challenge
    • Presentation of capstone projects
    • Case Study: Navigating a strategic decision-making process on the board

Essential Information


  1. Our courses are customizable to suit the specific needs of participants.
  2. Participants are required to have proficiency in the English language.
  3. Our training sessions feature comprehensive guidance through presentations, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and collaborative group activities. Our facilitators boast extensive expertise, each with over a decade of experience.
  4. Upon fulfilling the training requirements, participants will receive a prestigious Global King Project Management certificate.
  5. Training sessions are conducted at various Global King Project Management Centers, including locations in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kigali, Dubai, Lagos, and others.
  6. Organizations sending more than two participants from the same entity are eligible for a generous 20% discount.
  7. The duration of our courses is adaptable, and the curriculum can be adjusted to accommodate any number of days.
  8. To ensure seamless preparation, payment is expected before the commencement of training, facilitated through the Global King Project Management account.
  9. For inquiries, reach out to us via email at [email protected] or by phone at +254 114 830 889.
  10. Additional amenities such as tablets and laptops are available upon request for an extra fee. The course fee for onsite training covers facilitation, training materials, two coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a certificate of successful completion. Participants are responsible for arranging and covering their travel expenses, including airport transfers, visa applications, dinners, health insurance, and any other personal expenses.

Course Date Duration Location Registration
12/08/2024 To 16/08/2024 5 Days Kigali Rwanda
09/09/2024 To 13/09/2024 5 Days Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
07/10/2024 To 11/10/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
04/11/2024 To 08/11/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
02/12/2024 To 06/12/2024 5 Days Mombasa Kenya