High performance boards Course

High performance boards Course


Welcome to the High Performance Boards course! High-performing boards play a critical role in the success and sustainability of organizations. This course is designed to equip board members with the knowledge, skills, and strategies necessary to enhance their effectiveness and contribute positively to organizational performance. Through a blend of theoretical insights, practical exercises, and real-world case studies, participants will explore the key characteristics of high-performing boards, best practices for governance and oversight, and strategies for fostering collaboration and strategic alignment within the boardroom.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understanding High Performance Boards: Develop an understanding of the characteristics and dynamics of high-performing boards and their impact on organizational success.
  2. Enhancing Board Effectiveness: Explore strategies for enhancing board effectiveness, including improving board composition, dynamics, and decision-making processes.
  3. Aligning Board and Organizational Goals: Learn how to align board activities and priorities with organizational goals and strategic objectives.
  4. Effective Governance and Oversight: Understand the role of the board in governance, risk management, and compliance, and learn best practices for effective oversight.
  5. Building Board Leadership and Culture: Develop leadership skills and foster a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement within the boardroom.

Organization Benefits:

  1. Improved Governance and Oversight: Equipping board members with the knowledge and skills to function effectively enhances governance and oversight, leading to better decision-making and risk management.
  2. Enhanced Strategic Alignment: Aligning board activities with organizational goals and objectives ensures that board decisions are strategic and contribute to long-term success.
  3. Increased Board Engagement: Engaged and motivated board members are more likely to contribute actively to discussions, provide valuable insights, and drive positive change within the organization.
  4. Stronger Board-Management Relationships: Building strong relationships between the board and management fosters trust, collaboration, and transparency, leading to more effective governance and decision-making.
  5. Enhanced Organizational Performance: High-performing boards are better positioned to provide strategic direction, monitor performance, and support organizational growth and success.

Target Participants:

 This course is designed for current and aspiring board members, including directors, trustees, and senior executives who serve or aspire to serve on boards of directors or advisory boards. It is suitable for individuals from diverse industries and sectors who seek to enhance their board governance skills, contribute effectively to boardroom discussions, and drive organizational success.

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction to High Performance Boards
    • Characteristics of high-performing boards
    • Importance of board effectiveness for organizational success
    • Case Study: Analyzing the impact of board dynamics on organizational performance
  2. Board Composition and Dynamics
    • Board composition and diversity
    • Building effective board teams and dynamics
    • Case Study: Evaluating board composition and dynamics in different organizational contexts
  3. Strategic Alignment and Goal Setting
    • Aligning board activities with organizational goals and objectives
    • Setting strategic priorities and performance metrics
    • Case Study: Aligning board activities with organizational strategy
  4. Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance
    • Role of the board in governance, risk management, and compliance
    • Best practices for effective oversight and accountability
    • Case Study: Managing governance, risk, and compliance challenges in the boardroom
  5. Board Leadership and Culture
    • Developing board leadership skills and fostering a culture of accountability
    • Building trust, collaboration, and transparency within the boardroom
    • Case Study: Cultivating board leadership and culture in high-performing organizations
  6. Board Effectiveness and Evaluation
    • Assessing board performance and effectiveness
    • Conducting board evaluations and identifying areas for improvement
    • Case Study: Implementing board evaluations to enhance effectiveness
  7. Continuous Learning and Improvement
    • Strategies for continuous learning and development for board members
    • Incorporating feedback and lessons learned into board practices
    • Case Study: Implementing a continuous improvement framework for board governance



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
17/06/2024 To 21/06/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
15/07/2024 To 19/07/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
12/08/2024 To 16/08/2024 5 Days Dubai, UAE
09/09/2024 To 13/09/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
07/10/2024 To 11/10/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
04/11/2024 To 08/11/2024 5 Days Nanyuki, Kenya
02/12/2024 To 06/12/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
30/12/2024 To 03/01/2025 5 Days Nairobi Kenya