UCGA Board Direction program is a world class education for current or future board members of private, public or state-owned companies. Board Direction programs are based on principles and recommendations of UCGA and OECD and prepared considering the best practices and case studies from INSEAD, Stanford and Harvard.
The Program is organized twice a year and taught by high caliber professors from the best business schools of the world such as INSEAD and London Business School.
One part of the program consists of learning about global best practices and international standards, therefore concentrating on theoretical background. The second part is based on the Ukrainian context presented by local guest speakers and experienced practitioners elaborating on practical issues.
3 000 EUR*
*VAT not included
The Board Direction Program is
- World class corporate governance education in Ukraine
- Flexible and affordable program to fit your daily work
- Introducing practical learning and case studies from around the world
- Establishing a profession of an independent director in Ukraine
- Connecting you with a unique alumni network
LUDO VAN DER HEYDEN
Ludo Van der Heyden, has been a Professor of Technology and Operations Management at INSEAD since 1988 and has been the INSEAD Chaired Professor in Corporate Governance since October 2010. He is the founding Academic Director of INSEAD's Corporate Governance Initiative (ICGI) and, with colleagues, leads the International Directors Program, Modern Governance in Banking, and the Value Creation for Owners and Directors programs. He directed the Advanced Management Program (INSEAD’s most senior general management program, from 2000 to 2008), the INSEAD Zentrum Leipzig (1994-1999), was co-Dean of INSEAD (1990-1995), and also PhD Director & Associate Dean for Research (1989-1990).
Harry Korine teaches corporate governance at the London Business School and the Hochschule St. Gallen. He holds B.A. and B.S. degrees from Stanford University, an M.B.A. from UCLA, and a Ph.D. from INSEAD. He has held assistant Professorships on the faculties of the London Business School and the Pennsylvania State University, been an adjunct professor at INSEAD, served on the boards of several start-ups and worked as an associate at JP Morgan.
Raoul Hasselgren, MBA and Ph D, has been MD and CEO in 25 years of leading companies in Sweden; Unilever, Johnson & Johnson and NK department stores. He has acted as Board Director of some 70 companies, starting 1966. These companies have covered a wide range from private limited companies, public listed companies to state owned enterprises. He has published 20 booklets about board assignment and educated 4 000 Board Directors in Sweden, Finland and the Baltic countries.
Frank Dangeard is a “Director-in- Residence” at INSEAD and Chairman of the International Advisory Council of Hawkamah, the corporate governance institute of the MENA region, based in Dubai. He serves on the boards of Symantec (USA), Royal Bank of Scotland (UK) and RPX (USA). He is also a “board observer” or “advisory board member” of various listed and non-listed companies, principally in the telecom/technology, finance and energy sectors. In February 2011, he published his most recent book,“La décision de crise dans l’entreprise – 12 histoires de gouvernance”, in which he presents twelve stories of governance in times of crisis. Frank Dangeard graduated from the École des Hautes Études Commercales (Prix Jouy-Entreprise), the Paris Institut d’Études Politiques (Lauréat) and from the Harvard Law School (Fulbright Scholar, HLS Fellow).
DOUGLAS H. FRANK
Douglas Frank is a consultant with Analysis Group in Washington, DC and an adjunct professor of strategy at INSEAD. He is an applied microeconomist with expertise in industrial organization, competitive strategy, and organizational and personnel economics. At INSEAD, he was twice recognized as the Outstanding Teacher of Elective Courses in the MBA program. He has also taught at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the European School of Management and Technology. Before earning his Ph.D. in managerial economics and strategy at Northwestern University, Dr. Frank held various management positions at Bayer AG in the U.S. and Germany.
You will study one module every 2 days and complete it over 3 weeks. Each module is taught by a new professor, followed by presentations, board room simulations, reflection sessions. Every module includes guest speaker discussions with experienced practitioners in corporate governance. UCGA provides all of the studying materials, technical equipment, Wi-Fi, food and drinks to make the education sessions productive.
2 days per week
Total: 6 days
We expect you to spend 8 hours of studying per day, which is 48 hours of intensive learning in total.
We anticipate you to do the preparation ahead of education days. For each day you will be assigned to read and analyze:
- Case studies;
- Board room simulation materials;
In order to be certified after the Program, each participant has to prepare one of two types of certification requirements:
- Certification presentation
- Certification paper