Corporate Governance & Board Leadership Excellence

with Dr. Ram Charan

November 21, 2019 | Four Seasons Hotel, Mumbai



The Corporate Governance & Board Leadership Masterclass is focused on both publicly traded and private companies; and the core responsibilities, issues and dilemmas that the Board of Directors of corporations are faced with.

Benefits of Attending

Why You Should Attend?

  • The current state and direction of global best practices in corporate governance
  • Implementing and embedding best practices within your organisation /institution

Who Should Attend?

  • Chairman
  • Non-Executive Directors / Executive Directors
  • Family Business Owners
  • Founders of Start-ups
  • CEO / COO
  • Director / Managing Directors


Session 1: The changing external context
  • Shifting power balance among the US, Europe, China and the Middle East
  • Approvals of acquisitions and strategy issues like those of Facebook and
  • Adaptation to digitization
Session 2: Decisions only the board must make
  • What high-quality decision-making looks like
  • The three main forms of decision-making delegation
    - The role of committees
    - Delegating to the management team
    - Subsidiaries and Special Purpose Vehicles

Boards can take help from anyone, but they only should finally make them, and they should be accountable for them.

Session 3: Directors to be on the cutting edge of relevant information and knowledge. Need for independent information

Director Effectiveness as a key feature of board effectiveness

  • Director selection
  • Director competencies – getting the best team into place
  • Director attributes – knowledge, skills, experience, independence and diversity
  • Director induction, development and succession planning
  • Identifying danger signals
  • Director remuneration rules and disclosure
  • Staying current and vital
Session 4: Board and management partnership and board independence at the same time
Session 5: Helping the CEO perform better. Balancing short-term and long-term
Session 6: Detecting signs of CEO failure. Ford 2015
Session 7: Why boards fail?
  • Board roles and relationships
  • Tone from the top
  • Culture, values and behaviours
  • Ethical leadership

Case Discussion:- Ford 2000-2007, GE, Wells Fargo

Session 8: Board’s future composition and board leadership

Nine trends that could change the face of boards by 2030

  • Gender-diversity gains spread through market
  • Fresher boards
  • Skills
  • Smaller boards
  • Institutional shareholders
  • Reduction in board meetings could drive composition change
  • Board internationalisation
  • Robo directors
Session 9: Management vitality and succession planning
Session 10: Beyond compliance. Reorganizing the work of the board. Time allocation. Board evaluation tools

Faculty Profile

Dr. Ram Charan is a world-renowned business advisor, author and speaker who has spent the past 35 years working with many top companies, CEOs, and boards of our time. In his work with companies including GE, Bank of America, Novartis, Verizon, Aditya Birla Group.


  • *Offered Price +18% GST
  • No. Of seats

    Standard Individual

  • INR 70,000
  • 1

    Corporate Group (Gold Package)

  • INR 1,95,000
  • 3

    Corporate Group (Diamond package)

  • INR 3,00,000
  • 5

    Corporate Group (Platinum Package

  • INR 3,85,000
  • 7

Evening Cocktail & Dinner with Ram Charan for Premium Tables.

Know More

*Only one offer will be valid at a time. For any query, please reach us at, +91-9560888566 / +91-120-4171111

Cancellation Policy:

Refund and Substitution Policy (Differ from one programme to other, please read carefully): No refunds will be granted for cancellations made within 15 days of the workshop. Those delegates, who have confirmed and do not attend, are liable to pay the full course fee and no refunds will be granted. Cancellation fee of 50% will be applicable 30 days prior to the workshop. Cancellation fee of 25% will be applicable up to 45 days prior to the workshop. Company reserves the right to amend content, expert, policy, venue & date(s) of the workshop. Participants will be refunded the registration fee in full in case the workshop gets cancelled. In case of refunds or cancellation mentioned above - the inward and outward Forex transaction cost (s) and currency fluctuation differential will be charged while accounting for the refund. Company assumes no liability for any costs including transportation, hotel reservations or any other costs incurred by participants in the event of cancellation.

Substitution Policy:

Substitutions within a company are permitted through the workshop/training date, request must be by email to