<em>Board Operations</em> <br />Board Dynamics and Operations

Board Operations
Board Dynamics and Operations

Since the passage of Sarbanes–Oxley and Dodd–Frank, director responsibilities related to regulatory and compliance oversight have grown. This resource center contains guidance and tools for boards to operate accordingly. 

Evaluate Your Readiness for Board Service

NACD Directorship: Identifying and Filling New and Emerging Skills Gaps Want to Join a Corporate Board? Here’s How (Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance) The Benefits of Serving on a Board in Retirement (Kiplinger’s)

Advisory Services

NACD's in-boardroom education programs help boards continuously deliver value NACD's Evaluation Services enable boards to assess their strengths and opportunities for development

Boardroom Tools & Templates

Customizable director role description Sample board and committee calendars Sample board agenda with strategy components Sample board agendas Sample governance and policy documents

Upcoming Events

Master Class Director Professionalism® NACD Global Board Leaders’ Summit (Sep. 29–Oct. 2, 2018, in Washington, DC)

Board Responsibilities

Director onboarding in the first year The role of the board and director fiduciary duties Director responsibilities and characteristics Defining the role of the board

Board Processes and Structures

An approach to director decision making Eight leading practices of effective boards Changing committee structures Determining governance structures for subsidiaries Implementing effective executive sessions Personal email vs. board portals for board communications

Setting the Board Budget

Determining board budgets and resources Paying your lead director Benchmarking director compensation

Board-Management Dynamics

The board’s relationship with the C-suite Understanding C-suite roles Effective board/management communication Managing asymmetric board information risk