The Strategic Oversight Role of the Board Program consists of 4 on-line modules of approximately 3.5 hours in duration each delivered live by one of the world’s leading strategy and governance experts, Dr. Chris Bart. The program content is applicable to all type of organizations, across all industry sectors and jurisdictions, with a focus on the practical, hands on role of the board in their Strategic Oversight role. Best of all, when you pass the qualifying 'Certification Exam' at the end of the program, you will earn the right to use the prestigious “S.O.C” designation after your name, thereby signalling your commitment to excellence in governance.
The need for strategic thinking in every sector (for profit, not-for-profit, charitable, government agencies) has never been greater. Every industry today is experiencing massive disruptive change. Accordingly, surrounded by all this change and turmoil, the single biggest challenge facing Boards of Directors is to oversee both their organization’s planning process and management’s strategic thinking…amid chaos!… and in so doing help them avoid the costly mistakes that can put their organization at risk and send careers spiraling. In their role as “governors”, directors are charged specifically with the responsibility to ensure that their organization’s assets are safeguarded and that the best possible decisions are being made by management. Nowhere is ensuring the quality of decisions more important for a board than when it comes to reviewing and approving the strategy of their organization. It represents one of the single most important decision any organization can make