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Center for Board Effectiveness Offerings

Helping directors deliver value

The Center for Board Effectiveness helps directors fulfill their oversight responsibility to the organization they serve throughout their board service, through a portfolio of high-quality, innovative experiences. Whether an individual is aspiring to board participation or has extensive board experience, the Center’s programs can enable them to contribute effectively and provide focus in the areas of governance and audit, strategy, risk, innovation, compensation, and succession.

Board insights

On the board's agenda

A series of board-briefing articles with each issue examining a single topic in detail with perspectives from Deloitte subject matter specialists.

On the audit committee’s agenda

A series of periodic audit committee-focused publications that examines topics impacting the audit committee’s responsibilities and priorities.

Audit Committee Brief

A periodic publication that provides audit committee members with recommendations, overviews of corporate governance resources, regulatory and legislative environment outlooks, and technical updates.

Deloitte Digest—Board of directors

A succinct, monthly communication that features timely governance and business insights and research of interest to the board of directors and senior executives.

Board Practices Quarterly

A quarterly series of reports, done in collaboration with the Society for Corporate Governance, providing pulse survey benchmarks on relevant topics for boards.

Board and committee education

Boards and their committees seek education for a variety of reasons, including to better understand their role and responsibilities, stay on top of matters impacting their companies and the governance landscape, and to meet their required company board educational requirements. Deloitte’s Center for Board Effectiveness has developed customized education for boards, their committees, and individual directors that focuses on the board’s agenda and areas where the board may need to anticipate innovation, disruption, and uncertainty.

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Center for Board Effectiveness offerings

Board-Ready Program

Educational and networking programs offered for highly skilled current and retired executives who have the interest and experience to be considered for nomination to a public company board or directorship, but who might not have a playbook for starting the journey.

Attendees will share and gain insight into how to position themselves for board opportunities. The program agenda may include subject matter specialists, such as current board members, board committee chairs, and search firms to share their experiences and insight into becoming a board-viable candidate. A select number of senior executives are invited to each session, which makes for an intimate and in-depth exchange of ideas along with the opportunity to network with peers.

Board and Audit Committee Labs

​Unique experiences designed to help boards and audit committees explore their responsibilities, priorities, and practices, with an emphasis on enhancing effectiveness, especially during times of transition. The half- to one-day, customized sessions focus on helping enhance the performance of board and audit committee members, both as individuals and as part of a high-functioning team. The facilitated programs incorporate leading practices from our research and extensive experience with boards and audit committees, as well as advance input from the participants' key stakeholders.

Board and Audit Committee Symposiums

These two-day events bring together Fortune 500 board and audit committee members with corporate governance leaders for interactive sessions on timely topics facing today's boards.

The Deloitte Audit Committee Symposium, an annual, invitation-only event for audit committee members, examines current and future priorities of audit committees. The Symposium provides timely business and board topics of relevance to today’s audit committee members with numerous opportunities for attendees to share their insights with speakers and fellow committee members.

Deloitte's Board Symposium brings together board members and corporate governance leaders. The Board Symposium features interactive sessions on topics that are top of mind for board members. The target attendee is an executive or board member who sits on Fortune 500 boards.

Board Governance Webinars

Provides board members and executives from across industries and geographies with the opportunity to gather and learn about a variety of topics prevalent on board agendas today.

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​For timely, board-focused thoughtware and research, explore Deloitte's Center for Board Effectiveness.

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Carey Oven

Carey Oven

Center for Board Effectiveness | Deloitte & Touche LLP

Carey is national managing partner of Deloitte’s Center for Board Effectiveness. She leads the Center to help both corporate board members fulfill their governance-related responsibilities and aspirin... More

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