This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

New Governance Training Course Gives Directors, Executives 'Essentials' They Need To Succeed

SAN DIEGO, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since directorship is increasingly complex and has ever-expanding responsibilities, Corporate Directors Forum 's Governance Academy is now offering a two-day training course geared toward expanding directors' boardroom competencies, confidence and personal network.


"The Essentials of Corporate Governance" training course, held May 16-17 at the University of San Diego, will be an interactive, dynamic learning experience led by nationally respected directors and boardroom leaders who "bring the boardroom experience to life" by actively engaging attendees, drawing from real-life experiences and including relevant, recent business developments.

Lead instructors include:
  • Suzanne Hopgood , p resident and CEO, The Hopgood Group LLC; former crisis CEO at Furr's Restaurant Group (FRG) and Houlihan's Restaurant Group; former director, Del Global Technologies, Point Blank Solutions Inc.
  • Michael J. Berthelot , director, Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc.; CEO, Cito Capital Corp.; managing principal, Corporate Governance Advisors Inc.

"We believe better directors make better boards, and our purpose is to help directors be better equipped to thrive in an increasingly complicated, regulated and rapidly changing business climate," said Linda Sweeney, executive director of Corporate Directors Forum. "This new program is a great opportunity to invest in yourself as it emphasizes hands-on education and peer-to-peer dialogue in an elegant, academic setting."

The program is aimed toward aspiring and newer directors, experienced directors who understand the critical need to stay current, business leaders, C-level management, general counsel, and key board advisors.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,798.49 -14.90 -0.08%
S&P 500 2,090.11 +1.24 0.06%
NASDAQ 5,127.5250 +11.3820 0.22%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs