Wharton Executive Education Class

Effective Corporate Boards for Mid-Market Companies

September 23rd, 2018, 9:00AM – 5:00PM

If you are looking for a board seat, serving on a board, or reporting to a board, this is a must-attend program.

Amazon.com: Boards That Lead: When to Take Charge, When to Partner, and When to Stay Out of the WayTaught by Wharton’s renowned faculty, this 1-day certificate program has been specifically designed for mid-market CEOs. Given specific insights about the new role of directors and designing effective boards. You will leave this class with tactical information and a plan to add value, whether you are working with your board or serving as an outside director.

Based on the book Boards That Lead: When to Take Charge, When to Partner, and When to Stay Out of the Way, this CEO Connection exclusive one-day program provides the latest thinking from knowledgeable boardroom veterans on how directors can make a leadership difference.


Michael Useem, PhD

William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management
Editor, Wharton Leadership Digest
Director, Center for Leadership and Change Management, The Wharton School

Michael Useem is Professor of Management and Director of the Center for Leadership and Change Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His university teaching includes MBA and executive-MBA courses on management and leadership, and he offers programs on leadership and governance for managers in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. He works on leadership development with many companies and organizations in the private, public and non-profit sectors. He is the author of The Leader’s Checklist, The Leadership Moment, Executive Defense, Investor Capitalism, Leading Up, and The Go Point. He is also co-author and co-editor of Learning from Catastrophes; co-author of The India Way, Leadership Dispatches, and the forthcoming Catastrophic Risk: How Corporate America Copes with Disruption (Oxford University Press). Mike is co-anchor for a weekly program “Leadership in Action” on SiriusXM Radio Channel 111, Business Radio Powered by Wharton.

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$2,000 for convention attendees; $3,000 for all others