CHAIR OF THE BOARD IN LIFE SCIENCES
An Albright Academy Program
The role of the Board Chair has in recent years assumed greater complexity and significance requiring strong board leadership. The demands and challenges facing Board Chairs are ever-increasing ranging from setting direction and shaping strategy to acting as the pivot between the board, CEO and external stakeholders.
The Chair of the Board in Life Sciences program provides current or aspiring chairs with the opportunity to discover, share and practise techniques for achieving greater board effectiveness.
HIGH PERFORMING BOARD CHAIRS IN LIFE SCIENCES
The role of a high-performing Board Chair is crucial in steering a strong and effective Board of Directors, utilizing sound corporate governance practices. In the complex and dynamic healthcare sector, companies with professional Boards are more likely to experience growth and unlock business potential, ultimately leading to improved financial outcomes for all stakeholders.
Assuming the role as Board Chair in the Life Sciences industry is both demanding and rewarding. Essential to success is setting clear objectives and strategies, both for the company and the Board, and maintaining focus even in the face of financial, political, and crisis-related challenges. The Chair must be equipped with a steady hand, experience, and tools to effectively fulfill this demanding role.
Gain deep insights from 8 seasoned Board Chairs
To be confirmed
30. + 31. October
DKK 14.950,- + VAT
incl. materials, food, drinks etc.
DRIVING BOARD EXCELLENCE
Senior executives with extensive experience in the pharma, biotech, or medtech industry are prime candidates for Board positions in Life Sciences and Healthcare companies.
The 'Chair of the Board in Life Sciences' program aims to elevate your understanding and enhance your competencies, enabling you to serve as an effective Board Chair.
This two-day course offers valuable knowledge, best practices, and tools through presentations and hands-on case studies based on real-life challenges faced by Board Chairs in the Life Sciences industry. Our expert speakers bring a wealth of experience in chairing boards and driving value for companies in the sector.
Leveraging decades of experience and Life Sciences industry insights, Albright's board search services match governing boards with Non-Executive and Executive Directors who can best enable their continued success, diversity goals and mission fulfillment.
We have crafted this program to elevate Board Excellence in the Life Sciences industry and invite you to be a part of it.
“How to Be a Good Board Chair?
The key is to remember you’re not the CEO.”― Harvard Business Review
WHAT YOU WILL GAIN BY PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM
Eight seasoned Board Chairs will impart their expertise and practical insights on specific topics gained from their real-world experience in the Life Sciences industry. In groups, participants will assume the role of a Life Sciences company's Board/Board Chair and face real-life scenarios and dilemmas. The group discussions and decisions will be presented and critically evaluated by expert instructors leading the session.
Legal framework for the Chair of the Board
Election of the Chair of the Board
The legal duties of the Board and Chair of the Board
The Personal Liability Risks of Board Service
The Chair’s role
The role and responsibilities of the Chair
The key characteristics of a Chair person
How to Chair a board meeting
The do’s and don’ts of a Chairperson
Board Search & Board Assessment
Strategy choice and implementation
The Chair’s co-operation with the CEO & the management
Risk spotting & issues/crisis management
Financing options & dilemmas
Securing the necessary capital
Financing research and development programs
Debt or equity financing
When to consider an IPO
The COB’s role in Capital raising and M&A processes
What investors are looking for
Investor types & how they match the company’s life cycle
Working with different investors
CANDIDATES FOR THE PROGRAM
The program focuses on the duties and responsibilities of being a Board Chair, so a foundational understanding of board work is necessary for participants. This can be achieved through prior board experience, general board education, or experience in top management at a Life Sciences company.
Contact us for further information on the program and the candidate profile at email@example.com.