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Executive Education #1 Business School in US

Fall Session: September 26 - 29, 2023

Location: UCLA Anderson School of Management, UCLA Campus, Los Angeles
Program Fee: $8,500 (group pricing options available upon request)

15 Recertification Credits toward NACD Directorship Certification®

23.5 MCLE Credits

Farmers CMO Mike Linton discusses how to prepare for board service 

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UTM Fieldset
Strategy, Structure, Succession

Gain what you need to guide and support your executive leadership team around the crucial issues of strategy, structure and succession. We offer a powerful combination of foundational topics and advanced insight on the timeliest and most pressing issues facing boards today, taught by world-class UCLA Anderson faculty and distinguished speakers who represent some of the nation’s most prestigious organizations. Whether a seasoned director or new to the responsibility, you will emerge from this three-day, in-person, on campus experience with greater powers to provide active, informed and independent guidance to your senior leadership team.

Program Overview

An Immersion in Board Best Practices

Boardroom Essentials

  • Hot Topics & Fundamentals of Governance
  • Regulatory Changes Impacting the Boardroom
  • Strategic Management and the Board
  • The ESG Imperative
  • Interactive Case Study: the Board in Action

Expanding Your Impact

  • Digging Deeper into Your Firm’s Financial Statements
  • Managing Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Alliances
  • Ensuring Effective Committees: Audit and Compensation
  • The Board and Activist Shareholders
  • Cyber Risk and Security for Boards
  • Tech and Society

The optional certification exam is offered at the conclusion of the program.

The Experience

An immersion into a unique blend of research-driven, business and board viewpoints, this intensive experience covers the basics, then delves into today’s most complex issues from the boardroom.


You will emerge with a toolkit of boardroom best practices and comprehensive frameworks for handling emerging issues that stand to shape the future of your organization. Moreover, your personal and professional networks will strengthen and expand through  program features such as the Directors Networking Reception and Dinner at which a distinguished keynote speaker will address Governance hot topics.

Video Highlights of Recent Keynote Speakers
  • 15 Recertification Credits toward NACD Directorship Certification®
  • 23.5 MCLE Credits toward meeting the State Bar of California requirements
Who Should Attend?
Directors with all levels of experience will benefit from this program, as will those who work closely with boards, including corporate secretaries and general counsel.
Learn more about the UCLA Anderson Corporate Governance Program