Preparing for board service is just part of the journey. You need to present yourself to the right boards in a way that demonstrates how you'll integrate and add value to their specific situation. The DCRO Institute provides a variety of services in collaboration with external providers, designed to get you to the right place to serve. Click on the offering titles below to register or contact us.
Are you wary or prudent? Are you resolute or enterprising and bold? Do you understand how your risk perspectives may complement or hamper a board's strategic discussions of risk-taking or the work of various board committees? And how does your risk profile best match an organization's purpose and objectives? In collaboration with Psychological Consultancy Ltd, the DCRO Institute provides a detailed analysis of your risk preferences. We'll help you integrate your risk profile into your board search and documents to make you an even more effective and attractive candidate. Download sample report.
Board members are leaders who make important strategic decisions and set strategic vision. When competent leadership prevails, people and companies prosper. But a room full of leaders requires a different skill set than that of management. This assessment provides a more clear understanding of your performance capabilities, challenges, and core drivers, to provide you with the strategic self-awareness to make a great leader among leaders.
Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a set of emotional and social skills that collectively establish how we perceive and express ourselves, and use emotional information in an effective and meaningful way. Cited by the World Economic Forum as one of the top 10 skills you’ll need to thrive in 2020, understanding and developing Emotional Intelligence is crucial for career success.
Guidance to help you develop the perfect board documents to present yourself for board service.
A Certified Executive Coach with a CEO-level background in financial firms, Michelle Thomson, works with you to gather data on an aspect of behavior that sometimes has unanticipated rippling effects on those around you. Specifically, you will consider gaps between your self-image and how others experience you. This includes a 180-degree assessment and related coaching sessions.
Increase Your Effectiveness - Assessments and Analysis by Certified Executive Coach with a CEO-level background in financial firms, Michelle Thomson. This includes a series of assessments and conversations related to influence, negotiation, presence, and decision-making biases. However far along we are in these inter-related skills, they can always be further developed - often with impactful results. This includes a short introductory call, a pre-assessment goal-setting call, three hours of assessment results review and development guidance, one hour exploring the implications of the combined results related to any goals, and a one-hour follow-up discussion.
Use the link above to gain access to all our self-directed risk governance courses for one year.
If you don't have access to or budget allocated for well-known programs like those from the IoD in the UK, the NACD in the United States, the Directors' College in Canada, or the Australian Institute of Corporate Directors, as examples, or if you are interested in a global board credential, consider the IBDC.D designation as an alternative way to enhance your understanding of the fiduciary duties associated with board service.