Board Games©

How to Positively Influence Your Stakeholders

The goal for a board of directors focuses on ensuring the stability of your organisation and you need to maintain specific requirements and standards for the participation of the board. Serving on a board requires dealing with diverse personalities and possible conflicts as a result, but taking certain steps should ease tensions and lead to increased productivity. Taking action and knowing how to effectively manage a board of directors can improve your organisation. This two-day course will focus on how to deal effectively with board members and other important stakeholders in your organisation

Anyone who’s been approached to join a board recently could easily see the opportunity as more curse than blessing. But the truth is, directorships remain a vital function of business, and those who are successful at it are in great demand. Whether you’re under consideration for a board seat or just want a look inside the changing corporate boardroom, come to this workshop to learn what it means to be a director today — and what it takes to succeed in turbulent times.

Who should attend?

  • CEO’s
  • Managing Directors
  • Executive Directors
  • Executive level managers

Workshop Outline:

  • Understand how the boardroom has changed
  • Understand the pressures facing board members in the current economic and political climate
  • How does the board work?
  • What can I expect from the board?
  • What is expected of me?
  • How can I prepare for a directorship?
  • What not to do at board level or at board meetings
  • How can I empower my board?
  • How to get the easy stuff out of the way.
  • How to manage your board for maximum productivity
  • What to say and when to say it
  • Observe the 10/20/30 rule.
  • Don't surprise your board.
  • Pre-sell as much as you can.
  • Present solutions, not questions.
  • How to plan, prepare and execute effective board meetings
  • Responsibilities of a company’s board of directors
  • Rules of conduct for a company’s board of director
  • Understanding and implementing corporate governance
  • Board room behaviour and best practices
  • How to make an impactful presentation to your board
  • How to negotiate successfully with your board

Contact Details

Contact Person: 

Riaan de Klerk
Course Details

Course Delivery Method: 

In House In-House

On Demand On Demand

Course Duration: 

2 days


Please contact us for a quote

Course fee Includes: 

Fully Developed Manual, Experienced Facilitator, Framed Certificate of Attendance, Notepad & Pen