Annual Courses & Events

Annual Courses & Events

Annual Courses & Events

NACD’s annual specialty programming is carefully curated to focus on new trends in the profession of directorship, covering hot-topic issues like ESG, cybersecurity, and the emerging technologies that directly affect your company and your own work as a director.

NACD Continuous Learning Cohorts

NACD offers three distinct Continuous Learning Cohorts. Each dynamic program focuses on one of the top three priorities for boards in 2021, identified by our members.

Virtual Director Professionalism®

Our Director Professionalism® foundation course in boardroom fundamentals, now with the flexibility to participate at any time, from anywhere. This course also serves as the prerequisite for NACD Directorship Certification®.

Summit 2022

For more than 30 years, thousands of directors from across the globe have gathered at the annual NACD Summit to learn, be inspired, and connect with their peers. Summit is where the greatest minds in corporate governance convene to take on the critical issues facing boardrooms today, collectively shaping the future of exemplary board leadership.

Master Class

Thought leadership for experienced lead directors, board, and committee chairs. This course also serves as the first step in becoming an NACD Board Leadership Fellow.

Directorship Candidacy Learning Series

Designed specifically for those aspiring to serve on a corporate board

Private Company Governance Learning Series

Designed specifically for directors looking to enhance the effectiveness of private company boards.

Directorship 100

NACD recognizes leading corporate directors and governance professionals who have demonstrated excellence in the boardroom through innovation, courage, and integrity.

NACD Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Awards

An Inaugural awards gala honoring boards committed to diversity.