Director Professionalism<sup>®</sup>

Director Professionalism®

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

2019-08-14 07:00 - 2019-08-16 15:15

NACD’s world-renowned Director Professionalism® foundation course in boardroom fundamentals will convene new and aspiring public company directors in beautiful Southern California.

Through panel discussions, case studies, and keynote presentations with experienced directors, you’ll benefit from real-world and real-time insights into board effectiveness and the evolving role of key committees in today's dynamic business environment. 

Small-group peer exchanges will offer dynamic Q&A on the unique governance challenges and emerging issues facing public, private, and nonprofit boards—and ample time for networking.

Attending NACD Director Professionalism makes a strong statement to stakeholders about your dedication to the highest standards of director professionalism and begins your path toward NACD Governance FellowshipThe Gold Standard Director Credential®.


This comprehensive course provides a robust foundation in the fundamentals and leading practices essential to boardroom effectiveness in today's dynamic corporate governance environment. All course participants gain awareness of the board's core responsibilities and critical areas of director knowledge established in the NACD Director Education Framework.



Terranea Resort
100 Terranea Way
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

NACD has reserved a block of guestrooms at the Terranea Resort at a group rate of $375/night, plus a $15 discounted a night resort fee and applicable taxes (10%). Mandatory maid gratitude of $4/ night and a one-time porterage fee of $10 per room also applies. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at 55-476-3912 and reference “NACD” to receive the discounted rate. The rate will be available until July 22, 2019, or until sold out.


Program Level: Intermediate
Delivery Method: Group-Live 
Prerequisites: Attendees must have an NACD membership and an in-depth understanding of corporate governance.
Advanced Preparation: Materials will be sent to all participants to read before the course.