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Governing with Intention™ | January 2022


Governing with Intention™ is WATSON’s flagship course based on the three tenets of intentional governance – purpose, belief and design. It delivers practical tools and clear guidance to address the governance challenges facing many organizations. Learn how to shift the dialogue to the issues that matter, navigate the line between governance and management, elevate your personal contribution at the board table and design your board’s culture. Ideal for current, new and incoming directors and chairs, members of the management team supporting the board, corporate secretaries and others who play a role in your organization's governance.

Course Schedule:

January 27-28, 2022

Course Timing (Day 1 and Day 2. Coffee, Tea, snacks and lunch provided):

*WATSON will provide a more detailed agenda closer to the course date.


Take advantage of 2021 rates**

Early Bird Price (until Decembver 15, 2021) - $2,000 -- Regular Price - $2,200

Register 4 or more participants from the same board for $1800/each. Please contact us to receive a discount code.


**2022 Rates: $2,400/pp (early-bird $2,200/pp, groups of 4 or more $2000/pp)


WATSON - COVID-19 Workshop Protocols

Proof of Vaccination

Proof of Covid-10 vaccine is required to attend workshops. All WATSON facilitators and staff are fully vaccinated. Participants must arrive at least 15 minutes early for screening protocols and to show proof of vaccination.

During the Workshop

  • Registration will be limited to ensure adequate spacing is possible
  • As much as possible, physical distancing should be maintained
  • Hand sanitizer will be made available
  • Food/refreshments will be individually packed i.e., no buffet style plating
  • Masks are optional while seated at desks
  • Masks are mandatory for any group work that requires closer proximity to other participants and in public areas

In Case of Illness

If any participant is sick or showing symptoms (fever/chills, loss of sense of smell or taste, difficulty breathing, cough, sore throat), has been exposed to someone who tested positive, or is feeling unwell in any way, they are NOT to attend the workshop. They may transfer their registration/spot to someone else or will have a credit to attend a future session. They should contact Academy Coordinator, Taylor Mebs as soon as possible at

Things Can Change

WATSON reserves the right to cancel any workshop if there is a rise in cases, new Provincial health orders/restrictions are suggested/implemented, or if the facilitator is sick/shows symptom or has been exposed to someone who tested positive. The workshop will be rescheduled, and all participants will have priority registration for the rescheduled workshop or a future one. WATSON is not responsible for any costs participants have incurred e.g., flights, hotel etc.

Price: C$2,000.00 (including C$200 early discount) + 5.00% HST

Start Date: January 27, 2022
End Date: January 28, 2022


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