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Courses for Individuals

It’s time for the training you need to bring top performance to your boardroom.

WATSON’s courses offer directors, chairs and management the governance education they need to improve board performance and up their game.

Governing with Intention™

A comprehensive two-day course covering everything from foundational principles to complex, nuanced scenarios.  Practical tools and clear guidance to address the specific challenges of private and public companies and not-for-profit organizations, including associations, regulatory bodies, municipalities, foundations, charities, family businesses and crowns.

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Chair with Intention™

A 1.5 day course for current, incoming and aspiring chairs designed to deepen their appreciation of the complexities and responsibilities of an effective chair. WATSON’s education is honed from real board experience and steeped in practice, ensuring participants develop strategies, practical tools and techniques to approach the role and elevate their performance.

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The Chair Suite – NEW

Education, coaching and networking for board chairs.  We create a forum where incoming and new chairs connect with seasoned leaders whose years of governance experience bring perspectives from multiple boards of all sizes, from start-ups to national organizations.

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Who should attend
  • Current, new or incoming directors
  • Board chair or incoming chair
  • Management who plays a role in the organization’s governance
  • CEO looking to better understand how to work with the board
  • Professionals who work with boards


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Bottom line?  Your board and you will benefit.

Fuel your passion for governance.

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