Women Corporate Directors Program

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Duration 5 days
Fees € 2,450,-
  • Join this platform for ambitious women to get inspired by and gain insights from female business leaders.
  • Benefit from academic discipline and business relevance.
  • Expand your network with ambitious high-potentials who face similar challenges in their work environment.
  • Pick one module or select the total of five modules.

Together with the Dutch Chapter of the international organization Women Corporate Directors, TIAS developed this program to inspire and instruct the next generation of Women Corporate Directors and support the flow of talented women to the top of organizations. It provides ambitious women with the tools to help them pave the way towards top management position.

Top class faculty and guest speakers

Our professors, Mijntje Lückerath, Edith Hooge and Annet Aris will inspire you with the latest insights in governance, strategy and leadership. Members of the Dutch WCD, all executive and non-executives directors, will give lectures on their specific professional field of expertise. Guest speakers in previous cohorts were, for example: 

• Tanja Nagel, CEO Theodoor Gilissen Bankiers
• Corinne Vigreux, Co-founder and Managing Director TomTom, non-executive director Takeaway.com (Thuisbezorgd.nl)
• Margot Scheltema, non-executive director De Nederlandsche Bank, Schiphol Group, TNT Express
• Charlotte Insinger, non-executive director SNS Bank, VastNed Retail, Delta
• Ilham Kadri, Senior Vice President Sealed Air (NYSE)
• Pamela Boumeester, non-executive director Heijmans, Ordina, Persgroep
• Petra Groenland, Partner KPMG US Accounting & Reporting Group
• Mirjam de Blecourt, Partner Employment and Pensions Practice Group Netherlands, Baker & McKenzie
• Heleen Kersten, Partner Stibbe

At least five of the faculty members and guest speakers are listed in the top-50 of Most Powerful Women in The Netherlands

 

 

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The program exists of 5 afternoon and evening modules (15.00 - 20.00), each of which is a co-creation among a professor, an influential female business leader and the participant group. The program focusses on management dilemma’s that are encountered at top management positions.

Each module is built around one key management area and exists of ‘inspirational sessions’ and ‘outside -in sessions’. Inspirational sessions focus on relevant conceptual/ academic as well as practical knowledge and insights. During Outside-in sessions, female Business Leaders inspire you with their own perspectives, manner of decision making, examples and insights at the highest level in the organization.

  • Open up your own perspective by viewing management dilemma’s from different perspectives.
  • Personal growth by mirroring yourself with leading female business directors.
  • Enable yourself to better deal with business challenges in todays’ complex environment.
  • Gain more confidence in taking the next step in your management career.
  • (Further) develop yourself as a responsible leader.

We deliberately design our program to encourage individual growth and to foster productive interaction. The number of participants in the program is limited to make it a real interactive experience.

The program

Governance Dilemma’s – 26 September 2017
Leadership Dilemma’s -  31 October 2017
Finance & Risk Dilemma’s – 21 November 2017
Strategy Dilemma’s – 14 December 2017
Remuneration and Selection Dilemma’s – 16 January 2018 


About the Women Corporate Directors (WCD)

WCD is an international organization with influential business women worldwide. With over 3,500 members who serve on over 6,500 boards, WCD has served as a terrific catalyst for new thinking and networking. WCD has become a true champion for women directors and a vital source of expertise.

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The program is meant for female professionals with business talent and leadership potential, with the ambition to grow towards top management. The admission is a selective process based on professional achievement and organizational responsibility. Because a diverse participant mix is an important part of the program, we look for candidates who reflect a broad range of industries, functions and backgrounds to enrich the learning experience.

To safeguard the quality of the master class and to promote fruitful interaction, the number of participants is limited to 25. For more information on the participants and admission requirements, contact the Program Adviser.

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“Role models are very important for female professionals on their way to the business top. They often choose female leaders as a symbol of opportunity and inspiration, someone that can further increase their confidence. This program is created to serve this purpose.”  Prof. dr. Mijntje Lückerath, Academic Director

Distinguished faculty from TIAS, Tilburg University and other well-known institutes around the globe as well as influential corporate directors from WCD will contribute to the program. Prof. dr. Mijntje Lückerath-Rovers, WCD member and Professor Corporate Governance at TIAS Business School is the Academic Director of the program. 

For the most up-to-date list of faculty and guest speakers, please contact your program adviser.

 

Academic Director

Mijntje Lückerath
Mijntje Lückerath
Full Professor
Prof. dr. Mijntje Lückerath is professor in Corporate Governance at Tilburg University/TIAS. Her research focuses on the role of the board of directors, corporate governance, especially with respect to boardroom dynamics (including independency, board evaluations, transparency and board diversity). She is the author of the annual Dutch Female...
Edith Hooge
Edith Hooge
Full Professor

Faculty

Oscar David
Oscar David
Adjunct Professor
Drs. Oscar G. David (1965) is an organizational psychologist, executive coach, board room consultant and speaker on leadership and change. The past 25 years he guided leaders and professionals in the top of many international companies, financial institutions, ministries and other government organizations and healthcare institutions. Oscar David...
Arco van de Ven
Arco van de Ven
Full Professor
Dr. Arco van de Ven is Professor Internal Control, Accounting Information Systems at TIAS, the business school of Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of Technology. He obtained his PhD at Erasmus University Rotterdam where he has also been program director of the postgraduate Executive Master of Finance & Control and the postgraduate...
As van David
As van David
Annet Aris is adjunct professor of strategy at INSEAD since 2003 where she developed and teaches the MBA-course “Media, Internet and the digital transition”. She was nominated in 2010 and 2011 for the best teacher award by the MBA...
Camiel Selker
Camiel Selker
Consultant

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The costs for this program are € 2,450,-. The costs per module are € 595,-.
The program is excluded from VAT.

Members of the WCD, alumni from TIAS School for Business and Society, Tilburg University and Technische Universiteit Eindhoven receive a discount of 10% on the program.

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Jet Eshuis
Jet Eshuis
Program Adviser
+31 13 466 86 95