Executive Board Programme INSEAD

A unique Board Education with invaluable knowledge

Focus on the complexity of the future’s board work

An international board education adapted to Scandinavian conditions and legislation that makes you a value-creating board member and an asset for both the company and your own board career.

The Executive Board Programme gives you knowledge, tools and inspiration to play an active and value-creating role – both as an individual board member and in interaction with the rest of the board, the company’s owners and the daily management.

The teaching is based on relevant theories, models and cases and prepares you to contribute proactively to both strategy and business development. You get tools to create value and increase your performance on the board and insight into the formal and legal responsibilities. The board Programme gives you indispensable knowledge of everything from risk management to value creation.

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Participant Profile

The Executive Board Program is for you who want more knowledge, new skills and concrete tools in your role as a value-adding board member. You can either embark on a board career or have ambitions for it. The typical participant works on a daily basis with a professional board, sits on a board or is on his way in, for example as CEO, VP, CFO, partner or advisor at strategic level.


Benefits of the Executive Board Programme

  • an international board education adapted to Scandinavian culture and learning style
  • an in-depth understanding of the complexity of the board work
    knowledge and tools to play a key role in the board
  • solid insight into prioritizing efforts and effective decision making under time pressure
  • knowledge of the Board of Directors’ responsibilities and duties in relation to legislation and good corporate governance
  • valuable insight into the interaction between the board, management and owners
    knowledge about risk management and value creation
  • an intense learning experience designed for those who have a busy program for daily use
  • practice-oriented teaching and concrete tools and you will come home with utensils in the luggage that you can use immediately
  • a professional network and a common frame of reference with other professional board members. Read more about the Executive Forum here
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Programme Director and Professors

Stanislav Shekshnia is Programme Director at the Executive Board Program and Affiliate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Business at INSEAD. Shekshnia has worked as a top manager for 10 years and subsequently as an entrepreneur in France, USA, Russia and Central Europe. Stanislav holds a master’s degree in economics, a Ph.D. from Moscow State University as well as an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston. Stanislav Shekshnia is also Director of the Leading from the Chair Program at INSEAD and has published numerous books on management and board work.


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March 2021 - Executive Board Programme
Module 112 - 13 April 2021Kolding, Denmark
Module 217 - 20 May 2021INSEAD, France
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October 2020 - Executive Board Programme
Module 15 - 6 October 2020Kolding, Denmark
Module 216 - 19 November 2020INSEAD, France