Board Oversight of Technology

***Please note that all offerings of this course have been postponed through June 30, 2020. If you are currently registered for this course, we will contact you by email to update you directly.***

The Board Oversight of Technology (BOT) program is a two-day course developed for directors to enhance board oversight of digital technologies and understand the impact this has on their organization. It will provide participants with the essential knowledge, framework and skill sets required to make informed decisions.

Furthermore, the program highlights several critical areas that intersect with technology and the risk each brings. This includes cyber security, privacy, social media engagement, reputation management, managing IT projects, and understanding how emerging technologies will impact their organization. 

Lead Instructors

Estelle Métayer
President, Competia,
Independent Board Member, BRP, (Bombardier Recreational Products) Inc., Audemars-Piguet,
Advisory Board Member; Ricardo Media, LifeScore and Groupe Sélection. Board member: Agropur

Michael Parent, MBA, PhD, ICD.D
Professor, Segal Graduate School, Beedie School of
Business, Simon Fraser University

Upcoming Course Dates and Application Deadlines:

Vancouver Course postponed – Please email for further information.
Calgary Course postponed – Please email for further information
Toronto Course postponed – Please email for further information.
Edmonton Course postponed – Please email for further information.
Montreal Course postponed – Please email for further information.
Winnipeg Course postponed – Please email for further information.
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*Non-members must create an account before applying.


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Course Pricing Details & CEUs
The program fee for the BOT course is:

ICD.Ds: $3,450 plus applicable taxes
ICD Members: $3,550 plus applicable taxes
Non-Members: $3,895 plus applicable taxes

*Non-Members who apply for admission into this course will receive a one-year ICD membership (value of $395).

Continuing Education Credits
For ICD.Ds this course is worth 14 of the 14 CEUs required annually to maintain the designation.