Three New Courses Launching This Fall

ICD-Rotman Executive Boardroom Education Program

Jointly developed by the Institute of Corporate Directors and the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, the Executive Boardroom Education Program (EBEP) is designed for senior executives across the for-profit, not-for-profit and Crown sectors, who want to maximize their impact in the boardroom and improve interactions with their board of directors for a more productive relationship.

Program Faculty


Mihnea Moldoveanu

Vice Dean, Learning and Innovation,
Rotman School of Management
Past CEO,
Redline Communications Group

Janet Ecker, ICD.D

Past CEO,
Toronto Financial Services Alliance
Past Minister of Finance,
Past Minister of Education,
Province of Ontario

Richard Nesbitt

CEO, Global Risk Institute
Past CEO, TSX Group Inc.


The Digital Director: Cybersecurity and Social Media for Directors

Oversight of cybersecurity, digital and social media is one of the most complex and rapidly evolving board mandates. The nuances of this responsibility have led to unique challenges for boards of all sectors. This course will ensure that you are abreast of the latest developments and can provide value to your organization by equipping yourself with the knowledge, tools and confidence to contribute effectively in the boardroom.

Lead Instructors

Estelle Métayer

Bombardier Recreational Products, Audemars Piguet, Blockstream
Advisory Board Member,
Ricardo Media, Réseau Sélection

Michael Parent, MBA, PhD, ICD.D

Professor, Segal Graduate School,
Beedie School of Business,
Simon Fraser University


Board Oversight of Harassment

This course will provide directors with detailed, practical information and guidance on how to protect their organizations through improved oversight of harassment and workplace misconduct claims. It will examine the role and obligations of the board, the importance of character and leadership, director and officer liability protections and the internal investigation process.

Lead Instructor

Martha Hall Findlay, ICD.D

Chair, Alpine Canada
President & CEO, Canada West Foundation