Boardman Ltd

Boardman Ltd is the leading network developing active ownership and board work competences in Finland. Boardman creates and shares new knowledge and aims to support owners, board members and management in their co-operation and decision making. Boardman is a trusted network for entrepreneurs, leaders and members of the board to openly share their views and experiences in business and the future of Finland.



Seminars and forums

Boardman organises seminars and discussion forums in order to develop company ownership, board work, management and good corporate governance in Finland. Our most established public events are Pecha Kucha entrepreneur evening, Growth Board seminar for growth entrepreneurs and managers and our Independence Day Gala for 150 decision makers and their plus ones.

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Board training

Boardman organizes two 4-day long board work and ownership trainings in Finland annually. The trainings consist of 8-12 lectures, group work and active networking. The main themes are corporate governance, the co-operation between management, the board and owners, legal responsibilities and brand management.

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Our network has produced over 20 books and themed publications on topical business issues, such as rewarding management, ownership competencies and diversity in corporate boards. In the future the network will concentrate on producing compact reports, mindmaps and checklists for company, management and board work development.

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Evaluation tools

Boardman has developed digital tools to promote board work and management. BoardMapping is an established self-assessment tool for boards, used by tens of Finnish companies on an annual basis to analyse their performance. Brand Compass, launched in 2012, is a digital mapping tool and brand leadership process for board and management to raise their understanding of their mutual views on the company brand and reputation.

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Competence forums

Boardman Partners and other active members of the network gather regularly to discuss topics of their interest. Since the network was founded in 2002, groups of 20-40 people have formed around tens of themes, each group run by a Boardman Partner. Current active forums discuss "Corporate Governance in Russia", "Ownership and board work in listed companies", "The cooperation between the Chairman and CEO" and "Board, management and social media".

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