CG and Board Work in Finland -training program

Corporate Governance and Board Work in Finland -training program

Corporate Governance and Board Work in Finland -training is a great choice whether you aspire to be on a board or have sat on a corporate board for decades. Training is aimed for international executive and management board members working in Finland or in Finnish companies.

Board work best practices can change from one country to another. We want to offer you the latest knowledge, real life board work experiences and networking opportunities with executive leaders in Finland.

Corporate Governance and Board Work in Finland -training is an intensive and interactive course that can be attended online from your preferred location. During the training modules the attendees can discuss, challenge, and deepen their information about Nordic corporate governance and board work as well as on cooperation practices between the board and management. The course offers also a great opportunity to network with other board professionals in Finland.

The lecturers are top-level specialists of their field with wide experience and know-how on board work and managing variety of large and midsized companies operating internationally. Training consists of four modules and we recommend to attend each of them.

Program fee: 3 200 € +vat / 4 modules per person.

 

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PROGRAM

Module 1: Nordic Corporate Governance and Board Culture

February 10th, 2022 at 16.30-20.00 (Finnish time)

16:30 Introduction

Taru Lindeman, Managing Director, Boardman

Riku Asikainen, Board Member, Boardman Alumni

  • Welcome words
  • Participant introductions
  • Opening discussion on Nordic Board Work experiences

17:30 Nordic and Finnish Corporate Governance

Manne Airaksinen, Senior Advisor, Roschier

  • Nordic Corporate governance model vs other models
  • General principles of the Companies Act (CA) in Finland
  • Finnish corporate governance code for listed companies

18:15 Refreshment Break

18:30 Board Member Duties and Responsibilities

Manne Airaksinen, Senior Advisor, Roschier

  • Duties and liabilities of GM, Board and Management

19:15 Experiences of the Finnish Business Culture from Different Board Perspectives – Fireside Chat

Laura Raitio, Chair of the Board, Boardman

Willem Schoeber, Non-Executive Director (Previously Board member, Neste Corporation)

  • Board Work in practice in Finland
  • Finnish Specialities; Communication styles, the role of employees and trade unions in decision making in Finland

20:00 End of the Module 1

Module 2: Board Work Practices, Co-operation on Strategy, Nomination Processes

March 10th, 2022 at 17-20 (Finnish time)

17:00 Opening and introduction

17:15 Board Agenda and Working Practices

  • Board agenda and Formation and organization of the Board Work
  • Different Working models for the BoD

18:00 Co-operation and Strategy Processes

Laura Raitio, Chair of the Board, Boardman

  • The co-operation and roles of the Board, the Chair of the Board, CEO and the Management Team
  • Co-operation of the Board of Directors and Management in strategy process and execution

19:10 Shareholders’ Nomination Board and Nomination committee matters – Fireside Chat

Laura Raitio, Chair of the Board, Boardman

Petter Söderström, Investment Director, Solidium

Philip Aminoff, Partner, Boardman

  • Board member selection process and criteria
  • Work in Nomation Committees
  • Succession planning

20:00 End of the Module 2

Module 3: Financial Reporting, Risk Management and Different Owner perspectives on Board work

April 7th, 2022 at 17-20 (Finnish time)

17:00 Opening and introductions

17:15 Financial Reporting and the Board

Lauri Kallaskari, Partner, PwC

  • Critical aspects in financial reporting
  • Co-operation with auditors
  • Board co-operation with auditors

18:00 Risk Management

Mirel Leino-Haltia, Partner, Boardman

  • Internal Control and Internal Audit
  • Risk Management in Board agenda

18:45 Refreshment Break

19:00 Board work in different types of companies – Fireside Chat

Moderator, Riku Asikainen, Board Member, Boardman Alumni

Family Companies – Peter Therman, Partner, Boardman

Private Equity – Juha Peltola, Managing Partner, Vaaka Partners

Listed Companies – TBC

  • Roles of the governance bodies and the Board of Directors, family councils and troika model
  • Board formation and expectations from international members
  • Selected Board meeting practices .g., strategic role of BoD and interaction guidelines with the management team, reporting

20:00 End of the Module 3

Module 4: ESG. Remuneration Practices, Board Work Development and Assessments

May 5th, 2022 at 17-20 (Finnish time)

17:00 Opening and introductions

17:15 ESG & Sustainability Questions

Sirpa Juutinen, Senior Sustainability & ESG Advisor

  • Sustainability trends and their impact on board work

18:00 Board and management remuneration practices in Finland

Samuli Sistonen, Founder & CEO, Reward Agency

  • Trends in Board and management remuneration practices
  • Remuneration practices and levels in Finland
  • Regulation issues

18:45 Refreshment Break

19:00 Board work Development and Assessments

Laura Raitio, Chair of the Board, Boardman

  • Chairman of the Board and Board Work Development
  • Board Compositions
  • Assessments

20:00 End of the Module 4

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More information and inquiries:

Taina Brandstack

Project Manager
+35844 0199 553
taina.brandstack(a)boardman.fi

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