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Corporate Board Service: the What, Why, & How
Christiana Smith Shi (MBA 1986), Director, Mondelez International, UPS Inc., and Williams-Sonoma, Inc.; Former President, Nike, Inc. Direct-to-Consumer; Senior Partner Emeritus, McKinsey & Co., Inc.
Gain insight on boards from an experienced executive and corporate director. During this webinar, Shi will share her thoughts on recruiting, joining, and serving effectively on boards, as well as practical advice on how to take the first steps. This webinar is for HBS alumni who are interested in taking on for-profit board roles now or later in their careers.

This webinar will answer the following questions:
  • What do corporate boards do? More specifically Shi will address the board’s fiduciary duties, roles and responsibilities of members, as well as major trends affecting board roles today
  • Why do you want to serve on a corporate board? What questions should you be asking yourself? What are the major pitfalls to avoid?
  • How do you prepare for and pursue board opportunities?