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Wharton to Offer New Corporate Governance Course

May 5, 2014 New two-day executive education program to launch in June

The Wharton School's Aresty Institute of Executive Education has announced that it will launch a new executive education program in corporate governance, according to the institute's website.

The program is called “Boards that Lead: Corporate Governance that Builds Value," and aims to help corporate directors hone their leadership skills.

"Specifically, participants will learn what to look for when recruiting new directors, how to effectively engage and partner with corporate management, how to determine suitability when hiring a new CEO, and how an institutional investor or private equity or hedge fund should evaluate a board before investing in a company," according to a Wharton news release.

The course is two days long and covers a variety of practical concepts in corporate governance. Topics include "Designing Effective Boards," "CEO and Director Selection," "The New Role of the Board," "How to Succeed in the Boardroom," and "Board Principles."

The first offering of the course will begin on June 16th. For more information, please see the Wharton news release announcing the launch of "Boards that Lead."

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