Corporate Directors Forum’s Governance Academy presents “The Essentials of Corporate Directorship”, last held May 16 & 17, 2016.  As directorship is an increasingly complex endeavor with ever–expanding responsibilities, this comprehensive, 2–day director training course is designed to expand your boardroom competencies, confidence and personal network.


REGISTRATION – Governance Academy 2016

Corporate Directors Forum’s Governance Academy presented “The Essentials of Corporate Directorship”: Monday, May 16 – Tuesday, May 17, 2016
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For more information, please contact Corporate Directors Forum at 858/455-7930 or

Program Fees:  All-Inclusive General Registration $2,500 (with the exception of lodging)

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Program fee includes all sessions, meals, receptions, course materials and breaks beginning at 7:30am Monday, May 16, 2016 and ending at 3:00pm, Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Please include payment with your registration. Credit cards and checks accepted. Note that lodging is not included in the program fee. Lodging information may be found on the Logistics page.

Discounts & Promotions:

Corporate Directors Forum (CDF) and Forum for Corporate Directors (FCD) members receive a 10% discount off the cost of attendance. Non-members referring 2 or more confirmed registrants receive a 10% discount. “Directors Forum 2016” attendees and their referrals receive a 10% discount.  Say $250 off.

Please contact Corporate Directors Forum at 858/455.7930 or for discount promo-codes.   (Only 1 promotional benefit may be applied per registration).

Join Corporate Directors Forum now to receive 10% off registration and enjoy all of the benefits of membership for the next 12 months! The cost of individual membership is $500 per year.

Please click here to review the full list of membership benefits and apply for membership today!

Continuing Education:

The Corporate Directors Forum is an approved provider of MCLE credits with the State Bar of California. Transferability of these credits to other state bars should be verified with those states. Participation in The Essentials of Corporate Directorship will provide 13.5 MCLE total credit hours.

The Corporate Directors Forum is a provider of CE credits. California Certified Public Accountants may earn a total 13.5 CE credit hours. Transferability of these credits to other state organizations should be verified with those states.

Read more about Corporate Directors Forum’s Continuing Education credits.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation requests postmarked, faxed or e-mailed on or before May 2, 2016 will receive a full refund, minus a $100 processing fee. Cancellation requests made after May 2, 2016 will be assessed 50% of the registration fee. No refunds will be made for cancellation requests received after May 9, 2016. Registered attendees who “no-show” will forfeit all registration fees, but substitutions are allowed.

Corporate Directors Forum is a  San Diego-based, 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization founded in 1991. Its purpose is to help directors, and those who support them, build more effective boards through continuous learning and peer-networking.  We believe that boards of directors are strategic assets of corporations, education makes better directors, better directors make boards more effective, and more effective boards make better corporations.

Please contact Corporate Directors Forum at 858/455.7930 or for more information on membership, our other annual programs, and monthly events.