- About Us
- Director Development
A key part of our mission is to build better director and board capabilities. We do that at GCC BDI by sharing best board practices and effective corporate governance, in order to raise the level of board effectiveness in the GCC.
We focus on developing the core skills of board directors and those who interact with the board, such as board secretaries and senior C-suite executives.
We run a large number of open enrolment and tailored in-house workshops in order to facilitate this.
The topics evolve depending on global trends, but include:
Please click here for further detail about our workshops.
We carefully select participants to maintain regional and industry balance within each workshop and to enrich the learning experience for all attendees. Interested board directors and C-suit executives must meet the following criteria to be accepted in all our workshops:
Each workshop or module is self-contained and is eligible for Continuing Professional Development Points (CPD). Each participant will receive an attendance certificate after completion of the workshop.
GCC BDI Framework for Board Effectiveness
Our workshops are based upon the proprietary GCC BDI Framework for Board Effectiveness, developed in association with McKinsey.
Our workshops are delivered using the very best in adult learning techniques and are based on Kolb’s learning cycle:
Every module is designed to:
The workshops are designed to be highly interactive through the use of icebreakers, discussion groups, case studies, film and media and interactive assessments at the appropriate level.
For each workshop, we draw on the expertise and knowledge of a wide range of faculty – local, regional and international – including our Content Partners: McKinsey & Company, PwC, Heidrick & Struggles and Allen & Overy.
In each case, we assemble the best team of faculty to meet the workshops objectives. Our faculty have wide experience in the Middle East, Europe, North America and Asia and offer deep expertise in a broad range of relevant topics and business activities.
For more information on individual faculty members, please click here.