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Leading Effective Boards

  Aug 18, 2017

Leading boards effectively requires great wisdom and sensitivity. Chairpersons tasked with the roles of providing leadership, guidance and oversight, contribute immensely to the success or downfall of the organisation.

Effectively executing this role requires a delicate touch as well as a firm hand. Leading boards is quite unlike leading other teams: meetings are infrequent, limiting the opportunities for bonding; the routines are often stilted and rigid; and fellow directors are all accomplished individuals. Doing the chairperson’s job well, rarely brings personal credit, as that is usually shared between the board and management; doing it badly, however, can lead to a dramatic loss of reputation as the leader of the board tends to shoulder most of the blame.

Strathmore Business School’s Alumni Association will be hosting an interactive knowledge session facilitated by Carol Musyoka on Leading Effective Boards on 31st August 2017, from 7:00am – 9:00am.

Carol Musyoka has an extensive deal origination, negotiation, structuring and execution experience, having been involved in several landmark corporate finance transactions in Kenya.  Her executive m management and Board experienceincludes her role as a corporate Director, Barclays Bank of Kenya, as well as the Executive Director and Chief Operating officer of K-Rep Bank, Kenya’s first micro finance institution.

Carol Musyoka also lectures and facilitates several Board Governance Programs at Strathmore Business School across East Africa.

Kindly RSVP to Wangui Kanyotu through wangui@strathmore.eduto attend the session.

This knowledge session is proudly sponsored by Standard Chartered Bank.

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