PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

GPC's Education, Professional Development and Events are designed to expand your learning opportunities and enhance your skill set as governance professionals. Our sessions are cross-country, local, in-person and where possible, by webinar. We also offer sessions that range by sector, skill level and trend. All of our upcoming events, national and local, can be found below.
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The New Culture of Documentation
How the 24-HOUR Rule and Other Untapped Documentation Skills Can Improve Your and Your Organization’s Productivity and Momentum

When: June 22, 2022
Where: Online, AB
A.I., Data Governance and Ethics
Join our GPC Edmonton Chapter as we team up with the Edmonton Integrity Network for an exciting in-person event Artificial Intelligence, Data Governance and Ethics.

When: June 22, 2022
Where: Edmonton, AB
The Next Generation of Standards & Stakeholder Expectations
ESG: Preparing for The Next Generation of Standards and Stakeholder Expectations ESG/sustainability communication and reporting is quickly evolving, with growing expectations for companies to not only be more transparent on its priorities, risks and performance but to also share its vision and future path to creating value for business and society. With 10+ year’s experience scanning the global landscape, Wesley Gee, Chief Sustainability Officer at Works Design, will share their... Details
When: July 7, 2022
Where: Online
Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings
Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings is brought to you by Diligent. This session outlines statutory and common law rules in relation to meetings of directors, members, managed investment schemes, class meetings and meetings of creditors. This workshop provides guidance on good governance practices for the notice, planning and conduct of meetings and examines legal and regulatory requirements for procedures in relation to minutes and running effective board... Details
When: July 14, 2022
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“In my role, I am expected to provide oversight over risk management in my organization. How can I do that when I don’t know anything about it, and nobody is available to help me?” Is that how you feel or how your Board members feel? If so, this course is for you!

When: July 21, 2022
DEI: What Governance Professionals need to know and do
Governance professionals play an important part in creating and maintaining a positive and inclusive environment in the Boardroom. Join GPC as we team up with the Diversity Institute to deliver this important professional development session vital to everyone with a governance role.

When: July 28, 2022
Where: Online
24th Annual GPC Conference on Corporate Governance

 Expanding Horizons in Governance: Leading and Embracing Transformation



When: August 21–23, 2022
Where: Kelowna, BC
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Boards talk about their role in strategy, but do most boards really understand what that means? Boards have an obligation to define strategy that will bind future boards and constrain the strategic decisions of organizations but are all too often a rubber stamp for management. In this engaging session, Peter Wright will help governance professionals determine their Board’s true intent to make and oversee effective strategy.... Details
When: August 30, 2022
Where: ON

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The Applied Governance Course will provide you with in depth applications in governance for meeting and AGM processes, financial literacy for the non-financial governance professional, minute’s management and board committee frame work. This course will provide you with a more applied approach of the day to day work as a governance professional.

When: September 16–18, 2022
Where: Toronto, ON
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Event Postponed from May 12,  2022 to October 6, 2022

This three-hour interactive, virtual workshop will provide governance professionals with the knowledge and practical tools they need to support their board’s oversight of digital transformation (DT). Digital transformation is the process of using digital technologies to create new – or modify existing – business processes, business model, culture and customer experiences to meet changing business and... Details
When: October 6, 2022

Foundations of Governance - Two and Half day Course

The Foundations of Governance Course consists of two and a half days covering key areas of governance, which include: the role of the governance professional, director management, advising the board, board dynamics, effectiveness, culture, relationships and conflicts.



When: October 21–23, 2022
Where: Vancouver, BC
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An introductory course for governance professionals. If you are brand new to the world of governance, or would like to prepare for the flagship GPC.D certification program, this session would be the perfect fit for you. In this 3-day course, participants will gain basic exposure to the essential principles and concepts of governance.

When: November 1–15, 2022
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The Applied Governance Course will provide you with in depth applications in governance for meeting and AGM processes, financial literacy for the non-financial governance professional, minute’s management and board committee frame work. This course will provide you with a more applied approach of the day to day work as a governance professional.

When: November 4–6, 2022
Where: Vancouver, BC
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Whether as an internal or external appointment, a new CEO has much to attend to in their first 90 days. A critical first step is to forge a strong relationship with the board of directors, and set the tone for engagement with the management team. With CEO's spending a full quarter of their total capacity on board engagement, getting this right early paves the way for a smooth partnership in the years to come.... Details
When: November 10, 2022
Where: Toronto, ON

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En plus des obligations légales et réglementaires imposées, les entreprises mettent généralement en place une variété de contrôles internes pour mettre en œuvre les exigences de conformité et créer un environnement d'entreprise sain pour tous. La question est de savoir où et comment définir de manière optimale ces contrôles internes en règles de gouvernance : dans les règlements administratifs ? politiques? directives ? procédures? Dans cet atelier pratique, nous plongerons dans... Details
When: December 1, 2022
Where: Toronto, ON

The Governance Professionals of Canada (GPC) was created in 1994, shortly after the Dey Report was published by the TSX on ‘Where Are the Directors’. GPC‘s mandate is to be the voice of governance professionals in Canada. Its members deal with all matters affecting corporate governance, from board and committee processes, management and structure, disclosure, stakeholder engagement, legal and corporate compliance, as well as issues crucial to boards, their accountability and oversight.