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 meetings.

This workshop is an interactive half-day gaining insight on both the practical and legal requirements you need to be aware of when holding meetings, taking minutes, recording procedures, guiding directors, preparing resolutions and managing circumstances such as conflicts of interest.

Topic Covered:

  • Minutes Fundamentals
  • Briefing Materials
  • Legalities; Rules & Regulations
  • Actions & Resolutions In-Camera Meetings ... and more


Sylvia Groves 
Governance Studio

Sylvia Groves consults, facilitates and speaks professionally. She created Governance  Studio  from  her  award-winning work with one of Canada’s foremost governance  leaders.  Her  no-nonsense  practical  advice  has  helped  thousands  of governance professionals, corporate secretaries and directors enhance the effectiveness of their boards and their organizations.
Sylvia  is  judge  of  the  Excellence  in  Governance  Awards,  an  Accredited  Director  and  a  Fellow  of  the Chartered  Governance  Institute  of  Canada.  She  is  also  a  recipient  of  the  Excellence  in  Governance Distinguished  Contribution  Award  from  the  Governance  Professionals  of  Canada  and  was  one  of  the founding faculty for the GPC.D designation. 

Sylvia is the author of the highly acclaimed book: AAA+ Minutes™  – The Three Must-Do Fundamentals And 100s Of Practice Tips For Writing Minutes That Protect Your Organization And Its Directors and the companion publication 10 Secrets Directors Must Know About Minutes. 

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4/21/2022 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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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.