Center for Corporate Governance

The Center for Corporate Governance serves as a leader in developing and advocating meaningful, substantive positions for corporate governance to guide directors and other practitioners as they lead and advise corporate boards and discharge their fiduciary obligations.

Gain an in-depth grounding in the key components of corporate governance to enhance and broaden perspectives and put into practice as a key member of a board.

Bringing together board chairs, corporate directors and senior executives to address the critical issues facing boards today. Directors Academy is a one and a half day Director focused educational program for board ready individuals or those serving on their first public or private board.

Directors Dialogue is an annual one-day forum where corporate directors engage in candid discussions with regulators, industry experts and scholars about emerging trends, the latest research and implications for corporate governance and effective board leadership.

Directors Roundtables are a quarterly breakfast series featuring prominent corporate, academic and nonprofit board leaders who provide insights on trends that directly affect the performance and success of public, private and nonprofit organizations.

Center for Corporate Governance News

Four accomplished business people have been named to the advisory board of Drexel LeBow’s Center for Corporate Governance.
The LeBow Center for Corporate Governance selects Laura T. Starks of The University of Texas at Austin as its 2016 Academic Conference honoree.
The Drexel LeBow Center for Corporate Governance’s Directors Academy program provides an intensive and highly focused interactive dialogue for board-ready individuals.
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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, December 1, 11AM

This 45 minute webinar and 15 minute Q&A will help participants sort through the different perspectives and discuss the common themes between board bios and executive resumes. Upon completion of the webinar, participants will be provided with resources for help developing a board bio.

Thursday, April 7, 8AM

Directors Dialogue is an annual full-day program designed for corporate leaders to promote candid discussions of important governance issues, supported by the latest practical research. It is one of the Center’s signature events and is considered by many to be one of the foremost corporate governance events of the year.

Thursday, April 7, 5:30PM

Keynote Speaker: Edward D. Breen, Chairman of Tyco

Tuesday, May 17, 1PM

Directors Academy is a one and a half day director-focused educational program for board-ready individuals or those serving on their first public or private board.