Board Education


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Board work demands knowledge and competencies. It's a professional job where you get close to the company, its goals and strategies. With a board education, you get the knowledge and tools to become an effecient and competent board member. The board education is for directors, experienced managers and board members in small and medium-sized companies.

Together with keynote speakers, top executives, professional board members, private equity’s, lawyers, auditors, financial institutions we provide our own state-of-art Executive Board Education. More than 200 executives have already successfully completed the master program.



  • Overview of your role, tasks and legal responsibilities in the boardroom
  • Tools to challenge the company's purpose, vision and business model
  • Tools in financial challenges
  • Knowledge of annual cycles, business plans, acquisitions and sales of companies, cyber crime,
    valuation, transformations etc.
  • Cooperation between the Board of Directors and the Executive Board
  • Knowledge of board recruitment, board composition and the interaction in the board
  • Hands-on knowledge from private equity funds, top executives, listed companies & the SMV segment
  • 1: 1 meeting with a headhunter about your board CV
  • Board network and invitation to participate in ongoing webinars with relevant
    board topics

Participants from Birn+Partners Executive Board Education describe the course as:

Mette Marie PørksenSenior Business Director, Abena
"It has been a privilege to participate. The content was at a very high level, and the group discussions were both educational and inspiring. I feel better prepared for my work in a Board."
Kasper CortCCO, Swipbox
"Well organized programme in which theory and practical knowledge were combined through relevant cases. I'd recommend it."
Allan AndersenPartner, One Revision
"A very rewarding programme that I will recommend to members of a Board. The Board member educational programme should be mandatory for everyone working in a Board."

Course Modules

The Efficient Board

  • Tasks, roles, responsibilities, duties of a board

Board Responsibilities

  • Processes, meetings, company structures, cooperation with stakeholders and management

Financial Agenda

  • Legislation, KPI’s and reporting, accounting role, liquidity, risk management

The Human Resource

  • Assembling of a board, roles, cooperation in the board, cooperation with CEO, board recruitment

The Strategic Challenge

  • Demands for the strategic board, execution, business models and plans, implementation of strategy, the value adding board

The Operational Board

  • Different life cycles of the board, start-up, turn-around, expansion, crisis, development, sale

Board Education is optimal if


  • You are already sitting in 1 or more boards without having a formal education.


  • You are interested in pursuing your first board of director role in external companies.


  • You want to understand the dynamics between management and board better.


  • Strategic tool box for value creation in management and board work.


  • Explore new network with other C-level.


  • You are elected employee member of the board.


  • You would like to have an academic platform for your future board work.


Contact Birn+Partners to sign up or ask questions.

We look forward to hearing from you: or  +0045 30 144 224

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