Board Education

Interested in learning how to add value as a board professional?

If your next career move is towards a board of director position, you should consider an executive board education.

In Birn+Partners we advise owners, management teams and board of executives across countries regarding the latest market tendencies within attracting talent, implementing strategy and enhancing organizational performance.

With combined more than 400 years of experience in Birn+Partners being Trusted Advisor to our clients we add value to board executives by using our knowledge from supervising management teams over the years, including governance structure, strategy deployment and effective teams.

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.

The board education will immense with physical presence 5 full days

Are you curious to understand the strategic dimensions of the board or have an interest to develop the knowledge within finance
and legislation to engage in board work, you can be certified with our board education.


  • Comprehensive understanding of the roles, responsibilities, legislation in a board of directors
  • Certificate in Board Education – the key to success
  • Inspiration from experienced board professionals
  • Insight in the financial capabilities and challenges
  • Insight in the strategic work and dilemmas
  • Practical knowledge through case work
  • Network with other executives

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

Why a Board Education?


  • 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.


  • You are elected employee member of the board.


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


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