Board Fundamentals

Board Fundamentals

It’s never too early to start your board journey.

Discover what it takes to serve on a board and develop a strategic roadmap to pursue a board seat that’s right for you.

Before you pursue a board seat, you need to understand what corporate board of directors are looking for when selecting new members. Gain insights into the mechanics of boards and how to steer your career toward future board service.

Course highlights:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a Board Director
  • Explore the types of boards and committees
  • Review the time commitment and compensation
  • Learn the skills and experience boards seek
  • Discover how to qualify for a board seat
  • Learn about the board search process
  • Assess your readiness and inventory your expertise for boards
  • Develop your board service intention statement


Tuesday | 8:30 am – 10:30 am PT/11:30 am – 1:30 pm ET


2 Hours

Career Level:

Early- to Mid-Career



Facilitators & Coaches

Stephanie Sonnabend
50/50 Women on Boards
Co-Founder and Chair
Pegi Matsuda, MA, CFRE
Onboard – Business & Community Consulting
Nonprofit Board Director