Scale your impact as a Board Member
The number of scale-ups is expanding. Consequently, there has been an increasing demand from scale-ups for experienced advice and guidance. Are you ready to help scale-ups grow, as a board member or business coach? Do you have what it takes?
ScaleUpNation will equip you with the right tools, attitude, and mindset. Moreover, you will gain certification as a qualified scale-up board member.
5 module days + 5 learning circles (peer-to-peer sessions)
What will you learn?
Scale-ups pursue high risk, innovative strategies, and drive in the fast lane. We will teach you how to make a positive difference as a scale-up board member. During the program, you will get the latest empirical research in terms of board dynamics and operations. You’ll get concrete answers to questions like:
- How to diagnose the company’s position and operations?
- How to set and measure (new) growth objectives?
- How to help the founder in her transition to become CEO?
- How to manage the VC relationship?
- How to earn trust as a coach and advisor?
- How to anticipate looming board conflicts and mitigate these?
- What is scale-up? Success factors and failures?
- What is required to be a scale-up board member?
- Legal aspects and governance
- It’s not about the topline
- Funding and investment schemes
- Addressing the company’s growth agenda
- Management biases
- Remuneration and incentives
- Operational decisions
- Build confidence in the CEO to think courageously challenge conventions
- Strategic leaps. Help recognize opportunities and make strategic bets
- Understand board roles across the three horizons of growth
- Business Intelligence and warning signals
- Acting on dilemmas and crisis
- Resilience. Provide a mirror on leadership effectiveness
Board Members have completed the training course, with many assuming roles at scale-ups post program.
- You are an accomplished entrepreneur, board member, investor, business advisor, or business coach
- The group is individually put together through a selection process to ensure that you experience the most impactful learning. Participation is therefore determined by application.
The fee for ScaleUpBoard is €4.750. exclusive VAT. Fee includes:
- 5 program days and 5 learning circles (peer-to-peer sessions to deepen your learning).
- All materials, meals and refreshment
- Certification as qualified scale-up Board Member upon completion of course work
- Access to the ScaleUpNation community of investors, advisors, researchers and ventures