Board Ready Boot Camp

Dates:

Board-Ready Bootcamp – Spring 2021 Cohort
Session 1 – Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 8:45am-1:00pm
Session 2 – Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 8:45am-1:00pm
Session 3 – Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 8:45am-1:00pm

Board-Ready Bootcamp – Fall 2021 Cohort
Session 1 – Thursday, October 7, 2021, 8:45am-1:00pm
Session 2 – Thursday, October 14, 2021, 8:45am-1:00pm
Session 3 – Thursday, October 21, 2021, 8:45am-1:00pm

To increase diversity on tech company boards, MassTLC’s Board-Ready Bootcamp prepares underrepresented tech leaders, including African American, Latinx, and other minority and women tech leaders, with a high-impact curriculum ranging from board fundamentals to strategy and governance. Participants must be current tech executives who have been nominated to attend the bootcamp and have the support of their company CEO or board of directors. In addition to bootcamp materials, accepted participants will receive information on approaches to identifying and seeking directorship opportunities.

Board Ready Bootcamp Cohort Sessions Include:

  • How do I get on a board?
  • Corporate Governance Foundational topics:
    • Role of a Director
    • Fiduciary Responsibilities
    • Role of Committees
    • Strategic & Operational Controls
    • Assessing your Board
    • Activist Investors
    • Shareholder Empowerment
    • Boardroom Accountability
    • Board Composition & Diversity
    • Risk & Crisis Management
    • Compliance
    • Competition
  • Current seasoned board members will share lessons they have learned
  • Opportunity to build your network

$10,000 One-Year Platinum Sponsorship

  • Annual program with ongoing involvement and branding opportunities for sponsors throughout the year
  • Two full day cohorts of Board Ready Bootcamp training to be held in April and October.
  • Company logo on all Board Ready Bootcamp materials and promotional materials including signage, cohort registration, the program website as well as press releases.
  • Recognized as Platinum Sponsor on attendee badges at all Board Ready Bootcamp cohort and additional sessions.
  • Board Ready Bootcamp sponsorships will help underwrite scholarships for anyone in need.
  • Visibility at all parts of the program: pre-bootcamp, in all content highlighting the program and participants, ongoing aspects of the program during the year (follow-on events, online community/LinkedIn, etc.).
  • Optional sponsor involvement in the following:
    • Hosting the program at your location for April or October cohort (optional)
    • Possibility to participate in the program curriculum (with appropriate speaker or content expert) subject to MassTLC approval.

Supporting Levels of Sponsorship

 Advocate – $10,000

  • Six (6) participants to the Board Ready Bootcamp throughout the year (choice of cohort session(s)- Spring or Fall)
  • Company logo on all Board Ready Bootcamp materials and promotional materials including signage, cohort registration, the program website as well as press releases.
  • Recognized as an Advocate on attendee badges at all Board Ready Bootcamp cohort and additional sessions.

 Supporter – $5,000

  • Three (3) participants to the Board Ready Bootcamp throughout the year (choice of cohort session(s)- Spring or Fall)
  • Company logo on all Board Ready Bootcamp materials and promotional materials including signage, cohort registration, the program website as well as press releases.
  • Recognized as a Supporter on attendee badges at all Board Ready Bootcamp cohort and additional sessions.

 Friend – $1,000 and $500 levels

  • Recognized as a Board Ready Bootcamp Friend on the website and registration page