Board Ready Boot Camp

Dates:

Board-Ready Bootcamp – Spring 2022 Cohort
Session 1 – Wednesday, April 6, 2022, 8:45am-12:30pm
Session 2 – Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 8:45am-12:30pm
(skip week of Patriot’s Day holiday & school vacation)
Session 3 – Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 8:45am-12:30pm
Session 4 – Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 8:45am-12:30pm

Board-Ready Bootcamp – Fall 2022 Cohort
Session 1 – Thursday, October 6, 2022, 8:45am-12:30pm
Session 2 – Thursday, October 13, 2022, 8:45am-12:30pm
Session 3 – Thursday, October 20, 2022, 8:45am-12:30pm
Session 4 – Thursday, October 27, 2022, 8:45am-12:30pm

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.
  • 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 of Board-Ready Bootcamp alumni gatherings and 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: opportunity to participate in the program curriculum development (with appropriate speaker or content expert) subject to MassTLC approval.

Supporting Levels of Sponsorship

 Advocate – $10,000 member rate; $15,000 non-member rate

  • Opportunity for up to four (4) 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.

 Supporter – $5,000 member rate; $7,500 non-member rate

  • Two (2) 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.

 Friend – $500 member rate; $1,000 non-member rate

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