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Visionary Boards that Lead: An Evening with Professor Useem

March 15, 2018
Iselin, NJ

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Member Price: $75
Non-Member Price: $90





An Evening with Professor Michael Useem
Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

When is the board leading rather than rubber-stamping?

Michael Useem, of the Wharton School at Penn and co-author of the book, Boards that Lead, will discuss the difference between boards that take charge and lead and those that don’t. Professor Useem will highlight real life situations where and how boards have made significant differences. Attendees will receive a signed copy of Boards that Lead. 

Dr.  Useem, is the the William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management and the Director of the Center for Leadership and Change Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Through his academic research and leadership programs, Dr. Useem has consulted with dozens of multinational companies and he has developed a view of leadership that blends the need for fundamentals - vision, strategy, communication skills - with the evolving complexities of a globalizing world in which corporations strive to operate.

Dr. Useem offers programs on leadership and governance for managers.  He leads the Wharton Executive Education program Boards that Lead: Corporate Governance that Builds Value.

Often said "Dr. Useem wrote the book on leadership", he has in fact authored and co-authored many books including Boards that Lead, The Leader’s Checklist; The Leadership Moment; Executive Defense, Investor Capitalism, Leading Up, and The Go Point. He is also co-author and co-editor of Learning from Catastrophes; co-author of Leadership Dispatchesand co-author of this newest book Catastrophic Risk: How Corporate America Copes with Disruption (Oxford University Press). Dr. Useem is also co-anchor of the weekly program “Leadership in Action” on SiriusXM Business Radio.

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Networking, Cocktails & Light Dinner 
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Program and Q&A, & Book signing

Professor Useem Lecture

Location and Time


APA Hotel Woodbridge
120 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, NJ 08830

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Networking, Cocktails & Light Dinner
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Program and Q&A, & Book signing



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