Getting Board Ready

Delivered in collaboration with LHH Knightsbridge, this unique online program offers practical insights that empower women beyond governance education to accelerate the inclusion and effectiveness of female talent on boards across Canada.

Getting Board Ready (GBR) program is designed to empower women on their journey to land their first corporate Board seat. GBR offers practical and actionable insights in a combination of micro-learning, virtually facilitated discussion by experts, practical homework, and hands-on support.

Online Format: A cohort-based program, registration includes all six (6) modules virtually facilitated with peer coaching/interactive working sessions each 2 hours with inter-session homework.


Andrea Plotnick, Ph.D.
SVP Board and Executive Solutions, North America at LHH

Deborah Rosati, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D, GCB.D
Founder & CEO, Women Get On Board
Corporate Director

Delivered in collaboration with:

1. Do you have 10+ years in senior executive experience (or the equivalent)?
2. Looking to advance your Board career?
3. Find 10 questions here to assess your readiness for the online program.

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*All sessions will be virtual.
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  • Finding Your Focus

  • Your Board Value Proposition

  • Your Board Impact

  • How to Get your Next Board Role

  • Board-Ready Basics

  • Action Planning

Optional services available for additional fees:
1. Additional assessment & feedback; eg. behavioural interview to assess Board competencies
2. One-on-one coaching


CDN $1,80000+ HST


CDN $2,10000+ HST

The GBR Program provide valuable tools and resources along with tangible action items that will help anyone progress in their board career. In addition, the connections and support received through the modules was amazing. Highly recommend for anyone ready to start their board journey.

Shauna Frederick, Fractional CFO, Frederick OTG Professional Corporation - Alberta

I was fortunate to participate in this Getting Board Ready Program and strongly encourage others who are considering signing up. The content was excellent as and it was empowering to be in the company of so many highly qualified women.

Sandy McRae, CA, CPA, Senior Portfolio Manager, Financing Collateral and Trading - CPP Investments - Ontario

I just wanted to thank you for all your passion, dedication and patience throughout the Getting Board Ready course! I found it very informative and especially enjoyed meeting my fellow cohorts. Thanks to you I greatly improved my board resume.

Vania Grandi, Former CEO & President - Alpine Canada - Alberta

Such an amazing program Andrea Plotnick, Ph.D. and Deborah Rosati FCPA, FCA, ICD.D . Thank you.

Ingrid Wilson, CHRL, CMS, Senior Human Resources Executive - B&B Consulting - Ontario

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