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VR-CAS (CERTIFICATE OF ADVANCED STUDIES) FROM THE SWISS BOARD SCHOOL / IMP-HSG

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Swiss Board School

What you will learn?

VR certificate course for the effective management and supervision of companies


Aim

In our VR certificate program in 6 modules, a tried and tested integrated governance concept is presented and the necessary entrepreneurial and legal VR knowledge is conveyed.

After completing the CAS course, the participants should have the necessary skills to be able to exercise a board mandate in a Swiss stock corporation as a competent design and controlling board.


Language

German


Place

Further education center at the University of St.Gallen and at various locations in Lucerne.


CAS Degree

The graduates of the VR certificate course are entitled to use the title of “VR CAS” after successfully completing the course.


Membership in VR Networks

After successfully completing the VR CAS, participants have the opportunity to become a member of the VR CAS alumni network and the Swiss Institute of Directors and to take part in one VR alumni and one VR network conference each year.

Syllabus

Program


Module 1

The normative board function: Integrated corporate governance and legal framework


Module 2

The strategic board function: The board of directors as a member of the board of directors


Module 3

The financial board function: The board of directors as controlling council


Module 4

The personal board function: Targeted recruitment, assessment, rewarding and promotion of board members and management board


Module 5

The management board function: board and opportunity, risk and crisis management


Module 6

The communicative board function: meeting management, communication, governance of digitization and IT, success evaluation at board and management level.

Introduction to the “Socrates” methodology of applied governance research as well as accompanied mentoring of the VR audit thesis by governance representatives (the VR, the GL, the VR Secretariat and the shareholders) of the selected companies.


Module 7

Presentation with discussion of the VR audit theses with discussion


Group of Participants

The VR-CAS is aimed at prospective and experienced presidents, delegates and members of boards of directors as well as experienced chairmen and members of the executive boards of Swiss stock corporations.

Contact

Andrea Schmid
Head of VR Training
+41 71 224 23 72

Program Management

Prof. Dr. Martin Hilb (Chairman)
President and member of supervisory bodies of various organizations in Germany and abroad

Prof. Dr. Roland Müller
lawyer, titular professor at the Universities of St. Gallen and Bern, president and member of the board of directors of various companies

Prof. Dr. Kuno Schedler
Director of the IMP at the University of St.Gallen

Andrea Schmid
Head of VR training at the Swiss Board School and VR CAS head

This course includes:

  • Target Audience : The VR-CAS is aimed at prospective and experienced presidents, delegates and members of boards of directors as well as experienced chairmen and members of the executive boards of Swiss stock
  • Start Date : August 2021
  • Pricing : 19000
  • Duration & Setup : 15 days in 6 modules plus 7th module with presentations of the VR audit final papers (each Friday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
  • Degree & Credits : 10 ECTS