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ICPM Pension Governance Education Program

The Pension Governance Education Program is a unique international governance program designed for board members of large pension funds and long-horizon investment institutions around the globe.

Organized by ICPM and Rotman Executive Programs at the University of Toronto, the program instills best practices in key areas such as organizational mission, fiduciary duties, investment styles, risk management and human resources management, including compensation.

Overview.

The Pension Governance Education Program is a unique international governance program designed for board members of large pension funds and long-horizon investment institutions around the globe. Organized by ICPM and Rotman Executive Programs at the University of Toronto, the program instills best practices in key areas such as organizational mission, fiduciary duties, investment styles, risk management and human resources management, including compensation.

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Key Benefits.

Leading pension practitioners and academics help participants understand their board role in key strategic areas:

  • Organization Mission
  • Fiduciary Duties
  • Board Dynamics
  • Roles of Boards vs. Management
  • Investment Beliefs
  • Risk Management
  • Organization Design
  • HR Management/Compensation
  • Member Communications

PGEP participants are provided with an integrated framework to critically examine how these issues are linked together.

The program attracts pension plan board members from around the world which provides valuable insight into a wide variety of pension governance issues and the opportunity to build a global network of like-minded individuals.

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Who Should Attend?

The program has been developed specifically for board members of ICPM Research Partners. It focuses on global pension perspectives and attracts international participants. It has served more than 250 attendees since its inception in 2011.

Limited to 35 people per session, the program builds relevant skills and knowledge for existing board members and supports ongoing board renewal by helping to prepare new board members to fulfill their governance responsibilities.

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A deposit of 50% of the program fee is required at time of application. The balance of the program fee is due 30 days after receipt of invoice or 30 days before the start of the program, whichever is first.

Application Process

Before beginning the application process, please review the application policies. To apply, complete the online application form.

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Each application is reviewed by Rotman’s admissions committee to ensure participants have the appropriate academic and work experience.

Participant Notification Process

If space is available and eligibility requirements are met, participants will receive a notice of admission within 10 days of receipt of a completed application and fee deposit.

Payment and Fee Reduction

Payment

Payments can be made online. Applicants will be redirected to a secure online payment website after completion of the application form. Deposits will be refunded to applicants not accepted to the program.

Fee Reduction

Rotman Executive Program graduates and Rotman alumni are eligible for a 25% discount on this program. This discount does not apply to any early bird fees. Discounts cannot be combined but we will honour the greater discount amount towards the program fee. For more information on additional discounts, visit RotmanExecutive.com/Discounts. Discounts are not redeemable for cash.

*Accommodations and meals are included in the program fee. Participants will be responsible for their own travel and incidental costs. For more information contact an Executive Programs representative at executiveprograms@rotman.utoronto.ca.



In partnership with:

Rotman’s International Centre for Pension Management


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This program has been approved for 28.5 continuing professional development (CPD) hours under Section A of the continuing professional development (CPD) log of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA).




This program is recognized as a Green Course by the Sustainability Office, University of Toronto for the 2016–17 academic year.

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4.5-day strategic program

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Dates:
November 25–29, 2019

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$7950 CAD + HST
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