Pension Governance Education Program
The Pension Governance Education Program is a unique governance program designed for board members of large pension funds and long-horizon investment institutions from around the globe.
Developed 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.
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.
Rotman Executive Program faculty are known for their ability to translate the latest research into practical applications for the workplace, and to transmit skills to participants with the best teaching techniques. Industry leaders contribute to our programs to bring you the most up-to-date best practices and a wealth of real-world experience.
Who Should Attend?
Since the first offering in 2011, over 315 board members and trustees from 17 countries have attended versions of this program. ICPM and Rotman are continually updating the program design to ensure that board members and trustees are prepared to face the latest boardroom challenges.
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.
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This program has been approved for 28 CPD hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA).
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