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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.

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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?

Since the first offering in 2011, over 366 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.

A deposit of 50% of the program fee (for programs under $8K) or $4,000 is required at time of application.

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Dates and fees

3.5-day strategic program

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September 25-28, 2023

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Rotman School of Management

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Board members and trustees of pension and other long-horizon investment institutions

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$9,380 CAD + HST
as of June 30, 2023

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