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Rotman-ICPM 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.

Special Offer

Enroll in both Rotman-ICPM programs, Pension Governance Education and Cybersecurity Risk Oversight, to be eligible for a discounted rate (10% discount for non-ICPM Research Partners; 20% discount for ICPM Research Partners) on both programs.

To qualify for the dual program discounts, participants must submit applications and deposits for both programs on the same day (midnight deadline). Later registrations to the additional program will only receive the discount on the second program. This offer only applies to the 2024 cohorts of these programs. Discounts are not provided retroactively. No other discounts apply.

ICPM Research Partners who register for one program are eligible to receive a 15% discount.

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Dates and fees

3.5-day strategic program

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October 1-4, 2024

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Rotman School of Management
Toronto, ON

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

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Early Bird Fee:
$8,880 CAD +HST
until July 1, 2024

Program Fee:
$9,380 CAD + HST
as of July 2, 2024

Available Discounts:
Register for both Rotman-ICPM programs, Pension Governance Education and Cybersecurity Risk Oversight, and receive a discounted rate on both programs* (10% for non-ICPM Research Partners, 20% for ICPM Research Partners).

*See Special Offer for more information. Restrictions apply.

ICPM Research Partners who register for one program will receive a 15% discount. 

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