WA20 getting on the board

Getting on the Board of a Startup: How, and to do what?

 


Dates

29 January 2020

Price

DKK 4.500 excl. VAT

Studies have shown that startups with strong mentors are 3 times more likely to be a top-performer. So should you become such a board member? If so, how can you maximize the value you add for startups?

 

 

BENEFITS


With this module, you will gain the ability to:

  • Explain the benefits of a strong board member for a start-up
  • Get a good grasp on the responsibilities and perks of board membership
  • Clarify and communicate intentions and motivations
  • Spot a good match for start-up board membership
  • Assess a board's activities and impact
  • Hear best practices and tips from seasoned board members
  • Know where to go for additional resources and information 

 

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS


Here are some of the questions this module will explore

  • Why board members matter for startups?
  • How is board membership different between a startup and an established company? 
  • What are the responsibilities of a startup board member?
  • What does it take to be an effective startup board member?
  • Do I need more training to be an effective startup board member, and if yes, what?
  • What alternatives to board membership are there if I want to help a startup?
  • How do I go about finding a startup and joining its board?
  • How should I negotiate my board membership?

The module will address the stated questions and provide some insights to inspire you.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?


  • Researchers
  • Industry experts
  • Corporate intrapreneurs
  • Experienced managers

 

FACULTY


JesJes Broeng Jes Broeng is serial high-tech entrepreneur, photonics scientist and professor and director of DTU Entrepreneurship. He has a Ph.D. and M.Sc. from DTU and is author and co-author of more than 250 publications, 1 textbook, and 22 patents. Jes Broeng’s research interests include business and leadership areas of entrepreneurship, innovation and technology transfer. Since 2017, he has headed the national initiative "Open Entrepreneurship" in a collaboration between DTU, Aarhus University, Aalborg University and the IT University of Copenhagen for improved tech transfer models (funded by the Danish Industry Foundation). He is a mentor to multiple start-ups and a member of the Nordic Mentor Network for Entrepreneurship (NOME).



Practical Info



Early bird price until 15 December 

Price
DKK 4.500 excl. VAT
Incl. teaching material and lunch

Calendar
29 January 2020

Time
8:30 – 16:30

Language
English

Location
DTU Learn for Life
Building 421
2800 Kgs. Lyngby
Directions


Questions?
Please don't hesitate to contact
Program Director
Ellen Als
elals@dtu.dk
(+45) 4030 3117

https://www.executive.dtu.dk/Winter-Academy/Getting-on-the-Board-of-a-Startup
15 DECEMBER 2019