One of the most important responsibilities of a corporate director or not-for-profit trustees is to remain current in your industry. Liability looms for those directors who do not provide the quality directorship necessary for the safe and solvent operation of their company or organization. If you do not meet your important duties of care, loyalty and candor, you could become personally liable for gross negligence and/or negligence occasioned by inappropriate behavior of your board.
There is a wealth of opportunitiy for directors to educate themselves in this electronic age. Options include in-house education, extensive reading of periodicals in paper form or online, web and podcasts, social networks, blogs, Twitter and attendance at national, regional and state seminars; conferences; workshops; and private schools. It is important to be on the leading edge of the knowledge curve so that you can meet your responsibilities and duties as directors. These educational pages are meant to provide you with useful articles, publications and electronic links to help you in this process. Coming soon - our eƩigma education platform.
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Phil Neiwsender is a member of CBE's Board of Directors
(PRWEB) April 23, 2013