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AID’s board services team provides companies with the necessary tools to implement the principles of good governance and strategy execution. These interventions bridge learning from the corporate governance courses, the sharing of standards of the Corporate Governance Scorecard, and the practices, strategies and tactics implemented within the organization.

Strategy Execution Pathway Corporate Board Retreats
StEP is a two-part program that helps organizations improve in both strategy design and systematic execution. The workshop assists companies in the process of revitalizing their Vision, Mission and Core Values, and the development of their Strategy Map and Balanced Scorecard. StEP Facilitators coach boards and executive management teams on alignment, discipline, and engagement for sustained performance results.

Board Design and Board Protocol
AID assists companies in building a professional board by providing a working outline on specific board duties and expectations using the perspectives of the board as a collegial body, the board as working committees, and as individual board members.

Board Director Sourcing
AID assists publicly listed and private companies in recruiting qualified and professionally-trained directors for their organizations’ board vacancies. AID draws from its pool of over 300 Fellows and Graduate Members who have gone through AID’s flagship Professional Director’s Program, confirmed by AID Members and have taken AID’s Oath of Membership.

Board Evaluation
AID offers third party assessment of the Board’s effectiveness based on the structure, processes, strategy role, and overaCorporate Governance Analytics
AID conducts qualitative reviews for companies to assess their governance policies and framework and compare these to global best practices. These reviews help family businesses as well as established corporations, set strong foundations for sustainable growth by allowing them to identify areas of improvement and ways and means to enhance their corporate governance policies and procedures.

AID Fellows contribute to the development of corporate governance policy and best practice, and can participate in AID training programs and workshops as a facilitator or lecturer.
All members enjoy discounts on fees for AID training courses and partner tie-ups. Fellows attend monthly breakfast roundtables, fellowship gatherings and the Distinguished Corporate Governance Speaker Series for free. Fellows and Graduate Members may attend one whole-day AID training/course per year for free.
Fellows get recommended by AID to boards upon company request, subject to the fit between professional qualifications and requirements of the corporation.
To qualify as an AID Fellow or Graduate Member, the following criteria must be

Full participation in the Institute’s Professional Directors Program (PDP)

Shows sufficient familiarity with the various director issues that the Professional Directors Program covers

Must be or have been a member of the board of a recognized and reputable professional / business / non-government organization for at least 2 years (for Fellows)*
*If a successful applicant lacks sufficient board experience he/she will be named a Graduate Member until such board experience has been gained.

Commitment to ethics, social responsibility and corporate governance as manifested by a pledge to participate in the Institute’s advocacy. Names of candidates are posted prior to acceptance for evaluation for Fellows to comment on their integrity and reputation.
The accreditation process takes approximately 3 months, from submission of the written examination given at the end of the PDP to member induction.
One may also join AID as an Associate Member, and enjoy part of the Fellows’ benefits.
Requirements are:

Attended any of the following AID training programs or interventions: Corporate Governance (CG) Orientation, Strategy Execution Pathway.

Same as above
Additional requirement: Endorsed by an AID Fellow, member or staff; or passed due diligence.
The accreditation process takes approximately 1 month, from submission of application form and CV to confirmation of acceptance.

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