EXTERNAL EVALUATIONS | ADVISORY SERVICES | INSIGHTS PLATFORM

Fresh insights and tangible results for your next external evaluation.

Our research-based approach is expert-led and fully facilitated. We provide you with the reliable foundation required to generate tangible results.

Helping you improve the effectiveness of your board.

All boards face unprecedented  challenges which require a fundamental rethink of how to operate and evaluate. By leveraging the 7-Hallmarks of Effective boards, our fully-facilitated external evaluations provide a solid foundation to ensure your board is adapting to the ever-changing environment.

Our data-driven approach and the results we achieved in leading organisations across several sectors, provide the peace-of-mind needed to develop a higher performing, more effective board.

An advisor-led, data-driven process that generates tangible results.

individual reports

Individualised reports
and feedback sessions

We are the first service provider to offer individualised reports for every board member. We help each board member to understand how they can become more impactful and make a greater contribution to the overall performance of the board.

KICK OFF MEETING

Data-driven
group working
sessions

Designed specifically for your board. We tailor each group session following the board evaluation process. We outline an agenda, plan and agree a process – all in collaboration with the project owners.

FINAL PRESENTATION

Results and
analysis
presentation

We prepare and discuss the results with your board. We detail key findings and make suggestions for focus areas to implement.

INDIVIDUALISED REPORTS

Disclosure
within the
annual report

Where desired, we can provide input for disclosure of the board evaluation text within your annual report, drawing on best practice examples.

KICK OFF MEETING

Facilitated
kick-off
sessions

We provide insights into our proprietary research and how all board members can use the 7-Hallmarks of Effective Boards. The board – as a team – will gain vital insights into the levers they can use to improve working practices and increase effectiveness and performance.

reviews

In-depth
interviews by
our board advisors

Our board advisors are trained to conduct in-depth interviews. With vast experience they know what to look for and where to probe, providing vital insights and making recommendations.

observation of board

Observations of
board and committee
meetings

Our board advisors can provide broader and deeper insights into the dynamics of your board to complement the qualitative and quantitative data collected.

INDIVIDUALISED REPORTS

Review of board
and committee
papers

By analysing your board and committee papers, including any documentation of your board working processes, we can gain deeper insights to shape the integration of our recommendations.

DIGITAL PLATFORM

Digital platform
access including
full analysis and insights

Your board members all receive secure access to the Better Boards digital questionnaire. The questionnaire is based on our proprietary, peer-reviewed research and proven to generate positive, measurable results.

board alignment sessions

Alignment
sessions

We ensure regular alignment sessions take place with the Company Secretary, the Chair, the CEO or the HR Director.

Wizard overview - evaluate your board online

Training.

We can provide you with access to the Better Boards Board evaluation platform so that you can use it as part of your fully facilitated board evaluation.

The platform is intuitive to use. If however, you need any help, our excellent service and support team are on hand.

We can provide training tailored to your needs and help you establish a smooth board evaluation and continuous development process.

The 7-Hallmarks of Effective Boards.

The 7-Hallmarks of Effective Boards is based on our proprietary research and has proven to generate results.

Each of the 7-Hallmarks are levers you can use to increase board effectiveness.  By understanding the interplay of these levers for each board member, you can maximise the effectiveness of the board as a whole.

The “7-Hallmarks of Effective Boards” are peer-reviewed and published in the US, the UK and across Europe by Dr Sabine Dembkowski

  • Grounded in research, evidence-based and peer-reviewed
  • Comprehensive
  • Action-oriented
  • Efficient

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