A full range of services. So your board can govern more successfully.
Every board has its own mission. Its own strengths. Its own weaknesses. Its own
Likewise, every board member has his or her own experiences that are brought to
the table. Their unique set of values. Their different ideas of how things should
The Governance Group not only recognizes the differences that are likely to exist
on a board, we celebrate the diversity and utilize it to the board’s advantage…something
that’s become a hallmark of Vince Battistelli’s work with boards and chief executives
for 25 years.
The areas that our services encompass are:
Assessing Board Performance
Providing your board with an objective, professional assessment of its strengths,
weaknesses, knowledge and practice gaps, governing infrastructure, and relationship
with its Chief Executive. The assessment is accompanied by recommendations and strategies
Advice and Guidance on Governance Issues and Best
Access for Boards, Board Chairs and Chief Executives to advice and coaching from
our team on governance issues and best practices, board Chief Executive Relationship,
and issues related to director performance.
Design and Facilitation of Strategic and Operational
Design and facilitation of strategic and operational planning processes based on
consultation with the Board Chair and Chief Executive or a Board Planning Committee.
Facilitation of stakeholder input to the strategic planning process. Consultation
and guidance to the Chief Executive on the development of operational plans.
Chief Executive Performance Evaluation
Design the process and provide the tools for the board to conduct the Performance
Evaluation of the Chief Executive or at the request of the Board, conduct the performance
Meeting and Retreat Facilitation
Services in this category include:
- Designing & facilitating staff & board retreats
- Chairing or facilitating difficult meetings and facilitating stakeholder in-put
Types of Meeting and Retreat Projects We Facilitate:
- Facilitate or chair difficult board or stakeholder meetings.
Also facilitate meetings where results must be achieved in the time allocated to
- Design and facilitate board &/or staff planning, team building and retreat sessions
- Design and conduct stakeholder surveys, interviews, consultation and in-put sessions
- Design and facilitate consensus-building processes for projects involving multiple