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WIMBIZ in collaboration with one of the Worlds’s best executive development schools, Lagos Business School Presents the Women on Board Development Program. Its main goal is to develop a strategic vision for women in senior management positions and equip them with the right skills required to attain Board positions. The program will run for 4 months with face to face sessions in Nigeria and a foreign component in South Africa.

Participants who complete the course will receive a Board-Ready Certificate, recognizing that they have finished a full set of training modules designed for women on Boards. Afterwards those who pass through the training will be given the opportunity to join the WIMBIZ Executive Database for nominations to serve on Boards.


  • Equip participants with the relevant skills and tools required to effectively sit on and add value to Board
  • Build the advocacy skills of participants to enable them influence policies affect women
  • Encourage participants to mentor Board-able women who aspire to serve on corporate Boards
  • Build the capacity of participants to increase their visibility across sectors


  • Role of the Board
  • Fundamentals of Business Leadership and Change Management
  • Strategic Execution and Decision Making
  • Innovation Management
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Communication and Branding
  • Negotiating for Result
  • Macro Economic Environment of Business
  • Business Ethics and Business Law
  • Personal and Business Etiquette

Training Duration: 4 months
Location: Lagos, Nigeria & South Africa
Format: Face – to -face sessions
Language: English

For more information on the Course Content, Faculty, Modules Summary and LBS Package, please contact:

Ayomide Olajide
Program Manager
Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ)
Tel.:+234 (0)806 614 8885