Executive Retreat Draft Agenda

Executive Retreat:
Coming Together to Discover, Collaborate, and Learn

Agenda | October 14-16, 2018

Day 1: Setting the Stage


Registration: 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Welcome & Opening Comments: 2:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

  • An introduction of the faculty and framework for the retreat

Introduction to Journaling: 4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Introduction that explains the importance of journaling and how this practice can solidify reflections and commitments from the retreat to inspire action upon return to work

Journal and Open Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Dinner Discussion: 6:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

 

Day 2: The People and The Work


Breakfast Discussions: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Framing the Philosophy: Intro to the People, the Work, and the Culture: 8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

The People: CEO as Coach: 8:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Break: 10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

The Work: CEO as Expert (Part 1): 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Lunch: The Museum of Man: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

  • Guest speakers: Micah Parzen (CEO) and George Ramirez (former board chair)

Changing the Conversation: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  • Engaging the board in the work to move forward and create lasting change

Break: 3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

The Work: CEO as Expert (Part 2): 3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Discussion of the CEO’s role in supporting and leading board members in their important roles as external ambassadors, fundraisers, and advocates for the organization

Relaxation and Reflection/Journaling: 5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Jeffersonian Dinner and Discussion Questions: 6:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

 

Day 3: Culture and Renewal


Breakfast and Opening Comments: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

  • Q&A session based on learning and takeaways from previous day

The Culture: CEO as Facilitator: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Break: 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Crowdsourcing Solutions: Peer-to-Peer Problem Solving: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Lunch: I Love My Board and That’s Not a Joke: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Wrap-up and Takeaways: 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.