Foundations for Fund Directors® Program Topics

Everything Directors Need to Know—and Need to Know How to Do

Participants in Foundations for Fund Directors develop broad knowledge and a wide variety of skills—all integral to protecting shareholder interests.

Fund Fundamentals

  • How registered funds operate and how they are regulated
  • The role of registered funds in the economy and financial markets

Guiding Principles

  • How to ensure and maintain independence
  • How to fulfill the fiduciary duties of loyalty and care
  • How to oversee potential conflicts of interest
  • How to use shareholder interests as a guide in fulfilling oversight responsibilities