Future Directors Zimbabwe is a development programme designed to bring future leaders into the boardroom through couching, mentorship and placement of young people. This programme provides an opportunity to those new to governance to observe and participate on a board, learn from experienced directors, and learn from being mentored for a period of 12-18 months.
As part of the programme Future Directors also go through the Mentorship for Diversity programme. This is intended to improve the mentees’ governance knowledge and sustainability for selection onto a board.
The programme is open to aspiring leaders who are not eligible for the IoDZ Full Membership and Fellow Category. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and must have at least 3 years working experience in any field.
Benefits of the Future Directors Development Programme?
Mentorship for Diversity Programme
“Fusing Ideas, perspectives and experience on the Board Table”
Gain personal satisfaction by making a difference in the career development of next generation leaders, enable your professional and personal growth by sharing the knowledge you acquired through your years of experience, and plough back to the industry and the institutions that helped you gain your expertise and reach success.
Host Boards contribute to growing the next generation of directors’ talent. The main objective is to assist IoDZ close the experience gap faced by professionals seeking to move into governance roles