How to Run a Board Meeting: Sample Slide Deck

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How to Run a Board Meeting: Sample Slide Deck

  1. 1. HowToRuna BoardMeeting?: SampleSlideDeck
  2. 2. Participants • Board Members • Legal Counsel (have your attorney’s present during the meeting)
  3. 3. Agenda • Approval of previous board minutes • State of the Company • Sales • Product • Business Development • Marketing • Team • Board Resolutions • Board Executive Session • Summary
  4. 4. Approval of Previous Board Meeting Minutes • Provide a draft to the board of the previous minutes and use this time to review it, discuss it and approve it
  5. 5. Company Review…
  6. 6. State of the Company • Cash in the Bank: $$ • Monthly Revenue: $$ • Monthly Burn Rate: $$ • Number of Customers: <> • Number of Partners: <> • Number of Enterprise Signups: <> • Other important metrics: <>
  7. 7. Sales…
  8. 8. Sales: Current Plan • What are the current goals for the quarter? • Revenue? • Number of customers/users? • Team
  9. 9. Sales: Current Progress • What have we accomplished? • Number of customers-users • Revenue • Team
  10. 10. Sales: Challenges • Clearly outline the current challenges that might request help from the board
  11. 11. Product…
  12. 12. Product: Current Plan • What are the current goals for the quarter? • New capabilities
  13. 13. Product: Current Progress • What have we accomplished? • Milestones • Current backlog • Changes from the original plan
  14. 14. Product: Challenges • Clearly outline the current challenges that might request help from the board
  15. 15. Business Development…
  16. 16. Business Development: Current Plan • What are the current goals for the quarter? • New strategic alliances • Commercialization channels
  17. 17. Business Development : Current Progress • What have we accomplished? • Strategic alliances • New channels • Changes from the original plan
  18. 18. Business Development: Challenges • Clearly outline the current challenges that might request help from the board
  19. 19. Marketing…
  20. 20. Marketing: Current Plan • What are the current goals for the quarter? • Marketing campaigns • Conferences • Publications • Other events
  21. 21. Marketing: Current Progress • What have we accomplished? • Marketing campaigns • Conferences • Publications • Other events
  22. 22. Marketing: Challenges • Clearly outline the current challenges that might request help from the board
  23. 23. Team…
  24. 24. Team • New hires • Challenges
  25. 25. Board Resolutions • List the resolutions that need to be approved by the board
  26. 26. Board Executive Session
  27. 27. Summary • To Be Completed …….

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