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IoD Academy


Be part of an innovative learning experience that’s setting the standards for directors

Our new purpose-built, state-of-the art learning facility for leaders at 118 Pall Mall is home to learning suites, coaching rooms, breakout spaces and meeting areas, and is equipped with the latest technology to facilitate web conferencing and live streaming making it the ideal learning environment to further your knowledge and skills or work towards the Chartered Director qualification.

Learn the craft of leadership from experienced business professionals whose talent and ability has been proven in the marketplace, with practical insights that academic study can never match. Your fellow learners are all leaders too, so you’ll grow your network alongside the business world’s top performers.

Gain the confidence to grow yourself, your business and make a real impact. Whatever stage you’ve reached in your career, you can expand your business knowledge, perfect your skills and develop the mind-set of a true leader with personalised learning — all focused around the Director Competency Framework. Find out more about IoD Academy courses and qualifications below or speak to a member of the Professional Development team to experience the space for yourself.

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New 2017/2018 portfolio

Discover training solutions that can equip you with the knowledge and skills to achieve your potential.

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We’re always ready to help – please don't hesitate to contact our team for advice, assistance or further information.

020 7766 2601

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Train in the Academy

Learn within the new state-of-the art learning facility.


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Keep up to date with the latest news about the IoD Academy.


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Take a Virtual Tour

Enjoy a virtual tour of our new IoD Academy space.


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Explore our facilities perfect for any type of corporate hire.


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“The room that my course was held in was brilliant. The academy enables both interaction and privacy, providing what you’d like as well as what you need. And another thing: you can get a good cup of coffee here!”  Paul Nelson, head of account development, Babcock International

“The academy has been transformative. I cannot stress enough what a difference it makes.”  Deborah Morton-Dare, Course Leader

"The governance of the IoD Diploma in Company Direction was exemplary and represented good value for money. We achieved our strategy goals and tutors were great leaders."  Samantha Peat, Tindall Riley