Experience an interactive workshop approach with real-world case studies, practical examples and scenarios with the IoD open programmes available in the West Midlands.
Directorship is a skilled, demanding and challenging profession. The IoD, with its many years of experience educating and developing senior leaders around the world is here to help you rise to the challenge. The IoD Academy offers local leaders in West Midlands an opportunity to access internationally recognised courses and qualifications.
Gain the confidence to grow yourself, your business and make a real impact with IoD professional development. The internationally recognised IoD Company Direction Programme is the ultimate qualification for today's director equipping you with the core knowledge, awareness and practical insight required to meet the needs of today’s executives.
Individuals and boards are able to complete the Certificate in Company Direction, achieve the Diploma in Company Direction and then progress to Chartered Director under the guidance of local and visiting course leaders. Our programmes are underpinned by the Director Competency Framework, which identifies the knowledge, skills and mind-set required to be an effective director.
IoD Academy offers the Accelerated Certificate, Developing Board Performance, Role of the Non-Executive Director, Finance for Non-Financial Directors, Role of the Company Chair, and other short courses and in-house company training.
The programme examines key issues such as leadership and governance, interpretation and application of financial data and the employment of strategic management tools to enhance business performance.