Step to the Top course

Find out if you’re ready to become a board director.

This interactive workshop will help you discover if you’re ready to step into the boardroom. It explores what it means to be a director, the responsibilities involved and how it differs from being a manager. You’ll gain insight into the competencies needed to be an effective board member.

2 hours


This course will give you the knowledge and skills to:

  • assess whether you’re ready and willing to meet the challenges of becoming a board director
  • identify the gaps in your expertise and the competencies needed to become an effective board member
  • find out where to go for support and training to become a confident and effective director


This interactive workshop is delivered by experienced board directors who share real-world insights into life as a board member of large and small organisations. You’ll leave with a clear understanding of the skills and behaviours needed to become an effective board director, and the competencies you need to develop in order to step up to the board.

Dates and prices

27 Jun
28 Jun
6 Aug
16 Sep
11 Nov

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Please get in touch if you have any questions about our business courses. Our contact hours are 9am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday. If you would like someone from our team to contact you, please email us at [email protected] and we will get in touch within 24 hours on weekdays.

IoD Professional Development

+44 (0)20 3855 4309 [email protected]
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