Developing Board Performance

The next stage in your development as a Chartered Director.

This course can be taken as part of the Diploma in Company Direction

This course covers the essential aspects of the board’s role in corporate governance and risk management, and an introduction to the duties and legal responsibilities of a director. You’ll leave with renewed confidence to tackle the challenges of the boardroom and take your career to the next level.


This course will give you the knowledge and skills to:

  • understand the key duties, roles and legal responsibilities of the director 
  • identify the difference between direction, management and ownership 
  • develop strategies for delivering best practice in the boardroom 
  • examine the board’s role in corporate governance and improving board effectiveness 


With a focus on real-world situations, the diploma will give you practical understanding and applicable strategies to bring best practice into the boardroom. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the board’s role in corporate governance and feel empowered to manage stakeholders effectively while acting in your organisation’s best interests. 

Course leaders

Our course leaders are expert practitioners specialising in governance, strategy, leadership and finance with exceptional real-world experience.

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