Role of the Non-Executive Director
Practical skills and advice to prepare you for the role.
This one-day course is designed to arm you with practical strategies to build your network, secure an appointment and add value in the boardroom. Gain practical advice from experienced non-executive directors and understand the critical requirements of the role across multiple sectors, including private companies and third-sector organisations.
This course will give you the knowledge and skills to:
- identify the attributes of an effective non-executive director
- understand the legal and practical responsibilities of the role
- define how a non-executive director can help create an effective board
- develop strategies to deal with a range of boardroom challenges
- prepare a robust application for a non-executive director position
You will leave this course with an in-depth understanding of the role of a non-executive director. You will feel confident in your ability to raise your profile to secure a position and empowered to add value in the boardroom. The course includes an evening drinks reception with a high-profile portfolio guest speaker and the opportunity to build connections with your peers.
Our course leaders are expert practitioners specialising in governance, strategy, leadership and finance with exceptional real-world experience.
Dates and prices
The IoD’s approach to director development is practical and rooted in real-world business. We look at case studies and take a ‘real play’ rather than ‘role play’ approach.
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