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CPD Workshops

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a key part of every business professional’s working life and allows you to update your knowledge and skills. If you want to show your commitment to your professional duties as a director then join us at one of our CPD taster sessions.

Choose from a range of bite-sized learning focussed sessions held at IoD locations throughout the UK covering the latest in strategy, leadership and governance best practice.

Benefit from added opportunities for peer-learning and networking, improve your influence in the boardroom and protect yourself from legal pitfalls by refreshing your knowledge and skills.

CPD workshops


Strategic Change - Making it Happen

Strategic Change - Making it Happen

This interactive session will position the strategic change process and share examples of best practice in the leadership of strategic change.


Finance Business Partnering

Finance Business Partnering

Board directors are often asking how finance can add more value. Explore how finance and business management can work together to overcome multiple barriers and become successful business partners.


CPD Improving Board Dynamics

Improving Board Dynamics

This interactive taster session considers the important interplay and balance of board dynamics exhibited at board level, focusing on how to improve interaction, behaviour and relationships in board meetings.


CPD Risk Governance for Directors

Risk Management and Value Creation

This workshop provides a board-level introduction to risk governance, looking at the importance of understanding risk, exploring how your business can prepare for uncertainty, and examining the director’s role in managing risk.


CPD Strategic Decision Making

Strategic Decision Making

Examine the impact of ‘assumptions’ that underpin debate about strategic decisions and how these are promoted by organisational culture and human behaviour.


CPD The Top 5 Things Every Director Should Know

The Top 5 Things Every Director Should Know

This interactive workshop will enable you to distinguish the roles of a director compared to the other actors involved in the management and oversight of a business. You will also examine the legal obligations of a director with that of the personal liability as a director.


CPD Practical Tips for Becoming an NED

Practical Tips for Becoming a NED

Are you looking for your next NED role? Learn how to how to distinguish yourself from the competition, write a compelling CV and construct a well-prepared list of questions before you proceed.


CPD Step to the Top

Step to the Top

Are you ready and willing to take the step to the board room? This interactive workshop will equip aspiring directors with a concise overview of the duties and obligations you will face as a board director and an appreciation of the personal characteristics and traits required for success.

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