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The Director's Role in Leading the Organisation
Courses - Open Programme

Leadership for Directors - London - 2021

09 Dec 2021 09:30 - 10 Dec 2021 17:00
116 Pall Mall


In an ever-evolving business landscape that is volatile, unpredictable, complex and ambiguous, strengthening the leadership and strategic capability of your business for the long term has never been more important.

Strong leadership is fundamental to the successful realisation of your organisation’s vision. This intensive course provides a valuable opportunity for directors and organisational leaders to explore strategic leadership issues and the successful implementation of corporate strategy.

Over the duration, you will learn how to how to sponsor and lead strategic change while keeping key stakeholders involved in the process with best practice tools, techniques and ideas to enhance your organisation's success.

The IoD Award in The Director's Role in Leading the Organisation, Level 9 (SCQF) is a module of the Certificate in Company Direction qualification.

This modular award may be booked online independently or taken as part of the full qualification. To book the full programme please contact the professional development team directly on +44 (0)20 7766 2601.

Course Benefits

Gain a practical understanding of leading people through strategy implementation. During the course you will have the opportunity to assess different leadership and decision-making techniques, identify ways of handling resistance to change and evaluate how all of these can be applied in your own organisation and contribute to its increased success.

Learning Objectives

By attending this course you will gain the knowledge and skills to: 

  • Create a culture which engages others constructively in the organisation to achieve the strategic objectives which add value to the company and to its customers
  • Deliver successful results by establishing an appropriate organisational model, coupled with mental agility and effective leadership of the human resource capability
  • Develop effective behaviour and methods for delivering strategic change as an individual leader and as a member of the executive team
  • Determine how boards can effectively measure progress and organisational performance as well as evaluating corporate success

This course includes e-learning support which expands upon the concepts and ideas covered on the course and how to align these with your own organisation.

Course Leaders

 Simon HaslamSimon Haslam
Specialist in organisational strategy and strategic marketing, on advisory council for Institute of Consulting.

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 Murray EldridgeMurray Eldridge
Over 40 years in sectors such as shipping, telecoms and energy, including Smit Intl and Cable and Wireless.

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 Anna BatesonAnna Bateson
Anna Bateson works with global business leaders from multiple sectors, helping develop and lead strategy. Clients include listed and SMEs.

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 David JoelDavid Joel
Former Director Serco Defence. Clients include MoD, Office Depot, Mainetti, Commerzbank and Skanska.

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 Deborah BensonDeborah Benson
Experienced MD. 20+ years experience as director and NED, all sectors. Doctorate in business. Leadership specialist and public speaker.

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2475.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2021
2975.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2021

Course Location
  • IoD Academy
  • 116 Pall Mall
  • London
  • SW1Y 5ED