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Role of the Non-Executive Director
Courses - Open Programme

Role of the Non-Executive Director - London - 2021

09 Dec 2021 09:30 - 20:30
116 Pall Mall


This comprehensive programme is designed to equip you with practical strategies to build your network, raise your profile to secure an appointment, and add value in the boardroom.

As more individuals choose ‘portfolio careers’ and demand for non-executive directors continues to rise within multiple sectors including third sector organisations and private companies, it has never been more important to understand the critical requirements and appropriate skill set of a non-executive director.

Gain practical advice from an experienced portfolio non-executive director and participate in interactive case studies. Discover the latest interview tips from top industry head-hunters and put your questions to guest speakers who will be on hand to offer expert guidance.

Incorporated into the programme at no additional cost is an evening drinks reception and dinner with a high profile, portfolio NED guest speaker. This is a fantastic opportunity to network amongst your peers.

Course Benefits

This course will equip you with strategies to identify roles and build networks for the future with exclusive access to key industry professionals and experienced NEDs.

It will also assist directors or shareholders who are looking to strengthen their board with non-executive support, in allowing them to better understand what skills and qualities are required and how to implement an effective induction programme.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this one day programme you will leave with a profound understanding of the role of a non-executive director, how to secure this position and first class strategies to hone your skill set and improve your knowledge: 

  • Identify the key attributes of an effective NED
  • Recognise the legal and practical responsibilities of the NED
  • Identify how a NED can help to create an effective board
  • Appreciate how a NED can add value in and out of the boardroom
  • Apply newfound knowledge and skills to effectively deal with a range of boardroom challenges in different types of organisations
  • Build your profile through an extended peer network
  • Effectively apply and prepare for a NED position

Course Leaders

 Paul MundenPaul Munden
Commercial law barrister and former general counsel of Business Link. Clients include Royal Dutch Shell and NHS.

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 Janhavi DadarkarJanhavi Dadarkar
Expert on commercial transactions, company law, corporate governance and intellectual property.

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 Jo HaighJo Haigh
Experienced director and business owner, held over 40 NED roles, author, visiting fellow at Leeds University.

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1090.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate 2021
1310.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member Rate 2021

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