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Leadership for Directors

Overview

Strong leadership is increasingly fundamental to the successful realisation of an organisation’s vision. This intensive course provides a valuable opportunity for directors to explore strategic leadership issues both within and beyond their organisation. 

This module introduces a more personalised approach to leadership and delegates will be encouraged to understand and develop their own self-awareness and emotional intelligence.

The IoD Award in Leadership for Directors, Level 9 (SCQF) is a module of the Certificate in Company Direction qualification. This course may be booked online as a standalone module 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

Key benefits

Gain an understanding of the key competencies required to be an effective leader at board level with the opportunity to practise and develop some of these competencies.

During the course you will assess different leadership and decision-making techniques, determine how to build and sustain high-performing teams, and evaluate how these can be applied to your own organisation to contribute to its increased success.

Learning objectives

  • Develop an understanding of how leadership can be defined and understood in relation to the director’s role on the board.
  • Apply techniques for developing a greater awareness of one-self and of the motivations and behaviours of others
  • Create a culture which constructively engages others in the organisation to achieve the strategic objectives, and to respond effectively to crisis and change
  • Identify how leaders create influence and impact within and beyond the organisation, and assess relevant stakeholder engagement strategies.

Course leaders


Anna 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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Deborah Benson

Deborah Benson
Experienced management consultant, coach and board director leading change initiatives.

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David Joel

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

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Joy Allen Joy Allen
Joy has over 20 years’ experience as a board member in a range of sectors, she was a non-executive director of the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.

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

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

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Yanos Michopoulos
Yanos Michopoulos has 25 years international business experience in a variety of roles across the EMEA region in both the private and public sectors, especially in energy, infrastructure and private equity.

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Dates & Prices

Library of Birmingham, Birmingham
25 Jun 2018 09:30
26 Jun 2018 17:00
2250.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2700.00 GBP + VAT - Non-member

Esplanade, Jersey

02 Jul 2018 09:30
03 Jul 2018 17:00

1500.00 GBP + VAT - Member
1800.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

118 Pall Mall, London
05 Jul 2018 09:30
06 Jul 2018 17:00
2250.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2700.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

118 Pall Mall, London

06 Aug 2018 09:30
07 Aug 2018 17:00

2250.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2700.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

118 Pall Mall, London
23 Aug 2018 09:30
24 Aug 2018 17:00
2250.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2700.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

16 Skipper Street, Belfast

03 Sep 2018 09:30
04 Sep 2018 17:00

2250.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2700.00 GBP + VAT - Non-member

118 Pall Mall, London
13 Sep 2018 09:30
14 Sep 2018 17:00
2250.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2700.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

118 Pall Mall, London

18 Oct 2018 09:30
19 Oct 2018 17:00

2250.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2700.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

16 Skipper Street, Belfast
05 Nov 2018 09:30
06 Nov 2018 17:00
2250.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2700.00 GBP + VAT - Non Member

118 Pall Mall, London

08 Nov 2018 09:30
09 Nov 2018 17:00

2250.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2700.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

118 Pall Mall, London
15 Nov 2018 09:30
16 Nov 2018 17:00
2250.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2700.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

118 Pall Mall, London

26 Nov 2018 09:30
27 Nov 2018 17:00

2250.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2700.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

118 Pall Mall, London
10 Dec 2018 09:30
11 Dec 2018 17:00
2250.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2700.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member