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Role of the Director and the Board

Overview

Delivering an essential understanding of the board’s role in corporate governance and risk management, this introduction to the duties and legal responsibilities of a director will enable you to tackle the challenges of the boardroom with fresh confidence and progress your career to the next level.

Whether you’re a newly appointed director, aspiring to a position on the board, or looking to improve your performance with fresh insight, this practical two-day course will equip you with the crucial knowledge and skill-set to fulfil your role successfully.

The IoD Award in the Role of the Director and the Board, 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.

Course Benefits

Develop a practical understanding of best practice in the boardroom. In addition to recognising the director’s key legal responsibilities, you will be conversant with the board’s role in corporate governance and be able to ensure transparency in internal procedures such as executive appointment and remuneration. You’ll be able to efficiently assess risk, and know how to effectively manage stakeholders while acting in your organisation’s best interests.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Gain an in-depth view of the key duties, roles and legal responsibilities of the modern director
  • Understand the essential differences between direction, management and ownership
  • Examine the board’s role in corporate governance and learn how to improve board effectiveness
  • Understand the legal status of a company and other organisations and implications of the Company Act 2006

Course Leaders

Paul Munden

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

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Janhavi Dadarkar

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

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Jo Haigh

Jo Haigh
Jo presents nationally and internationally at over 100 events a year on corporate governance and corporate Finance.

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Terry Waymouth

Terry Waymouth
Experienced director and business coach with a history of leading successful organisations and a focus on executive and board development.

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Roger Barker

Roger Barker
Roger is an experienced educator and business advisor specialising in corporate governance and board effectiveness, with over 20 years experience as a board member, senior executive and academic researcher in both the business and academic worlds.

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Steve Giles

Steve Giles
Steve Giles is a chartered accountant with over 25 years’ experience of advising directors and managers on business issues concerning governance, risk and compliance.

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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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Dates & Prices

116 Pall Mall, London
04 Sep 2017 09:30
05 Sep 2017 17:00
2145.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2575.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

116 Pall Mall, London
18 Sep 2017 09:30
19 Sep 2017 17:00
2145.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2575.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

116 Pall Mall, London
05 Oct 2017 09:30
06 Oct 2017 17:00
2145.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2575.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

116 Pall Mall, London
24 Oct 2017 09:30
25 Oct 2017 17:00
2145.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2575.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

116 Pall Mall, London
09 Nov 2017 09:30
10 Nov 2017 17:00
2145.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2575.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

116 Pall Mall, London
23 Nov 2017 09:30
24 Nov 2017 17:00
2145.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2575.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

116 Pall Mall, London
11 Dec 2017 09:30
12 Dec 2017 17:00
2145.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2575.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member