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    How to become a Non-Executive Director – Bristol 24 February 2015

    Are you thinking of becoming a Non-Executive Director as part of a Portfolio Career or to develop your boardroom skills prior to taking up an executive director role?

    How to become a Non-Executive Director

    Join us on Tuesday, February 24 2015 to find out how you can become a Non-Executive Director

    “Unlike many courses I have attended in the past, How to become a Non-Executive Director went beyond just the technical aspects of being a ‘Non-Exec’, and reflected on the differences in the approach required compared to being an Exec Director.
    It allows you to make a fully informed decision on whether a Non Exec role is right for you, and if it is, how to go about finding opportunities.
    An invaluable day of learning!”

    Alastair Lewis Director at Smaointe Ltd

    The How to become a Non-Executive Director course helps you to plan and prepare for your first NED position. It instils a real sense of what is expected of NEDs, and how you can meet the challenge.

    This one-day interactive course is aimed at aspiring NEDs and covers essential knowledge about roles, responsibilities, strategy and corporate governance that are key foundations for a Non-Executive board role. It also considers up to date thinking on corporate governance and the responsibilities of owners, the board and employees.

    This is followed by practical sessions on identifying NED opportunities, the process of obtaining a first appointment and performing due diligence before any position is accepted. There is emphasis on the importance of presenting your experiences with clarity and relevance.

    This course identifies the various ways and circumstances in which non-executive directors can make an effective contribution to a board’s work. It also examines methods for their selection and reviews their motivation, induction and reward.

    Who should attend?
    Individuals who are currently a non-executive director; those seeking appointment as a non-executive director and those looking to appoint a non-executive director.

    What to expect?

    • Clarifies how and why non-executive directors can strengthen a board
    • Provides practical guidance on how best to secure an appointment as a non-executive director

    Course objectives
    Participation on this course will provide you with the knowledge to:

    • Clarify the board’s role, purpose and key tasks
    • Appreciate the contributions that non-executive directors can make to the board in different types of company and situations
    • Recognise the qualities and experience needed to fulfil a non-executive director appointment
    • Appreciate appropriate methods for finding, selecting, appointing and rewarding non-executive directors
    • Understand the preparation required to interview for or be interviewed for the post of non-executive director

    Course Leader: David Doughty CDir FIoD

    David Doughty - Chartered DirectorThe course is delivered by David Doughty, a Chartered Director and highly experienced Non-Executive, Chief Executive, Chair, Entrepreneur and Business Mentor. David has extensive executive and non-executive experience in small and medium enterprises in private and public sectors. He is also a board level consultant to multi-national organisations and a Chartered Director Ambassador for the Institute of Directors. See his LinkedIn profile here: (http://uk.linkedin.com/in/daviddoughty)

    Key Details
    Duration: 1 day

    Orchard Street Business Centre
    14 Orchard Street
    Bristol BS1 5EH


    £330.00 (ex VAT)
    Payment with Booking Price
    £300.00 (ex VAT)
    Tier1 Member Price
    £280.00 (ex VAT)

    Book Now

    To see course dates and to book your place now follow this link:
    Course Registration
    The fee includes lunch, refreshments and a copy of the course handbook

    Attendance counts as 6 CPD hours of structured learning


    Discounts on Excellencia course fees are available for:

    How to become a Non-Executive Director - Bristol 24 February 2015
    Orchard Street Business Centre, 14 Orchard Street,Bristol BS1 5EH,South West

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