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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 ...

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
The 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
Location: Institute of Directors Bristol
14 Orchard Street
Bristol BS1 5EH

Price
£330.00 (ex VAT)
Early Bird Discount Price
£300.00 (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
Courses can be delivered ‘in-ho

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  • 1. Excellence in Leadership = Leadership in ExcellenceHow to become a Non-Executive DirectorMonday 21 January 2013 – Institute of Directors, Bristol BS1 5EHThe How to become a Non-Executive Director course helps you to plan and prepare for yourfirst NED position. It instils a real sense of what is expected of NEDs, and how you can meet thechallenge.This one-day interactive course is aimed ataspiring NEDs and covers essentialknowledge about roles, responsibilities,strategy and corporate governance that arekey foundations for a Non-Executive boardrole. It also considers up to date thinking oncorporate governance and the responsibilitiesof owners, the board and employees.This is followed by practical sessions on identifying NED opportunities, the process of obtaining afirst appointment and performing due diligence before any position is accepted. There isemphasis on the importance of presenting your experiences with clarity and relevance.“The material, the course leader’s insights, and the opportunity to share thoughts and feelingswith similarly inclined business people, made for a really valuable day. I came away with someclear actions.”Bernard Grenville-Jones Co-Founder, Company Director and Head of Operations OACActuaries and Consultants (OAC plc)“This one day course is an excellent overview, providing real advice and very helpful informationfor those Directors who are interested in developing a non-exec portfolio.”Julian Dennis, Director Compliance & Sustainability at Wessex Water, Bath, UnitedKingdomThis course identifies the various ways and circumstances in which non-executive directors canmake an effective contribution to a board’s work. It also examines methods for their selection andreviews their motivation, induction and reward. © 2012 excellencia limited – registered in England & Wales number 06522430, Registered Address 166 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7BT
  • 2. Excellence in Leadership = Leadership in ExcellenceWho 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 directorCourse objectivesParticipation 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 directorCourse Leader:David Doughty CDir FIoD The 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 levelconsultant to multi-national organisations and a Chartered Director Ambassador for the Instituteof Directors. See his LinkedIn profile here: (http://uk.linkedin.com/in/daviddoughty) © 2012 excellencia limited – registered in England & Wales number 06522430, Registered Address 166 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7BT
  • 3. Excellence in Leadership = Leadership in ExcellenceKey DetailsDuration: 1 dayLocation: Institute of Directors Bristol 14 Orchard Street Bristol BS1 5EHPrice£330.00 (ex VAT)Early Bird Discount Price£300.00 (ex VAT)Book NowTo see course dates and to book your place now follow this link:Course RegistrationThe fee includes lunch, refreshments and a copy of the course handbookAttendance counts as 6 CPD hours of structured learningCourses can be delivered ‘in-house’ to a group of Non-Executive Directors – to find out morecontact courses@excellencia.co.uk or call 01865 350345 © 2012 excellencia limited – registered in England & Wales number 06522430, Registered Address 166 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7BT