Director training

Company directors are more exposed than ever. To regulators. To shareholder action. To the realities of the current business climate.

We have a number of courses to equip you with the knowledge and skills that a director or non-executive director (NED) need to truly excel in their role.

Directors and their Duties

Company directors are more exposed than ever. To regulators. To shareholder action. To the realities of the current business climate.

This essential course covers the director's responsibilities, liabilities and best practice in the boardroom.

What will you learn?

By the end of the day you will understand:

  • Key duties of directors, their power and authority
  • The statutory framework for the role and responsibilities of company directors in the UK (Companies Act 2006)
  • Liabilities, sanctions and indemnities
  • How to deal with conflicts
  • How best to manage the relationship between the company and its shareholders.
  • Good boardroom practice and board relationships
  • Induction, development and performance reviews
  • Current legal issues

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Non-Executive Directors' Programme

This practical programme covers all aspects of the modern NEDs role. Responsibilities. Law. Regulation. Board composition. Remuneration. And more. Learn how to maximise your effectiveness whether you are new to the boardroom or looking to increase your value.

What will you learn?

By the end of the day you will understand:

  • Your responsibilities and the legal framework that underpins them
  • How to be effective in the boardroom - delivering scrutiny and challenge
  • Your role in risk management and audit committees
  • Board composition, induction and training
  • Remuneration, and the challenges for NEDs 

The day includes a ‘dilemmas for directors’ session to test your learning against some real-world scenarios.

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Bespoke training

If you would like to arrange tailored training for your organisation or group, the Institute can help.

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