Directors and their Duties

This intensive and practical course empowers directors to perform their governance role effectively by teaching the key responsibilities, liabilities and activities of a director.


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The role in context: the legal and regulatory framework

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  • What is the purpose of company law and how does it apply to directors?
  • What else do you need to be aware of?

Directors’ duties in the Companies Act 2006

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  • What does the Act have to say about directors’ duties, including conflicts of interest?
  • What are the practical implications for running a company?

Directors’ Liabilities

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  • What can go wrong?
  • How can you avoid it?
  • How can you fix it?

Power and authority

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  • How do you know what you are allowed to do as a director?
  • What are the differences between directors, managers and owners?
  • Case Studies

Key legal concerns

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  • What else do you need to be thinking about?

What makes an effective board?

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  • What does an effective board look like?
  • What does it do and how should it behave?

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