Overview

The Governance Leadership Programme

Develop your strategic leadership abilities.

  • You need to be working at a senior level to benefit
  • Virtual
  • Varies by module
  • See course pages for details
  • See course pages for details
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The difference between good and outstanding performance

Transform your performance from excellent to outstanding with the Governance Leadership Programme, an executive development programme designed to equip you with fresh strategic insights and practical ideas for enabling governance in the boardroom and the business.

Built around the concept of Situational Intelligence, and currently delivered through personal coaching sessions, participants leave with the passion, enthusiasm, insights and strategies to achieve their objectives.

Modular

The modular programme is offered as a series of three one-to-one coaching sessions of two hours duration:

Strategic Skills - understanding and health checking the strategic context in which you operate.

Influencing Skills - understanding how to deploy your strengths to influence your board and wider stakeholders.

Leadership Skills - understanding how to lead governance thinking and develop your brand.

You will be eligible for a 25% discount off the programme fees if you book all three coaching sessions together.

Each coaching session provides 2 hrs of CPD.

Booking on a coaching session entitles you to 6 months complimentary professional subscription of The Chartered Governance Institute UK and Ireland.

Alumni

Discover more about the experience of taking the programme from past participants.

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Next steps and contact

Explore the programme and book your sessions using the links opposite.

Our training team will be happy to help you identify where to start your Governance Leadership Programme development pathway.

You can contact them at training@cgi.org.uk or call 020 7612 7034.

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understanding how to lead governance thinking and develop your brand.

Influencing Skills

Influencing Skills for Governance Professionals

Understand the factors that drive organisational performance

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INFLUENCING SKILLS FOR GOVERNANCE PROFESSIONALS

OVERVIEW

The roles of governance professionals and company secretaries are changing. Today’s professionals need to recognise the factors driving their business performance agenda; to understand board dynamics and influence boardroom behaviour; to identify and manage stakeholder relationships and to deploy their unique strengths to address the challenges they face.

KEY BENEFITS OF ONE-TO-ONE COACHING SESSIONS

  • The opportunity to explore the board dynamics you observe in your own organisation.
  • Insights into how you can identify your stakeholders and decide how best to engage with and influence them in specific situations.
  • A conversation based on your strengths profile, that identifies your strengths and potential and discussed how best to deploy and develop your capability.

UPCOMING DATES

To maximise the value you get from your coaching sessions with our programme director Anna Bateson, we ask you to complete information on your organisation and your objectives. Your session will then be tailored to recognise the situations you are likely to face.

Each coaching date provides three personal coaching appointments. Bookings are allocated by the training team on a first-come, first-served basis. Your appointment date and time will be confirmed, together with a request to complete and return pre-work at least a week before your appointment.

29 March 2022

23 June 2022

KEY FACTS

Programme director 

ANNA BATESON FCG

Anna Bateson FCG is an experienced business facilitator who works extensively with Directors, Boards and Governance Professionals across the private, public and third sectors. Combining pragmatic insights gained over 40 years spent in leadership and consultancy roles with international businesses including Price Waterhouse and British Airways, she enables individuals to focus on the real business challenges they wish to address. Her breadth of experience provides excellent insights into the critical capabilities required to deliver exceptional business performance.

Described as a ‘skilled alchemist’ Anna provides a personal and confidential coaching service for governance professionals, sharing insights and expertise to inspire, and challenge participants as they build their own action plans. in an inspiring and challenging programme, tailored to meet participant learning agendas.

Through her business consultancy ‘Cutting Through The Grey’ and jointly with global thought leader, Dr Laurence Lyons, Anna researches, coaches, consults and writes on the development of Situational Intelligence™.

More about Anna Bateson FCG

TESTIMONIALS

“Really useful and thought-provoking course. Gives you things you can take away and work on.”Assistant Company Secretary, insurance company
“Anna is a fantastic guide through the maze of inspiring leadership.”Femi Sobo-Allen, Company Secretary, TD Direct Investing
“The day was both interesting and enlightening.”Joanna Harkus, Company Secretary, Arle Capital Partners

VENUE

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FEES

£800 +VAT (Non-members)
£725 +VAT (Professional subscribers)
£640 +VAT (The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland members)

Book all three courses and save 25% on the total fee. To take advantage of this offer, contact us.

NEXT STEPS AND CONTACT

Our training team will be happy to help you identify where to start your Governance Leadership Programme development pathway.

To find out more, call 020 7580 4741 or contact us

Strategic Skills

Strategic Skills for Governance Professionals

Become an enabler of strategy and elevate your board's performance

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STRATEGIC SKILLS FOR GOVERNANCE PROFESSIONALS

OVERVIEW

As you build on your role as a technical expert, your contribution to the strategic thinking of your organisation becomes critical. Understanding your strategic context and how to ensure that your board considers governance at all stages of the strategic process, will enable you to contribute effectively and provide additional value as a company secretary or governance professional.

KEY BENEFITS OF THE COACHING SESSION

  • The opportunity to explore your own organisational situation and decide how best to enable governance.
  • Insights into how you can support your board in developing a robust strategic process.
  • Insights into how you can contribute at each stage of your organisation’s strategic journey.
  • Strategic analysis – Understanding how to enable your board to ask the right strategic questions and positioning your expertise in the strategic context.
  • Strategic analysis – the governance professional and company secretary as an expert.
  • Strategy formulation – Understanding how governance professionals and company secretaries act as a conscience when choices are made.
  • Making strategy happen – Understanding how governance professional and company secretaries act as enablers of strategy implementation.

UPCOMING DATES

To maximise the value you get from your coaching sessions with our programme director Anna Bateson, we ask you to complete information on your organisation and your objectives. Your session will then be tailored to recognise the situations you are likely to face.

Each coaching date provides three personal coaching appointments. Bookings are allocated by the training team on a first-come, first-served basis. Your appointment date and time will be confirmed, together with a request to complete and return pre-work at least a week before your appointment.

28 February 2022

26 May 2022

KEY FACTS

Programme director 

ANNA BATESON FCG

Anna Bateson FCG is an experienced business facilitator who works extensively with Directors, Boards and Governance Professionals across the private, public and third sectors. Combining pragmatic insights gained over 40 years spent in leadership and consultancy roles with international businesses including Price Waterhouse and British Airways, she enables individuals to focus on the real business challenges they wish to address. Her breadth of experience provides excellent insights into the critical capabilities required to deliver exceptional business performance.

Described as a ‘skilled alchemist’ Anna provides a personal and confidential coaching service for governance professionals, sharing insights and expertise to inspire, and challenge participants as they build their own action plans. in an inspiring and challenging programme, tailored to meet participant learning agendas.

Through her business consultancy ‘Cutting Through The Grey’ and jointly with global thought leader, Dr Laurence Lyons, Anna researches, coaches, consults and writes on the development of Situational Intelligence™.

More about Anna Bateson FCG

TESTIMONIALS

“Really useful and thought-provoking course. Gives you things you can take away and work on.”Assistant Company Secretary, insurance company
“Anna is a fantastic guide through the maze of inspiring leadership.”Femi Sobo-Allen, Company Secretary, TD Direct Investing
“The day was both interesting and enlightening.”Joanna Harkus, Company Secretary, Arle Capital Partners

VENUE

Online

FEES

£800 +VAT (Non-members)
£725 +VAT (Professional subscribers)
£640 +VAT (The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland members)

Book all three courses and save 25% on the total fee. To take advantage of this offer, contact us.

NEXT STEPS AND CONTACT

Our training team will be happy to help you identify where to start your Governance Leadership Programme development pathway.

To find out more, call 020 7580 4741 or contact us

Leadership Skills

Leadership Skills for Governance Professionals

Know your strengths and understand how to develop your team

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Leadership Skills for Governance Professionals

OVERVIEW

Leadership is a 360-degree activity that takes place across geographic, generational and gender boundaries and involves building and sustaining relationships with a complex web of stakeholders. You will explore the many ways in which company secretaries and governance professionals lead in their organisations. Understanding your strengths, styles, reputation and personal brand provides a foundation for developing your leadership approach.

KEY BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

  • The opportunity to identify the specific leadership situations you face and the relationship between management and leadership.
  • Insights into your strengths as a leader and an understanding of how to deploy them to inspire those you lead.
  • A conversation based on the leadership styles you use and your current and desired reputation.

UPCOMING DATES

To maximise the value you get from your coaching sessions with our programme director Anna Bateson, we ask you to complete information on your organisation and your objectives. Your session will then be tailored to recognise the situations you are likely to face.

Each coaching date provides three personal coaching appointments. Bookings are allocated by the training team on a first-come, first-served basis. Your appointment date and time will be confirmed, together with a request to complete and return pre-work at least a week before your appointment.

25 April 2022

12 July 2022

Key facts

Programme director 

ANNA BATESON FCG

Anna Bateson FCG is an experienced business facilitator who works extensively with Directors, Boards and Governance Professionals across the private, public and third sectors. Combining pragmatic insights gained over 40 years spent in leadership and consultancy roles with international businesses including Price Waterhouse and British Airways, she enables individuals to focus on the real business challenges they wish to address. Her breadth of experience provides excellent insights into the critical capabilities required to deliver exceptional business performance.

Described as a ‘skilled alchemist’ Anna provides a personal and confidential coaching service for governance professionals, sharing insights and expertise to inspire, and challenge participants as they build their own action plans. in an inspiring and challenging programme, tailored to meet participant learning agendas.

Through her business consultancy ‘Cutting Through The Grey’ and jointly with global thought leader, Dr Laurence Lyons, Anna researches, coaches, consults and writes on the development of Situational Intelligence™.

More about Anna Bateson FCG

TESTIMONIALS

“Really useful and thought-provoking course. Gives you things you can take away and work on.”Assistant Company Secretary, insurance company
“Anna is a fantastic guide through the maze of inspiring leadership.”Femi Sobo-Allen, Company Secretary, TD Direct Investing
“The day was both interesting and enlightening.”Joanna Harkus, Company Secretary, Arle Capital Partners

VENUE

Online

FEES

£800 +VAT (Non-members)
£725 +VAT (Professional subscribers)
£640 +VAT (CGIUKI members)

Book all three courses and save 25% on the total fee. To take advantage of this offer, contact us.

NEXT STEPS AND CONTACT

Our training team will be happy to help you identify where to start your Governance Leadership Programme development pathway.

To find out more, call 020 7580 4741 or contact us

Alumni

The Governance Leadership Programme

Develop your strategic leadership abilities.

  • You need to be working at a senior level to benefit
  • Virtual
  • Varies by module
  • See course pages for details
  • See course pages for details
Need help?

Alumni

Discover more about the experience of taking the programme from past participants.

Angela Gordon

Angela is the Deputy Company Secretary at Tokio Marine Kiln and took the modular programme in 2019. Read their story.

Sinead Critchley

Sinead is the Director of Governance and Assurance at the University of Kent and took the residential programme in 2018. Read their story.

Christine Etherington

Christine is the Director of Nursing, Clinical Services and Quality Governance at NMC Healthcare, and took the residential programme in 2018. Read their story.

Nihal Mashaki

Nihal is the Compliance and Corporate Governance / Legal Consultant at TKYD, Turkey and took the residential programme in 2016. Read their story.

Faisal Al-Nefaie

Faisal is the Head of Corporate Governance at Al Rajhi Bank, Saudi Arabia and took the residential programme in 2015. Read their story.

Shona McGlashan

Shona is the Chief Governance Officer for Mountain Equipment Co-op, Canada and took the residential programme in 2016. Read their story.

James Turner

James is the Deputy Director of Strategy, Government Property Unit, Cabinet Office and took the modular programme in 2016. Read their story.

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