Non-Executive Directors' Programme

Learn how to perform your role effectively and add value as a Non-Executive Director


The role of a Non-Executive Director is crucial but increasingly challenging to perform effectively. NEDs must navigate scrutiny from regulators, shareholders and stakeholders and an increasingly complex business environment to add strategic value and perform good governance. This means having the knowledge and skills to spot red flags and deliver appropriate scrutiny and challenge.

This practical training course covers all aspects of the modern NEDs role, Responsibilities, Law, Regulation, board composition, remuneration and much more. Learn how to maximise your effectiveness whether you are new to the boardroom or looking to increase your value.

Who is this course for:

This course is perfectly suited to:

  • Aspiring or current Non-Executive Directors.
  • Chief Executives or Senior Managers.

The course is suited to participants from across different sectors including listed companies, private companies, charity, health and others.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will understand:

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

You will also receive:

  • A delegate pack containing comprehensive course notes and presentation slides
  • A certificate to show you have attended the course
  • 6 hours credit towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • 6 months complimentary professional subscription of The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland. This includes a subscription to G+C Magazine as well as access to briefings, discounts and our knowledge base.

Useful CGI Resources:

Competency framework:

This course aligns to CGI’s competency framework: Emerging/Established
Use the competency framework to identify your strengths and areas for improvement in governance.


£755 +VAT (Non-members)
£680 +VAT (Professional subscribers)
£605 +VAT (CGIUKI members)

There are discounts available if you are working for a registered charity. Please call us to get the reduced rate.

24 September 2024
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Location: Virtual
Time: 9:30am - 16:30pm

Alternative dates

18 February 2025
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10 June 2025
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21 October 2025
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If you have a group of 5 people or over, it may be beneficial to run this programme as a bespoke, in-house course. Click below to contact us.

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