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The Institute of Directors

Role of the Chair

Jun 20
Greater London, United Kingdom
GBP 1155 ≈USD 1469
GBP 1155 per day
Sep 18
Greater London, United Kingdom
GBP 1155 ≈USD 1469
GBP 1155 per day
Dec 3
Greater London, United Kingdom
GBP 1155 ≈USD 1469
GBP 1155 per day

How it works

Description

The chair has a critical influence on a board's style, composition, balance and performance. This popular course provides a unique opportunity to review the chair’s role in light of current legal requirements and good practice.

Whether you are newly appointed, or looking to improve your performance with a fresh perspective, practical case-study led insight shared on the day will equip you with the essential knowledge and skill-set to fulfil your role successfully.

Course Benefits

This course provides an opportunity to review your role and update yourself on current good practice. Gain an improved understanding of the various roles which a chair has to perform and your influence on composing and developing a better board, with an update on good boardroom practice including recent developments in Corporate Governance.

Learning Objectives

By attending this course you will gain the knowledge and skills to:

  • Appreciate the board's role, purpose and key tasks
  • Define the role and responsibilities of the chair in successfully leading and chairing a board
  • Compose and develop a more effective board
  • Assess key director relationships
  • Make proper use of both executive and non-executive directors
  • Plan and run effective board meetings
  • Understand the skills and personal qualities most likely to help achieve competence in the role
The Institute of Directors

Role of the Managing Director

Next dates

Sep 4
Greater London, United Kingdom
GBP 1155 ≈USD 1469
GBP 1155 per day
Nov 6
Greater London, United Kingdom
GBP 1155 ≈USD 1469
GBP 1155 per day

Description

Power your potential with this one day intensive course designed to equip you with practical and pragmatic insight into the role and responsibilities of the managing director.

Whether you are newly appointed, or looking to improve your performance with a fresh perspective, our expert course leaders will share the latest best practice in strategic leadership with further guidance on accountability, authority and constraints.

Course Benefits

This course provides a unique opportunity to assess your performance and plan your development. Share individual experiences and views with other managing directors and take away practical insights that will enable you to make a real impact in your organisation.

Learning Objectives

By attending this course you will gain the knowledge and skills to:

  • Understand the role of the managing director in relation to the purpose and objectives of the board
  • Describe the MD's role in defining and communicating corporate strategy, leading and motivating the organisation and managing change
  • Balance the unique responsibilities associated with managing the organisation's operations and setting out corporate strategy
  • Differentiate between the roles of managing director and the chair
  • Appreciate the issues and principles associated with the corporate governance debate