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The Institute of Directors

Role of the Chair

Sep 18, 2019
Greater London, United Kingdom
GBP 1155 ≈USD 1435
GBP 1155 per day
Dec 3, 2019
Greater London, United Kingdom
GBP 1155 ≈USD 1435
GBP 1155 per day

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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

Experts

An experienced dealmaker, Jo has bought and sold over 400 companies specialising in owner managed businesses and has assisted hundreds of other businesses through successful transactions. Jo is currently non-executive director of 10 companies and has held circa 40+ non-executive roles over the l...
Business experience Janhavi Dadarkar has over a decade of experience in advising companies, directors and enterprising individuals on company law, corporate governance and intellectual property protection. She is a recognised expert on commercial transactions with an international flavour and ha...