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Role of the Chair

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Institute of Directors

Summary

Price
£880 - £1,155 inc VAT
Finance options

£1,155 non-member price

Study method
Classroom
Duration
1 day, Full-time
Qualification
No formal qualification
CPD
7 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students

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Location & dates

Location
Address
118
Pall Mall
South West London
London
SW1Y5ED
United Kingdom

Overview

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.

CPD

7 CPD hours / points
Accredited by Institute of Directors

Description

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.

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

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What are CPD hours/points?

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