Is your board dysfunctional?

Does your board have directors who trust each other, are committed, are comfortable with conflict, hold each other to account and are focused on results?

UK Corporate Governance Code 2018

What's in the latest version of the UK Corporate Governance Code?

Risk management is no longer just about financial risks

Strategic Risk management is more about reputation than finance

The risks of carrying on regardless

The need to identify, measure and mitigate business continuity risks has never been more relevant

What’s the risk? An inconvenient necessity or a source of competitive advantage?

Neil Woodford – cautious, conservative, contrarian, high-risk?

Marketing for non Marketing Directors – Video Course 7 July 2020

Essential marketing course for Executive and Non-Executive Directors

Sales for Non-Sales Directors – Video Course 9 July 2020

Everything you wanted to know about sales but were afraid to ask

When is it OK to Leave Marketing to the Marketing Department?

In the digital age Marketing should be high-up on the Board agenda

Diversity and Inclusion in the Boardroom

A practical interactive video course for Chairs and Board members

The Effective Executive Director

Improve your performance as an Executive Director

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Welcome to excellencia – your route to Corporate Governance excellence.

excellencia - your route to Corporate Governance excellence

Excellencia provides Corporate Governance, leadership development and board effectiveness interventions to organisations in the private, public and voluntary sectors. Using a combination of facilitation, coaching, mentoring and training Excellencia supports whole board development for Chairs, Executives and Non-Executive Directors.

Specialties

Corporate Governance, Leadership Development, Board Effectiveness, Non-Executive Director

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The bite sized boardroom is the essential resource for boards in private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

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Director’s Duties, Roles and Responsibilities - Interactive Video Course


Oct 19,2020 - Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Director’s duties, roles and responsibilities course provides an essential overview of what is required of a company director together with practical steps that can be taken to ensure that the demands are complied with.

This half-day course is aimed at aspiring or newly appointed directors and covers key knowledge about legal duties, roles, responsibilities, strategy and corporate governance that are key foundations for an effective board appointment. It also considers up to date thinking on corporate governance and the responsibilities of owners, the board and employees.


Location

Zoom Video Conference

,

Event Fees:

£ 220.00 Payment with Booking Fee
£ 250.00 Course Fee
£ 195.00 Partner Discount Price


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
debbie.wright@excellencia.co.uk

Marketing for non Marketing Directors - Interactive Video Course


Oct 20,2020 - Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

How directors and boards can take great strides in their understanding of strategic marketing

Course Leader: Duncan Hall

\"\"An energetic business leader, with significant experience in sales, marketing, business, product, and process development gained in both start-up and corporate environments. Duncan is also a certified trainer/facilitator/coach of corporate continuous process improvement and customer experience programs.
Attendees on this interactive video course will be more effective in engaging with board level commercial teams over matters of marketing strategy - they will be able to more easily:
  • Understand the relationship between strategic marketing and company vision and mission;
  • Obtain clarity on strategy selection from both internal and external perspectives;
  • Provide constructive challenges to the commercial team;
  • Identify potential problems and corresponding solutions.
If you have ever wondered what strategic marketing is, and how it relates to the businesses with which you work; or if you have sat in board meetings wondering what on earth the marketing director was talking about, this course will be a great start in building your marketing knowledge and increasing your confidence in the subject.

Location

Zoom Video Conference

,

Event Fees:

£ 220.00 Payment with Booking Fee
£ 195.00 NEDworks Tier! Member Fee
£ 250.00 Course Fee


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
debbie.wright@excellencia.co.uk

How to become a Non-Executive Director - Interactive Video Course


Oct 21,2020 - Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
The How to become a Non-Executive Director course helps you to plan and prepare for your first NED position. It instils a real sense of what is expected of NEDs, and how you can meet the challenge. This one-day interactive course is aimed at aspiring NEDs and covers essential knowledge about roles, responsibilities, strategy and corporate governance that are key foundations for a Non-Executive board role. It also considers up to date thinking on corporate governance and the responsibilities of owners, the board and employees. This is followed by practical sessions on identifying NED opportunities, the process of obtaining a first appointment and performing due diligence before any position is accepted. There is emphasis on the importance of presenting your experiences with clarity and relevance. This course identifies the various ways and circumstances in which non-executive directors can make an effective contribution to a board’s work. It also examines methods for their selection and reviews their motivation, induction and reward.

Location

Zoom Video Conference

, Select a State:

Event Fees:

£ 320.00 Payment with Booking Fee
£ 295.00 NEDworks Tier! Member Fee
£ 350.00 Course Fee


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
debbie.wright@excellencia.co.uk

Sales for non Sales Directors - Interactive Video Course,


Oct 22,2020 - Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Everything directors and boards need to know about sales but were afraid to ask

Course Leader: John Hanson

\"\"A highly engaged sales and results focused Business Leader / Sales Director, with strong execution skills and proven successes in Mature & Emerging Markets throughout EMEA. A breadth of knowledge of the FMCG and Medical Device categories and a core competence of returning declining businesses back to profitable and sustainable growth.
This interactive video course helps you to be a more effective when working with a commercial team at board level or on a day to day basis. Participants will gain the fundamental knowledge / terminology to interact with the commercial teams while creating/ aligning a ‘Commercial Strategy’ that can then be performance managed to deliver on the company’s overall goals.  The course is split into two parts with section one providing insights to the commercial working on a day to day basis with time to discuss how this can work with our business. The second half dives in deeper with the ‘Why’ we will win with the commercial strategy, ‘How’ to implement this and ‘Tools and Metrics’ to measure success

Location

Zoom Video Conference

,

Event Fees:

£ 220.00 Payment with Booking Fee
£ 195.00 NEDworks Tier! Member Fee
£ 250.00 Course Fee


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
debbie.wright@excellencia.co.uk

Finance for Non-Finance Directors - Interactive Video Course


Oct 23,2020 - Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Finance for Non-Finance Directors: Financial Business Management Tools and Financial Business Concepts for Executive and Non-Executive directors

This course will provide essential knowledge of the key financial management issues and concepts needed by all current or aspiring Executive and Non-Executive Directors in order to be effective members of the boards of private, public or not-for-profit organisations in today’s demanding financial environment. The successful completion of this course will provide attendees with a sound financial understanding and the practical knowledge of how and when to apply those skills within their own businesses backed by a theoretical financial knowledge base.

Location

Zoom Video Conference

,

Event Fees:

£ 195.00 NEDworks Tier! Member Fee
£ 220.00 Payment with Booking Fee
£ 250.00 Course Fee


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
debbie.wright@excellencia.co.uk

Director’s Duties, Roles and Responsibilities - Interactive Video Course


Nov 23,2020 - Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Director’s duties, roles and responsibilities course provides an essential overview of what is required of a company director together with practical steps that can be taken to ensure that the demands are complied with.

This half-day course is aimed at aspiring or newly appointed directors and covers key knowledge about legal duties, roles, responsibilities, strategy and corporate governance that are key foundations for an effective board appointment. It also considers up to date thinking on corporate governance and the responsibilities of owners, the board and employees.


Location

Zoom Video Conference

,

Event Fees:

£ 220.00 Payment with Booking Fee
£ 250.00 Course Fee
£ 195.00 Partner Discount Price

How to become a Non-Executive Director - Interactive Video Course


Nov 24,2020 - Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
The How to become a Non-Executive Director course helps you to plan and prepare for your first NED position. It instils a real sense of what is expected of NEDs, and how you can meet the challenge. This one-day interactive course is aimed at aspiring NEDs and covers essential knowledge about roles, responsibilities, strategy and corporate governance that are key foundations for a Non-Executive board role. It also considers up to date thinking on corporate governance and the responsibilities of owners, the board and employees. This is followed by practical sessions on identifying NED opportunities, the process of obtaining a first appointment and performing due diligence before any position is accepted. There is emphasis on the importance of presenting your experiences with clarity and relevance. This course identifies the various ways and circumstances in which non-executive directors can make an effective contribution to a board’s work. It also examines methods for their selection and reviews their motivation, induction and reward.

Location

Zoom Video Conference

,

Event Fees:

£ 320.00 Payment with Booking Fee
£ 295.00 NEDworks Tier! Member Fee
£ 350.00 Course Fee

Marketing for Non-Marketing Directors - Interactive Video Course


Nov 25,2020 - Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

How directors and boards can take great strides in their understanding of strategic marketing

Course Leader: Duncan Hall

\"\"An energetic business leader, with significant experience in sales, marketing, business, product, and process development gained in both start-up and corporate environments. Duncan is also a certified trainer/facilitator/coach of corporate continuous process improvement and customer experience programs.
Attendees on this interactive video course will be more effective in engaging with board level commercial teams over matters of marketing strategy - they will be able to more easily:
  • Understand the relationship between strategic marketing and company vision and mission;
  • Obtain clarity on strategy selection from both internal and external perspectives;
  • Provide constructive challenges to the commercial team;
  • Identify potential problems and corresponding solutions.
If you have ever wondered what strategic marketing is, and how it relates to the businesses with which you work; or if you have sat in board meetings wondering what on earth the marketing director was talking about, this course will be a great start in building your marketing knowledge and increasing your confidence in the subject.

Location

Zoom Video Conference

,

Event Fees:

£ 220.00 Payment with Booking Fee
£ 195.00 NEDworks Tier! Member Fee
£ 250.00 Course Fee

Sales for non Sales Directors - Interactive Video Course,


Nov 26,2020 - Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Everything directors and boards need to know about sales but were afraid to ask

Course Leader: John Hanson

\"\"A highly engaged sales and results focused Business Leader / Sales Director, with strong execution skills and proven successes in Mature & Emerging Markets throughout EMEA. A breadth of knowledge of the FMCG and Medical Device categories and a core competence of returning declining businesses back to profitable and sustainable growth.
This interactive video course helps you to be a more effective when working with a commercial team at board level or on a day to day basis. Participants will gain the fundamental knowledge / terminology to interact with the commercial teams while creating/ aligning a ‘Commercial Strategy’ that can then be performance managed to deliver on the company’s overall goals.  The course is split into two parts with section one providing insights to the commercial working on a day to day basis with time to discuss how this can work with our business. The second half dives in deeper with the ‘Why’ we will win with the commercial strategy, ‘How’ to implement this and ‘Tools and Metrics’ to measure success

Location

Zoom Video Conference

,

Event Fees:

£ 220.00 Payment with Booking Fee
£ 195.00 NEDworks Tier! Member Fee
£ 250.00 Course Fee

Finance for Non-Finance Directors - Interactive Video Course


Nov 27,2020 - Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Finance for Non-Finance Directors: Financial Business Management Tools and Financial Business Concepts for Executive and Non-Executive directors

This course will provide essential knowledge of the key financial management issues and concepts needed by all current or aspiring Executive and Non-Executive Directors in order to be effective members of the boards of private, public or not-for-profit organisations in today’s demanding financial environment. The successful completion of this course will provide attendees with a sound financial understanding and the practical knowledge of how and when to apply those skills within their own businesses backed by a theoretical financial knowledge base.

Location

Zoom Video Conference

,

Event Fees:

£ 195.00 NEDworks Tier! Member Fee
£ 220.00 Payment with Booking Fee
£ 250.00 Course Fee

Director’s Duties, Roles and Responsibilities - Interactive Video Course


Jan 18,2021 - Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Director’s duties, roles and responsibilities course provides an essential overview of what is required of a company director together with practical steps that can be taken to ensure that the demands are complied with.

This half-day course is aimed at aspiring or newly appointed directors and covers key knowledge about legal duties, roles, responsibilities, strategy and corporate governance that are key foundations for an effective board appointment. It also considers up to date thinking on corporate governance and the responsibilities of owners, the board and employees.


Location

Zoom Video Conference

,

Event Fees:

£ 220.00 Payment with Booking Fee
£ 250.00 Course Fee
£ 195.00 Partner Discount Price

Marketing for Non-Marketing Directors - Interactive Video Course


Jan 19,2021 - Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

How directors and boards can take great strides in their understanding of strategic marketing

Course Leader: Duncan Hall

\"\"An energetic business leader, with significant experience in sales, marketing, business, product, and process development gained in both start-up and corporate environments. Duncan is also a certified trainer/facilitator/coach of corporate continuous process improvement and customer experience programs.
Attendees on this interactive video course will be more effective in engaging with board level commercial teams over matters of marketing strategy - they will be able to more easily:
  • Understand the relationship between strategic marketing and company vision and mission;
  • Obtain clarity on strategy selection from both internal and external perspectives;
  • Provide constructive challenges to the commercial team;
  • Identify potential problems and corresponding solutions.
If you have ever wondered what strategic marketing is, and how it relates to the businesses with which you work; or if you have sat in board meetings wondering what on earth the marketing director was talking about, this course will be a great start in building your marketing knowledge and increasing your confidence in the subject.

Location

Zoom Video Conference

,

Event Fees:

£ 220.00 Payment with Booking Fee
£ 195.00 NEDworks Tier! Member Fee
£ 250.00 Course Fee

How to become a Non-Executive Director - Interactive Video Course


Jan 20,2021 - Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
The How to become a Non-Executive Director course helps you to plan and prepare for your first NED position. It instils a real sense of what is expected of NEDs, and how you can meet the challenge. This one-day interactive course is aimed at aspiring NEDs and covers essential knowledge about roles, responsibilities, strategy and corporate governance that are key foundations for a Non-Executive board role. It also considers up to date thinking on corporate governance and the responsibilities of owners, the board and employees. This is followed by practical sessions on identifying NED opportunities, the process of obtaining a first appointment and performing due diligence before any position is accepted. There is emphasis on the importance of presenting your experiences with clarity and relevance. This course identifies the various ways and circumstances in which non-executive directors can make an effective contribution to a board’s work. It also examines methods for their selection and reviews their motivation, induction and reward.

Location

Zoom Video Conference

,

Event Fees:

£ 320.00 Payment with Booking Fee
£ 295.00 NEDworks Tier! Member Fee
£ 350.00 Course Fee

Sales for non Sales Directors - Interactive Video Course,


Jan 21,2021 - Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Everything directors and boards need to know about sales but were afraid to ask

Course Leader: John Hanson

\"\"A highly engaged sales and results focused Business Leader / Sales Director, with strong execution skills and proven successes in Mature & Emerging Markets throughout EMEA. A breadth of knowledge of the FMCG and Medical Device categories and a core competence of returning declining businesses back to profitable and sustainable growth.
This interactive video course helps you to be a more effective when working with a commercial team at board level or on a day to day basis. Participants will gain the fundamental knowledge / terminology to interact with the commercial teams while creating/ aligning a ‘Commercial Strategy’ that can then be performance managed to deliver on the company’s overall goals.  The course is split into two parts with section one providing insights to the commercial working on a day to day basis with time to discuss how this can work with our business. The second half dives in deeper with the ‘Why’ we will win with the commercial strategy, ‘How’ to implement this and ‘Tools and Metrics’ to measure success

Location

Zoom Video Conference

,

Event Fees:

£ 220.00 Payment with Booking Fee
£ 195.00 NEDworks Tier! Member Fee
£ 250.00 Course Fee

Diversity and Inclusion in the Boardroom - Interactive Video Course


Jan 22,2021 - Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

\"directorsA practical interactive video course for Chairs and Board members

If you are wondering how you can promote diversity and inclusion on your Board then the Diversity and Inclusion in the Boardroom 1-day interactive video course will provide you with an essential overview of what is involved together with practical steps that can be taken to help you to achieve a more diverse and inclusive board.

This course is aimed at Chairs and Board members in the private, public and voluntary sectors including NHS Trusts, Social Enterprises, Local Authorities, School and College Governors and Charity Trustees looking to reflect on the impact of current issues on racial equity and working in order to promote diversity and inclusion on their boards and in their organisations.

Who should attend?

Chairs and Board members in the private, public and voluntary sectors including NHS Trusts, Social Enterprises, Local Authorities, School and College Governors and Charity Trustees.

What to expect?

  • An overview of the core principles and essential knowledge about the impact of diversity and inclusion in society and on organisations.
  • Identification of the challenges faced by Boards in the area of Diversity and Inclusion and an exploration of the various ways in which Executive and Non-Executive Directors can contribute to these issues
  • Practical guidance on how Board members can make positive contributions to a board’s work by embracing diversity and diversity of thought

Course objectives

Participants will gain the fundamental knowledge / terminology to interact at Board level whilst considering the key impact of these issues on Boards and within organisations. There will be opportunities to explore recruitment and selection processes, induction and how Boards can implement diversity and inclusion principles

Course Leaders:

Dr Shungu Hilda M\'gadzah

\"\" Director & Lead Consultant Psychologist: Diversity & Inclusion expert and Educational Psychologist at Inclusion Psychologists Ltd with senior leadership experience and Board level leadership experience in the voluntary sector and public sector. Experience as senior leader in education at Head of Service level leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams. (linkedin.com/in/shunguhildamgadzah/)

Shirley Wardell

\"\" Thinking Environment Coach and Facilitator Trainer specialising in Leadership Development. A member of the Time to Think Faculty, qualified to deliver Nancy Kline\'s Thinking Environment courses. Experience in Higher Education, mostly for the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (linkedin.com/in/shirley-wardell-47b2467/)

David Doughty CDir FIoD

\"David Chartered Director and highly experienced Non-Executive, Chief Executive, Chair, Entrepreneur and Business Mentor. David has extensive executive and non-executive experience in small and medium enterprises in private and public sectors. He is also a board level consultant to multi-national organisations and a Chartered Director Ambassador for the Institute of Directors. . (linkedin.com/in/daviddoughty)

Key Details

Duration: 1 day Location: Zoom Video Conference Price £350.00 (ex VAT) Payment with Booking Price £320.00 (ex VAT) Partner Discount Price £295.00 (ex VAT)* Book Now To see course dates and to book your place now follow this link: Course Registration The fee includes a copy of the course handbook Attendance counts as 6 verifiable CPD hours of structured learning
*Discounts on Excellencia course fees are available for: Courses can be delivered ‘in-house’ to a single board – to find out more contact courses@excellencia.co.uk or call 01437 731 161

Location

Zoom Video Conference
Street
City, State Postcode

Event Fees:

£ 350.00 Course Fee
£ 320.00 Payment with Booking Fee
£ 295.00 NEDworks Tier! Member Fee