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

The Effective Executive Director

Improve your performance as an Executive Director

The Effective Non-Executive Director

Learn how to become more effective as a Non-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

bite sized boardroom

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

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How to become a Non-Executive Director - Video Course


Jun 23,2020 - 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:

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


Jul 2,2020 - 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


Jul 7,2020 - 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

Finance for Non-Finance Directors - Interactive Video Course


Jul 8,2020 - 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

Sales for non Sales Directors - Interactive Video Course,


Jul 9,2020 - 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

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


Jul 23,2020 - Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 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

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


Sep 7,2020 - 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

Marketing for non Marketing Directors - Interactive Video Course


Sep 8,2020 - 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

Finance for Non-Finance Directors - Interactive Video Course


Sep 9,2020 - 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

Sales for non Sales Directors - Interactive Video Course,


Sep 10,2020 - 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

How to become a Non-Executive Director - London


Sep 22,2020 - 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

Institute of Directors
116 Pall Mall
Londom, Select a State: SW1Y 5ED

Event Fees:

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

How to become a Non-Executive Director - London


Oct 29,2020 - 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

Institute of Directors
116 Pall Mall
Londom, Select a State: SW1Y 5ED

Event Fees:

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

How to become a Non-Executive Director - London


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

Institute of Directors
116 Pall Mall
Londom, Select a State: SW1Y 5ED

Event Fees:

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