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

directors duties roles responsibilitiesA 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. (

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 (

David Doughty CDir FIoD

David Doughty - Chartered Director 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. . (

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 or call 01437 731 161


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Course Cancellation Policy

Places on courses are limited and we therefore operate a cancellation policy regarding refunds and transfers. Once you have received confirmation of your place on the course you will be liable for the whole fee unless we receive written notification of cancellation more than three weeks before the event date.

Written notification of cancellation can be sent via email to or by post to Excellencia Ltd, The Coach House, Clarbeston Road, Pembrokeshire SA63 4QL. For bookings cancelled more than three weeks before the event, delegates will be able to change the date of their booking free-of-charge, or 100% of the fees that have been paid will be refunded. For bookings cancelled three weeks or less before the event, no refund will be made other than in exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the course leader.

Please note that for bookings made three weeks or less before the event, the course fee will be non-refundable, other than in exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the course leader. In the event of a cancellation made three weeks or less before an event, applicants will be able to book on a further course for an additional fee. This fee is non-refundable should the delegate then choose to cancel this booking. No refund will be made for non-attendance on the course.

In the event of cancellation of a course by Excellencia, we will endeavour to inform all participants at least two weeks before the course is due to take place, although please be aware that this is not always possible. In such an event, all course fees paid will be reimbursed in full, but we are unable to reimburse any other costs that may be incurred, such as flights or accommodation.

In the event that dates have to be changed by Excellencia, delegates may request a full refund if the new dates are not convenient.

Should you have any questions regarding these terms and conditions, please contact Debbie Wright on 01437 731 161 or send an email to