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How to become a
Non-Executive Director

Everything you need to know to secure your first board role as a Non-Executive Director, Trustee or Governor

This one-day interactive course is aimed at aspiring Non-Executive Director, Trustee or Governors 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.

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How to become a Non-Executive Director
1-day interactive course for aspiring Non-Executive Directors

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How to become a Non-Executive Director - Video Course Jun 23,2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
How to become a Non-Executive Director - London Jul 23,2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
How to become a Non-Executive Director - London Sep 22,2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
How to become a Non-Executive Director - London Oct 29,2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
How to become a Non-Executive Director - London Nov 24,2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Who should attend?

Individuals who are currently a Non-Executive Director, Trustee or Governor; those seeking appointment as a Non-Executive Director, Trustee or Governor and those looking to appoint a Non-Executive Director, Trustee or Governor.

What to expect?

  • Clarifies how and why non-executive directors can strengthen a board
  • Provides practical guidance on how best to secure an appointment as a non-executive director

Course objectives

Participation on this course will provide you with the knowledge to:

  • Clarify the board’s role, purpose and key tasks
  • Appreciate the contributions that non-executive directors can make to the board in different types of company and situations
  • Recognise the qualities and experience needed to fulfil a non-executive director appointment
  • Appreciate appropriate methods for finding, selecting, appointing and rewarding non-executive directors
  • Understand the preparation required to interview for or be interviewed for the post of non-executive director

Key Details

Duration: 1 day
Location: Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Oxford

£350.00 (ex VAT)
Payment with Booking Price
£320.00 (ex VAT)
NEDworks Tier1 Member Price
£295.00 (ex VAT)

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The fee includes lunch, refreshments and a copy of the course handbook

Attendance counts as 6 CPD hours of structured learning

Course Leader:

David Doughty CDir FIoD

David Doughty - Chartered DirectorThe course is delivered by David Doughty, a 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. 

Courses can be delivered 'in-house' to a group of Non-Executive Directors - to find out more contact or call 01437 731 161

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.


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

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