Sep 272019

The Effective Non-Executive Director course is an interactive one-day course designed for existing Non-Executive Directors who want to further develop their skills or for those who have just embarked on their first non-executive position and are keen to prepare themselves for a non-executive portfolio career.

This practical, comprehensive and highly interactive course is delivered by globally recognised Corporate Governance expert; David Doughty, who currently holds or has held Chair and Non-Executive Director positions on private, public and not-for-profit sector boards in the UK, US and EU.

A Chartered Director with over 30 years experience as a board member, David will share his insights with you to help you with improving board effectiveness and increasing your contribution to the board.

The effective Non-Executive Director

The course 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.

Attendance counts as 6 CPD hours of structured learning.

The effective Non-Executive Director course helps you to be an effective non-executive director. It instils a real sense of what is expected of NEDs, and how you can meet the challenge.

This course identifies the various ways and circumstances in which non-executive directors can make an effective contribution to a board’s work.

Who should attend?

Individuals who are serving or newly appointed   non-executive directors.

What to expect?

  • Clarifies how and why non-executive directors can strengthen a board
  • Provides practical guidance on how to be effective 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

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, public and not-for-profit sectors. He is also a board level consultant to multi-national organisations and a Chartered Director Ambassador for the Institute of Directors. See his LinkedIn profile here: 

Key Details
Duration: 1 day
Institute of Directors
116 Pall Mall
London SW1Y 5ED
£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 lunch, refreshments and a copy of the course handbook
Courses can be delivered ‘in-house’ to a group of Non-Executive Directors or Trustees – to find out more contact or call 01173 827 820

*Discounts on Excellencia course fees are available for: