2024 Professional Director 1.5 Hour Workshops

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Online Live Professional Director Training Workshops 1.5 Hours Each

Chartered Management Institute Recognised Training Centre for Director Training Courses and Workshops.

These workshops are delivered by some of the best Corporate Governance tutors in the UK. They are heavily involved with Corporate Governance at the highest possible levels and have a wealth of practical experience at their fingertips, as well as outstanding theoretical knowledge. The Senior Course Leader has experience as the Chief Executive and Finance Director of a Plc.  He is also an FCA and an FIoD with a combination of extensive blue chip and SME experience.

Institute of Leadership and Management approved Training Centre.

Another is a former Microsoft Inc. Finance Director.  Until late 2019, he was based in Seattle, in charge of their $4bn turnover Windows Application division.  During his last two years with Microsoft, he was part of the elite Microsoft Leadership Coaching team that nurtured and cultivated the talents of the Microsoft Senior Executive talent pool.  He holds an Oxford University M.Sc. and is an accredited international executive coach.  He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, an FCA.

Live Online 90 Minute Workshops

Every Board Director, including both Executive and Non-Executive Directors, would benefit from these workshops; from the most recently appointed or prospective Company Board Director, to the most experienced Board Chair.

This series of workshops will comprehensively every aspect of the role and responsibilities of Company Board Directors, one topic at a time.

The content of each workshop will be provided in the Course Content section as each workshop is given a scheduled date.  The workshops are designed to be delivered in easily manageable bite sized segments.  Each workshop will last for 1.5 hours and can be purchased individually for £150, or in blocks of five or ten, to take advantage of volume discounts.  Block purchases do not require the advance specification of exactly which workshops you plan to attend.

Certificates of Professional Development will be issued to all Director delegates.

We are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute and by the Institute of Leadership and Management as an approved training centre for Directors and Senior Executives.  These workshops are recognised for CPD purposes by most professional institutes and associations including the Institute of Leadership and Management, the Institute of Directors, the Law Society, the CIM, the CMI, the ICAEW, the Institute of Learning and the CIPD. Certificates of Professional Development will be issued to all participants who successfully complete this course.

The topics to be covered by the full series of 12 workshops include:

  1. Director Definitions & Liabilities
  2. Director Disqualifications
  3. Limits on Director Powers
  4. NED Role & Responsibilities
  5. Director Contracts
  6. UK Corporate Governance Code
  7. Board Leadership
  8. Board Evaluations
  9. The Role of The Chair
  10. International Board Structures
  11. Effective Board Meetings
  12. Risk Management

Run any of these as in-house or internal workshops 

  • "Excellent" Delegate Comments on Our Director Training Courses & Workshops

    ‘Plenty of information, very adaptable to the needs of the group, plenty of pace, lots of case studies, very helpful two days.’
    Karen Mayhew – Chief Executive, Havebury Housing Partnership

    ‘Course Leader is Outstanding, Excellent course.’
    R. Senior – Operations Director, The Chord Company Ltd

    ‘Very informative and pitched at the right level. Answered all questions very well and from an informed background. Excellent course.’
    Emma Steele – Director, John Lamb LLP

    ‘Found the course really useful.’
    Sarah Selvanathan– Deputy Chief Executive, Elmbridge Borough Council

    ‘Open Discussions, not pretentious, great examples of scenarios to explain theory in practice.’
    Amanda Haley – Technical Director, Ian Firth Hardware Ltd

    ‘Phil has good knowledge and an enthusiastic and effective delivery.’
    Andrew Naismith – Managing Director, CAE Aircrew Training Services Plc

    ‘Great examples of practical applications. Encouraged discussions throughout the group. Very Informative.’
    Susanne Hughes – Deputy Chief Executive, Shaw Healthcare Ltd

    ‘As a director, it is exactly what I needed. The awareness and learning outcomes fit very well with my expectations. Thank you.’
    Darren Payne – Director, Rhodar Limited

    ‘Well Delivered Course, supported with excellent literature. Provided good information and structure’
    Martin Clarke – Technical Operations Director, Drywrite Ltd

    ‘Great interaction and good pace’
    Ben Ward – Director, Willmott Dixon Plc

    ‘Very clear; well structured; excellent examples. Course leader has a great presentational style leading to good discussions’
    Mark Simmons – Director, Plasser UK

    ‘Philip handled the course content and all of the questions really well. Very informative and highly recommended’
    Rory Curran – Non-Executive Director, Ecodesk

    ‘Excellent course, great participation, a good mix of attendees’
    Sarah Newbold-Hill – Senior Business Director, The Evolve Trust

    ‘Very happy with this course. Like the focus on practical problems.’
    Neil Hounslow – Vice President, Kowa Research Europe

    ‘Excellent all round’
    Frances Adcock – Adcocks Solicitors

    ‘Very good course’
    Adrian Lewis – Commercial Director, Cova Security

    ‘Thoroughly engaging and informative, I would not have believed that a subject, potentially so dry, could be made so interesting. Your professionalism and obvious depth of knowledge was a joy to watch’
    Rod Mountain – Chief Executive, Nelson King

    ‘Excellent, very clear and relevant examples.’
    Board Director

    ‘Great examples, Phil’s experience and stories to back up learning are great.’
    Geoff Stanley – Chief Technical Officer, Rock Insurance Group

    ‘Very good overview, the course was responsive to attendees’ questions and backgrounds.’
    Kath Webster – Director Scientific Services, Animal & Plant Health Agency

    ‘Well presented and engaging.’
    Trevor Phillips, Chief Operating Officer, Vectura Limited

    ‘Very good discussion and information for directors.’
    Natalie Spotswood, Legal Director, FM Insurance Company Limited

    ‘Very helpful to get a better understanding of a director’s role and responsibility. Gives good guidance on how to perform this role better.’
    Ralph Zaat – President, Kowa Research Europe Ltd

  • Professional Director Training Workshops Series Overview

    Our courses and workshops are generally assessed as Excellent by our delegates.

    These workshops are designed for all Board Directors, including Executive and Non-Executive Directors.  As well as for both experienced and newly appointed or prospective Company Directors, who want to ensure that they know and understand the collective board responsibilities, as well as the individual responsibilities of directors and that are complying with all of the relevant laws and regulations.

    Every Board Director would benefit from these workshops; right up to the most experienced Chair.

    Topics to be covered covered by the full series of 12 workshops include:

    1. Director Definitions & Liabilities
    2. Director Disqualifications
    3. Limits on Director Powers
    4. NED Role & Responsibilities
    5. Director Contracts
    6. UK Corporate Governance Code
    7. Board Leadership
    8. Board Evaluations
    9. The Role of The Chair
    10. International Board Structures
    11. Effective Board Meetings
    12. Risk Management

    These are very practical workshops, with discussions around examples or case studies that will highlight common Boardroom dilemmas.  The content of each workshop will be provided in the Course Content section, as each workshop is allocated a scheduled date.

    These workshops are delivered by some of the best Corporate Governance tutors in the UK. They are heavily involved with Corporate Governance at the highest possible levels and have a wealth of practical experience at their fingertips, as well as outstanding theoretical knowledge. The Senior Course Leader has experience as the Chief Executive and Finance Director of a Plc.

    Every Board Director, including both Executive and Non-Executive Directors, would benefit from these workshops; from the most recently appointed or prospective Company Board Director, to the most experienced Board Chair.

    The workshops are constantly being updated to always contain the latest issues and legislation.

    Run any of these as in-house or internal workshops 

  • Professional Director Training Workshops Content

    Every workshop is designed to be delivered in an easily manageable 90 minute segment.  Each workshop is scheduled to last for 1.5 hours.

    The current scheduled workshops cover:

    1. Director Definitions & Liabilities

    This workshop will explain exactly who is considered to be a company director according to the definitions contained within the CA2006.  It will also explain the significance of the limited company structure and what liabilities could be attached to company directors.

    2. Director Disqualifications

    This workshop will explain the main causes of director disqualifications and how to fulfil the duties of a director, whilst avoiding any transgressions of the insolvency laws.  It will discuss what risks directors can run in trying to save a company that may be experiencing liquidity issues.

    3. Limits on Director Powers

    This workshop will explain the legal limitations on the powers of company directors and explain the most common breaches of the laws and why they normally occur.

    4. NED Role & Responsibilities

    This workshop will discuss the key role and responsibilities of Non-Executive Directors.  It will clarify which of the normal duties and responsibilities are legal requirements and which ones are best practice.

    Every appointed and prospective Board Director, including both Executive and Non-Executive Directors, will benefit from these workshops; from the most recently appointed Company Board Director to the Board Chair.

    The content of each of the further workshops, will be provided in this Course Content section, as each workshop is allocated a scheduled delivery date.

    Run any of these as in-house or internal workshops

  • Professional Director Training Workshop Leaders

    These workshops are delivered by some of the best Corporate Governance tutors in the UK. They are heavily involved with Corporate Governance at the highest possible levels and have a wealth of practical experience at their fingertips, as well as outstanding theoretical knowledge. The Senior Course Leader has experience as the Chief Executive and Finance Director of a Plc.

    One is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, an FCA, and a Chartered Director; the Board Director qualification awarded by the Institute of Directors.  He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Consulting, a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and a former Town Councillor. He serves on the Thames Valley Board of the Chartered Management Institute. He has completed 12 years on the Chartered Director and Standards Committees of the Institute of Directors. The Chartered Director Committee of the Institute of Directors was the body that advised the Institute of Directors for more than 12 years, as to what UK Board Directors should know in order to properly fulfil the role of a company director.  This committee helped to shape the Institute of Directors examination syllabus in the UK.  He has been closely involved at a senior level, for more than 20 years, in all aspects of the professional development of company directors and managers; he has also served on a Plc audit committee and a remuneration committee.

    In addition to professional executive and director development services, he is actively involved in company acquisitions and disposals. He has practical experience of funding new start-ups and investments, including raising new Equity Share Capital. He has over 30 years of successful UK and International experience, including 7 years as the Finance Director, Company Secretary and then the Chief Executive of a Plc, as well as 14 years with KPMG Management Consulting, IBM and Arthur Andersen.

    Another is a Chartered Company Secretary and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and has spent many years as a Corporate Governance Tutor at the Institute of Directors and elsewhere. He has many years of experience as a Company Secretary and as a company director; both as a non-executive director and as an executive director.

    A third is a former Microsoft Inc. Finance Director.  Until late 2019, he was based in Seattle, in charge of their $4bn turnover Windows Application division.  During his last two years with Microsoft, he was part of the elite Microsoft Leadership Coaching team that nurtured and cultivated the talents of the Microsoft Senior Executive talent pool.

    He holds an Oxford University M.Sc. and is an accredited international executive coach.  He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, an FCA.  He has extensive experience in Leadership training and coaching and in the UK has delivered leadership training courses and coaching for the Institute of Chartered Accountants, the ICAEW.

    These tutors are very well qualified and highly experienced individuals; one of these will deliver your workshop. They possess a delivery style, which is dynamic, approachable and highly engaging, enabling them to deliver a workshop that you and your company will benefit from and equally importantly, one that you will remember.  Their courses and workshops are always assessed as “Excellent” by our delegates.

  • Who Should Attend These Training Workshops

    These workshops are designed for both experienced and newly appointed Company Directors, as well as their specialist advisors and consultants, who want to ensure that they know and understand the collective board responsibilities, as well as the individual responsibilities of directors and that they are complying with all of the relevant laws and regulations.

    Every Board Director, including both Executive and Non-Executive Directors, would benefit from these workshops; from the most recently appointed or prospective Company Board Director to the most experienced Chair of the Board.

  • Professional Director Training Workshop Series Learning Objectives

    By the end of this training course participants will be better able to understand and fulfil their duties and responsibilities in each of the following areas:

    • Director Definitions & Liabilities
    • Director Disqualifications
    • CA2006 Limits on Director Powers
    • NED Role & Responsibilities
    • Director Contracts
    • UK Corporate Governance Code
    • Board Leadership
    • Board Evaluations
    • The Role of The Chair
    • International Board Structures
    • Effective Board Meetings
    • Risk Management

    Run any of these as in-house or internal workshops 

  • In-House Workshops for Staff Training and Development

    These training workshops, along with most of our other best practice training workshops, can be delivered as internal training workshops for your company alone. Even with groups as small as 6-8 delegates, the course fees per person for internal training workshops can be lower than for open events.

    Running training workshops internally is very convenient many of our clients and allows the participants to explore how key issues will impact on them and their organisation. Then, as a team, they can begin to agree upon development action plans and assign priorities. This approach is preferred by many clients as it combines a high quality service with excellent value for money and is a highly effective route for staff development.

    Run any of these as in-house or internal workshops

  • Certificates of Professional Development

    Certificates of Professional Development will be issued to all Director delegates.

    These training workshops are recognised for CPD purposes by most professional institutes and associations including the Institute of Leadership and Management, the Law Society, the CIM, the CMI, the ICAEW, the Institute of Learning and the CIPD.

    The courses are also accredited by the Chartered Management Institute and we are approved by the Institute of Leadership and Management, for Leadership training.

     

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