The Non-Executive Directors' Seminar
Roles and responsibilities of an effective non-executive director
This highly specialised seminar with leading Cranfield and external speakers will help you to understand the role and responsibilities of a Non Executive Director. By the end of the programme, you will be equipped with the tools and techniques to be a more effective Non Executive Director and the ability to increase your personal contribution to the board.
What will I get out of the programme?
- Understand your role and responsibilities and how to be effective
- Know how to overcome the pitfalls
- Appreciate your legal position
- Develop confidence in pursuing Non Executive Director placements
- Network with other high quality delegates
- Understand the impact of recent corporate governance reports on your Non Executive Director role.
Your organisation will gain:
- Increased personal contribution to the board
- Improved understanding of the Non Executive Director role
- Clear understanding of legal, regulatory and behavioural responsibilities
- Enhanced skills, capability and effectiveness.
What is the programme about?
- The legal responsibilities of a Non Executive Director
- The future context for, and issues facing Non Executive Directors
- The Corporate Governance Codes
- How the views of institutional investors will affect the role of Non Executive Directors
- The dynamics of effective top teams
- Personal style in resolving boardroom disputes
- Running a board in practice
- The role of the audit committee
- Attributes and practices of an effective Non Executive Director
- Strategic thinking for Non Executive Directors (optional).
This seminar is the result of a Cranfield research project with experienced Non Executive Director, initiated by the recent corporate governance scandals and government reports, in particular the Higgs report which investigated the roles and responsibilities of Non Executive Directors.
Who is the programme for?
Current and aspiring non-executive directors from all types of organisations, both quoted and unquoted, government and non-profit making organisations.