Continuing Professional Education, Courses (general) in the United Kingdom

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1.
 
Role of the Trustee
ID
885298
Start date
09 May 2017
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
The contribution of charities and other non-for-profit organisations is of crucial importance to both the economy and society. With key responsibility for governing and directing the organisation, the role of the Trustee has never been more important. Trustees play a vital role and must therefore be aware of all the obligations and challenges their duty entails. This highly practical course is especially designed to provide you with a clear understanding of good governance and the key aspects of running a charity. You will gain both the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure that your organisation complies with the law and meets its aims effectively, ultimately enhancing the delivery of the mission as well as the welfare of your beneficiaries and of your donors.
Contact
IoD Open Development;     Phone: [020 7766 2601];     Email: developing@iod.com
Topics
trustee, non-profit, charity, trustees, governance, director
2.
 
Business Presentation Skills
ID
885215
Dates
15 May 2017 - 16 May 2017
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Learn how to prepare and deliver exceptional presentations and speeches with confidence, expertise and professionalism. This 2 day course will allow you to practise and improve your skills under expert guidance. Course Benefits: Plan and prepare effectively for speeches which inform, convince or entertain; Clearly define the subject matter, purpose and style of your presentation or speech and prepare more powerful opening and closing statements; Convey your message on time, clearly and to the point; Appreciate the dos and don'ts of using audio visual aids; Respond competently to questions and objections from your audience.
Contact
IoD Open Development;     Phone: [020 7766 2601];     Email: developing@iod.com
Topics
business presentation, presentation skills, presentation, business, leadership, speech, director
3.
 
Role of the Company Secretary
ID
885131
Start date
23 May 2017
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
With an increasing focus on corporate governance in recent years, the role of the company secretary has evolved to become the central point for governance operations and strategic influence between the executive management and the board. Whether you are newly appointed, or looking to improve your performance with fresh insight, this practical course will equip you with the essential knowledge and skill-set to fulfil your role successfully. Gain a practical overview of the company secretary's duties and responsibilities and address changes to the company secretary's role in response to the 2006 Companies Act.
Contact
IoD Open Development;     Phone: [020 7766 2601];     Email: developing@iod.com
Topics
company secretary, director, corporate governance, governance, secretary, board
4.
 
Role of the Chair
ID
885207
Start date
13 Jun 2017
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
The chair has a critical influence on a board's style, composition, balance and performance. Practical case-study led insight shared during this course will equip you with a better understanding of the various roles which a chair has to perform and your influence on composing and developing a better board. This course provides an opportunity to review the chair’s role in light of current legal requirements and good boardroom practice including recent developments in Corporate Governance.
Contact
IoD Open Developemnt;     Phone: [020 7766 2601];     Email: developing@iod.com
Topics
chair, board, board development, legal, boardroom, corporate governance, governance
5.
 
Role of the Finance Director
ID
885205
Start date
21 Jun 2017
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
In an increasingly competitive and regulatory environment, the demands on the modern finance director continue to evolve. As financial custodian and enabler of commercial business strategy, the finance director is a key member of the board of directors. This course provides a unique opportunity to gain a clearer insight into your boardroom responsibilities, how to fulfil them effectively and how to improve your personal contribution. It will also enable examination of your financial strategies and how these support the broader corporate aims or your organisation.
Contact
IoD Open Development;     Phone: [020 7766 2601];     Email: developing@iod.com
Topics
Finance director, board, director, financial strategy
6.
 
Role of the Managing Director
ID
885162
Start date
22 Jun 2017
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Power your potential with this one day intensive course designed to equip you with practical and pragmatic insight into the role and responsibilities of the managing director. Whether you are newly appointed, or looking to improve your performance with a fresh perspective, our expert course leaders will share the latest best practice in strategic leadership with further guidance on accountability, authority and constraints. This course provides a unique opportunity to assess your performance and plan your development. Share individual experiences and views with other managing directors and take away practical insights that will enable you to make a real impact in your organisation.
Contact
IoD Open Development;     Phone: [020 7766 2601];     Email: developing@iod.com
Topics
managing director, director, corporate strategy, corporate governance
7.
 
Negotiating Skills for Directors
ID
885132
Dates
04 Jul 2017 - 05 Jul 2017
Location
London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Negotiation is a key activity - business success or failure can depend on it. All directors and senior leaders can become more effective negotiators by recognising how best to deploy their skills at each stage of the negotiation. With insight into the processes of negotiation, you will be able to control what is both a complex and sophisticated activity.
Contact
IoD Open Development;     Phone: [020 7766 2601];     Email: developing@iod.com
Topics
negotiation, business, director, negotiating, negotiating skills, leadership

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