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Find out how you can obtain a Non-Executive Director position by booking a place on this interactive 1-day course.

non-executive director“As an introduction to the world of NED’s this course is well structured to give an honest and practical insight in to how to identify and prepare for a move in this direction. Money well spent!”

John Cooper, Vice President, North West Europe at Weber-Stephen Products LLC United Kingdom

The How to become a Non-Executive Director course helps you to plan and prepare for your first NED position. It instils a real sense of what is expected of NEDs, and how you can meet the challenge.

This one-day interactive course is aimed at aspiring NEDs 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.

This is followed by practical sessions on identifying NED opportunities, the process of obtaining a first appointment and performing due diligence before any position is accepted. There is emphasis on the importance of presenting your experiences with clarity and relevance.

This course identifies the various ways and circumstances in which non-executive directors can make an effective contribution to a board’s work. It also examines methods for their selection and reviews their motivation, induction and reward.

Who should attend?

Individuals who are currently a non-executive director; those seeking appointment as a non-executive director and those looking to appoint a non-executive director.

 

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

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. See his LinkedIn profile here: (http://uk.linkedin.com/in/daviddoughty)

Key Details

Duration: 1 day

Location:

Institute of Directors

116 Pall Mall

London

SW1Y 5ED

Price

£330.00 (ex VAT)

Payment with Booking Price

£300.00 (ex VAT)

Executive Transitions Tier1 Member Price

£280.00 (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

Attendance counts as 6 CPD hours of structured learning


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Dec 022014
 

Final London ‘Pitching for Management’ at Nabarro – THE BIG DEBATE

Pitching for ManagementTuesday, 9 December 2014 from 18:00 to 21:30 (GMT)

Nabarro LLP
125 London Wall
London EC2Y 5AS

What is it all about?

Pitching for Management is a series of pop-up events across the UK where innovative exciting companies pitch their businesses to an audience of experienced, talented business professionals that are looking for a new challenge and thrive on the buzz of working within entrepreneurial companies.

Luke Johnson, serial angel investor, says: “Almost every venture capitalist I know says that the most important factor in any investment is the management.”

AND IT WORKS!

Check out their success stories and testimonials page to see for yourself!

 Who is it for?

  • Entrepreneurs with a great business that need an extra skill-set to help the company grow to its next stage or to achieve a specific goal;
  • Experienced High-Level Professionals looking for new and exciting roles or a career challenge, whether it be a full or part-time position, Chairmanship, Mentoring, Non-Executive role, or perhaps a Sales, Finance or Marketing Directorship;
  • Value-add Business Angels looking to work with exciting innovative companies;
  • Serial Entrepreneurs seeking a new venture to be a part of;
  • Key influencers wanting to support the pitching companies in their regions, attend the invaluable post-event networking and become part of the Pitching for management UK wide enterprise network.

Event Details

ROLES ANNOUNCED!

1. Marketing Manager required for early stage luxury online boutique, specialising in bra’s for curvier ladies designed and made in Britain with the intention of supporting British manufacture and based on the “made in Britain’ theme. This role is initially part time and is required to help develop the marketing strategy and subsequent online sales and collaboration within selected luxury retailers. We are looking for an experienced marketing manager with specific knowledge of online marketing initiatives and campaigns through website and social media.

The right candidate will be involved from the early stages and support and drive the brand awareness in order to gain market share and competitive advantage. Initially targeting the UK market, the growth strategy includes moving to further countries and diversifying into related products including swimwear, nightwear and sportswear for the curvier lady. Remuneration will be based on experience and may also include an element of equity.

Please join the team for their final 2014 flagship Pitching for Management event of the year in London on 9th December 2014 at 6.00pm to 9.30pm at the new offices of Nabarro LLP.

In a new move to increase the focus on the importance of teams in ambitious businesses, come and debate with VCs, business angels and entrepreneurs about how to adapt the team post-investment.

There will also be four companies telling you about their big management challenges and asking for your help in solving them.

If you can solve one or more of the challenges you will be rewarded with the opportunity to join the company and take it forwards.  You may be paid a remuneration package based on salary and perks and for the lucky few you will be awarded a stake in the company in return for your efforts.

If you want to make a big change in your life to a better way of working – this is the event for you.

Agenda

18.00 : Registration & soft drinks

18.30 : Introductions Modwenna Rees-Mogg & Nabarro

18.35 : 1st Challenge

18.45 : 2nd Challenge

18.55 : The BIG DEBATE: ADAPTING THE TEAM POST-FUNDING

19.40 : 3rd Challenge

19.50 : 4th Challenge

20.00 : Closing Guest Speaker

20.10 : Networking and Refreshments

21.15:  Finish

Hope to see you there.  If you are interested in pitching at one of our events, please call the AngelNews team on 01761 452248. 

You can find the Terms and Conditions here.

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