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Apr 16,2013 -     Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

The How to Chair a Board effectively course helps you to chair the board of a private, public or voluntary sector organisation.

business-meeting2It instils a real sense of what is expected of a Chair, and how you can meet the challenge.

This one-day interactive course is aimed at aspiring, recently appointed or currently serving Chairs and covers essential knowledge about roles, responsibilities, strategy and corporate governance that are key foundations for a Non-Executive Chair board role. It also considers up to date thinking on corporate governance and the responsibilities of owners, the board and employees.

Using case studies and practical examples, the course also considers the key relationships of an effective Chair, particularly with the Chief Executive, the Non-Executive Directors and key stakeholders.

Who should attend? Individuals who are aspiring, recently appointed or currently serving Chairs on the boards of private, public or voluntary sector organisations. What to expect?
  • Clarifies roles and responsibilities of a Non-Executive Chair
  • Provides practical guidance on how to be an effective Chair, both inside and outside the boardroom
Course objectives Participation on this course will provide you with the knowledge to:
  • Clarify the Chair's role, purpose and key tasks
  • Manage the board effectively
  • Build and develop an effective team of directors - both Executive and Non-Executive
  • Effectively manage your relationships with the Chief Executive, Non-Executive Directors and key stakeholders
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: London, Oxford, BristolPrice £330.00 (ex VAT) Payment with Booking Price £300.00 (ex VAT) Tier1 Member Price £280.00 (ex VAT) Book Now To see course dates and to book your place now follow this link: Course RegistrationThe fee includes lunch, refreshments and a copy of the course handbookAttendance counts as 6 CPD hours of structured learning


Advanced Business Solutions
5G Milton Park
Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 4RR

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Course and Event Cancellation Policy

Places on courses and events are limited and we therefore operate a cancellation policy regarding refunds and transfers. Once you have received confirmation of your place on the course or event you will be liable for the whole fee unless we receive written notification of cancellation more than three weeks before the course or event date.

Written notification of cancellation can be sent via email to registration@executive-transitions.net or by post to Portfolio Careers Ltd, Banbury Road Business Centre, 166 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7BT. For bookings cancelled more than three weeks before the course or event, delegates will be able to change the date of their booking free-of-charge, or 100% of the fees that have been paid will be refunded. For bookings cancelled three weeks or less before the event, no refund will be made other than in exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the course or event leader.

Please note that for bookings made three weeks or less before the event, the course or event fee will be non-refundable, other than in exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the course or event leader. If a cancellation is made three weeks or less before a course or event, applicants will be able to book on a further course or event for an additional fee. This fee is non-refundable should the delegate then choose to cancel this booking. No refund will be made for non-attendance on the course or event.

In the case of cancellation of a course or event by Executive Transitions, we will endeavour to inform all participants at least two weeks before the course or event is due to take place, although please be aware that this is not always possible. In such a case, all course or event fees paid will be reimbursed in full, but we are unable to reimburse any other costs that may be incurred, such as flights or accommodation.

If dates have to be changed by Executive Transitions, delegates may request a full refund if the new dates are not convenient.

Should you have any questions regarding these terms and conditions, please contact the Office Administrator on 01173 827 820 or send an email to registration@executive-transitions.net

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