The Effective Non-Executive Director


The Effective Non-Executive Director course helps you to be an effective non-executive director. It instils a real sense of what is expected of NEDs, and how you can meet the challenge.

NED3This one-day interactive course is aimed at newly appointed or serving 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 course identifies the various ways and circumstances in which non-executive directors can make an effective contribution to a board's work.

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Who should attend?

Individuals who are newly appointed or serving non-executive directors.

What to expect?

  • Clarifies how and why non-executive directors can strengthen a board
  • Provides practical guidance on how to be effective 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

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: (

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 Registration

The fee includes lunch, refreshments and a copy of the course handbookAttendance counts as 6 CPD hours of structured learning
Courses can be delivered 'in-house' to a group of Non-Executive Directors - to find out more contact or call 01173 827 820