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Non-Executive Directors

Akin LLP United Kingdom View on map
21 May 2024 - 22 May 2024
CPD Hours
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Course overview

Staying up to date and showing your proficiency on the legal and corporate governance of a business is a prerequisite associated with being a Non-Executive Director (NED). This course focuses on your responsibilities whether you are a first time or experienced NED.

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Key topics include
  • The legal responsibilities of boards and directors
  • Corporate governance
  • Characteristics of effective boards and NEDs
  • Removing directors
  • Issues of remuneration
  • Q&A with an experienced NED and more

What will delegates take away?
  • A core understanding of corporate governance and legal responsibilities
  • Approaches and techniques to help you become an effective NED
  • Opportunity to share experiences and network

Course Director

Murray Steele

Murray holds Bachelor's and Master’s Degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Glasgow; an MBA from Cranfield School of Management and an accounting qualification from the Institute of Certified Accountants. He currently delivers NED development programmes for the Financial Times, BVCA and EBRD. Over 10,000 people have attended his NED Programmes both in the UK and internationally.


Course testimonial

"The course provided both an excellent technical and practical grounding for new and current NEDs. I participated originally as a refresher, yet was very pleased to find I had further enhanced my skillset through the combination of excellent course leaders and material."

Simon Elvidge, EOS Investment Management

CPD accreditation

This course is CPD accredited by the CPD Certification Service for 13 hours. By attending this course, you will receive a digital certificate from Diplomasafe. This certificate allows you to share and save your new CPD accredited qualification on LinkedIn, adding instantly verifiable credentials and strengthening your professional profile.

Further information

Course frequency
Twice a year
Alternative date
November 2024
For those in or moving into a NED role
Group size
28 - 30 people

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