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The Director's Update

New 3-hour online course  |  3 CPD hours

£ 269 +VAT per person

£269 +VAT
per person

  • 28 February 2022
    1:30pm - 4:30pm
    Book

About our online courses

At UK Training we have taken a fresh approach to online training that we're sure you will enjoy. We've taken all the best features of the classroom and replicated them online meaning you'll get the same high quality training combined with the time and money savings that come with training online.

All our online training is visually engaging, highly interactive and informative ensuring your online experience will be just as rewarding as the classroom.

Click here to view a sample of our online training

About our online courses

At UK Training we have taken a fresh approach to online training that we're sure you will enjoy. We've taken all the best features of the classroom and replicated them online meaning you'll get the same high quality training combined with the time and money savings that come with training online.

All our online training is visually engaging, highly interactive and informative ensuring your online experience will be just as rewarding as the classroom.

Click here to view a sample of our online training

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The Director's Update

3-hour online course

Course prices:

Online: £269 +VAT per person

Course overview

The role of the company director is a difficult one, fraught with challenges and weighed by legal duties and responsibilities. Even if you are experienced in the role there are always new developments, changes in law or major events that affect the way you and your board need to operate. The pandemic is the most stark example of this but there are many more.

This 3-hour course will serve as a refresher of the fundamental principles of being an effective company director. It will also update you on changes in legal regulations, case law or guidance that impacts your role as a company director. Furthermore, our expert presenter will discuss corporate governance trends and future developments of which you need to be aware.

Course content

This course will cover the following subjects...

  • A brief refresher of the Director’s general duties under the law
  • A reminder of the role and purpose of the board
  • The importance of Leadership, Values and Culture – what has changed during the pandemic?
  • Other lessons from the pandemic, who has prospered? Who has not? And why?
  • The lessons from the collapse of Carillion
  • Developments in case law relating to Company Directors
  • EDI: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the boardroom
  • ESG: Environmental, Social and Governance issues 
  • A review of relevant legislative changes and regulatory guidance
  • Horizon scanning: forthcoming developments relevant to company directors

Who should attend?

This course will serve as an excellent refresher on the duties and obligations of a company director for those established in the role and will update them on legal and corporate changes.  It will also be useful for new directors who have a need to know more about corporate governance issues. Company Secretaries will also benefit from attending in regard to their responsibility to ensure boardroom compliance.

Extra benefits

  • A course pack containing the information presented on the day
  • A certificate of attendance

Course presenters

  • David Joel

    David is a Chartered Director and has been facilitating, delivering and mentoring at senior management and director level for the last ten years in both the public and private sectors. He has also provided training and consultancy services to the Institute of Directors for 11 years and has broad practical experience of business change management and in mergers and acquisition.

Course dates

Online course dates

  • 28 February 2022 | 1:30pm-4:30pm Book