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Board readiness and corporate governance courses

Stay abreast of the rapidly evolving corporate governance landscape and learn how to fulfil the duties of a high-performing board director. Our wide range CPD training courses include NED training, chairing the Board and committees, and the Board Director's e-learning programme, developed to support you in reaching your career goals.

All CPD courses are live virtual classrooms and can be delivered in-house.

Leadership Development Programmes

No matter where you are in your career, our leadership programmes are instrumental to achieving your leadership ambition or fulfilling your succession planning goals.

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Virtual board readiness and corporate governance classrooms

Board readiness for new and aspiring directors

Prepare for the reality of operating at the board level with this online CPD Board training course.

Chairing the Board and Committees

Learn how to be an effective Chair. Discover when to lead or let discussions flow, how to plan and set agendas that incite action and how to manage conflicting group dynamics.

ESG Risks – the threats and opportunities

Lead the sustainability agenda - learn how to assess, identify and integrate ESG risks, gain stakeholder buy-in, and measure success.

Finance for non-finance directors

Develop the confidence and financial skills needed to fulfil the fiduciary duties of a director. Explore the different financial statements and reports, typical sources of finance and key financial terminology and concepts.

Introduction to Corporate Governance

Examine the principles of corporate governance in the UK and how they should be applied.

NED Certification Programme

This practical training and certification programme is designed to provide current and aspiring NEDs with the knowledge and understanding to carry out their roles effectively.

The Board Director's Programme

A self-directed e-learning programme for current and aspiring board directors to improve their individual board performance.

The high performing board director

Increase your confidence in your ability to influence fellow directors and become a truly exceptional board member.

Audit committee training and update

Explore the activities of the Audit Committee, including the much broader areas such as whistleblowing, internal investigations and interacting and overseeing internal audit and other related assurance work.

Strategy for Board Directors

This course will equip Executive and Non-Executive Directors with the modern business strategy skills needed to lead organisations and challenge executive decision-making.