The Effective Non-Executive Director Programme - ONLINE

Starting 01 Jul 2020

£1,600.00 (excl. VAT)


  • Murray Steele

    Murray Steele

  • Patrick Dunne

    Patrick Dunne

    EY Foundation

  • Sean O'Hare

    Sean O'Hare

    Boardroom Dialogue

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As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Effective Non-Executive Director Programme will take place online.

The Effective Non-Executive Director Programme is an intensive two-day course designed for existing non-executive directors who wish to further develop their skills or for people who have just taken on their first non-executive position and are keen to prepare themselves for a non-executive career.

This is a practical, detailed and highly interactive course with recognised speakers and thought-leaders who will help you with improving board effectiveness and increasing your contribution to the board.

Attendance counts as 14 CPD hours of structured learning.


  • Get a deep understanding of the role of a board director
  • Understand the legal, regulatory and governance issues facing board members today
  • Develop your skills to make you a more effective board member
  • Understand the importance of board behaviour in strengthening company performance
  • Expand your knowledge of sub-committees and how they can work effectively
  • Become more aware of the importance of strategic thinking on boards and how you can add value to the organisation
  • Learn and discuss subjects with leading experts and experienced non-executive directors
  • Gain greater confidence to prepare for the challenges ahead in your portfolio career
  • Hear from experts on how to successfully develop your personal NED career
  • Network with like-minded professionals

Delegates of the Effective Non-Executive Director Programme will also be offered exclusive access to our regular networking evenings including speaking sessions with recognised thought-leaders.


  • The legal responsibilities of a non-executive director
  • Corporate governance
  • The role of the remuneration committee
  • The role of the audit committee
  • Characteristics of effective boards
  • Boardroom dynamics
  • Personal behaviour in the boardroom
  • Characteristics of effective non-executive directors
  • Strategic thinking for non-executive directors


  • Murray Steele

    Murray Steele

    Portfolio Non-Executive Director & Chairman

    See bio
  • Patrick Dunne

    Patrick Dunne

    EY Foundation

    See bio
  • Sean O'Hare

    Sean O'Hare

    Boardroom Dialogue

    See bio
  • Tim Copnell

    Tim Copnell

    Chairman - UK Audit Committee Institute

    See bio
  • Simon  Witney

    Simon Witney

    Special Counsel
    Debevoise & Plimpton

    See bio

Contact us

FT NED Administrator (UK)
Administrative and booking enquiries
FT Non-Executive Director Programme

William Peake
Course enquiries
FT Non-Executive Directors' Club

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