The Highly Effective Director: 7 key lessons to help you excel in the boardroom

Tools and techniques to help existing, new, future directors escape the management trap and excel in the boardroom.

DateVenuePrice
Thu 01 Oct 2020 9:30am - 4:30pm Manchester
Holiday Inn ManchesterAddress

  25 Aytoun Street, Piccadilly, Manchester M1 3DT

For Sat Nav please use M1 3DT


Car Parking

NCP Car Park – Piccadilly Gardens M1 3AY

24 hours – discounted rate of £17.50

Park before 9am - £4.50 up to 12 hours

 

Bus Station – Piccadilly Gardens – 50m

MetroLink Tram Stop – 50m

Train Station – Manchester Piccadilly – 200m

Airport – Manchester International – 14 Minute on Train, 9 miles driving. 

 

Directions from Manchester Piccadilly train station - 2 minute walk

Walk down the station approach until you come to traffic lights.  Turn left.  Doubletree Hilton will be on your left, Holiday Inn is on your right.

£580.00*
Tue 13 Oct 2020 9:30am - 4:30pm London
CCT Venues Barbican

CCT Venues Barbican

Address

  Aldersgate House, 135-137 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4JA

Telephone

  0207 776 4794

Located next door to Barbican tube station.  

Directions

Exit Barbican tube station and turn right.  Barbican CCT Venues is located next door but 1 to the tube station, on the corner of the road.  Download full details here.

Parking

There is an NCP car park only minutes away on Aldersgate Street near the Museum of London roundabout, which charges £3.50 per hour or £21 for  a full day.

There is an NCP car park  minutes away on Aldersgate Street near the Museum of London roundabout, which charges £3.50 per hour or £21 for a full day.

NCP provide the opportunity to arrange parking in advance - please see here.

Hotels

The closest hotels are:

Citadines Aparthotel, Barbican (3 minute walk on the same road).

Malmaison (4 minute walk)

Rookery Hotel (5 minute walk)

£580.00*
Wed 14 Oct 2020 9:30am - 4:30pm London
CCT Venues Barbican

CCT Venues Barbican

Address

  Aldersgate House, 135-137 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4JA

Telephone

  0207 776 4794

Located next door to Barbican tube station.  

Directions

Exit Barbican tube station and turn right.  Barbican CCT Venues is located next door but 1 to the tube station, on the corner of the road.  Download full details here.

Parking

There is an NCP car park only minutes away on Aldersgate Street near the Museum of London roundabout, which charges £3.50 per hour or £21 for  a full day.

There is an NCP car park  minutes away on Aldersgate Street near the Museum of London roundabout, which charges £3.50 per hour or £21 for a full day.

NCP provide the opportunity to arrange parking in advance - please see here.

Hotels

The closest hotels are:

Citadines Aparthotel, Barbican (3 minute walk on the same road).

Malmaison (4 minute walk)

Rookery Hotel (5 minute walk)

£580.00*

*Two delegates £520.00 per delegate.
All prices are exclusive of V.A.T.

Rated by 7 delegates

Overview

Being a director is a job in its own right and very different from being a manager. The Highly Effective Director is an intensive, one-day course providing tools and techniques to help existing, new, future directors escape the management trap and excel in the boardroom.

Participants will learn a host of tools and techniques for working on the business rather than in it - a must for any entrepreneur, family-business member, unit head or senior manager, seeking to advance or simply think like a CEO.

Each 7 'lessons' will be structured around a central framework:

-        Accountability – our results (Stakeholder relations / managing expectations / getting results)
-        Foresight – our future (Corporate Culture / Vision, Mission and Values / mood of the times)
-        Strategy – our route map (Revolution / Options / Fit)
-        Management – our action plan (Securing resources / Planning and Action / Monitoring and Control)
-        Leadership
-        Learning
-        The Core – our corporate DNA (our spirit – our soul)

What you'll learn

Practical tools for the professional director, including:

  • A central framework for focusing and organising your activity as a director
  • How to define the DNA of the business
  • Techniques for defining a clear, compelling organisational purpose
  • How to think on three time-horizons
  • The process for addressing strategic challenges to the business
  • How to delegate and gain broad-based action
  • How to secure strategic advantage and long-term prosperity
  • How to plan – and make it stick.
  • Three core principles for inspirational leadership
  • The value of building a learning organisation.

Making the shift:

  • Dealing with uncertainty
  • Gaining consensus while preserving challenge
  • Daring to be different – and managing the risk
  • How to preserve courage and innovation.

Common pitfalls and how to address them:

  • How to escape the management trap
  • Finding time to think
  • Managing risk
  • Balancing the conflict of stakeholder expectations
  • Dealing with uncertainty.

Who is it for?

  • Anyone about to become a director for the first time
  • Anyone joining a new board
  • Managers preparing for their next role
  • Senior leaders in family businesses
  • Entrepreneurs expanding their business
  • Senior managers who need to think like their CEO.
DateVenuePrice
Thu 01 Oct 2020 9:30am - 4:30pm Manchester
Holiday Inn ManchesterAddress

  25 Aytoun Street, Piccadilly, Manchester M1 3DT

For Sat Nav please use M1 3DT


Car Parking

NCP Car Park – Piccadilly Gardens M1 3AY

24 hours – discounted rate of £17.50

Park before 9am - £4.50 up to 12 hours

 

Bus Station – Piccadilly Gardens – 50m

MetroLink Tram Stop – 50m

Train Station – Manchester Piccadilly – 200m

Airport – Manchester International – 14 Minute on Train, 9 miles driving. 

 

Directions from Manchester Piccadilly train station - 2 minute walk

Walk down the station approach until you come to traffic lights.  Turn left.  Doubletree Hilton will be on your left, Holiday Inn is on your right.

£580.00*
Tue 13 Oct 2020 9:30am - 4:30pm London
CCT Venues Barbican

CCT Venues Barbican

Address

  Aldersgate House, 135-137 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4JA

Telephone

  0207 776 4794

Located next door to Barbican tube station.  

Directions

Exit Barbican tube station and turn right.  Barbican CCT Venues is located next door but 1 to the tube station, on the corner of the road.  Download full details here.

Parking

There is an NCP car park only minutes away on Aldersgate Street near the Museum of London roundabout, which charges £3.50 per hour or £21 for  a full day.

There is an NCP car park  minutes away on Aldersgate Street near the Museum of London roundabout, which charges £3.50 per hour or £21 for a full day.

NCP provide the opportunity to arrange parking in advance - please see here.

Hotels

The closest hotels are:

Citadines Aparthotel, Barbican (3 minute walk on the same road).

Malmaison (4 minute walk)

Rookery Hotel (5 minute walk)

£580.00*
Wed 14 Oct 2020 9:30am - 4:30pm London
CCT Venues Barbican

CCT Venues Barbican

Address

  Aldersgate House, 135-137 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4JA

Telephone

  0207 776 4794

Located next door to Barbican tube station.  

Directions

Exit Barbican tube station and turn right.  Barbican CCT Venues is located next door but 1 to the tube station, on the corner of the road.  Download full details here.

Parking

There is an NCP car park only minutes away on Aldersgate Street near the Museum of London roundabout, which charges £3.50 per hour or £21 for  a full day.

There is an NCP car park  minutes away on Aldersgate Street near the Museum of London roundabout, which charges £3.50 per hour or £21 for a full day.

NCP provide the opportunity to arrange parking in advance - please see here.

Hotels

The closest hotels are:

Citadines Aparthotel, Barbican (3 minute walk on the same road).

Malmaison (4 minute walk)

Rookery Hotel (5 minute walk)

£580.00*

*Two delegates £520.00 per delegate.
All prices are exclusive of V.A.T.

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Your facilitator

IAN WADDELOW

Ian is an independent consultant, speaker and educator specialising in strategic planning, corporate governance and international marketing. He works with directors, boards and organisations ranging from SMEs to blue-chip multinationals such as AMEC, Warner Home Video, Republic National Bank of New York, RBS/NatWest, Wrigleys and The BBC generating over $8bn in incremental growth.

In this course he will share his core principles he applies and provide you with the knowledge and skills to secure more prosperity for your own organization.

Here's what our delegates are saying about this event…

Ian was fab! Really enjoyed the course. Great content and shared learning/stories with delegates. Good amount of breaks and nice food!


Really appreciated the content and how it was delivered. Some thought provoking ideas to take back and put into practice.


The tutor was very good. Clearly very experienced and well prepared.


Very interesting and valuable day. Thought provoking and delivered in an enjoyable way. Thank you!


Ian was fab! Really enjoyed the course. Great content and shared learning/stories with delegates. Good amount of breaks and nice food!


Really appreciated the content and how it was delivered. Some thought provoking ideas to take back and put into practice.


The tutor was very good. Clearly very experienced and well prepared.


Very interesting and valuable day. Thought provoking and delivered in an enjoyable way. Thank you!


Excellent. As a newly appointed Director I feel this has given me the confidence to take on my new role with a clear vision of what is expected of me and how I can make an impact.


Very well presented, thought provoking and informative. A very valuable way to spend the day.


Excellent! Really enjoyable and relateable and found I can put all of it into practice. Thank you!


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