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A 2 day course held at venues across the UK.

The principal role of the Chair of the Board is to manage and provide leadership to the Board of Directors of a company. The Chair is accountable to the Board and liaises directly between it and the management of the company through the Chief Executive Officer.

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Learning objectives

Attendance at the Role of the Chair will help you become a more effective leader. It will arm you with the knowledge and practical skills required for developing, implementing and proactively governing a successful organisation.

On successful completion of the module, delegates will understand how to:

  • compose, chair and lead a Board and make it effective
  • provide entrepreneurial leadership of a company within a framework of prudent and effective controls, which enable risk to be assessed and managed
  • set the Company’s strategic aims, ensuring the necessary financial and human resources are in place for the company to meet objectives
  • review management performance, maximising the performance of both executive and non-executive directors
  • set the company’s values and standards, ensuring its obligations to shareholders, stakeholders and others are understood and met
  • deliver sound judgement, including understanding of timing and relative value, based on solid experience (including mistakes)
  • be empathetic – a preparedness to listen (ahead of speaking) and appreciate, but not be swayed by, every different opinion together with the patience to develop matters at the speed appropriate to the company
  • maintain integrity – be honest and straightforward, consistent and reliable irrespective of the circumstances, audience or pressures

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