Director's development

This innovative programme is designed to develop business leadership insight across the whole operating context of the organisation.

Each module is led by a subject matter expert with a wealth of industry experience and knowledge. This allows the delivery to go beyond traditionally taught content as the facilitators bring their subject areas to life through sharing organisational examples, experiences and stories which all scaffold the taught theories, models, tools and approaches, giving context and enhancing understanding.

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Is this course for me?

This course has been designed for directors, executives, and business owners. Whether you are aspiring to one of these roles, newly in role or highly experienced the programme will offer you valuable insight, learning and both personal and professional development.

The programme blends academic frameworks and models with thought leadership, pragmatism, and experience. The delivery team are subject matter experts with a wealth of industry knowledge and insight which brings the learning experience to life.

Throughout the programme you will have access to a world leading business simulation used by blue chip companies and leading business schools. This allows you to apply your learning and decision making in a safe, real time business environment.

Delegates on this programme will be appointed an executive coach who will work with them on a one-to-one basis throughout the learning journey.


Level 8: Directors development

The training leads to a prestigious Level 8 qualification in Strategic Direction & Leadership accredited through the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Each module is led by a subject matter expert with a wealth of industry experience and knowledge. The programme concludes with a “mock boardroom” event where delegates can apply their experience and learning in a practical and engaging way.

Course modules include:

  • Finance for non-Finance Directors
  • Marketing for non-marketing Directors
  • Leading the Strategic Direction of the Organisation
  • Growing Innovation and Agility
  • Strategic Leadership for Culture & Change
  • Strategic Operations, Risk & Governance
  • Navigating Boardroom Politics
  • Mock Boardroom

What will I get from the programme?

  • An in-depth view of the role, responsibilities and legal duties of a director
  • A sound understanding of financial terms and concepts
  • Comprehensive exploration of the role of marketing in delivering commercial outcomes
  • Insight into how to leverage innovation for commercial / organisational success
  • Understanding of the role of leadership in driving organisational culture & change
  • Exploring the leadership role in driving strategic direction
  • Navigating the Boardroom
  • Executive coaching
  • Peer group action learning sets
  • Access to a world leading business simulation tool
  • The ability to practice learning in a safe environment through access to a world leading business simulation
  • Internationally recognised qualifications at Level 8

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