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Nov
9
Thu
2017
9:00 am The Effective Non-Executive Dire... @ Institute of Directors
The Effective Non-Executive Dire... @ Institute of Directors
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Effective Non-Executive Director – London 9 November 2017 @ Institute of Directors
The effective Non-Executive Director course helps you to be an effective non-executive director. It instils a real sense of what is expected of NEDs, and how you can meet the challenge. This one-day interactive course is aimed[...]
Nov
21
Tue
2017
9:00 am How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Orchard Street Business Centre
How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Orchard Street Business Centre
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
How to become a Non-Executive Director – Bristol 21 November 2017 @ Orchard Street Business Centre
Are you thinking of becoming a Non-Executive Director as part of a Portfolio Career or to develop your boardroom skills prior to taking up an executive director role? Join us on Tuesday, November 21 2017 to[...]
Jul
11
Wed
2018
9:00 am How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Manchester One
How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Manchester One
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
How to become a Non-Executive Director – Manchester 11 July 2018 @ Manchester One
Find out how you can obtain a Non-Executive Director position by booking a place on this interactive 1-day course. ‘As an introduction to the world of NED’s this course is well structured to give an[...]
Sep
11
Tue
2018
9:30 am How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Scotland Study Centre
How to become a Non-Executive Di... @ Scotland Study Centre
Sep 11 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
How to become a Non-Executive Director – Edinburgh 11 September 2018 @ Scotland Study Centre
Are you thinking of becoming a Non-Executive Director as part of a Portfolio Career or to develop your boardroom skills prior to taking up an executive director role? Join us on Tuesday, September 11 2018 to[...]

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