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In this module you will learn:

  1. Why you might want to join a board
  2. Diversity is important, how boards are keen to welcome applications from a diverse range of people and backgrounds
  3. Where you might find information on current board vacancies
  4. What a board is for
  5. Key roles and responsibilities

In this module you will learn:

  1. How to define the purpose of the organisation
  2. The importance of organisational values
  3. Deciding on a strategy
  4. Taking account of the risks
In this module you will learn:

  1. Income and expenditure
  2. Management accounts and annual financial statements
  3. Using resources effectively

In this module you will learn:

  1. About the role of the Board as the employer
  2. Managing the performance of the chief executive officer and senior staff
  3. About the role of the Board’s Remuneration Committee
  4. About staff performance management

In this module you will learn:

  1. About Board culture and its significance
  2. Understanding a conflict of interest
  3. About Boardroom dynamics
  4. How to review and improve board performance

In this module you will learn:

  1. What makes for an effective board
  2. Importance of effective decision making and the importance of board papers and reports
  3. Importance of training and development