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Training for Non-Executive Directors

HFMA

HFMA arranges an Annual Audit Committee Conference. The details for 2018 are below.

Training

Date

Location

Cost

Other information

Audit Committee Conference

14 November 2018

London

£149 to £369 per delegate

https://www.hfma.org.uk/our-networks/faculties/chair-non-executive-director-lay-member-(cnl)-faculty/events/event-details/audit-committee-conference-2018

 

NHS Improvement with NHS Providers

NHS Improvement has worked with NHS Providers to develop a formal programme of training for Non-Executive Directors, including an induction programme (see the link below).

http://nhsproviders.org/courses-events

NHS England

Training

 

Date

Location

Cost

Other information

Conflicts of Interest

As and when

Online

Free

Mandatory (annually).

NHS Clinical Commissioners

NHS Clinical Commissioners is an independent membership organisation of clinical commissioning groups. They have provided a checklist for Lay Member induction on their website. They are involved in the development of regional networks.

https://www.nhscc.org/

The following events may be of particular interest:

Training

Date

Location

Cost

Other information

NHSCC Lay Members National Network

December 2018

London

Free - included as part of NHSCC membership

https://www.nhscc.org/events/lay-members-and-strategic-commissioning-nhscc-lay-members-network-national-event-2018/

 

KPMG Board Leadership Centre

The KPMG Leadership Centre delivers a number of seminars and has resources available on line. This also links through to their Audit Committee Institute on which they have a video available that addresses becoming an Audit Committee member.

 https://home.kpmg.com/uk/en/home/misc/board-leadership-centre.html

 https://home.kpmg.com/uk/en/home/misc/board-leadership-centre/audit-committee-institute.html

Training

Date

Location

Cost

Other information

Regular events for Board members

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Free

The format is breakfast seminars. These are not NHS focused.

NED Works

NED Works is a network for Non-Executive Directors, Trustees and Governors of PLCs, Limited Companies, NHS Trusts, Housing Associations, Social Enterprises, Charities, Colleges and Schools. It is a member forum.

In affiliation with the Financial Times they also offer a Non-Executive Diploma over a period of six months.  

https://www.nedworks.net/courses-non-executive-directors/

Training

 

Date

Location

Cost

Other information

Variety of courses

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Varies from

 

£300 to £900 for one day courses.

 

Two days course costs £1,800 and above.

Examples of topics their courses cover are:

  • Introduction to NED roles and responsibilities
  • Legal Liabilities and Corporate Governance
  • Directors liability and Directors & Officers Insurance – legal implications
  • The annual audit
  • Accepting a NED appointment
  • The board of directors and the role of the NEDs
  • The nomination committee
  • The remuneration committee
  • The audit committee Internal control and risk management
  • Performance evaluation

 

NED on Board

NEDonBoard describes itself as a ‘Professional Body for non-executive directors and board members in the UK’. As with NED Works it is a member forum.

https://www.nedonboard.com

They run regular courses for Non-Executive Directors. Courses on offer in 2018 are:

Training

Date

Location

Cost

Other information

How do you become an effective NED on Board? The Non-Executive Role

 

Various

London

£1,047 per day for members and £1,147 for non-members.

https://www.nedonboard.com/events/category/courses/list/

 

Board Room Finance Course

 

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London

£1,047 per day for members and £1,147 for non-members.

 

 

Institute of Directors

The Institute of Directors organises a number of events and training activities.

https://www.iod.com/events-community

https://www.iod.com/training

In particular they provide an open course for Non Executive Directors. They also provide courses on Finance for Non Financial Directors and Role of the Chair.

Training

Date

Location

Cost

Other information

Role of the Non Executive Director

Various

London

Manchester (March 2019)

Non Members £1,250 plus VAT

https://www.iod.com/training/open-courses/role-of-the-non-executive-director