Use this time to develop your career as a board member

by Stephen Conmy


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Have you ever considered a career as a board member? For many people, the lockdown has found them asking some tough questions. Am I happy at work? Are there more satisfying possibilities?

Has the pandemic and the lockdowns found you examining your professional life?

Why not use this unique time to advance your career and become an executive or a non-executive director?

Non-executive directors sitting on FTSE 100 boards got paid an average of £70,000 in the UK in 2019. The average remuneration for non-executive directors on an Irish board in 2019 was €63,382.

Develop your career as a board member

Enrol in the Corporate Governance Institute’s Diploma in Corporate Governance and build the mindset, the practical skills and the confidence to become a strong board director.

Enrolment is each month.

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An accredited, postgraduate qualification

The Diploma in Corporate Governance is a formally accredited, postgraduate qualification for aspiring and existing non-executive directors and company directors.

This thirty-six-hour online course will provide you with an unmatched opportunity to endorse your skills as an active, confident non-executive director.

The course is delivered by experienced board directors and governance practitioners and includes videos and real-life case studies, together with the customary self-paced e-learning modules. The assessment is MCQ-based.

You will:

  • Acquire a recognised formal qualification to help you secure new board roles.
  • Develop the skills of a highly-effective non-executive director.
  • Learn how to challenge management teams and contribute to excellent board culture.
  • Learn how to promote yourself as a non-executive director.

To become a board member, you need professional guidance on your duties as a non-executive director. The Corporate Governance Institute can help. You can develop your career as a non-executive director with a globally-recognised, university-approved Diploma in Corporate Governance.

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