Company-director-series-icon Company Director Series

Six steps to becoming a paid non-executive director

Watch webinar
TCGI_Logo
With

David W. Duffy

Founder and CEO - The Corporate Governance Institute
9th of September 2020 at 13:00 (GMT)
Via Zoom
Free

About

This Webinar

This webinar was delivered by David Duffy, founder & CEO of The Corporate Governance Institute. For many aspiring directors, getting a non-executive director role will be part of planning as they come to the end of their executive careers.
So, at this stage in their life, they are asking themselves how to be more applicable in the boardroom.
It’s a fact that in most countries there are more unpaid than paid non-executive director roles. The unpaid ones tend to be on the boards of charities, sports bodies, community groups or even state-funded organisations. For example, there are over one million non-executive directors on the boards of charities in the UK.

The primary six steps include:

  1. Assess your potential
  2. Position yourself in the market
  3. Build a market profile
  4. Harvest your network
  5. Make a plan
  6. Start today, not tomorrow
This Speaker

David W Duffy is the founder & CEO of the Corporate Governance Institute, an experienced board member, governance consultant and Ireland’s leading author on corporate governance. His last two books are “A Practical Guide to Corporate Governance” and “A Practical Guide for Company Directors”. David is considered an innovator in governance research and engagement and is an authority for all things board-related in Ireland and across Europe.

Previous Webinars on the same series

Company Director Series

Exercising better independent judgement

Bob Semple
Governance Advisory Council Member
16th of March 2022 (GMT)
Company Director Series

2021 – five takeaways | 2022 – five predictions

David W Duffy
Founder & CEO
15th of December 2021 (GMT)
Company Director Series

Director duties and responsibilities

Tony McPoland
Chairman & Independent Non-Executive Director
3rd of November 2021 (GMT)
Company Director Series

Six do’s and don’ts for a new board member

Síle Walsh
Leadership and Inclusion Specialist
27th of October 2021 (GMT)
Company Director Series

Exercising better independent Judgement

Bob Semple
Governance Advisory Council Member
1st of September 2021 (GMT)
Company Director Series

Subsidiary governance – the HQ challenge

Ruairí Mulrean
Partner, M&A, Corporate and Commercial Law
11th of August 2021 (GMT)
Company Director Series

Board models and board effectiveness – what works?

Sefan C. Peij
Founder & managing director
7th of July 2021 (GMT)
Company Director Series

New to the boardroom? Key Duties and responsibilities you need to be aware of as a director

Tony McPoland
Chairman & independent non-executive director
30th of June 2021 (GMT)
Company Director Series

The 5 biggest challenges to effective corporate governance in a developing country

Karen Manyati
Director
9th of June 2021 (GMT)
Company Director Series

10 tips for preparing for board meetings in a blended world

David W Duffy
Founder & CEO
2nd of June 2021 (GMT)
Company Director Series

What every director needs to know about data protection?

Claire Morrissey
Partner and head of the Data, Commercial and Technology practice
28th of April 2021 (GMT)
Company Director Series

How to deal with underperforming board members

David W Duffy
Founder & CEO
24th of February 2021 (GMT)
Company Director Series

Code of Ethics – useful documents or ethical window dressing?

Gráinne Madden
Specialist in Business Ethics, Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility
17th of February 2021 (GMT)
Company Director Series

Developing your independent non-executive director (INED) portfolio

Ellen Roche
Director
10th of February 2021 (GMT)
Company Director Series

Governance and the government

Michael McGrath
TD
4th of December 2020 (GMT)
Company Director Series

Corporate governance in a crisis

Alan Tyrrell
Managing Director
30th of September 2020 (GMT)
Company Director Series

The five building blocks of great corporate governance

David W Duffy
Founder & CEO
15th of September 2020 (GMT)
Company Director Series

Six steps to becoming a paid non-executive director

David W. Duffy
Founder and CEO
9th of September 2020 (GMT)
Company Director Series

How to avoid post-Brexit trading problems

Carol Lynch
Partner
13th of January 2020 (GMT)

Are you interested in presenting?

Are you a thought leader, an expert or a practitioner who wants to reach new audiences with your knowledge and expertise? Would you like to suggest a webinar topic that may be of interest to our global audience?

Get in touch

Members receive exclusive insights and opportunities

The Corporate Governance Institute provides its members with exclusive content, a network of directors and business leaders, details of available board positions, and the tools and resources required for a successful governance career.

Learn more

Insights

Insights on leadership

Do you want regular thought leadership articles and guides? Sign up for our newsletter and receive weekly insights into the vibrant worlds of corporate governance and business leadership. Stay relevant. Keep informed.