Non-Executive Directors – ‘Guinea Pigs’ or highly trained professionals?

In terms of Non-Executive directors, we still seem to have a number of “Guinea pigs” – the titled, current or former politicians and the well-connected who occupy a string of boards without seemingly having the qualifications to do so.

Is your board dysfunctional?

Does your board have directors who trust each other, are committed, are comfortable with conflict, hold each other to account and are focused on results?

Becoming a Non-Executive Director can be a win-win-win situation

When an SME executive takes a Non-Executive Director position on another SME board, not only does it benefit the individual and the board on which he or she sits as a NED, it also benefits the board on which they are an Executive Director – a true win-win-win situation

Directors train to speak like the geeks

If you don’t know HTML from CSS, digital opportunities may be missed Hannah Prevett Sunday Times 2 June 2013 Code breaker: every business has been affected by technology, says Kathryn Parsons When a company sees its future as digital, the top brass need to be in the loop. WPP, the global marketing agency, has sentContinue reading “Directors train to speak like the geeks”

How to become a Non-Executive Director Course

March 28, 2012 at 9:00 AM – 04:30 PM UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre University of the West of England Frenchay Campus Coldharbour Lane Bristol BS34 8QZl http://www.executive-transitions.co.uk/courses/non-executive-director/ Following unprecedented interest in the “Becoming a NED” series, Executive Transitions have developed a course in Non-Executive Directorship, which launches on the 18th April at the UniversityContinue reading “How to become a Non-Executive Director Course”

Portfolio Careers Day

February 25, 2012 at 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre University of the West of England Frenchay Campus Coldharbour Lane Bristol BS34 8QZ This event requires registration: http://www.executive-transitions.co.uk/page/careers-day Executives Online is delighted to announce its support for the Portfolio Careers Day 2012 at University of the West of England Exhibition & ConferenceContinue reading “Portfolio Careers Day”