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The Roles and Responsibilities of a Director

This 1 day workshop style course identifies the particular legal, and other duties and responsibilities, that are implicitly conferred on a Director immediately upon their accepting the position. It will also consider the change in status and expectation of Directors compared to managers.

This Roles and Responsibilities of Director course is available throughout the UK.

CPD Value 5.5 Hours

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Learning Objectives

  • an understanding of their legal, fiduciary and other duties and responsibilities as a Director
  • an appreciation of the different roles of Directors and managers
  • the essential skill of effective communication
  • the range of possible leadership styles and their most productive style

Course Content

9.30 - 9.45 Coffee & Course Objectives

9.45 - 11.15 Directors obligations, duties & responsibilities

  • legal duties
  • fiduciary duties
  • other obligations arising through other legislation
  • competition law
  • health & safety
  • employment law

11.15 - 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 - 12.00 Directing v. managing

  • identifying the differences between the roles

12.00 - 12.45 Leadership - what type of leader are you ?

  • the range of leadership styles - where do you fit ?
  • self appraisal exercises
  • people v. task
  • task, team and individual

12.45 - 13.30 Lunch

13.30 - 14.15 Your decision making style - exercise

  • are you tell, sell, consult or join ?

14.15 - 15.00 The fundamentals of communication

  • verbal, vocal & non-verbal signals
  • active listening techniques
  • blocks to communication

15.00 - 16.00 Developing an assertive style

  • what is assertiveness
  • different styles of assertive behaviour and when to use them
  • dealing with aggressive/non-assertive people

16.00 - 16.30 So what is your most productive style ?

  • how do people perceive you
  • how can you improve peoples productivity through your actions

16.30 Action plans

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