Diploma in Company Direction

This three-day module of the Diploma in Company Direction provides a unique opportunity to put your skills to the test as you act as a board member to tackle a real-life boardroom scenario, mirroring in many ways the operation of a board.

Who should attend?

Experienced directors and senior leaders who have completed the Certificate in Company Direction and wish to further their development with practical application and understanding of the knowledge and skills required at board level.

Course objectives

Participation on this course will enable you to:

  • Understand your board’s role, its dynamic, power, influence and conflicts
  • Gain knowledge of important topics: risk and crisis management, decision-making, mergers and acquisitions, and board performance
  • Understand relevant techniques and tools to improve personal skills and that of the board
  • Evaluate and improve the performance of your board, its committees and individual directors

When you have passed the examination you will be awarded the Diploma in Company Direction. This is also an essential step for achieving Chartered Director status, the professional qualification that recognises the professionalism and experience of directors.

Course fees

Company Direction Programme Certificate & Diploma level Fees
Course Dates Cost Next Exam Date
Role of the Director and the Board 2-3 April 2020 £1,895 22 April 2020
Finance for Non-Finance Directors 29 April - 1 May 2020 £1,995 20 May 2020
Leadership For Directors 8-9 June 2020 £1,895 24 June 2020
Strategy For Directors 8-10 July 2020 £1,995 5 August 2020
Completion of above 4 modules = Certificate Level Enrolling for Certificate £7,299*
Developing Board Performance 6-8 October 2020 £2,600 28 October 2020
Completion of above 4 modules + Developing Board Performance = Diploma Level Enrolling for Diploma £9,899*

Certificate & Diploma Level completion includes exam fees which had not been previously included. Additional cost of IoD Membership – currently £145.  Agreement with IoD Pall Mall to waiver joining fee until 31 March 2020.