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 Virtual Programme Certificate & Diploma level Fees
CourseDateCost
Role of the Director and the Board4 - 5 November
22 - 23 November

1 - 2 December
13 - 14 December
£2,050
20 - 21 January 2022

3 - 4 February
21 - 22 February

16 - 17 March
28 - 29 March

5 - 6 May
26 - 27 May

15 - 16 June
29 - 30 June

28 - 29 July

22 - 23 August

1 - 2 September
19 - 20 September

10 - 11 October

3 - 4 November

1 - 2 December
£2,325
Finance for Non-Finance Directors1 - 3 November
17 - 19 November

6 - 8 December
£2,295
31 January - 2 February 2022

23 - 25 February

28 - 30 March

9 - 11 May

8 - 10 June

18 - 20 July

15 - 17 August

5 - 7 September

5 - 7 October

2 - 4 November

12 - 14 December
£2,595
Leadership for Directors4 - 5 November 2021

2 - 3 December
£2,050
10 - 11 January 2022

3 - 4 March
30 - 31 March

12 - 13 May

13 - 14 June

21 - 22 July

8 - 9 August

6 - 7 September

19 - 20 October

14 - 15 November

7 - 8 December
£2,325
Strategy for Directors24 - 26 November 2021

1 - 3 December
£2,295
12 - 14 January 2022

28 February - 2 March

9 - 11 March

26 - 28 April

25 - 27 May

29 June - 1 July

20 - 22 July

1 - 3 August

22 - 24 August

29 September - 1 October

10 - 12 October

31 October - 2 November

28 - 30 November

14 - 16 December
£2,595
Completion of above 4 modules =
Certificate Level
Enrolling for Certificate (2021)£8,350
Enrolling for Certificate (2022)£9,675
Developing Board Performance20 - 22 April 2022£3,495
Completion of above 4 modules +
Developing Board Performance =
Diploma Level
Enrolling for Diploma (2021)£11,345
Enrolling for Diploma (2022)£13,170

Certificate & Diploma Level completion includes exam fees which had not been previously included. Additional cost of IoD Membership – currently £145.  To book onto our Company Direction Programme, please contact Josh Ngondo directly at IoD Pall Mall on [email protected]IoD.com

Certificate in Company Direction Exam Dates - 2021
Closing dateExam dateResult
25 August22 September20 October
6 October3 November1 December
10 November8 December12 January 2022
Diploma in Company Direction Exam Dates - 2021
Closing dateExam dateResult
6 October3 November1 December