The Modern Board Member Masterclass
Board of Directors Training that will enhance your effectiveness


Develop and refresh your knowledge and skills as a future-fit board member

If you are looking for a board of directors training programme that will enhance your professional profile and enable you to positively and constructively contribute to boardroom debate then look no further. Enrol into the Modern Board Member Masterclass by NEDonBoard today and deliver more to the sustainable success of the organisation you serve as a non-executive director or executive board member.

Invest in your professional development through our excellent board of directors training masterclass and become a modern and effective executive or non-executive board member:

  • Position yourself as a future-fit board member, knowledgeable about modern and contemporary governance and ESG topics
  • Develop or refresh your knowledge and skills to make or continue to make a positive contribution to the board
  • Find your voice in the boardroom and ensure you constructively contribute your expertise
  • Access exclusive content such as the Board Best Practice® publications of NEDonBoard, written in collaboration with the non-executive director community
  • Learn at your own pace in your own time with varied online modules, white papers, and expert interviews
  • Cement and deepen your learning with complimentary NEDonBoard membership
  • Protect your reputation as a non-executive director and board member
  • Succeed in your onboarding as a newly appointed board member with NEDonBoard, the UK Institute of Board Members and Professional Membership Body for non-executive directors and board members
  • Discharge your director duty under section 172 of the Company Act 2006


Why invest in the Modern Board Member Masterclass by NEDonBoard today?

Companies should demonstrate a commitment to the ongoing professional development of their board through board of directors training programmes, and directors should embrace such opportunities.

Principle 2 of The Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies on Board Composition (December 2018)

Non-executive directors should devote time to developing and refreshing their knowledge and skills to ensure that they continue to make a positive contribution to the board.

Provision 76 of the Financial Reporting Council Guidance on Board Effectiveness (July 2018)

All directors should receive induction on joining the board and should regularly update and refresh their skills and knowledge.

Principle B4 on Development of the Financial Reporting Council UK Corporate Governance Code (April 2016)

Practical steps to help discharge your section 172 duty include: Provide suitable induction to all new directors. Provide refresher courses from time to time. Consider what training on duties is appropriate for subsidiary directors and management.

GC100 Guidance on directors’ duties, Section 172 and stakeholder considerations (October 2018)

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for the special online price of £1,600 + VAT (usual price £2,200)


Why work with NEDonBoard on your board professional development?

  1. Professional body status. NEDonBoard is an approved professional body representing non-executive directors and board members in the UK.
  2. Institute status. NEDonBoard is the trading name of the Global Institute of Board Members.
  3. Accreditation from the CPD Standards Office. The NEDonBoard board directors training courses are approved by the CPD Standards Office. The Modern Board Member Masterclass is awarded 20 CPD credits. 
  4. Independent membership body. We have worked in collaboration with experienced, knowledgeable and independent NEDs, chairs, senior independent directors, board members and boardroom experts to design and deliver the Modern Board Member Masterclass.

What's included in the course

What's Included

  • Lectures and publications from highly experienced non-executive directors, board members and subject matter experts on board relevant topics
  • Access to board content at the forefront of modern governance and boardroom thinking
  • More than 30 videos and over 8 hours of insightful content, complemented by in-depth publications and white papers from the Institute of Board Members and its partners
  • Extensive curriculum covering a wide range of boardroom responsibilities such as strategy, finance, risk management, succession planning, climate change, digital transformation, stakeholder engagement and more to position board members for the future
  • List of additional readings on all topics to go further and complement your learnings
  • Professional qualification from the Institute of Board Members. The Modern Board Member Masterclass attracts 20 CPD credits
  • 1-year NEDonBoard membership to cement and deepen your learnings, expand your network and exchange with peers in a safe and enjoyable environment

Course Objectives

  • To get you board ready and knowledgeable on a range a contemporary boardroom topics and issues, covering climate change, succession planning, diversity & inclusion, stakeholder engagement, digital transformation, boardroom dynamics and risk management
  • Be successfully onboarded as a newly appointed board member or refresh your knowledge and skills as an experienced NED and executive director. The Modern Board Member Masterclass ensure that you are engaged in the work of the board right away
  • Make a positive contribution to your board and participate in constructive discussions and open debates in the boardroom with skills and expertise
  • Impress your board level peers and your chair with your in-depth understanding of ESG issues
  • Incorporate modern and contemporary considerations in your board decision-making to position your board for the future
  • Gain behavioural skills and find your voice in the boardroom faster to support your board in the areas most critical for successful and sustainable performance
  • Upskill yourself and set the foundations to be a strong, modern, and effective board member

What's Included

  • Lectures and publications from highly experienced non-executive directors, board members and subject matter experts on board relevant topics
  • Access to board content at the forefront of modern governance and boardroom thinking
  • More than 30 videos and over 8 hours of insightful content, complemented by in-depth publications and white papers from the Institute of Board Members and its partners
  • Extensive curriculum covering a wide range of boardroom responsibilities such as strategy, finance, risk management, succession planning, climate change, digital transformation, stakeholder engagement and more to position board members for the future
  • List of additional readings on all topics to go further and complement your learnings
  • Professional qualification from the Institute of Board Members. The Modern Board Member Masterclass attracts CPD credits
  • 1-year NEDonBoard membership to cement and deepen your learnings, expand your network and exchange with peers in a safe and enjoyable environment

Course Objectives

  • To get you board ready and knowledgeable on a range a contemporary boardroom topics and issues, covering climate change, succession planning, diversity & inclusion, stakeholder engagement, digital transformation, boardroom dynamics and risk management
  • Be successfully onboarded as a newly appointed board member or refresh your knowledge and skills as an experienced NED and executive director. The Modern Board Member Masterclass ensure that you are engaged in the work of the board right away
  • Make a positive contribution to your board and participate in constructive discussions and open debates in the boardroom with skills and expertise
  • Impress your board level peers and your chair with your in-depth understanding of ESG issues
  • Incorporate modern and contemporary considerations in your board decision-making to position your board for the future
  • Gain behavioural skills and find your voice in the boardroom faster to support your board in the areas most critical for successful and sustainable performance
  • Upskill yourself and set the foundations to be a strong, modern, and effective board member

I think it is very important to be part of a network that is looking at best practices and how you do things in the boardroom, to be better at what you do and be more informed.


Sir James Wates, NEDonBoard member

Chair of the Wates group, Chair of the coalition that developed the Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies and NED


If you are a newly appointed director, an experienced board member, chair, senior independent director, NED, HR director, company secretary, general counsel or in charge of the professional development of your board of directors looking to:

  • Complement your company induction training and onboarding programme
  • Refresh and deepen your knowledge and skills
  • Address findings of your board effectiveness review with regards to director development
  • Upskill to remain up to speed with evolving board best practices
  • Organise appropriate training for directors, including of subsidiaries, and management
  • Comply with modern governance practices

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For the special online price of £1,600 + VAT (usual price £2,200)

I love the values of NEDonBoard who are promoting contemporary and relevant approaches to board and directorial leadership.


Sarah McKenna, Managing Director, Non-Executive Director and Chair


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