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Workshop on Getting Yourself Board Ready : 13th March

This one-day workshop on Getting Yourself Board Ready will be presented by Carol Bolger, Chartered Director.

This event is brought to you courtesy of The Boardroom Centre – Institute of Directors in Ireland

Event Details

Institute of Directors in Ireland
13 March 2019
Irish Management Institute, 16 Sandyford Road, Sandyford, Dublin 16
Contact Name
Sheila Byrne/Caitríona De Búrca
Contact Phone
01 411 0010
Contact Email

More Information


Morning Session

Journey to Becoming a Director: Why do you want to be a Director? What does it entail? How do you become Board ready?

Fundamentals of Boards: Purpose of Boards, How Boards work, Legal Framework, Duties & Responsibilities of Directors                   

Director Effectiveness and Best Practice: Directors’ Attributes, Board Behaviour, Exemplary Boards, Board and Committee Evaluation

Self Assessment – What’s Right for You?

What type of Board? The transition to Executive Director, The transition to Non-Executive Director, What it takes to become a Chair

Afternoon Session

Guest Speaker: My journey to the Boardroom: Insights from an experienced Board Director

Building Your Toolkit: The Executive CV, A Director’s Profile, Developing your Brand, Building your Network

Making it Happen: Understanding the commitment, Doing your due diligence, Preparing for Board interviews, Best Practice Checklist

Building Your Personal Roadmap: Mapping out the journey, Identifying gaps, Options and Approaches, Director Development

Round up and Conclusion: Your Personal Plan

Booking and Cancellation Policy

The workshop cost  is €425 ex VAT for IoD members/€485 ex VAT for non-members.

Places can only be confirmed on receipt of full payment. Cancellations will be accepted if received in writing by Wednesday, 6th March 2019. However, there will be a 50% cancellation charge. All fees are forfeited thereafter. Workshop fees are also non-transferrable. 


IoD workshops may be eligible for CPD, including Chartered Director CPD, please check with your relevant professional body. IoD workshops are admissible as part of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) CPD Scheme and would count towards “Active” learning. Workshops may also be eligible for CPD with Chartered Accountants Ireland, the Law Society of Ireland and the Institute of Banking.

Please check with your relevant professional body or call 01 411 0010 or email training@iodireland.ie for further information.

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