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Upcoming Masterclasses and Courses

17

Oct

Non-executive Director Programme (NXD): The Data Revolution: Ethical Challenges – Session 4

  • with Professor Charles Raab; University of Edinburgh; Director of CRISP (Centre for Research into Information)
  • Calendar Thursday
  • Clock 17:00–21:00
  • Navigate 4th Floor Conference Room

Ethical considerations are fast becoming crucial for NXDs as stakeholder expectations are increasing rapidly. Our speakers will address the challenges and opportunities for NXDs, along with practical examples and case studies for group discussions and plenary debate.

Masterclass

24

Oct

Non-executive Director Programme (NXD): Boardroom Dynamics and Crisis Situations – Session 5

  • with Ian Marchant; Chair; Wood Group PLC and Thames Water
  • Calendar Thursday
  • Clock 17:00–21:00
  • Navigate

Whether an experienced, new, or aspiring NXD, understanding and influencing the CEO-Chair relationship and other dynamics on a board is important, both as a NXD but also as you progress to chairing committees and becoming chair yourself.

Masterclass

7

Nov

Non-executive Director Programme (NXD): The Audit Committee – Session 6

  • with Carole Cran CA; CFO Forth Ports; Chair of the Audit Committee, Halma plc
  • Calendar Thursday
  • Clock 17:00–21:00
  • Navigate

Audit committees have gained increasing prominence following the 2008 financial crisis. Since then, several best practices have emerged, and audit committees today serve a number of crucial functions.

Masterclass

14

Nov

Masterclass: Leading Strategic Change

  • with Professor John Amis; University of Edinburgh Business School
  • Calendar Thursday
  • Clock 09:00–17:00
  • Navigate 4th Floor Conference Room

This 2-day masterclass on leading strategic change is designed to equip leaders with the ability to understand when and why change is needed in business, and how to deliver it effectively and sustainably.

Masterclass

21

Nov

Non-Executive Director Programme (NXD): The Fusion of New Technology with Financial Services – FinTech: An opportunity for NXDs – Session 7

  • with Stephen Ingledew; CEO; FinTech Scotland
  • Calendar Thursday
  • Clock 17:00–21:00
  • Navigate 4th Floor Conference Room

The financial services industry is changing at an unprecedented rate, as are the expectations of consumers and businesses. Fintech involves using new technology and data to transform how financial services can deliver better customer outcomes, improve efficiency and create innovative business models.

Masterclass

5

Dec

Non-executive Director Programme (NXD): The Remuneration and Nominations Committee – Session 8

  • with Angela Seymour-Jackson; Deputy Chair, GoCompare; Chair, RemCom, GoCompare
  • Calendar Thursday
  • Clock 17:00–21:00
  • Navigate 4th Floor Conference Room

The Remuneration Committee is now seen as one of the most challenging of the board committees. There exists today an unprecedented scrutiny of executive remuneration with an increasing emphasis on the ethical nature of incentive schemes. The Remuneration Committee must therefore balance attracting and retaining the right talent while also motivating them to deliver shareholder value.

Masterclass

27

Feb

Strategic Asset Management for Transformational Impact (SAMTI)

  • with Professor Jake Ansell; Professor of Risk Management; University of Edinburgh Business School
  • Calendar Thursday
  • Clock 09:00–17:00
  • Navigate Conference Room

Strategic Asset Management for Transformational Impact (SAMTI) aligns physical infrastructure assets with an organisation’s strategic direction. SAMTI is integral to the investment decisions driving the through-whole-life management of physical infrastructure assets.

Masterclass