Being an Effective NED in the Public Sector

Non-Executive Directors play a vital role in shaping public bodies’ strategy, vision and purpose. They hold the executive team to account for their delivery and implementation of strategy and ensuring value for money is achieved. NEDs are recruited based on their achievements and skillsets in their executive roles. High performing Non-Executive Directors often display a different skillset.

In this expert-led virtual training from our Accountability & Governance series, a highly experienced Non-Executive Director will show what skills and behaviours are most valued in public bodies’ Board through analysis of case studies. 

At the Civil Service College, we tailor our courses to each attendee’s role and organisations, ensuring that each delegate gets the most out of the training. Our courses and trainers are continuously updated and evaluated to ensure that we are always delivering the best service possible.

Key Training Features

Who Can Attend

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Key Training Features:

  • Understand the skills required of a Non-Executive Director in the public sector
  • Learn the difference between being a NED in the public sector and being a NED in the private sector
  • What behaviours are best to avoid and what are valued in public bodies' board
  • How to enhance your performance as Non-Executive Director

Who Can Attend

This virtual online course is intended for new Non-Executive Directors or those aspire to joining public bodies’ Boards. This is also useful for existing Board Members who would like to re-think their skills and behaviours, and how to enhance their contribution to their respective Boards.


 

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Summary

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Duration

10:00 - 13:00

Price

£495 + VAT

Location

Zoom or Microsoft Teams

Dates

3 August 2021 Book1

22 October 2021 Book8

6 December 2021 Book6

In-House Option

This course is available In-House and can be tailored to meet your individual training requirements.

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Lead Trainer

Catharine Seddon

Catharine Seddon

Catharine brings 13 years of NED experience with national regulators in four different government departments. Her particular interests include strategy, governance, risk management and regulatory decision-making. 

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Catharine Seddon

Catharine Seddon

Catharine brings 13 years of NED experience with national regulators in four different government departments. Her particular interests include strategy, governance, risk management and regulatory decision-making. 

After twenty years as an award-winning documentary film maker for  the BBC and running her own production company,  Catharine took up her first NED post  with the Human Tissue Authority She  subsequently became its Audit and Risk Assurance Chair and its Senior Independent Director (SID). She is currently the SID for the Gambling Commission and, as a Commissioner,  sits on the Commission’s Remuneration Committee, its fourth National Lottery Committee and its change programme, RESET. She is a member of the Legal Services Board where she chairs  its Audit and Risk Assurance Committee. She is a member and chair-designate of the Audit and Governance Committee of the HFEA  and  a member of the Determinations Panel of the Pensions Regulator. She sits on tribunals in mental health and employment and as a lay assessor on  civil cases in the county courts and she is a presiding magistrate. She has recently been appointed to the Health Service Products Appeal Tribunal. She is also a trustee for CPotential, a special needs charity. 

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