Essential Board Behaviours for an Effective Board
It is evident that a Board brings many contributions to a public body. Primarily, it serves as an accountability mechanism. The Board also provide new insights and thinking at the strategic level. For the Board to perform effectively, certain behaviours and skills must be cultivated.
In this virtual training from our Accountability & Governance Series, our trainer will examine examples of governance dysfunction and work with participants to identify right attributes of a performing board. 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.
This virtual course is designed for board members who would like to enhance their contributions to the board. Senior management and managers who provide board support would find this insightful.
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Face to Face Training
10:00 - 13:00
£495 + VAT
Zoom or Microsoft Teams
This course is available In-House and can be tailored to meet your individual training requirements.Enquire
Seamus Gillen, started his career in the local government, before moving to Whitehall as a civil servant, becoming Private Secretary to John Gummer MP, Secretary of State for the Environment, and then Private Secretary to John Prescott MP, Deputy Prime Minister.Read Bio
Seamus Gillen started his career in local government, before moving to Whitehall as a civil servant, becoming Private Secretary to John Gummer MP, Secretary of State for the Environment, and then Private Secretary to John Prescott MP, Deputy Prime Minister.
He moved into industry, as the Group Company Secretary and Director of Regulation at Anglian Water (later AWG) plc, and then Head of Public Policy and Regulation at O2 plc (now part of the Telefonica Group).
He became Policy Director at the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA), where he authored a number of influential publications, including ICSA’s guidance on 'Boardroom Behaviours', and the UK Financial Reporting Council's ‘Guidance on Boardroom Effectiveness’, He also created ICSA’s successful annual Awards dinner. He was responsible for the production of ICSA’s technical output, including its best practice Guidance Notes on boards and directors.
Seamus runs his own governance advisory business – Value Alpha Limited – working with boards and directors around the world. His particular focus is on board effectiveness and director effectiveness. He also runs a Leadership Development Programme for company secretaries.
Seamus Gillen writes and speaks extensively on governance issues. He holds a Degree in Business Studies, and is an MBA and an ICSA Fellow.
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