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Past Programmes

4 CPD points

How to be an Effective NED in a Disruptive World

Patrick Dunne, ICDM Faculty, Chair Boardelta, EY Foundation, ESSA, Visiting Professor Cranfield, United Kingdom

RM 1,650.00 (STANDARD)
RM 1,485.00 (ICDM MEMBER)
PER PERSON (exclusive of 6% SST)

If you aspire to be a non-executive director (NED) or are currently holding the position, it is important to know what the role entails and ensure you have the right mindset and competencies to contribute positively and be clear that you have the appropriate skillset to deliver at a world class standard.

Learning Outcome

  • Discuss the best practices that can be implemented within the role of a non-executive director
  • Provide practical tips on how to be a world-class non-executive director
  • Select appropriate tools to better understand corporate governance and how to apply these within an effective non-executive role.

Target Audience

This programme is for you if you are seeking the first non-executive director role or an existing director who wants to build further on that experience to improve performance.

It is also suitable for experienced directors or shareholders who are looking to strengthen their board with a non-executive support. This programme allows them to better understand what skills and qualities are needed for people in that role.

Virtual Classroom Format
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Patrick Dunne

ICDM Faculty, Chair Boardelta, EY Foundation, ESSA,
Visiting Professor Cranfield,
United Kingdom

Patrick is a Faculty Member of ICDM. He is also an experienced Chair with extensive experience of working with boards in Europe, Asia and North America. He has also facilitated a series of programmes for ICDM.

He currently Chairs board consultancy Boardelta, the charities The EY Foundation and ESSA- Education Sub Saharan Africa and the Oversight Board for the Chartered Management Consultant. He is a trustee of the Chartered Management Institute and a Visiting Professor at Cranfield University.

Executive experience with Air Products and FTSE 100 listed private equity group 3i Group plc where he was Communications Director, a member of its Operating committee and Chairman of its Operational Risk forum.

Author of the award winning “Boards” and three other successful books on the subject Patrick has helped to establish many successful courses on board skills over the last twenty years.

He has helped Chairs across a wide range of sectors and countries to transform the effectiveness of their boards through Boardelta. As a member of the Higgs Review also played a role in shaping governance policy for UK listed companies.

Patrick was also a member of the General Council of the University of Warwick from 2006 to 2015.


Facilitator: Patrick Dunne | 12 December 2022

Time Agenda
2.00pm Introduction & Programme Housekeeping
2.05am Module 1: Our context and the drivers of disruption
3.00pm Module 2: Characteristics of high performing boards and non-executives
4.00pm Virtual Break
4.15pm Module 3: Deeper Dives on four core topics:

– Behavioral dynamics- Decision making

– Culture strategy and values

– Board process

5.30pm Wrap up, Reflections and Personal action plans
6.00pm Programme Ends


The Organiser reserves the right to alter the content and timing of the programme as it deems fit and is not responsible for cancellations due to unforeseen circumstances.