This insightful and practical webinar will explore the behaviours, skills and knowledge necessary to ensure you add maximum value to any board and cement your place at the table.
Executive coach and non-executive, Karen Moore will look at what it takes to excel in a portfolio career and will also explore the different expectations and issues facing non-executive directors in the public sector versus the private sector.
After the presentation there will be a Q&A session.
Are you looking to establish a rewarding board career?
Want to hear insights from experts in the board sphere about how to secure a role?
Our upcoming webinar explores the essential stages you need to consider when embarking on a board career and exclusive advice on how to excel through your journey to board appointment.
Hosted by Alexander Lowry, portfolio board member, keynote speaker and host of Boardroom Bound podcast and Naomi Kent, In Touch President and board expert, the presentation will provide you with an actionable plan for success.
Discover the latest insights taken from those who have recently sourced and secured board roles including interview tactics, networking techniques and building in-demand competencies to implement into your own journey to a board career.
Alexander Lowry has served on boards since graduating college. He brings 20 plus years combined top-management consulting and C-suite operating experience focused on growing businesses and implementing turnarounds and transformations.
Lowry divided his career between Europe’s leading strategy consulting firm, where he led business transformation engagements for large public companies, and a series of transformational operating roles in finance. Notable positions included: Deputy COO of J.P. Morgan’s U.S. Private Bank and Deputy COO of JPMorgan Chase Foundation. Currently a professor of finance, he blends strategy and operating experience to advise financial services firms on navigating periods of disruptive change.
Establishing your voice in the boardroom and building collaboration are essential factors of being an exceptional board member.
Our upcoming webinar, hosted by Michael Collins, established board member and consultant, will explore how to be intentional when bringing your voice to the table, be supportive of others contributions and how to become a board bridge builder.
Gain valuable advice on practices that are often underestimated upon arriving at the board table and learn how these skills enhance your leadership persona.
As we emerge from the other side of the COVID crisis more and more executives are exploring the possibility of gaining a Non Executive Director (NED) role. This can be due to the realisation that there is more to life than being on the treadmill of executive life or just a desire to give something back.
There are many other reasons Executives choose to develop NED opportunities for themselves. In this webinar Andrew Tallents draws on his twenty five years experience of working with Boards and NEDs to discuss when is the right time to take up a NED role and explore the challenging journey to becoming a NED.
Brought to life with tips and case studies, attendees will learn how to assess their own suitability to become a NED and how to follow a ten step process to achieving the right NED role.
Andrew Tallents is the founder of the Tallents Partnership. He coaches a variety of Board Directors in how to become the most effective Executive or Non-Executive Director by focusing on self-leadership and accountability in key relationships. Andrew has 25 years experience working in Board level recruitment to inform his practice and enjoys working with Boards around the world to help them improve business performance.
This webinar will be invaluable to anyone seeking a role in the current non-executive market. Our in-demand CV writer and LinkedIn expert, Nadia Cassim, will discuss some of the less-considered aspects of the job search.
Throughout the presentation, we will look at the rising trends of applicant tracker systems, how these AI-powered systems can exclude CVs before they ever get through to a person and how to optimise your CV to avoid being caught out.
We will also look at how to read a job description with a critical eye and understand exactly how to tailor your CV and cover letter to give your application the best chance of success.
Finally, we will explore the importance of networking and how you can ensure that you’re covering all bases when it comes to the job search, and particularly when you’re looking to move into a board-level position.
In this 1-hour webinar In Touch member and non-executive director, Bill Nuttall, will explore what is meant by an effective board. From what evidence provides assurance that the board follows best practice and legislation to ways in which non-executives contribute to making the board effective, this session will be invaluable to both aspiring and experienced board professionals.
In addition to looking at the role of the NED, Bill will also explore the dynamics between board members and the board agenda and what support new members should be able to draw on from more established colleagues. Finally, we’ll touch upon the impact of COVID-19 and the adjustments that boards have had to make in order to keep meetings going and what’s likely to be on the future board agenda.
Want to know best ways to respond to Board opportunity applications?
Frustrated with the lack of response to your Board application?
Hear from two Board pipeline experts who have helped hundreds of people obtain Board positions. Discover the most effective practices for cover letters and Board resumes to ensure your application stands out and you excel through the selection process. Throughout the discussion, Janelle and Naomi will also reveal how best to appropriately follow-up on applications and conduct thorough due diligence on the companies you’re applying to.
Janelle Brittain is a highly experienced board member, executive coach, founder of Dynamic Performance Institute and an expert in career transition, who will be sharing her expertise in supporting hundreds of professionals to secure a board role.
In Touch President and board expert, Naomi Kent, will also be providing first-hand insights into board recruitment and how In Touch supports their members to ensure success throughout the selection process.
Dr Veronica Broomes, CSR and Sustainability Consultant
Join Dr Veronica Broomes, a consultant and researcher on Sustainability and CSR to discover how boards must take the lead and expand the scope of their CSR practices.
In this informative presentation, Veronica will explore how CSR and sustainability are understood and interpreted; how to move CSR beyond philanthropy; and why non-executives and trustees should make the business case for CSR.
Veronica will also explore how to embed CSR and sustainability into your core operations and how to report the effectiveness and performance of these strategies.
Veronica is active in working groups of the Sheffield Sustainability Network, has served as a Trustee of Age UK East London and is a strong advocate of integrating sustainability and CSR into core business operations.
Networking is not something that you should act on when you require something from someone. Networking should be a consistent habit you priortize each week.
Hosted by C-Suite People & Culture expert and established career coach, Samantha Pitre Quillen, this informative webinar reveals the power of networking and which strategies you should be implementing throughout your executive career to redeem the benefits.
Throughout the 60 minute session, Samantha will uncover the myths behind networking, discuss optimal strategies for time-limited executives and share tips to relieve you of your biggest networking concerns. The presentation will show you how to become an optimal networker who expands your connections, allows you to make meaningful introductions to your colleagues and strengthens the depth of your relationships.
Drawing on her expertise in guiding professionals to leverage their network for success, Samantha will share how you can build your strategy to gain the multiple rewards from effective networking and harnessing the power in stronger relationships.
During this complimentary webinar, In Touch coach Richard Davies will explore the ways you can ensure your preparations are absolutely watertight and that you can enter any interview with confidence and conviction. The common mistakes made by those looking to transition will be outlined and Richard will show you how to translate your previous experience and professional skill set in to interview success, through a range of practical steps and advice.
Richard has 6 years of experience in executive coaching and is accredited by the International Coaching Federation. Prior to coaching, Richard was Head of Learning and Development for Shell, in which time he sat on the panel for hundreds of interviews.
Following his informative presentation, there will be an interactive Q&A session.
A stellar CV is the most vital tool in any non-executive's arsenal.
And though you may have found success with your executive CV - or with no CV at all - applying for non-executive positions requires a different approach entirely.
Language, formatting and personal branding are all crucial elements of appealing to the NED recruiter. In this webinar you will learn how to avoid the common pitfalls and problems often encountered when crafting a compelling CV, allowing you to kickstart your transition to a portfolio career with confidence.
Chris Aston Marketing Director & Nick Tubb, Head of Recruitment
The key to survival and future growth – Auditel explains how achieving ‘best value’ in procurement and supply chain management can make an essential difference.
Join Auditel’s Chris Aston and Nick Tubb for insight into how the top 7 cost considerations for all organisations right now in the challenges arising from Covid-19 restrictions.
Auditel are specialists in procurement and strategic cost management, supply chain management and business transformation having helped, since 1994, over 3000 clients to achieve and manage ‘best value’ to improve efficiency, minimise waste and unlock hidden profit.
As well as this advice, hints and tips for businesses, you can also explore how you can become part of the Auditel network and make a difference to UK organisations by providing Auditel’s services, essential in the current climate. There are opportunities to benefit from being part of Auditel, whether starting as a full Auditel consultant, or with an ‘Associate’ model where you can run an Auditel business as a ‘bolt-on’ alongside existing business activities as part of a portfolio career.
Join Melissa Curran, to learn how leaders must learn to relate to their workforces and encourage diverse opinions and approaches throughout their organisations.
Drawing on her experience of advising global businesses on engagement and culture transformation, Melissa will explore how to engage with the myriad perspectives of a complex, modern workforce and create a robust and diverse workplace culture.
Melissa has worked as a trusted, global, business management consultant, working with high profile organisations, for over 5 years within general management, financial growth, operational excellence, engagement and culture transformation.
Due to current circumstances, many organizations have had to embrace digital tools and use technology out of necessity in order to communicate, operate and stay running.
The number of online conversations and people adapting to the ever-changing digital world has increased, therefore it is vital for the board to consider this uptake in digital competence and usage when developing strategic choices for the future.
The world’s behaviors have changed, and along with this, so must organizations. Due to the effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic, boards have become more engaged with a higher frequency of meetings paving the way for a new norm of strategy development.
Hosted by Michael Crawley, CEO of Agile Social Learning 360, board advisor and digital transformation expert, our upcoming webinar explores how short-term adaptation should be viewed as a step towards implementing agile and kaizen in digital transformation to achieve continuous improvement and align the board with business growth.
Discover the benefits of becoming a digital champion for your organization and how the impact of the pandemic has evolved mindsets and the future of digital habituation.
Join business continuity and incident management specialist, Neil Hedley Smith to learn how to leverage critical communications in times of crisis. As we build the “New Normal”, we have an opportunity to learn the lessons which the pandemic has taught us, one of which is the value of critical communication systems for businesses.
Neil will discuss the impact of the pandemic, how communications have been central to the response and how to rebuild as a resilient organisation. He will also explore how senior professionals have an essential role in leading the communications strategy.
An expert in emergency communication, mass communication, business continuity, critical event management, Neil worked with several international banks, supra-national policing organisations and international bodies.
This interactive, free webinar session will take place on Thursday 4th June at 10 am and will give you a clear insight into the art of networking and how it can unlock a multitude of opportunities when conducted well.
The presentation will be led by Anne Watson, award-winning author and non-executive director and she will be joined by Naomi Coxwell, former Vice President of BP America and portfolio non-executive.
The session will last around 45 minutes, with the first 20 minutes led by Anne, dedicated to the secrets of good networking. It will cover:
The challenges you may face in a career transition
How to harness your existing connections and make new ones
Why Corporate Governance could dictate what roles are available to you
How to create new connections, reach out to recruiters and engage at events
This will then be followed by an informative Q&A between Anne and Naomi, where Naomi will discuss her transition to a non-executive career, experience on our Ahead of the Curve programme and how she’s managed to secure and excel in three different boardroom roles.
John Courtney, non-executive, board advisor and entrepreneur
In the third webinar of our COVID-19 series, non-executive, board advisor and serial entrepreneur John Courtney will look to how businesses can grow once the global lockdown has eased.
With many businesses focussed on firefighting the problems created by the pandemic in the present, it can be easy to overlook the need to consider the future.
Join John at 5pm on 26th May for his webinar ‘Growth Strategy - growing the business post lockdown’ to understand how to address market gaps left by the economic downturn and understand newly emerging customer needs.
John will also explore how to communicate with stakeholders and generate custom in a what will be a vastly different business world.
April Leeson, George Wood and Luke Norman - Financial Planning Executives
Date: Tuesday 26th May 2020
The Private Office (TPO), an award winning firm of chartered Independent financial planners, bring this webinar to give you, as a business owner, shareholder or non-executive director, a comprehensive overview of the key areas you should be considering when fulfilling your financial duties.
The free webinar will explore how you can financially protect your business’ most valuable assets, your staff and shareholders, how you can best utilise business assets, and how you can outline long-term strategy appropriately.
With you, TPO’s own Financial Planning Executives, April Leeson, George Wood and Luke Norman will explore a wide range of scenarios including pension planning, purchasing commercial property and selling the business, the presentation will expand your knowledge of the fiduciary responsibilities within your role, and explain how your contributions can help maintain the financial fitness of your company.
i.Business risk: protecting your most valuable assets, your people.
ii.Pension planning with your business
iii. Selling a business: the wonders of cash flow forecasting
Who will benefit from this presentation?
Business owners and shareholders alike.
John Courtney, non-executive, board advisor and entrepreneur
In the second webinar of our COVID-19 series, non-executive, board advisor and founder of boardroomadvisors.co.uk John Courtney discusses the need to create a robust strategy in the face of the pandemic.
Join us at 5pm on the 18th of May for ‘Business Strategy during the COVID-19 Crisis: How to analyse options in the “new normal” and create an actionable plan’, where John will look at the best ways to assess the economic and business landscape and plan for a future with strong leadership and actionable strategy.
John will share a new crisis assessment tool, alongside SWOT and MOST Analysis, to tie strategy to action, and give clarity, cogency and purpose to your plans to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic.