Corporate Governance

By Kirsty McManus, National Director, Institute of Directors (IoD) Northern Ireland “Good business, well done, is a force for good in society”. Those are the words of Sir James Wates as he reflected on his set of corporate governance principles that he said would ultimately help companies improve the way they do business. Known as…

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: The new IoD Academy NI, aimed at setting new standards of excellence among Northern Ireland’s business leaders, has been officially launched. IoD Corporate Governance Analyst James Jarvis pictured with, from left, Emma Jayne Mawhinney, IoD Academy NI Business Development Manager and Elaine O’Neill, IoD NI Programme Director, told the launch that increasing complexity of the role of modern directors and heightened public interest illustrated that “there’s never been a better time to invest in professional development”. The Academy will provide a broad range of courses to enhance the skills of local directors such as the role of a director and the board, finance for non-financial managers, strategy, and leadership for directors as well as offering the flagship Chartered Director qualification. For more information, visit www.iod.com/academyni or call 028 9091 2829 or email Emma Jayne Mawhinney EmmaJayne.Mawhinney@iod.com

Increasing complexity of the role of modern directors and the heightened public interest illustrates that “there’s never been a better time to invest in professional development” a leading Corporate Governance expert has said. The Institute of Directors (IoD) Corporate Governance Analyst James Jarvis, was speaking as the organisation launched the IoD Academy in Northern Ireland…

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