IoD Academy NI

The prestigious IoD Academy Northern Ireland is to resume face-to-face tuition in September having transferred its teaching to a virtual set-up during the COVID-19 pandemic. Facilitated by the Institute of Directors, the Academy offers professional development to business leaders with the aim of setting new standards of excellence in corporate governance. Launching the 2021 programme…

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By Gordon Milligan, Chairman, Institute of Directors (IoD) Northern Ireland Just like that, we have reached the final day of 2019 and what a year it has been. With not one, but two Brexit dates coming and going, and the complete lack of comings and goings at Stormont, there has been one word that has…

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Leading business organisation the Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI) has launched its new professional development programme for 2020. Courses are delivered by the IoD Academy, which provides training across a broad range of corporate disciplines and aims to raise standards of excellence among Northern Ireland’s business leaders. The launch of dates for the…

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Gordon Milligan, Chairman, Institute of Directors (IoD) Northern Ireland

By Gordon Milligan, Chairman, Institute of Directors (IoD) Northern Ireland Issues around the importance of good corporate governance have rarely been as prominent in the headlines as they have been over recent years. High profile failures such as the collapses of construction giant Carillion and retail behemoth BHS have dominated news bulletins, catching the attention…

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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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The Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI) has appointed Gordon Milligan as its new Chairman. He is pictured, centre, accepting the chain of office from outgoing Chairman Ian Sheppard, at the premises of construction firm Henry Brothers, alongside David Henry, Managing Director of Henry Brothers. Mr Milligan, who is Deputy Chief Executive of Translink, said he planned to put member engagement at the top of his agenda.

The Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI) has appointed Gordon Milligan, as its new Chairman. Speaking as he received the chain of office from outgoing chair Ian Sheppard, Gordon, who is Deputy Chief Executive of Translink, said he planned to put member engagement at the top of his agenda. “As an organisation, the Institute…

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