How to become more confident, more effective, more quickly

As you might have discovered, there is a big difference between being a senior manager and a member of a board.

Many directors struggle with this; it takes time to learn on the job.

Joining a board for the first time can be a big step. You need a different mindset, new skills, a new identity as you deal with changing relationships.

Suddenly, you are exposed to a new language, new ideas and new assumptions; some things not taught even on MBA courses.

The most common concerns have been shown to be:

  • Roles and responsibilities of directors
  • Memorandum & Articles
  • Strategy and business planning
  • Corporate governance

The New Directors Handbook has been written to deal with just these concernsa primer for new directors and a reference for existing directors.

Author: Richard Winfield

Paperback 170 pages

Price: £14.99 incl p&p

The New Directors Handbook

The New Directors Handbook introduces you to the roles, responsibilities and risks you should be aware of as a director, as well as providing you with some tools to help you in your career.

It has grown out of many years' experience working directly with new directors and existing boards from around the world.

In this practical guide you find:

  • Everything you need to do as a director
  • How to run an effective meeting
  • How to understand finance and accounts
  • Strategy planning and decision  making techniques
  • The difference between limited liability and director liability
  • How to protect yourself in case things go wrong​

Reading The New Directors Handbook enables you to become more confident, more effective, more quickly so you can make an early contribution to the board and rapidly gain the respect of your peers.

Books for Directors and Aspiring Directors

Books continue to be the most popular way of learning. Brefi Press specialises in comprehensive and easy access books for directors and boards. When you buy from The Directors Academy you immediately receive a link to a download version and in some cases, also an audio version. Books are then despatched post free (including internationally) by UK Royal Mail.

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