Diploma in Company Direction

This three-day module of the Diploma in Company Direction provides a unique opportunity to put your skills to the test as you act as a board member to tackle a real-life boardroom scenario, mirroring in many ways the operation of a board.

Who should attend?

Experienced directors and senior leaders who have completed the Certificate in Company Direction and wish to further their development with practical application and understanding of the knowledge and skills required at board level.

Course objectives

Participation on this course will enable you to:

  • Understand your board’s role, its dynamic, power, influence and conflicts
  • Gain knowledge of important topics: risk and crisis management, decision-making, mergers and acquisitions, and board performance
  • Understand relevant techniques and tools to improve personal skills and that of the board
  • Evaluate and improve the performance of your board, its committees and individual directors

When you have passed the examination you will be awarded the Diploma in Company Direction. This is also an essential step for achieving Chartered Director status, the professional qualification that recognises the professionalism and experience of directors.

Course fees

Company Direction Virtual Programme Certificate & Diploma level Fees
CourseDateCost
Role of the Director and the Board29 - 30 June

28 - 29 July

22 - 23 August

1 - 2 September
19 - 20 September

10 - 11 October

3 - 4 November

1 - 2 December
£2,325
Finance for Non-Finance Directors8 - 10 June

18 - 20 July

15 - 17 August

5 - 7 September

5 - 7 October

2 - 4 November

12 - 14 December
£2,595
Leadership for Directors21 - 22 July

8 - 9 August

6 - 7 September

19 - 20 October

14 - 15 November

7 - 8 December
£2,325
Strategy for Directors29 June - 1 July

20 - 22 July

1 - 3 August

22 - 24 August

29 September - 1 October

10 - 12 October

31 October - 2 November

28 - 30 November

14 - 16 December
£2,595
Completion of above 4 modules =
Certificate Level
Enrolling for Certificate 2022£9,675
Developing Board Performance19 - 21 September£3,495
Completion of above 4 modules +
Developing Board Performance =
Diploma Level
Enrolling for Diploma 2022£13,170

Certificate & Diploma Level completion includes exam fees which had not been previously included. Additional cost of IoD Membership – currently £175.  To book onto our Company Direction Programme, please contact Josh Ngondo directly at IoD Pall Mall on Josh.Ngondo@IoD.com

Certificate in Company Direction Exam Dates - 2022
Closing dateExam dateResult
10 November8 December12 January 2022
29 December26 January 202223 February
19 January 202216 February9 March
9 February9 March6 April
9 March6 April4 May
6 April4 May1 June
25 May22 June20 July
13 July10 August7 September
24 August21 September19 October
5 October2 November30 November
9 November7 December11 January 2023
Diploma in Company Direction Exam Dates - 2022
Closing dateExam dateResult
25 May29 June27 July
12 October9 November7 December