Portsmouth Business School

Boardroom skills for business leaders




This course will equip you with everything you need to know to add value to your companys board.




As companies grow and expand, the demands on senior staff become greater and a switch from an operational to a strategic thinking perspective is needed to continue the success.

This two-day course is designed for you as a current and/or aspiring director to develop your focus at board level. You will receive tailored training from experienced board members and leading business academics covering:

  • Leadership and governance for effective board management
  • Making a strategy work
  • Acting with financial acumen
  • Making risk management a business asset


Experienced board directors, and academic staff from the University of Portsmouth, present sessions using case studies and practical tools that can be applied when you return to the office.

You will have the opportunity to share, engage and gain tailored guidance and feedback. You will come away with the practical skills and knowledge to improve boardroom capability and confidence.


Wednesday 7 February 2017


Thursday 8 February 2017

Leadership and governance: insight into board dynamics, roles and responsibilities, leadership and managing people.

Strategy, risk and finance: business strateggy and business risk, understanding financial matters and finance for business.



Book your place

Cost: £800 per person (price includes a networking breakfast, lunch and refreshments on both days)

Please book your place here.



For further information please contact:

T: +44 (0)23 9284 4083

E: bsro@port.ac.uk


    This should be used in place of the silver small business charter