Aug 182015

The next Chartered Director CPD Workshop on Thursday 17 September: EQ or IQ - which delivers good governance in the Board Room?

Venue: Sefton’s Barn, The Horse Trust, Speen HP27 0PP

Time: 15:45 - 20:00

chartered directorThe session will be lead by Sharon Constancon, CDir and CEO of Genius Methods.

Sharon will share with the group some of the challenges boards are facing today in the light of delivering leadership, the appropriate tone from the top, challenging the executive and holding management to account while remaining focused on the strategy set for the organisation. The session will be interactive based on a topic that covers a typical board room challenge for the delegates to debate and share in the plenary session with the group.  Under Chatham House Rule, Sharon will share some of the solutions that she has shared with Chairmen to improve their effective leadership and governance in board rooms today ranging from financial services, family businesses, housing trusts and FTSE companies.

The objective of the evening will be to empower delegates with some solutions to the typical challenges they are likely to face as executives, NEDs or Chairmen.

Sharon is known to many of us as an experienced businesswoman and entrepreneur who achieved a stock market listing with her first company. She has, or has had, executive, Chairman and non-executive roles in listed, SME and financial services organisations.

She specialises in governance and risk management and has a well attested reputation for providing confidential, straightforward, honest and effective Board Evaluations which have very successfully enabled Boards to improve performance. Her work encompasses very disparate sectors and organisational size including: FTSE, SME, Family, Regulated, Health Service, Financial Services, and the Housing Sector.

Sharon is a Chartered Director, Chartered Secretary and has an MBA. Until July she was a Non-executive Director of Buckinghamshire Building Society and was recently awarded Business Woman of the Year by the SACC.

The session will start with refreshments served from 15:45. The formal working session will close at 19:00 followed by a buffet supper with wine and informal networking until 20:00.

The cost for the session will be £35 inc VAT. (Cash on the day preferred) This event qualifies for 4 hours of CPD.

Directions to the Horse Trust, which is accessible from London, Reading and Oxford within an hour can be found here:

The workshop is open to holders of the Chartered Director qualification awarded by the Institute of Directors.

To reserve your place please reply ASAP to Neil Britten as places are limited.



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