Why take this course?This is an excellent course, providing commercial knowledge of strategic direction. It will give you a detailed understanding and up-to-date knowledge of the role of the director and the board, leadership, corporate strategy, finance and crucial organisational governance.
Is this the right course for me?If you have experience at the most senior levels within the military, delivering strategic projects and operations and wish to pursue a career at a similar level after discharging from the UK Armed Forces, then this Director Development course would benefit you.
QualificationsIn house digital certification
EligibilityThose applying to attend this director development course must have demonstrable experience at the most senior levels within the Armed Forces. Anyone wishing to book this course must have completed the pre-booking assessment, only those deemed suitable from the assessment will be eligible to book a place on this course.
This course provides the essential learning to achieve the Post Graduate Certificate in Strategic Leadership for Directors from the University of Chester. You may choose to complete the PG Cert, which is available with our associate provider. Full information on how to complete this can be found in the Certification Information sheet at the bottom of this page.
Delivered over a 5-day period, this course covers 5 subject areas, one per day. The detail of these subject areas are:
The role of the Company Director and the Board
Finance for Non-Finance Directors
The Director’s role in leading and managing an organisation
The Directors’ role in strategy
The Director’s role in strategic marketing
Career OpportunitiesThose who complete the Director Development Programme will have gained the knowledge and skills to seek many different new and exciting career options such as:
• Account Director
• Area Director
• Associate Director
• Business Development Director
• Commercial Director
• Director of Strategy, Policy and Communications
• Director of Academic Engagement
• Director of Incident Management and Operational Security
• Director of People, Culture and Organisational Development
• Director of Risk, Compliance and Business Support Services
Director Development Programme
Scheduled dates and locations
- Date Location Availability
25 Jul 2022
7 Nov 2022
13 Mar 2023
12 Jun 2023
11 Sep 2023