inspiring boardroom leadership

Essential skills and support for board members and senior executives of public bodies

About the programme

CIPFA’s Boardroom Leadership programme is designed to help board members and senior executives of public bodies address the very real and current issues they face in the boardroom.

It is highly practical and underpinned by relevant principles and concepts.

What will I learn?

By the end of this programme, you will:

  • know the legal and accountability requirements of board members
  • understand the leadership role of the board, individual board members and senior managers
  • have the knowledge and confidence to lead and direct the organisation
  • be able to hold the senior management team to account for the performance of the organisation
  • have developed a bespoke governance action plan for presentation to their board.

Who is the course aimed at?

Board members, aspiring board members, chief executives, directors and senior executives in the public and charity sectors.

Duration and mode of delivery

The programme will be delivered in a series of six practical and interactive workshops over a three month period.

Assessment and accreditation

Inspiring Boardroom Leadership is the equivalent of an internationally recognised ILM Level 5 Award in Leadership.

When and where?

This accredited programme is offered both in-house and at locations across the UK.
For more information about running it at your location, please contact the training team on 020 7543 5600 or by email to

For date and location details, please search our accredited training calendar.

If no dates are currently scheduled, please contact to discuss future dates or having the course delivered in-house.


£1,950 + VAT


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