CIPFA NED Certificate


Event summary

The CIPFA NED Certificate is focused on the roles and responsibilities of non-executive directors (NEDs), delivered in partnership with the Non-Executive Directors' Association (NEDA).

All CIPFA and NEDA members receive a discounted rate and pay £650.

To enquire about the discount please contact:

Tel: 0207 543 5600

If you are a self-funder booking onto the course, full payment will be required prior to the event start date. This can be actioned by selecting the pay by card option. Alternatively, you can contact our customer services team to make a payment.


10 September 2024
Starts: 09:30
Ends: 17:30


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Standard price

£785.00 excl VAT

Network Member Price

£650.00 excl VAT

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About this event

The CIPFA NED Certificate will take three days to complete. This comprises one day of an intensive training course and two days for reading and preparation for the online assessment.

The one day of intensive training is delivered online. You will be sent a link to the join the session prior to the start date. Our trainer will be there to greet you and the other delegates, and we aim to deliver just as we would if everyone was together in a physical training room. For best results we recommend the use of webcams.

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CPD hours

This programme carries 21 CPD hours.

Please note: when you register for the certificate, due to the nature and delivery of each aspect of the certificate any personal data provided will be shared between CIPFA and NEDA.



  • Leadership
  • / Professional development

Speaker - Chief Executive of the Non-Executive Directors’ Association (‘NEDA’)

Louis is Chief Executive and one of the founders of the Non-Executive Directors’ Association (‘NEDA’), the members association that was set up in 2006/7 to support the specific needs and demands of non-executive directors and trustees across all sectors and at each stage of their ‘life-cycle’. Louis leads the NED and board training, education and advisory services. He has over 25 years’ experience in governance, risk and assurance services and in public practice has worked for all of the ‘Big 4’ Accounting firms and for 6 years was a partner at the UK top 10 audit firm Crowe Clark Whitehill (now Crowe UK), where he led the Risk & Assurance team. He now also acts as an Associate with three risk, assurance and strategy consultants, including the risk management software firm Sword GRC.

Webchat is available Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 17:00 (excluding UK bank holidays).