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Director Development

Director Knowledge Series 2024

Course details

Start Date

13 March 2024

CPD Points





6 x 1-hour sessions (08:30-09:30) 13 March, 16 April (08:00-09:00), 20 June, 12 September, 17 October, 5 December 2024. £55 per session (£264 for series = 20% discount)


GTA University Centre

Course Overview

This series aims to assist those in senior and director level positions keep up-to date with relevant issues and topics pertinent to Guernsey directors.

Each session will be presented by a respected business leader and there will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the session.

Registration is from 08:15 when refreshments and a light breakfast will be available.

Course Content

Session One – Managing Fraud Risk– 13 March 2024 – Steve Giles

Session Two – Boardroom Dynamics - 16 April 2024 – Jean Pousson

Session Three –Role of the Director as Spokesperson – 20 June 2024 – Nichole Culverwell

Session Four – Leadership: A Living Legacy Mindset – 12 September 2024 – Phil Eyre

Session Five – DEI for Directors – what directors need to know and why it’s good for business – 17 October 2024 – Carly Parrott

Session Six – TBC – 5 December 2024 - TBC

The series can be booked at the preferential rate of £264 for the six sessions. Alternatively, if you are only interested in some of the sessions, these can be booked individually at £55 per session. Please click on the session name above and you will be directed to the relevant web page, where you can make a booking for that session.

Course Benefits

In attending these sessions you will benefit from the knowledge of well-respected speakers and will have the opportunity to ask questions in a Q&A session after each presentation.

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this series please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 224570.

Course Tutor

  • Steve Giles

    Steve Giles is a chartered accountant with over 25 years’ experience of advising directors and managers on business issues concerning governance, risk and compliance. Whilst at Deloitte, he worked on a number of high-profile assignments including managing the Polly Peck investigation. After leaving Deloitte, Steve has set up and run two companies and has worked in many countries to achieve successful outcomes for his clients with a variety of business issues, including weak board performance, poor risk management, cultural issues, corporate fraud and reputational damage. He specialises in working with directors and senior executives to improve performance.
    Steve speaks extensively around the world on corporate governance, risk management, economic crime and business ethics. His engagements include chairing and speaking at international conferences; lecturing for professional bodies such as the ACCA and ICAEW; facilitating regular corporate governance workshops at the London Stock Exchange; and running hundreds of training courses over the last 15 years. Steve became a course leader with the IoD in 2016.

    Steve is much in-demand because of his expertise and his engaging delivery style. He always ensures that his material combines the latest theory and best-practice techniques with practical tips and advice.
    Steve holds an MA from Christ Church, Oxford, has been a guest lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire and is a published author, his first book being “Managing Fraud Risk” and his most recent one being “The Business Ethics Twin-Track” published by John Wiley & Sons in 2015

Upcoming Courses

Some courses we run are scheduled based on demand. Please ensure you register your interest to ensure we know which courses you would like to attend.