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Finance, Corporate Governance

Director Knowledge Series 2022 – Leading with Purpose – How to be the heart of a team

Course details

Start Date

26 September 2022

CPD Points

1

Cost

£50

Length

1 hour (12:30-13:30)

Location

GTA University Centre

Course Overview

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

Drawing on some of the lessons of L David Marquet and Drexler, Sibbet and Forrester, this session will explore the different styles of leadership focusing in particular on the vital importance and benefits of a leader putting common purpose at the heart of their team.

A light sandwich lunch will be served to attendees and there will be an opportunity to network prior to the session

Course Content

This approach moves away from making a team leader the all-knowing, the indispensable heart of the team and focusses the importance of leaders creating not just loyal followers but creating new leaders from the ranks of the followers through developing common purpose and trust.

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course 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.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutor

  • David Joel

    David Joel is a qualified physicist with 22 years in the aerospace and defence sector and 10 years in the services and facilities management sector in leadership, finance and business development roles.
    David was seconded to the US, leading a multi-disciplinary team to penetrate the US defence marketplace.
    Upon return from the US, David took a post as the managing director of a newly acquired SME, dealing with the change and culture issues that characterise a new business acquisition. Whilst in the facilities management sector, David led a bid team for the privatisation of the atomic weapons establishment: Aldermaston, managing a three-way partnership comprised of Lockheed Martin, British Nuclear Fuels and Serco.
    In 2002, David founded Lanson Consultants Ltd. David is also a former chairman of the Portsmouth and East Hampshire Chamber of Commerce and a former board member of Hampshire Chamber of Commerce. Until recently David was also a member of the council of governors for the Queen Alexandra Hospital. David currently chairs the East Hampshire business forum, provides board-level coaching on business strategy to a blue chip organisation in the financial services sector and interviews prospective candidates for the IoD Chartered Director programme.

    David qualified with a diploma in Company Direction at the IoD in 2001 and became a Chartered Director in 2003.
    In his course leader capacity with the IoD David has worked with organisations such as the MoD, Office Depot, Mainetti, Cassidian, Commerzbank, Skanska, Travis Perkins, First Group and the NHS.

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