Learn first-hand about getting board positions from Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas DBE
Applications are now open for a brand new expert-led mentoring group focussed on getting your first a non-executive director board position, starting in May 2016.
We are delighted to announce that we have created a rare and unique opportunity for you to join our 'Getting a Board Role' mentoring group led by a highly experienced board member, Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas DBE.
Getting into the boardroom can be highly challenging and this is one of our most popular areas of demand for mentoring. Everybody in the network who is aspiring to get their first board role in the near future is encouraged to apply for our new expert-led mentoring group starting in May 2016.
Having a mentor is widely recognised critical success factor for securing your first board role. With the rich insights and know-how from Dame Judith and the support of your fellow mentees, this mentoring group will help accelerate your journey into the boardroom. The sessions will help you to grasp what is involved with being on a board, understand how best to position your expertise and experience, and ultimately what you will need to do to successfully secure your first board position.
This group is aimed anybody who is aspiring to be a board member in the near future and who wants to benefit from Dame Judith's practical guidance on how to go about it. This group will suit anybody who is:
- Gathering information about what is involved with being on a board (i.e., expectations, responsibilities, liabilities, etc) and what is most valued in terms of experience, skills, expertise and personal qualities
- Evaluating relevant expertise, skills and experiences and/or identifying and addressing key gaps or challenges to being 'board ready'
- Ready to secure your first board role