UK Europe EMEA GCC Time Zones
CPEs: 24
Instructor: Dennis Cox
Level: C-Suite
Tuition: £2,995.00
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NEW Strategy and Leadership Training RR1234

Location: UK Europe EMEA GCC Time Zones

Duration: 3 days

Programme Director: Risk Reward Faculty

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Venue Details

Experience the highly-interactive expert-led 1:1 tutorial and social learning through Virtual Classroom via Cisco WebEx from Risk Reward.

All our 2024 Virtual Classroom events feature shared (or discrete) live chat between delegates and the expert, participate in topical surveys, polling questions, group exercises and case studies for a tried -and- true engaging and gratifying learning experience.

Need to bring this in-house or Face to Face? Simply contact us for significant cost savings and dates to meet your specific needs

Agenda Highlights

Session 1:  Leadership

Session 2: Corporate Governance

Session 3: Strategy

Session 4: Building a Culture

Session 5: Communications

Session 6:  Risk and Control

Session 7:  The CEO and Risk Management

Session 8: The Future of Strategy and Leadership


In this course the key challenges that a CEO faces in the modern world take Centre stage.  It explores at the main issues relating to leadership, strategy, culture risk and control, and considers the options available to a CEO and the issues that are likely to be faced in practice, including


  • Leadership
  • Corporate governance and committees
  • Strategy
  • Culture
  • Communications
  • Risk and control
  • Risk management


Since all delegates on this event will either be CEOs of those aspiring to be CEOs the audience will be of a high standard and able to apply practical knowledge from their own experience to the issues raised.  This combined expert-led and group-learn approach will provide delegates with the greatest opportunity to learn how to deal with the real issues that they will face on a day-to-day basis.

Who Should Attend

CEOs – and those who aspire to being CEOs – of companies and organisations.

Additional Course Information

What Does It Cover?

Session 1:  Leadership

  • Goals and missions
  • Styles of leadership
  • Explaining the vision
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Engaging with the business
  • Translating actions into deeds
  • Succession planning
  • Your support team

Session 2: Corporate Governance

  • The role of the Board
  • International best practice standards
  • The role of the non-executive director
  • The role of internal audit
  • Board meetings
  • Committee structures
  • Committee meetings and reporting
  • Terms of reference
  • Board papers

Session 3: Strategy

  • Developing strategy
  • What are the options?
  • Using consultants
  • Where do you add value?
  • Testing the strategy
  • When to change strategy
  • Relationships to missions and goals
  • Communicating strategy

Session 4: Building a Culture

  • Empowerment
  • Trust
  • Challenge
  • Structures
  • Support
  • Outsourcing
  • Relationships
  • Openness
  • The risks involved

Session 5: Communications

  • Dealing with the media
  • Practice, practice, practice
  • Aim for the headline
  • Communicating good news
  • Communicating bad news
  • Staff communications
  • Regulator communications
  • What needs to be secret

Session 6:  Risk and Control

  • The role of ERM
  • Stress testing and scenario management
  • Best practices
  • The role of risk management
  • Sound practices
  • The role of internal control
  • The role of internal audit
  • Sound practices
  • What goes wrong in practice

Session 7:  The CEO and Risk Management 

  • What the CEO needs to know
  • The barriers in practice
  • What causes a bank to fail
  • What really matters to a CEO
  • What can they do about it?

Session 8: The Future of Strategy and Leadership  

Learning Objectives

Delegates will gain an appreciation of the key issues facing CEO’s today and will consider the structures, systems and controls that ensure they are able to achieve their objectives.  It will provide a highly practical analysis of the key issues that will be faced in practice and through a series of exercises and role plays, delegates will obtain practical lessons and knowledge for use in their own businesses.


Delegates who complete the course will receive a Certificate with equivalent CPD/CPE credits via email; and for those who require an assessment as a demonstration of competency via training a 20 multiple-choice questions and answers quiz, remotely invigilated with results report and 1 resit, is available at no additional charge when requested at time of reservation.

Social Learning & Methods

Highly interactive expert-led intensive presentation, Q&A, group real-time in-depth case studies, regulation and discussion supported by key principles and theory. The virtual learning platform uses safe, industry preferred encrypted Cisco WebEx to optimize live face-to-face visual interaction, discrete chat, for polling and quizzes.

(An invitation via email with access link is included for all participants.)


NEW Strategy and Leadership Training

Course Fee

Apply 10% discount code RISK10 by December 15, 2023 at check-out

Course Fee (per person):
GBP £2,995.00 (+ UK VAT when applicable)

Number of delegates:

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