Role of the Company Director, Cranfield 5th May

Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency this event has been postponed

This workshop aims to provide attendees with an understanding of the role and responsibilities of a director.

To provide an insight into how to carry out the role effectively and to protect both the individual and the corporation, as far as practical from potential liabilities.

The workshop will cover:

  • How the board functions and board member roles
    Running an effective board meeting
  • The legal role of directors and their compliance
    Companies Act 2006
  • A directors guide to staying out of jail
  • Basic statutory and criminal liability
  • Director and Officers liability insurance

The workshop is organised on behalf of Midlands Innovation Commercialisation Research Accelerator (MICRA) see
The workshop is open to entrepreneurs from academic spin out businesses and representatives of Technology Transfer departments.

Registration, refreshments and networking are open at 9.00 for a prompt 09:30 start.

There will be a networking buffet lunch from 1.15

The venue is:

1st Floor Meeting Room, the Intelligent Mobility Engineering Centre (IMEC), Cranfield University, MK43 0AL.

For further information and to book see here.

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