Aug 302012

Military Transitions Workshop 11 September 2012

Tuesday 11 September, Bristol Hotel, Prince St. Bristol BS1 4QF

14:00 to 19:00

A Military career can provide an excellent foundation for a Portfolio Career or a full-time role in the private, public or voluntary sectors; however it is not always easy for recruiters or potential employers to understand exactly what your skills are and how relevant they are to the role you are applying for.

At this interactive half-day workshop you will have the opportunity to learn from a number of speakers who have successfully made the transition from a military to a civilian career as well as gain useful insights into the best ways to position yourself in the job market.

Speakers will include:

  • Major General James Short (late 9th/12th Royal Lancers), Managing Partner AugMentor
  • Keith Probert (late Royal Tank Regiment), Managing Director at Viimi Ltd
  • Captain Christopher Lait (late REME), Managing Director at Drake Academy Ltd
  • Jean Church & Kate Mutter–Bowen, the K.U.D.O.S programme
  • Sarah Owen, the Referral Institute - Master Franchisee United Kingdom
  • David Doughty & Tony Stubbs, Executive Transitions

The fee for this half-day workshop and networking event is £79.00 (+ VAT) for non-members. An early-bird fee of £59.00 (+VAT) is available for a limited time and members can book for £49.00 (+ VAT). To join Executive Transitions call 0117 344 5128 or e-mail

Places are limited - book your place on-line now!

Aug 132012

1 Day course, Wednesday 26 September 2012, 9:00am to 4:30pm, University of the West of England, Bristol

This course is for aspiring, newly appointed and serving non-executive directors, governors or trustees and covers the legal and functional aspects of the role as well as effective strategies to secure Non-Executive positions.

The course blends corporate governance for large and small organisations in the private, public and voluntary sectors, with insights and strategies that inform best practice in the role itself. Importantly, the course also covers how to build a Non-Executive career.

This 1 day course covers:

  • Introduction to the NED / Trustee role
  • Directors’ Duties & Liabilities
  • NED / Trustee Skillset & Case Studies
  • Securing a NED / Trustee position

Drawing from his own experiences as a Chairman and Non-Executive Director, David Doughty has developed a course that gives the right mix of experience and academic rigour to equip aspiring and newly serving Non-Executive Directors to obtain a Non-Executive, Governor or Trustee position and improve their effectiveness within it.

Course Leaders

David Doughty CDir FIoD

The course is delivered by David Doughty, a Chartered Director and highly experienced Non-Executive, Chief Executive, Chair, Entrepreneur and Business Mentor. David has extensive executive and non-executive experience in small and medium enterprises in private and public sectors. He is also a board level consultant to multi-national organisations and a Chartered Director Ambassador for the Institute of Directors. See his LinkedIn profile here: (

Andrew Webber (Partner, TLT)

First-hand information on legal aspects is provided by Andrew Webber (Partner, TLT)

Andrew is a partner in the Corporate Team at TLT Solicitors. He acts for a range of private and public companies as well as private individuals and partnerships. Andrew regularly advises on M&A transactions in the £5-£50 million mid-market range and recently advised the shareholders of Sharp’s Brewery on its sale to Molson Coors for £20 million. He is recommended as a ‘Leader in the Field’ of Corporate/M&A law by Chambers UK. Andrew co-ordinates TLT’s Non-Executive Directors network. See his LinkedIn profile here (

The course is a full day and costs £375 (+VAT).

Book before 26th August for an early bird price of £329.17 (+VAT)!

For more information please contact or to book your place complete the registration form below

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