Stage One – Application

The first step is to complete the On The Board Application Form Applications must be completed in full and returned via email to no later than 5pm, 31st August 2020. If you have any issues downloading the application form please do let us know.

Stage Two – Orientation

Following the closing of the deadline date all applications will be considered and successful applicants will be invited to the orientation evening for shortlisting. You must attend this orientation if you wish to be considered for this programme. At the orientation evening applicants will have the opportunity to learn more about the programme, what will be expected from students and what you can expect from the course. You will also have the opportunity to meet other students from past and present cohorts and some of our sponsors and mentors. Further information will be provided on invitation.

Stage 3 – Course Sessions and Other Important Dates

Compulsory Sessions, being held have been scheduled for the following dates but may be subject to change:

Session One

7th October 2020 | 3:30pm to 7.30pm

Session Two

11th November 2020 | 3:30pm to 7.30pm

Session Three

9th December 2020 | 3:30pm to 7.30pm

Session Four

13th January 2021 | 3:30pm to 7.30pm

Session Five

10th February 2021 | 3:30pm to 7.30pm

These sessions cover • The history and theory of corporate governance • Governance code principles • Effective boards and committees • Finance • The practical applications of corporate governance • Governance in football

Please note there will be up to 3 optional sessions including neuro linguistic programming, understanding the voluntary sectors and various high profile events offered to students throughout the duration of the programme.

Stage Four – Examination

The exam date has been scheduled for Wednesday 10th March 2021 from 4pm to 6pm. The examination is a closed booked examination for a duration of two hours and will consist of a multiple choice exam paper and case study style essay questions.

Stage Five – Graduation

On successful completion of the course, students will be invited to attend a graduation evening on Wednesday 21st April 2021.

Need more info? Read the EBM Participant Guide