Here at the Institute of Directors (IoD), we are a community of over 30,000 passionate, inspiring and knowledge seeking business leaders. Founded in 1903, within three years we were awarded a Royal Charter to support, represent and set
standards for business leaders nationwide. Our Royal Charter stays at the forefront of everything we do as an organisation, from providing you with world-class professional development, lobbying on behalf of businesses to ensure your voice
is heard, to fostering local communities of business leaders across the country.
You will find us in the heart of all major cities and we continue to represent the voice of UK business both locally and nationally. Our objective is to ensure you, alongside each and every business leader; director and entrepreneur in the UK are armed with the essential resources – including access to training, business information, professional expertise, networking opportunities and 15 IoD premises from Edinburgh to Exmouth.
The IoD is a dynamic community of business leaders who want to ...
Take your career further with world-class training solutions designed for your skillset and access to expert resources on all topics of business.Be Inspired
Feel inspired, stay ahead of the competition and connect with like-minded business leaders at 900+ events nationwide.Become part of something bigger
Surround yourself with good company as you are welcomed into your local IoD community as well as becoming part of the national network of 30,000+ business leaders.Learn from anywhere at anytime
Continue developing with access to powerful learning tools including bite-sized CPD content, articles, podcasts, webinars and videos via the innovative IoD Academy App.