Corporate Governance  register

Course Overview

This practical course examines current best practice in all aspects of corporate governance, from the role of board committees and directors’ responsibilities and powers to best implementation of governance in day-to-day activities.

This course is targeted at directors and managers of organizations, members of audit committees, members of internal audit departments and other assurance functions, government officials and anyone with an interest in corporate governance.

Course Objectives

  • Understand what corporate governance is
  • Understand best practice in corporate governance
  • Be able to demonstrate appropriate compliance and defend self against accusations of negligence
  • Understand how good governance gives translates into competitive edge
  • How to communicate governance procedures to stakeholders including shareholders, government and communities
  • Implementing governance directives within the management of the institution 

Course Outline

  • What is corporate governance?
  • The international Perspective
  • Corporate performance and boardroom practices
  • Governance issues in State - owned enterprises and corporations
  • The legal responsibilities of directors
  • How to develop corporate governance
  • Ethics and Cultures: The Board’s responsibility
  • The Board – key principles and responsibilities
  • The Board’s composition and processes
  • The Board’s nomination and compensation
  • Governance and Risk
  • The Board and Strategy
  • The Board: Audit committees
  • Communicating governance inside and outside the organization.