The Corporate Governance Programme equips potential and employed executives and professionals who currently serve or are interested in serving on corporate boards with the knowledge required to excel as stewards of shareholders that promote long-term and sustainable value creation.
Drawing on thought leadership from world-renowned experts and leading practicing directors, this programme integrates global research with a deep understanding of the emerging issues that boardrooms face.
A unique aspect of the programme is that one day is entirely devoted to emerging issues in the field of corporate governance, such as CEO succession plans, shareholder activism, the disruptive impact of technology and cyber risk, and the topic of diversity and inclusion.
Fast paced, dynamic, and practical, this interactive programme is a must-attend for current and aspiring corporate directors and chief executives. Those attending gain valuable insight from fellow professionals while also having the opportunity to share their own best practices. Whether a seasoned director or new to the boardroom or aspiring to be, participants emerge from this three-day experience with new insights and the sharpened skill set needed to serve effectively.
Aims and objectives
- Understand the rights of shareholders and develop the competencies to communicate effectively with shareholders, helping them to exercise their rights
- Develop the competency to recognise the interests of and communicate with organisational stakeholders
- Develop an understanding of the role of the Board and acquire the competency to manage the challenges that face board members on a day to day basis in terms of governance
- Develop the competency to develop policies and processes relating to governance and ethics
- Understand the transparency and disclosure responsibilities of the Board in terms of Governance
The objectives of this three day course are to embed the principles of good business governance and to provide an understanding of the following important areas:
1. Shareholders and Stakeholder
- Stakeholder groups
- Guidance on shareholders’ and stakeholders’ interests
- Roles of shareholders and stakeholders
2. The Role of Institutional Investors in Corporate Governance
- Influence of institutional investors
- Development of guidance on institutional investors’ responsibilities
- Private equity and sovereign wealth funds (SWFs)
- Tools of corporate governance
- Corporate governance and corporate performance
3. Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)
- Strategies for SRI
- Institutional investors’ policies
- International guidance
- CSR indices
- Corporate social responsibility (CSR)
- The impact on shareholder value
4. Directors and Board Structure
- Unitary board versus dual board
- Role, duties, and responsibilities
- Chief executive officer (CEO), chairperson, senior independent director, and company secretary
- Board subcommittees
- Remuneration, nomination, risk, and ethics committees
- Non-executive directors
- Director evaluation
- Succession planning
- Board diversity
5.Directors’ Performance and Remuneration
- The directors’ remuneration debate
- Key elements of directors’ remuneration
- Role of the remuneration committee and remuneration consultants
- Performance measures
- Remuneration of non-executive directors
- Disclosure of directors’ remuneration
- International guidance on executive remuneration
- ‘Say on pay’
- An overview of current thinking and developments in the field of corporate governance.
- The ability to administer effectively corporate affairs within an organisation and to contribute to corporate performance at a senior level.
- To understand the interrelationship between management, finance, law and ethics in the field of corporate governance.
- An understanding of ethics and values in the business community and the relationship to corporate governance
- A sound grounding in the key components of corporate governance which will in turn enhance their ability to operate at more senior levels of organisations.
Who Should Attend
- Heads of organisations, chief officers, chairpersons, board members and directors.
- Professionals, practitioners, and management
- Those employed in the corporate and investment sectors, as well as public, voluntary, and nonprofit organisations who wish to place much more emphasis on good governance
- Those who wish to understand the development of corporate governance in the last twenty-five years and its importance and Anyone interested in finding out about international business corporate governance
- Strategic or Operational and Specialist Managers, including Company Secretaries and Executives
- Legal departments and practitioners who want to update their understanding or who are new to their role and need to know about international compliance
- Employees, particularly managers, wanting to understand how organizations can put governance and ethical commitments into practice
How to register?
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