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Corporate Governance

Course Information:

Online 12 hours Flexi-date£1,750.00
In-House Agreed with client FlexiblePOA
London 5 days 10-Jan£3,500.00
London 5 days 04-Apr£3,500.00
London 5 days 04-Jul£3,500.00
London 5 days 03-Oct£3,500.00


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    Who should attend?

      • Company Executive and Non- Executive Directors
      • Shareholder representatives
      • Pension and Investment Fund Managers
      • Public officials in a regulatory, supervisory or compliance functions
      • Executives involved in strategic and operational functions, including finance, corporate strategy, human resources, and government affairs
      • Senior managers involved in setting up corporate governance initiatives
      • Investor Relations managers responsible for their organisation’s dealings with the finance community



      • Understand the duties of company directors
      • Evaluate how company boards organise themselves
      • Explain the underlying issues which led to the creation of corporate governance as a discipline
      • Demonstrate knowledge of the checks and balance that apply to the boards of listed companies
      • Understand the framework of governance rules that has been created by the UK Corporate Governance Code


    What is Corporate Governance?

      • Essential structures of corporate governance
      • Principle functions and responsibilities of the Board
      • Setting the company strategic direction
      • Establishing corporate values
      • Holding the executives to account
      • Maintaining the corporate reputation

    Company Directors and Company Boards

      • Duties of a Director
      • Promoting the success of the company
      • Role of the chairman
      • Executive and Non-executive directors
      • Making a difference usingnon-executive directors

    Corporate Failure Resulting from Poor Governance

      • The ineffective board
      • Examples of corporate failure: Maxwell, Polly Peck, Enron
      • Analysis of the banking crisis as a failure of governance
      • Sarbanes-Oxley and other regulatory responses to corporate governance failure
      • Lessons learned from corporate failures

    Protecting Shareholders and Other Stakeholders

      • The UK Corporate Governance Code
      • The Comply or Explain rule
      • How to protect the shareholder?
      • Communicating with the shareholder
      • A Legal framework for corporate governance

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

      • The pressure for corporate behaviour change
      • The Legal Background of CSR
      • Company directors’ obligations and CSR
      • Voluntary measures
      • Is CSR “Just Public Relations”?
      • CSR and corporate governance links

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