Tue 24 Oct 2017 | 08:45 | Duration 8:00 | Chambre de Commerce Kirchberg
Certification / Company Secretaries - Module 2 - Boards and Board meetings
Description
Course highlights
As a key element contributing to the Board effectiveness, the Company Secretary plays a major role in anticipating efficient functioning of Board meetings by preparing meetings, advising the Board, ensuring timely and effective information flows within the Board, and between the Board and its Committees or Senior Management.
Main learning objectives
Through case studies, this module will enable participants to get practical knowledge in order to:
  • Identify a Board structure and its functioning;
  • Prepare, convene, run and minute a Board meeting;
  • Get acquainted with Board procedures and policies; and,
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the Board.
Course outline
  • Board structure
    • Composition
    • Appointment
      Case study: Co-optation cases
    • Remuneration
    • Removal
  • Board functioning
    • Meetings
    • Circular Resolutions
      Case study: Convening a board meeting
      Case study: Running and minuting a board meeting
  • Board procedures
    • Delegation
  • Board policies
  • Role and responsibilities of the Board
    • Management and representation
    • Liabilities of the director
Target audience
Board support personnel, such as current and aspiring Company Secretaries as well as Corporate Officers, including Law Professionals, who support and advise the Board of Directors and Managers, and willing to increase their understanding of corporate governance concepts.
Practical information
Registration to the course is currently only possible if you wish to follow the complete certification program. You will find the registration form on the following page: Company Secretaries Certification Program
If there are still places available, registrations to all ILA members and contacts will open on 15 June 2017.