Advanced Corporate Governance

London Corporate Training
Training overview
Professional Course
Classroom, Self-paced Online
10 days
Start dates
Online
Enquire for more information

London
Enquire for more information

COVID-19 Update

This provider offers an online version of their classroom courses

This provider has changed its terms and conditions to allow for rebooking/an amended cancellation policy in light of COVID-19

Training content

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 using non-executive directors

Corporate Failure Resulting From Poor Governance

  • The ineffective board
  • Examples of corporate failure: Maxwell, Polly Peck, Enron, Worldcom
  • 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

  • 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

Strategic Risk Management

  • Identifying, Prioritising and Managing risks
  • Probability & Impact analysis
  • Risk tolerance and other management approaches
  • Tools to apply to enterprise risks
  • Board approaches to strategic risk

Board Committees

  • Role of Board committees
  • Workings of the Nomination, Remuneration and Audit Committees
  • Other board committees
  • Holding Board committees to account
  • Your responsibilities as a NED committee member

Case Studies in Comparative Corporate Governance: BP and News Corporation

  • Composition of the boards
  • The balance of Executive directors to NEDs
  • Compliance with corporate governance standards
  • Annual corporate governance statements
  • Unpicking the Corporate social responsibility reports

International Corporate Governance Approaches

  • US and UK corporate governance compared
  • Corporate governance in developing countries – case study of Nigeria’s codes
  • Unitary and Dual Board systems
  • The supervisory board in Germany

Costs

Please contact us for more information on pricing.

Certification / Credits

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • 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
  • Appreciate the trends in corporate governance from around the world
  • Understand the structure and function of a Board, and Board committees, such as those concerning Remuneration and Audit

Why choose London Corporate Training?

We have trained over 2,500 delegates from almost 600 client organisations

Complimentary Heathrow transfer (one-way)

Endorsed by various organisational and subject specific accrediting bodies

About London Corporate Training

London Corporate Training (LCT)

London Corporate Training have been established in the education, consulting and training industries for two decades. They work as a training team from their head office in London and aim to ensure all of their course participants receive the highest...


Read more and show all training delivered by this supplier

Contact this provider

Fill out your details to find out more about Advanced Corporate Governance.

  Contact the provider

  Get more information

  Register your interest

Country *

Contact info

London Corporate Training

3 Shortlands, Hammersmith
W6 8DA London

 Show phone number

Request Information

Have a question about this course? Fill out this form and the provider will get in touch with you shortly

View again
Supplier Directory
Join our Supplier Directory to:
- Gain Traffic
- Get Noticed
- Showcase Your Services
- Free Listing Available