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Course Schedule
Date Venue Fees
21 - 25 Nov 2022 Dubai - UAE $6,950
20 - 24 Nov 2023 London - UK $5,950
Course Description

Introduction

This Board Secretary Master Class aims to examine the responsibilities and purposes of the Corporate Secretary’s office. The effective valuable role of a Corporate Secretary has evolved to become the focal point for governance operations and strategic influence between the Board and the Executive Management.

This training course guides participants through the roles and responsibilities of the Corporate Secretary, the training course covers a wide range of topics such as their role as a catalyst for Governance, how to maintain Governance Administration, the foundations necessary for the job, how to manage meetings, Board dynamics, how to assist with Board evaluation and succession planning.     

This GLOMACS training course will highlight:

  • Governance overview
  • Good governance principles
  • The governance framework
  • The board governance framework
  • Corporate secretary job description
  • Board governance meetings
  • Board governance disclosures and reporting
  • Board governance administration tasks

Objectives

At the end of this Board Secretary Master Class, you will be able to:

  • Gain a clear overview of good governance framework
  • Understand the roles, duties, and responsibilities of the board
  • Recognize the corporate secretary’s responsibilities
  • Learn about their role as a catalyst for good governance
  • Define corporate secretary’s duties and accountabilities
  • Discuss corporate secretary role in managing corporate meetings from conception to follow-up
  • Learn about their duties regarding disclosures and reporting obligations
  • Gain an understanding about their several admin tasks

Training Methodology

This is a highly interactive master class, where all delegates will be encouraged to engage and participate, share, and gain from each other’s knowledge and experience.

The classroom lectures will rely on a bullet-based slide presentation coupled with practical workshops, relevant case studies wherever applicable.

Organisational Impact

This Board Secretary Master Class is of direct relevance to Private Sector, Public Sector, Government and Non-Governmental entities and authorities, aiming to gain a greater understanding of the Corporate Secretary role and how an organization can benefit from the Board-Corporate Secretary Relationship.

The modern Corporate Secretary is expected to provide professional guidance to Boards, Directors and Management, on key issues related to Governance standards and practices.

Personal Impact

This master class will benefit participants by gaining knowledge that will enable them to have a better understanding on:

  • Board Secretary Roles, Duties and Responsibilities
  • The Corporate Governance structure in place
  • How they can contribute into ensuring the application of Good Governance in their Organizations

Who Should Attend?

This Board Secretary Master Class is designed for the existing and potential Corporate Secretaries for all types of companies, listed and non-listed, public, and private sector as well as family owned and not for profit organizations.

It is an essential primer for newly appointed and a perfect refresher for Secretaries seeking to deepen their involvement and value which will equip you with the essential knowledge and skill-set to fulfill your role successfully.

Course Outline

DAY 1

The Corporate Secretary: A Catalyst for Governance

  • Governance overview
  • Good governance principles
  • Governance framework
  • Governance policies and procedures
  • Governance disclosure and reporting
  • Stakeholders mapping and engagement

DAY 2

The Board-Corporate Secretary Relationship

  • Board positioning within the power hierarchy
  • Board’s governance roles, duties, and responsibilities
  • Board formal offices
  • Corporate secretary job description
  • Corporate secretary roles, duties, and responsibilities
  • Corporate secretary skills and competencies required
  • Corporate secretary instruments, tools, and resources

DAY 3

Board Governance Meetings    

  • Types of governance meetings
  • General assembly meetings
  • Board meetings
  • Committee meetings
  • Tasks before the meeting
  • Tasks during the meeting
  • Tasks after the meeting

DAY 4

Board Governance Disclosures and Reporting 

  • Minutes of meetings
  • Quarterly reports
  • Annual reports
  • Ad-hoc reports
  • Tracking reports
  • Integrated reporting

DAY 5

Board Governance Administration

  • Board annual plan
  • Board evaluation
  • Board dynamics
  • Board training and development programs
  • Board composition and succession planning
  • Maintaining corporate statutory registers
  • Corporate filing and record keeping
  • Wrap-up and closing
Certificates
  • On successful completion of this training course, GLOMACS Certificate with eligible Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE) from National Registry of CPE Sponsor, will be awarded to the delegates
  • Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE) : In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsor, one CPE credit is granted per 50 minutes of attendance
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