By attending this training workshop, you will examine new and complex issues that are taxing the skills of even the most-experienced directors. These include the potential for conflict between activist shareholders and the board, the emergence of Climate Change as a threat to global security, the requirements to report publicly on what is called the “stakeholder agenda”, and the increasing focus of regulatory bodies, such as the Financial Reporting Council, on how boards are managing risk.
Institutional Investors and ESG Principles
- The role of institutional investors
- Investor activism
- The sustainable company
Regulation and Control on Corporate Behaviour
- Handling conflicts of interest
- Internal audit and other controls
- Regulatory controls on Boards
Corporate Governance Models
- Listed and Unlisted companies – governance compared
- Independence – the watchword for Boards and Directors
- Corporate Governance challenges in State Owned Companies
This training workshop is suitable for:
- Non-Executive Directors wanting to understand their role;
- Other Board members wishing to refresh their knowledge and skills;
- Chairs of organizations, Chief Executives, Company Secretaries, Other Heads of organizations;
- Professionals, practitioners, and managers in corporate investment, as well as Leaders in state owned enterprises, public, voluntary, and non-profit organizations;
- Those needing to get to grips with good governance such as Inhouse counsel and Regulatory and Compliance professionals.
Upon completion of this training workshop, you will be able to:
- Explain the wants and needs of institutional investors and how they may behave.
- Put into practice the duties of directors.
- Address the “stakeholder agenda”.
- Apply the FRC’s guidance on risk management and board effectiveness
- Explain how corporate governance can operate in different types of companies, including those owned by the state.
- Appreciate the emerging trends in corporate governance, such as ESG issues and Climate Change.