Directors and Board Structure
- Unitary board versus dual board
- Role, duties, and responsibilities
- Chief executive officer (CEO), chairperson, senior independent director, and company secretary
- Board subcommittees
- Remuneration, nomination, risk, and ethics committees
- Non-executive directors
- Director evaluation
- Succession planning
- Board diversity
- Heads of organisations, chief officers, chairpersons, board members and directors.
- Those who wish to explore some of the more challenging aspects of corporate governance in the 21st century.
- Professionals, practitioners, and management.
- Those employed in the corporate and investment sectors, as well as public, voluntary, and non-profit organisations who wish to place much more emphasis on good governance.
- Those who wish to understand the development of corporate governance in the last twenty-five years and its importance to the firm, to directors, shareholders, and other stakeholders, and to the wider business community.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand:
- The distinction between unitary and dual boards.
- The roles, duties, and responsibilities of directors.
- The rationale for key board committees and their functions.
- The criteria for independence of non-executive (outside) directors.
- The role and contribution of non-executive (outside) directors.
- The importance of board evaluation, succession planning, and board diversity.