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Corporate Governance

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22-23 Feb 2015 Dubai

Special Festive Offer until 4 of Jan £1700. Save £400! Group discounts: 5% for 2 and 10% for 3 people.

Regular price £2095.

Course Description

Good corporate governance enhances the firm’s reputation and makes it much more attractive to its investors, suppliers and customers as well as helps to prevent corporate scandals, fraud, and potential civil and criminal liability in an organization. 

This practical 2 day course provides participants with an overview of the regulation and principles behind good corporate governance framework. You will explore the relationship between management, finance, law and ethics and learn to effectively administer corporate relations and to contribute to corporate performance at a senior level within your organisation. 
 
The programme includes many case studies from around the world, exploring the best current practices and standards.

What Will You Learn

The aim of this program is to provide participants with:

  • An overview of current thinking and developments in the field of corporate governance
  • The ability to administer effectively corporate affairs within an organization and to contribute to corporate performance at a senior level
  • To understand the relationships between management, finance, law and ethics with relation to corporate governance
  • An understanding of ethics and values in the business community and the relationship to corporate governance
This course will provide participants with a sound grounding in the key components of corporate governance which will in turn enhance their ability to operate at senior levels in organizations.
 

Main Topics Covered During This Training

  • Corporate Governance Standards and Mechanisms
  • Competencies of company directors
  • Corporate Governance in Banks
  • The Role and responsibilities of the independent director
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and independent directors
  • Financial Goals and Corporate Governance
  • IT Governance
  • Overview of corporate governance standards from around the world: UK and Europe, US, Gulf Countries, Asia
  • Case Studies from around the world

Who Should Attend

The course is suitable for all staff in management & supervisory positions including:  

  • CXOs, Directors and Board Members
  • Audit 
  • Company secretaries and governance professionals
  • Corporate counsel
  • Senior company management
  • Regulators
  • Lawyers & legislators
  • Investors and fund managers
  • Analysts
  • Public Relations, Human Resources, Marketing

 

and evryone involved in: 

  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Environmental Sustainability
Register Now

22-23 Feb 2015 Dubai

Special Festive Offer until 4 of Jan £1700. Save £400! Group discounts: 5% for 2 and 10% for 3 people.

Regular price £2095.

Group discounts: 5% for a booking of 2 and 10% for a booking of 3. Delegates have to be from the same company and register at the same time in order to claim the discount.

Corporate Governance - A 2 Day Programme

Day 1

Corporate Governance Primer
  • Definition
  • Separation of management and control
  • Agency theory and its problems
  • Manager and shareholder risk and its diversification
  • Governance mechanisms
  • CEO pay and performance
  • Managerial defence tactics
 
Corporate Governance Standards
 
  • The UK Combined Code on Corporate Governance
  • OECD Principles of Corporate Governance
  • Core competencies of company directors
  • What all directors need to know
  • Checking the effectiveness of company boards
  • Directors and the global financial crisis
 
Corporate Governance in Banks
 
  • Residual Claimant Theory
  • The Bank Board
  • The Board’s role and responsibility
  • The Unique dimensions of bank governance
  • Bank board directors and governance
 
Independent Directors
 
  • Who are independent directors
  • Choosing independent directors
  • The Role and responsibilities of the independent director
  • What the “average” independent director looks like
  • How different jurisdictions see independent directors? We examine the US (Sabanes Oxley and the NYSE rules) and the UK (Companies Act), Corporate Social Responsibility and independent directors
 
Day 2

Case Study: Singapore
 
We examine the implementation and enforcement of corporate governance rules in Singapore and the case of China Aviation Oil.

Corporate Governance and Capital Markets
 
  • Lessons from the financial crisis
  • Strengthening capital markets through corporate governance

Case Study: Arab Bank
 
How the Arab Bank developed an anti-corruption compliance program. Extensive use is made in this case study of the Siemens corruption scandal.  
 
Financial Goals and Corporate Governance
 
  • The multinational enterprise
  • Global financial management
  • The Goal of management
  • Shareholder wealth maximization
  • Corporate wealth maximization
  • Failures in corporate governance
  • Regulation of corporate governance
  • Governance, rights and the future
 
Case Study: Philippines
 
Managing Corporate Governance within its legal/regulatory environment and Corporate Governance Practices.
 
IT Governance
 
  • What IT governance is all about
  • Why target IT? IT Governance defined, standards & frameworks
  • Key issues: governance, risk, law, security, internal and external threats, physical security, the characteristic of IT governance
  • Standards - ISO/IEC 38500:20085
 
Concluding Case Study: Who killed the Chief Executive?
 
Corporate Governance in Emerging Countries
 
  • “Negative” and “Positive” approaches
  • The family business
  • Relationships between the Family
  • Shareholders
  • Directors and Management
 
Case study: a family based mining business
 
Case Study: Corporate Governance Trends in the Gulf
 
We examine the position of Corporate Governance today in the Gulf States with a comparison to IIF Guidelines.

Stanley has an extensive experience in banking, specifically the operations, payments, RTGS and the operational risk aspects of banking covering the UK, Europe, USA, Australia and Southern Africa.

Commencing his career at the Standard Bank of South Africa he gained a thorough grounding in all aspects of banking ranging from the bank’s branch system, back-office payments processing. He was also closely involved in the development of electronic banking at the Standard Bank.

On leaving South Africa he joined Fundtech Corporation, a leading US based provider of financial technology. He spent time in their Jersey City, London and Melbourne offices working with various bank clients.

His has been working closely with organisations such as UNCITRAL (United Nations Commission on International Trade Law), Deutsche Bank, the New York Federal Reserve and CHIPS in New York; APACS (Association for Payment Clearing Services), BACS Payment Schemes, the British Bankers Association, CLS  and Barclays Bank in London; Crédit Agricole in France; UBS and Credit Suisse in Switzerland; the central bank in the Netherlands; Alpha Bank in Greece; the central bank in Romania; the central bank in Kazakhstan; Bank Leumi and the central bank in Israel; the Standard Bank, Clearing Bankers Association, STRATE, BankServ and the central bank in South Africa and ANZ and Commonwealth Bank in Australia. 

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