World Class Corporate Governance and Director Duties Excellence 2016


The speaker in world class corporate governance and director duties excellence has helped over 100 boards to improve director, board and corporate performance. He has reviewed the processes and practices for winning business of over 100 companies. He is a Director-General, UK and Europe at IOD (Institute of Directors) India; and Chair of the Risk and Audit Committee of United Learning. He has spoken at over 300 conferences and congresses in over 40 countries. Published more than 60 books and reports. His latest best-seller are Developing Directors, A handbook for building an effective board room team Winning Companies; Winning People Winning New Business: Resource Pack Has held professorial appointments in Europe, North and South America, Africa, the Middle East, India and China, and a variety of private, professional and voluntary sector board roles, including as chairman and president.


Case studies presented to illustrate particular principles of ‘new governance’ and ‘new leadership’ during the three days will illustrate a successful response to a generic challenge faced by directors and boards. They will briefly cover

  • The problem addressed, what was done, the results achieved and the subsequent situation, what made the difference and the main learning points.
  • Understand the correlation between good corporate governance and shareholder value creation and wealth maximization.
  • Handle directors dilemmas and adopt approaches that support innovation and business development.
  • Develop key result areas for your board and individual directors.
  • Understand the basis of corporate governance due diligence.
  • Identify the relevant legislation of the Companies Act and the applicable guidelines of corporate governance codes of conduct best practices.
  • The danger of following the herd with general approaches and how governance reflecting an organisation’s situation and circumstances can add value.
  • How to build an effective board of competent directors.
  • Directors’ duties and responsibilities.
  • The challenges and opportunities facing directors and boards, and how they should be addressed.
  • The distinction between direction and management, and how to create more competent directors and more effective boards.
  • How directors are and should be prepared for the boardroom.
  • Typical obstacles to director contribution and board effectiveness and how they can be overcome.
  • The differing conduct of successful and unsuccessful boards and how to develop a winning board room team.
  • The implications and advantages of ‘New Leadership’ and ‘New Governance’ for directors and boards.
  • More affordable and effective ways of providing strategic leadership and implementing board strategies and policies.
  • How relevant governance arrangements and the appropriate behavior of directors and boards can deliver more value and greater benefits for multiple stakeholders.

Who Should Attend

  • Chairman CEO/COO
  • Director Chief
  • Internal Auditor
  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Head of Compliance
  • Head of Finance /CFO
  • Headof Fraud & Inspection
  • Head of Vigilance
  • HR
  • Directors
  • Secretary to Boards
  • Executive Company secretaries
  • Audit Committee
  • Chairs and Members
  • Regulators
  • Corporate governance professionals




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