Introduction to Corporate Governance

BPP Professional Education
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1 day
634 GBP excl. VAT
London, Online courses
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Introduction to Corporate Governance

This one-day course will introduce participants to the following aspects of corporate governance:

  • What is corporate governance in the UK?
  • A review of the development of corporate governance
  • An introduction to the statutory provisions and codes
  • How the corporate governance framework works within the UK
  • Role of the board – responsibilities/scope and strategy of different types of
  • directors, chairman and CEO
  • Understanding the role of the Board Committees
  • Audit/Nomination/Remuneration
  • Shareholders and stakeholders –reviewing Internal and External Management
  • How Corporate Social Responsibility plays a role within a company

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is designed specifically for those with no prior or limited knowledge of corporate governance. Of interest to:

  • company secretaries
  • compliance officers
  • accountants
  • other professionals, who need an overview of UK corporate governance

Training Course Content

Learning outcomes include obtaining a greater understanding of:

  • The development of corporate governance in the UK from its origins to the present day
  • The UK approach to governance along with the “comply or explain” approach and how this is used in everyday business.
  • An approach to use to examine your own organisations governance and ideas how this could be improved
  • The definitions and the differences between good and bad governance practice.


Special Offer:

This course is eligible for 25% discount for dates starting before 1st September 2020. For more information, please contact us with the form below!

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