Advanced Certificate in Corporate Governance

ICSA: The Governance Institute
Course summary
9 months
1,530 GBP excl. VAT
Next available date: 23/09/2019 - Distance
Professional Training

Course description

Advanced Certificate in Corporate Governance - level 6 qualification via self-study or tuition

The Advanced Certificate in Corporate Governance is designed for those working in mid-level corporate governance or related compliance or secretarial roles hoping to progress in their career with a graduate level qualification.

This course gives you the knowledge and skills needed to advise decision-making authorities on governance-related issues affecting private, voluntary and public sector organisations (excluding the NHS). Leading to a Level 6 (graduate-level) qualification, it will enable you to interpret the frameworks underlying corporate governance law to support the development of good governance practices and effective stakeholder dialogue throughout your organisation, whilst being aware of legal obligations and best practice.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The Advanced Certificate in Corporate Governance is suitable for those working as a governance professional, but in particular those in a company secretarial-related role or as part of a governance team, or in a legal or accountancy role with governance duties. Job roles may include:

  • Company secretarial or governance team member
  • Compliance officer
  • Risk manager
  • Legal or accountancy roles with governance duties.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Candidates who are successful in the examination will be awarded the Advanced Certificate in Corporate Governance and can prepare for the Chartered Governance Qualifying Programme.

Training Course Content

The programme covers the following modules:

The course consists of the following modules:

  • General principles of corporate governance
  • The board of directors and leadership 
  • Effectiveness of the board of directors
  • Governance and accountability
  • Remuneration of directors and senior executives
  • Relations with shareholders 
  • Risk management and internal control 
  • Corporate social responsibility and sustainability 
  • Other governance issues

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ICSA: The Governance Institute

The Chartered Governance Institute - Developing the skills of governance professionals

The Chartered Governance Institute (previously ICSA: The Governance Institute) is the professional body for governance. With 125 years’ experience, we work with regulators and policymakers to champion high standard of governance and provide qualification, training and guidance that build careers. ...

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Saffron Hourse, 6-10 Kirby Street
EC1N 8TS London

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