Role of the Company Secretary

Institute of Directors
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Corporate Training for Teams
Corporate Training for Teams
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The Role of the Company Secretary

This course will provide you with a useful overview of the company secretary's duties and responsibilities, as well as the vital knowledge necessary to perform this role effectively.

This programme will enable to address the ways in which their role has changed as a consequence of the 2006 Companies Act. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the complexities of the company secretary position, as well as a crucial insight into the related legal responsibilities.

By the end of the course, participants will know where the company secretary stands in relation to the rest of the board and be able to effectively deal with issues surrounding the appointment/removal of directors, changes to auditors, extraordinary contracts and disclosure of interests.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The course is suitable for company secretaries, whether aspiring, newly appointed or shortly to take up the position.

Training Course Content

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Successfully carry out the role of the company secretary in the modern organisation
  • Satisfy the various legal responsibilities associated with the role
  • Understand the role of the company secretary in relation to the rest of the board and its activities
  • Sensitively deal with issues surrounding the disclosure of interests, extraordinary contracts, changes to auditors and the appointment/removal of directors

Why choose Institute of Directors

Founded in 1903

Qualifications for directors under Royal Charter

Delivered in-company training in more than 40 countries over the last three years


The cost of this course is:

  • £880 + VAT for members
  • £1,155 + VAT for non-members

Executive Coaching & Board Development ServiceThe IoD offers a bespoke executive coaching service designed to help directors and senior managers address their individual issues and personal development needs. They also offer in-house solutions that are tailored for your board and its objectives via their Board Development Services.

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The Institute of Directors - Professional Development Programs and Courses

The Institute of Directors (IoD) offers an extensive suite of learning and development programs, specially designed for directors and senior leaders. For over a century, the IoD has been at the forefront of director development, championing training and representing the...

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I learnt so much more attending the course and would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to learn more about the role of the company secretary
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