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The Role and Responsibilities of Company Directors

Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
Course summary
1 day
595 GBP excl. VAT
London
Next available date: 26/11/2019 09:30 - London

Course description

A course by Quorum Training - part of the Wilmington Group

The Role and Responsibilities of Company Directors

Company Directors, or aspiring directors, need to be aware of the key legal responsibilities and develop a practical understanding of best practice in the boardroom.

This highly interactive and practical one-day course is designed to provide delegates with an essential overview of the skills required to enable them to meet the challenges of the boardroom with confidence.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Directors, or those hoping to move into directorship or executive management. The course will also be suitable for directors who want a refresher in company day-to-day official business or are new to this role.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

CPD 6 hours

Training Course Content

  • Different types of director
  • What does it mean to be an Officer of the Company?
  • Duties, legal responsibilities and governance
  • What to expect from the finance function
  • The “fit and proper” concept – competence and integrity requirements of directors
  • Directors’ responsibilities for internal financial control and risk management and the role of the Audit Committee
  • Introduction and understanding accounting concepts, including the Companies Act and Accounting Standards
  • The seven general duties specified by the Companies Act
  • Board Meetings and duties
  • Information that must be made available
  • Appointment and termination
  • Conflicts of interest and third party benefits
  • The Bribery Act 2010 – directors’ responsibilities , the new offence of “failure to prevent” and implications for corporate criminal liability
  • Company Secretary and Directors
  • Companies House filings
  • Articles of Association – construction and importance
  • Disclosures and the consequences of failing to notify
  • Insolvency obligations
  • Rights of shareholders

Expenses

The price per place for this course is £595 plus VAT.

Contact Quorum Training for pricing details for running this course in-house. The price will include pre-course discussions with the trainer, supporting course materials and delivery of a practical, interactive course that meets your training needs.

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Quorum Training

Quorum Training - Business and Finance Courses for Professionals

Quorum Training provides a range of specialist courses designed specifically for business and finance professionals. Covering Accounting and Finance, Taxation, VAT, Governance, Risk and Compliance, Financial Markets and Corporate Treasury, and Charities. Quorum deliver bespoke in-house and public training programmes....


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Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company

5th Floor, 10 Whitechapel High Street
E1 8QS London

Reviews

KumarM, Edwardian Hotels London
(4)
Would have been helpful to have around 2 case studies as part of pre course material and maybe have 1 or 2 videos as part of the overall presentation
ClaireT, Edwardian Hotels London
(5)
Fantastic presenter
IyfeA, Edwardian Hotels London
(5)
Enjoyed the session, very relevant
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