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The Role and Responsibilities of Company Directors

Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
Course summary
1 day
595 GBP excl. VAT
English
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 - Business and Finance Courses for Professionals

Quorum Training provides a range of specialist courses designed specifically for business and finance professionals, covering such topics as: Accounting and finance Taxation VAT Governance Risk and compliance Financial markets and corporate treasury Charities Management and leadership Courses are available...


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Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company

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

Reviews

Average rating 4.6

Based on 8 reviews.

KumarM, Edwardian Hotels London
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
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