The Role and Responsibilities of Company Directors - Session 1 & 2

Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
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6 hours
395 GBP excl. VAT
Online courses
Next available date: 25/08/2020 09:30 - Online courses

Course description

The Role and Responsibilities of Company Directors – Session 1 & 2

If you are a ‘ Company Director’ or have the title of Director within an organisation, this course will bring clarity to the roles and responsibilities of the position, focusing on the company and the public appointment and termination of officers of the company.

This one-day course is a highly interactive course which also includes many practical tips throughout.

CPD Hours: 6

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.

Training Course Content

Day 1

Session 1

  • Corporate governance overview
  • The role of a director
  • Duties, legal responsibilities and governance
  • Relationship between directors and shareholders
  • Executives and non-executives
  • Articles of association
  • Appointment & removal of directors
  • The seven general duties specified by the Companies Act
  • Roles & responsibilities – chair, CEO, non-executives

Day 2

Session 2

  • Board meetings – what the board is there to do
  • Improving board performance – evaluation, diversity and the concept of “ fit and proper”
  • Conflicts of interest and third-party benefits
  • The board’s responsibility for finance
  • The Bribery Act 2010 – directors’ responsibilities, the new offence of “ failure to prevent” and implications for corporate criminal liability
  • Accountability of directors
  • Board committees
  • Reporting requirements
  • Insolvency obligations
  • Governance hot topics

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