Workshops and Events

Corporate Governance Workshop Corporate Governance Workshop

+ Overview:

Well-publicised failures in corporate governance and increasing shareholder activism continue to highlight the need for a thorough understanding of corporate governance and how to achieve best practice. This two-day course has been especially tailored to meet this need. Its interactive teaching approach (involving exercises, group work and case-studies) will ensure participants leave the course with a clear understanding of the current corporate governance framework in Egypt as well other frameworks in the UK and US. It will also highlights the crucial importance of governance best practice for both reputation and shareholder value in the post-Enron era.

+ Key Benefits

Upon the completion of the workshop you will be able to:
•Establish the benefits of improved corporate governance
•Learn how to implement an effective risk management strategy
•Understand the latest issues surrounding the key Board committees

+ Outlines

•Key causes of headline corporate scandals and what can be learned from them
•Implementing the revised Combined Code
•Comparisons with the US approach as revealed by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act 2002
•Incorporating an effective risk management process into their corporate strategy
•Maximising Board effectiveness
•Assessing the business value of solid corporate governance
•Evaluating the responsibilities and performance of both executive and non-executive directors.

+ Target Group

Company chairmen, Chief executives, Company secretaries, Executive directors, Non-executive directors, Directors of newly quoted companies, Heads of internal audit, compliance and risk management, Institutional investors such as pension funds and insurance companies, New entrants to investor relations, and All those individuals responsible for implementing best practice corporate governance in their organization. Additionally, the course will be relevant to consultancies with a division specialising in corporate governance such as: External auditors and lawyers, Accountancy and internal audit practices and Law firms.

+ Language:

The Workshop will be conducted in English Language.

+ Duration:

2 Days, 16 hours (from 9:00 to 17:00).