Course Information

This training enables the participants acquire the latest tools & techniques to apply the corporate governance fundamentals in the public sector by learning how to assist their organizations have appropriate systems and structures to achieve a high level of organizational performance.

The training is designed to present, discuss, and provide guidance on key governance principles, rules, best practice recommendations and various issues, pertinent to organizations and thus also provides all the participants with a valuable to the implications, and the benefits, which arise from good governance standards and practices.

  • Computer Managers and other key Stakeholders.
  • Business Consultants and Professional Advisers.
  • Members of Audit and Advisory Committees.
  • Risk and Compliance Managers
  • Middle Managers who require a more in-depth understanding the concept of governance & Risk Management.
  • Staff who support the Board or with a responsibility for governance
  • Heads of Departments, Directors, Senior Managers, Managers, Company Secretaries, Accountants and Finance Professionals responsible for Governance & Risk Management
  • Executives and Senior Officials.

Day 1| Overview of Governance

  • Training Objectives
  • Introduction
  • What is Corporate Governance
  • Definitions and Importance of Corporate Governance
  • Reputation, Competition and Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Ethics
  • Corporate Governance and Corporate Responsibility
  • Globalization and Corporate Governance

Models and Mechanisms

  • Overview Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Models of Corporate Governance
  • Mechanisms of Corporate Governance
  • The Governance Framework
  • The Principles of Good Governance

Day 2| Establish Good Governance

  • Approaches for Building Better Governance
  • Processioning of Right Decision: The Right People at the Right Time
  • Reviewing Governance Arrangement
  • Detection of Fraud and Anti-corruption Measures
  • Compliance Function in Your Organization

Shareholders and Stakeholders

  • Responsibilities and Duties of Stakeholders and Shareholders
  • Shareholder Rights
  • Equitable Treatment
  • Responsibilities of Shareholders
  • Minority Shareholders’ Protection
  • Stakeholder Protection

Day 3| The Basic Building Blocks of Public Governance

  • Tone at the Top
  • An Ethical and Values-based Culture
  • Establish an Appropriate Governance Committee Structures
  • Relationships, Culture and Communication between Departments and State Bodies
  • Statement of Internal Financial Controls

The Basic Building Blocks of Public Governance

  • ISO/ Contents of an External Assessment
  • Clear Accountability Mechanisms
  • Relationships with External Stakeholders
  • Working Effectively Across Organizational Boundaries.

Day 4| Comprehensive Risk Management

  • Identification of Risk, Prioritizing, Scoring, and Managing Risks
  • Role of Risk Management
  • Risk Management Principles and Process
  • Risk Tolerance and Other Management Approaches.

Compliance and Assurance Systems

  • Compliance Requirements and Decision-making Tools
  • Implications for Governance and Controls
  • Monitoring and Reporting
  • Implications for the Audit and Governance Arrangements
  • Comprehensive and Flexible Systems.

Day 5| Strategic Planning, Performance Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Strategic Planning and Review Mechanisms
  • Role of Board Committees
  • Workings of the Nomination, Remuneration and Audit Committees
  • Performance Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Other Board Committees
  • Holding Board Committees to Account
  • Principles-based Rather than Rule-driven.

Strategic Planning, Performance Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Performance Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Board Committees
  • The Board and the Management
  • Effective Processes
  • Receiving Assurance Holding Board Committees to Account
  • Principles-based Rather than Rule-driven
  • Board Committees