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Ethics and Governance Seminar

Variable day

The course is targeted at those who have some understanding of corporate governance but who want to gain a deeper understanding of how corporate governance and regulation works in practice and applies within your organisation.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the important elements of an effective system of corporate governance
  • Understand the duties of directors
  • Appreciate the role of the audit committee
  • Understand corporate governance regulation

Course Agenda

Session 1

Introduction and the role of the board

  • Corporate governance – what and why?
  • Board composition and responsibilities
  • Executive and non-executive directors – the duty of care

Session 2

Corporate reporting

  • Corporate reporting – financial and non-financial aspects
  • Adding value for stakeholders

Sessions 3 & 4


  • The role of the audit committee
  • The interrelationship between the board and external audit

Sessions 5 & 6

Internal control

  • How an effective internal control system works in practice
  • The role of the internal audit function

Session 7

Key aspects of company administration

  • Remuneration and nomination committees
  • Company meetings and shareholder dialogue

Session 8

Recent developments in corporate governance

  • Sarbanes Oxley – key features and implications
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Recent revisions to the Combined Code


  • Course summary
  • Feedback and Evaluation
  • Debrief

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