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MLC 203 - The Role of the Director and the Board

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MLC 203 24 April 2023 5 Days Cairo Registration Form Link
MLC 203 29 May 2023 5 Days Paris Registration Form Link
MLC 203 12 June 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MLC 203 03 July 2023 5 Days Berlin Registration Form Link
MLC 203 07 August 2023 5 Days London Registration Form Link
MLC 203 11 September 2023 5 Days Muscat Registration Form Link
MLC 203 16 October 2023 5 Days Cairo Registration Form Link
MLC 203 20 November 2023 5 Days Paris Registration Form Link
MLC 203 25 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The Board makes decisions as a fiduciary on behalf of stockholders. It is responsible for helping a corporation set broad goals, exercising oversight function over management, and ensuring that the company has adequate, well-managed resources at its disposal. It ensures the company’s prosperity by collectively directing its affairs, while meeting the appropriate interests of its shareholders and relevant stakeholders. This course provides a more in-depth look at the roles and responsibilities of boards of directors in the governance of an organization.

Course Objectives

  • Define the legal status of a company
  • Understand the essential differences between direction, management and ownership
  • Analyze the role of the board and identify good practice in the organization and the running of a board
  • Understand the roles directors play and key director relationships in different types of company and context
  • Examine the board's corporate governance role
  • Define the legal duties and liabilities of individual directors and the board
  • Understand disclosure of information requirements

Who Should Attend?

  • Directors
  • Board Members 
  • Anyone who wants to improve their performance with fresh insight or aspire to a position on the board

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • An overview of Corporate Governance
  • The role of the Company Director and Board in corporate governance
  • Best practice: a look at the corporate Governance Codes
  • Delivering good corporate Governance 
  • Meeting the legal and regulatory challenges
  • Robust internal processes and systems
  • Establishing, communicating and monitoring controls
  • Managing risk
  • Effective auditing

Day 2

  • Overview of the Director’s roles, responsibilities and duties
  • Different types of directors 
  • Director service agreements
  • Board and committees structure 
  • Role and duties of the Board: best practice principles
  • Delegate powers and matters reserved for the Board
  • Establishing an effective Board: purpose, policies and evaluation
  • Liabilities and accountabilities of Company Directors
  • A Breach of duty

Day 3

  • The Director’s role in relation to other corporate stakeholders
  • Who are corporate stakeholders?
  • Identifying and mapping stakeholders
  • Strategic stakeholder management
  • Developing and implementing the action plan
  • Communicating with stakeholders: Strategy and progress
  • Managing stakeholder conflict

Day 4

  • Overview of the regulatory and legal 
  • International framework 
  • Liabilities and accountabilities of company stakeholders
  • Legal reporting requirements and the disclosure of information

Day 5

  • Corporate Risk Management
  • Understanding risk: what is risk?
  • Identifying corporate risk
  • Assessment, management, monitoring and risk reporting
  • The risk culture: Risk adverse or risk taking
  • Audit and risk committee
  • Business continuity planning and crisis management