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Delivering Good Governance in Practice /

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Good corporate governance is increasingly important for organisations, as compliance and performance towards success and sustainability become prioritised together with the imperative for fair and equitable treatment of stakeholders.

This course takes delegates beyond meeting structural and process requirements, exploring how to achieve effective governance performance within a conducive culture. Executives and managers will understand their stewardship responsibilities and how to discharge these in line with corporate governance principles and recognised good practice, as well as what it takes to be a responsible leader.

Delegates will explore the components of a fit-for-purpose governance framework and how this helps mitigate risk and add value, bolster reputation and create a climate of stakeholder trust that supports effective, well-informed decision making.

Course Objectives

On completion, you will be able to:

  • Outline the nature, importance and requirements of an integrated corporate governance framework and fit with other initiatives in a global context
  • Appreciate the roles, responsibilities and authority distribution in an organisation and how these operate within a robust accountability framework
  • Identify behavioural and procedural requirements of good governance and how to meet expectations and requirements
  • Appreciate the importance of effective practical management of risk, compliance, performance and quality and internal control
  • Understand the role of Board Governance Committees in corporate governance practices
  • Describe the key elements of an Integrated Assurance Framework to assure Board and Executive levels

Key Topics

  • Nature and importance of a good corporate governance and recent trends and developments
  • Components of a good corporate governance framework and the applicable principles and practices
  • The Three Lines of Defence model
  • Roles, responsibilities and authority under good corporate governance
  • Cultural and behavioural requirements that underpin good corporate governance
  • The practices, procedures, communications and information flows key to good governance

All courses will be conducted entirely in English. A proficient level of both spoken and written English is required by all delegates so that they are able to fully benefit from the course and participate in our interactive style of training.

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