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    • 20 Sep 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Courtyard by Marriott, Hastings, Barbados
    • 17

    Solid Corporate Governance enables effective decision making. This starts in the Boardroom. Recent developments require the Company Secretary to play an integral role with facilitating effective decision making within their organisations.

    This Master Class is designed to provide Company Secretaries with a practical approach to improve their performance and to assist them with facilitating more effective Board Meetings. 

    Objectives of This Workshop

    • This workshop will concisely explain the parts played by the Company Secretary, the Chair, the Chief Executive Officer and Management in preparing for, during and after a board meeting.
    • This workshop will provide attendees with practical guidelines for running effective board meetings
    • This workshop will guide attendees on how to draft minutes and develop an action log in line with best practices.

    Our Agenda

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    About Our Faculty

    Mrs. Alison Dillon Kibirige is a UK solicitor and corporate governance specialist. Alison has worked globally for over twenty-five years as a governance professional, previously as Secretary to the main Boards of Unilever and Barclays in London. She is a Fellow of ICSA. In  2013 she was awarded the ICSA President’s Medal for Meritorious Service, the inaugural ICSA Company Secretary of the Year award in 2005 and has also won awards globally for her work with shareholders. 

    • 12 Nov 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • 13 Nov 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • Courtyard By Marriott, Hastings, Barbados
    • 25

    Every director needs to recognise key financial concepts and terminology to provide effective leadership and ensure a solid understanding of their organisation’s financial position

    What will be covered?

    The course will enable you to:

    • Financial stewardship and financial oversight
    • The international and local accounting environment
    • Financial statements and their relation to liquidity, profitability, and performance
    • The consequences of inadequate financial information
    • The reporting environment
    • Narrative reporting
    • The regulator’s role in enforcing reporting obligations
    • Effective share-owner communications and investor relations
    • Sources of corporate finance
    • Capital gearing, dividend policy, and valuation
    • Capital investment appraisal techniques
    • Financial crisis indicators
    • The control environment, board responsibilities, and internal controls
    • The audit committee
    • Whistle blowing, current oversight concerns, and regulatory developments
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