Upcoming events

    • 08 Mar 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Sagicor Life Inc, The Savannah Penthouse
    • 28
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    The Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute is pleased to launch our 2018 Meeting of the Minds Series. This is a premier networking opportunity for members of the Institute and specially invited guests who have an interest in shaping good corporate governance. 

    We are thrilled to partner with Sagicor Life Inc. and Ernst and Young Services Limited to host our first mixer for 2018. Our first event takes place on March 8, 2018 from 6:00pm-9:00pm at Sagicor's Savannah Penthouse, Sagicor Financial Center, 16 Queen's Park West, Port of Spain. 

    This event is FREE and exclusively for our members and specially invited guests. Our key speaker for this networking event is Professor Paul Moxey who will touch on the topic of Bribery, Corruption and Incentives

    Spacing is limited, so reserve your spot by registering today!



    • 16 Mar 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Courtyard by Marriott, Hastings, Barbados
    • 23
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    Welcome to Module One of the Certificate in Corporate Governance. This course provides a foundation about the key areas of corporate governance and the roles played  by directors, executive managers and shareholders.

    The learning objectives are to:
    • Define and explain the key principles and elements of good corporate governance systems
    • Explain how a corporate governance framework works effectively within a company
    • Identify how to respond to corporate governance concerns and challenges
    • Describe the policies and procedures of a corporate governance system
    • Explain the business case for corporate governance
    • Identify ethical challenges and how these are addressed through a business ethics system
    • Describe the benefits of providing timely, accurate disclosures
    • Explain company information (financial and non-financial) that should be disclosed
    • Determine good practices to deal with insider trading and related-party transactions
    • Identify shareholder rights established by law or mutual agreements
    • Describe how minority shareowner rights are protected
    • Identify key stakeholders and recognize their importance
      • 28 May 2018
      • 8:30 AM (UTC-05:00)
      • 29 May 2018
      • 4:00 PM (UTC-05:00)
      • Courtyard by Marriott, Hastings, Barbados
      • 25
      Register

      Tackle the challenges of the boardroom by understanding the roles and authority of a Board in order to provide effective leadership. 

      The course will enable you to confidently:

      • Describe the board’s governance roles and responsibilities
      • Differentiate managing versus directing and identify key dilemmas
      • Discuss the role separation of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
      • Analyze directors’ legal duties and liabilities
      • Identify the characteristics and benefits of a balanced board
      • Define types of directors and their leadership attributes
      • Describe best practices in managing board directors’ roles, responsibilities, committees, and remuneration
      • Identify best practices for effective board meeting preparation, conduct, and follow-up from the eyes of a director 
      • Clarify board meeting roles and responsibilities of the chairman, directors, and corporate secretary
      • 20 Sep 2018
      • 8:30 AM
      • 21 Sep 2018
      • 4:00 PM
      • Courtyard by Marriott, Hastings, Barbados
      • 25
      Register


      Flawed strategic thinking at a Board level can create massive value destruction and even threaten a company’s survival. The Board is requirement to provide the strategic direction for the company while dealing withe commercial dilemmas.  

      Risk management is also a key role of all boards. The Board is responsible for ensuring that all business risks are identified, evaluated, and suitably managed.  Directors must decide, acting on management’s advice, how much risk the company can accept.  

      What will be covered?

      The course will enable you to:

      • Explain an effective strategy’s components
      • Analyze the board’s role in the governance of a company’s strategy
      • Identify the benefits of developing a strategy
      • Identify appropriate tools to formulate strategy
      • Identify key performance frameworks and indicators to evaluate organizational performance
      • Identify and implement appropriate actions based on performance assessment
      • Identify key performance indicators to evaluate CEO’s and other executive directors’ performance
      • Describe the nature of risk and the board’s role in risk management
      • Outline risk-assessment and decision-making frameworks
      • Outline priorities for disaster-recovery and business-continuity planning
      • Define corporate responsibility and related terms
      • Describe the business case and best practices for corporate responsibility
      • Relate the board’s role in strategy and risk to corporate responsibility
        • 12 Nov 2018
        • 8:30 AM
        • 13 Nov 2018
        • 4:00 PM
        • Courtyard By Marriott, Hastings, Barbados
        • 25
        Register


        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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