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Upcoming events

    • 14 May 2018
    • 8:30 AM (UTC-05:00)
    • 15 May 2018
    • 4:00 PM (UTC-05:00)
    • Courtyard by Marriott, Port of Spain, Trinidad
    • 16
    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
    • 18 May 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Courtyard by Marriott
    • 6
    Register

    MASTER CLASS

    THE ROLE OF THE COMPANY SECRETARY IN GOOD GOVERNANCE

     

    The breadth and importance of the role of the Company Secretary has increased markedly in recent times. Company Secretaries play a critical role in providing the Board with the right support to ensure effective operations. This includes high quality, relevant and timely support, applicable information and solid advice to enable the Board to make decisions and set strategies effectively. This master class was designed specifically for Company Secretaries to ensure they deliver quality board support.


    Learning Objectives

    1.      The role of the secretary under TT company law

    2.      Core duties and potential liabilities of the Company Secretary as an Officer 

    3.      The secretary’s position within the corporate governance structure

    4.      Discussing the main corporate governance challenges facing company secretaries Exploring the company secretary’s relationship with management, the board and shareholders

    5.      The Secretary’s Role in Facilitating Decision-Making

    6.      The Secretary’s Role in Assisting Directors’ With Discharging Their Duties


    • 23 May 2018
    • 7:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Guyana Marriott Hotel
    • 60
    Register

    The Role of the Director in Good Governance

    Leading with a Progressive Perspective

    The board’s role in a commercial entity is to provide strategic leadership and governance over the company’s growth and operations. As a current or aspiring director, it is critical to use corporate governance in the most effective manner that will ensure Successful Performance and Sustainability.

     

    This breakfast seminar will enable you to find out the answer to these key questions and more. Gain useful tips on how to leverage your governance for success

    1.     Is Corporate Governance a set of rules or just doing business?

    2.     Are you building an organisation for success and sustainability?

    3.     Are you making the best use of your resources?

    4.     Are you living up to your responsibilities as a Board member?

    5.     What makes an effective Board?

    6.     What are the hot topics my Board should be thinking about?


    • 25 May 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Courtyard by Marriott, Bridgetown Barbados
    • 23
    Register

    MASTER CLASS

    THE ROLE OF THE COMPANY SECRETARY IN GOOD GOVERNANCE

     

    The breadth and importance of the role of the Company Secretary has increased markedly in recent times. Company Secretaries play a critical role in providing the Board with the right support to ensure effective operations. This includes high quality, relevant and timely support, applicable information and solid advice to enable the Board to make decisions and set strategies effectively. This master class was designed specifically for Company Secretaries to ensure they deliver quality board support.

     

    Learning Objectives

    1.      The role of the secretary under Barbados company law

    2.      Core duties and potential liabilities of the Company Secretary as an Officer 

    3.      The secretary’s position within the corporate governance structure

    4.      Discussing the main corporate governance challenges facing company secretaries Exploring the company secretary’s relationship with management, the board and shareholders

    5.      The Secretary’s Role in Facilitating Decision-Making

    6.      The Secretary’s Role in Assisting Directors’ With Discharging Their Duties


    • 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
    • 17 Sep 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • 18 Sep 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • Courtyard by Marriott, Port of Spain, Trinidad
    • 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
      • 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
          • 15 Nov 2018
          • 8:30 AM
          • 16 Nov 2018
          • 4:00 PM
          • Courtyard by Marriott, Port of Spain, Trinidad
          • 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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            16 Nov 2017 BAR - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 4 - Corporate Reporting
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            27 Oct 2017 BAR: Family Owned Governance Seminar (Lead: The International Finance Corporation)
            25 Oct 2017 TT: Family Owned Governance Seminar (Lead: The International Finance Corporation)
            14 Sep 2017 BAR - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 3 - Strategy and Risk
            11 Sep 2017 TTO - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 3 - Strategy and Risk
            06 Jul 2017 2017 Corporate Governance Breakfast Symposium - Women in Governance
            18 May 2017 TTO - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 2 - the Board
            15 May 2017 BAR - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 2 - the Board
            17 Mar 2017 TTO - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 1 - Corporate Governance
            15 Mar 2017 BAR - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 1 - Corporate Governance
            09 Mar 2017 TTO - Master Class - The Role of the Company Secretary in Effective Governance
            06 Mar 2017 TTO - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 3 - Strategy and Risk
            03 Mar 2017 BAR Master Class - The Role of the Company Secretary in Effective Governance
            03 Nov 2016 TTO Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 2 - the Board
            31 Oct 2016 BAR Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 2 - the Board
            30 Sep 2016 Corporate Governance Mixer - Corporate Governance and Tax Avoidance
            30 Sep 2016 TTO- Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 1 - Corporate Governance
            28 Sep 2016 BAR - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 1 - Corporate Governance
            14 Jul 2016 TTO Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 4 - Corporate Reporting
            12 Jul 2016 BAR- Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Part 3- Strategy and Risk
            08 Jul 2016 TTO-Diploma in Corporate Governance Examination [INVITATION ONLY]
            30 Jun 2016 How Can State Owned Enterprises Make a Difference? A Way Forward for SOEs Through Better Governance
            13 May 2016 TTO - Diploma in Corporate Governance (DCG) Module 2 - Board Dynamics
            05 May 2016 TTO- Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Part 3- Strategy and Risk
            05 Apr 2016 BAR- Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Part 4 - Corporate Reporting
            17 Mar 2016 TTO Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Part 2 - the Board
            23 Feb 2016 TTO- Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Part 1 - Corporate Governance
            22 Feb 2016 TTO - Diploma in Corporate Governance (DCG) Module 1 - Leading Strategic Change
            17 Feb 2016 BAR - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Part 3- Strategy and Risk
            14 Dec 2015 Public Sector Governance Code - Working Committee
            19 Nov 2015 011416 Charting the Course: End of Year Networking Mixer
            11 Nov 2015 BAR - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 2 - the Board
            29 Oct 2015 Webinar - Chartered Director Programme
            22 Oct 2015 TTO-Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Part 4 - Corporate Reporting
            23 Jul 2015 TRINIDAD - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Part 3- Strategy and Risk
            21 Jul 2015 Master Class - Board Evaluation
            15 Jul 2015 BARBADOS -Master Class - Board Dynamics and the Relationship with the Company Secretary
            14 Jul 2015 BARBADOS - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Part 1 - Corporate Governance
            08 Jun 2015 Certificate in Corporate Governance Examination [INVITATION ONLY]
            29 May 2015 CCGI Members May Mixer
            28 May 2015 Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Part 2 - the Board
            27 May 2015 Master Class - Governing Ethics & Responsibility
            26 May 2015 Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Part 1 - Corporate Governance
            17 Apr 2015 2nd Annual General Meeting & Networking
            26 Feb 2015 Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Part 4 - Corporate Reporting
            25 Feb 2015 Master Class - The Effective Company Secretary
            12 Feb 2015 Board Accountability - Disclosure, Audits, Evaluation
            29 Jan 2015 Board Accountability in the Procurement Process
            18 Dec 2014 CCGI's Christmas Networking Event
            27 Nov 2014 ICATT Corporate Governance Workshop
            24 Nov 2014 Practical Guidance for Disclosing in Accordance with the TTCGC
            28 Oct 2014 Practical Guidance for Disclosing in Accordance with the TTCGC
            16 Oct 2014 Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Part 3- Strategy and Risk
            14 Oct 2014 Master Class: Overcoming The Most Challenging Board Dilemmas
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