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Master Class - The Effective Company Secretary

  • 25 Feb 2015
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago


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The role of the company secretary is complex and tough.  An effective company secretary requires considerable knowledge, skill and judgement everyday in order to provide an efficient service to the board and other key stakeholders.

What will be Covered:

1: Clarifying the Scope, Role and Functions of the Company Secretary

2: Compliance best practices for the Company Secretary

3: Corporate governance best practices relating to Board Secretarial practices

4: The Company Secretary and Board Evaluation

5: Other Secretarial and Board Issues

 Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the masterclass participants will be able to:

  • Develop and apply clear job descriptions and positions statements for the Company Secretary and apply them within their own organisation.
  • Understand the laws, regulations and corporate governance best practices relating to Board Secretarial practices in the Caribbean with particular reference to recent developments and apply them within their own organisation.
  • Recognise the benefits associated with board evaluation and benchmark the performance of effective boards against their own board.
  • Apply professional knowledge and skills to the resolution of practical secretarial issues and problems.

 Benefits to Participants & Organisations 

  • The programme will assist you in focusing and prioritising your work to maximise your effectiveness.
  • You will be provided with up to date on company secretarial practices and model documents
  • Confidence will be increased since good and best practice national and international benchmarks will be covered.
  • If you have a company secretarial issue or problem you will have the opportunity to be given a fresh and unbiased professional opinion or exploration, evaluation, or critique.

Master Class Facilitator - CCGI's Director of Education

Dr Chris Pierce is a Fellow of the UK Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Chris is in charge of CCGI Professional Development Programme and will personally deliver this course. Chris led the development of the UK National Occupational Standards for Company Secretaries  and provides company secretarial training for ICSA in the UK. He has written many books on Corporate Governance matters.  

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