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    • 03 Sep 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (UTC-04:00)
    • Online Seminar - Zoom
    • 77
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    • 17 Sep 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (UTC-04:00)
    • Zoom Online
    • 78
    Register


    About Our Facilitator

    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. 

    • 06 Oct 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (UTC-04:00)
    • Online
    • 88
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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
      • 08 Oct 2020
      • 11:00 AM - 6:30 PM (UTC-04:00)
      • Zoom Online
      • 90
      Register


      • 13 Oct 2020
      • 10:00 AM (UTC-04:00)
      • 14 Oct 2020
      • 6:00 PM (UTC-04:00)
      • Online
      • 90
      Register


      Join us for Part 2 of the Certificate in Corporate Governance - The Board

      In this 2 day module, you will 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

      About the facilitator

      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 shareholder.

        • 20 Oct 2020
        • 10:00 AM (UTC-04:00)
        • 21 Oct 2020
        • 6:00 PM (UTC-04:00)
        • Online
        • 90
        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
          • 27 Oct 2020
          • 10:00 AM (UTC-04:00)
          • 28 Oct 2020
          • 6:00 PM (UTC-04:00)
          • Online
          • 90
          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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        13 Aug 2020 Conversations with CCGI Members & Friends
        02 Jul 2020 Day 4 - Governance Week - Governance of Groups & Subsidiaries - Unravelling the complexity
        01 Jul 2020 Day 3 - Governance Week - Governance of Family Owned Businesses—Preserving the Family Legacy
        30 Jun 2020 Day 2 - Governance Week - Governance of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) - Managing ' The People's Money'
        29 Jun 2020 Day 1 - Governance Week -Governance of Private Companies - Navigating the Crisis
        29 Jun 2020 4 day Conference - Governance Week - Governance in the Age of Disruption
        28 Jun 2020 Opening - Governance Week
        12 Jun 2020 Avoid Non Compliance! Fulfill legal obligations created by the Non Profit Organizations Act
        04 Jun 2020 Managing in the perfect storm - Governance Challenges in the Energy Sector
        27 May 2020 Post Covid 19 Imperatives for Effective Governance - Fulfilling Your Fiduciary Duties in a Socially Distanced World
        20 May 2020 Dealing with difficult boards - Leadership challenges during COVID-19
        13 May 2020 PIERCING THE CORPORATE VEIL: Revealing The Ownership of Companies—Complying with the Amended Companies Act
        06 May 2020 A Mindful Prescription: Preserving Mental Health and Wellness in a Time of Crisis
        29 Apr 2020 Output NOT Input: Increasing Productivity in a Remote, Socially Distanced World
        22 Apr 2020 Partnering with Labour: Engaging Your Teams in the Battle Against the Pandemic
        16 Apr 2020 Part 5 - The Governance response to Covid-19 Online Session
        15 Apr 2020 Embracing Digital While Mitigating the Risks—Understanding and Managing Cyber Threats in a Rapidly Changing World
        09 Apr 2020 Part 4 - The Governance response to Covid-19 Online Session
        08 Apr 2020 How should companies work with Financial Institutions? - Navigating through the Covid-19 crisis
        02 Apr 2020 Part 3 - The Governance response to Covid-19 Online Session
        01 Apr 2020 Reporting, Relating and Trading in the Pandemic
        26 Mar 2020 Part 2 - The Governance response to Covid-19 Online Session
        25 Mar 2020 Procurement and the Changing role of the Board
        19 Mar 2020 The Governance response to Covid-19 Online Session
        06 Mar 2020 Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute
        15 Feb 2020 The Governance Response to Sexual harassment in the Workplace Breakfast Seminar
        21 Jan 2020 Master Class - Governance of State Owned Enterprises
        18 Jan 2020 Master Class - The Role & function of the Corporate Secretary
        17 Jan 2020 Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 1 - Corporate Governance
        16 Jan 2020 Master Class - Managing Board Dynamics
        11 Dec 2019 CCGI Christmas Networking Event
        29 Nov 2019 Guyana Master Class - Effective Corporate Governance for State Owned Enterprises
        26 Nov 2019 Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 3 - Strategy and Risk
        25 Nov 2019 Master Class - Ethics & Governance
        21 Nov 2019 Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 2 - The Board
        20 Nov 2019 Master Class - Corporate Governance and the Role of Audit & The Audit Committee
        26 Oct 2019 Raising the Curtain on the Beneficial Ownership of Companies - Part 2
        10 Oct 2019 Trinidad & Tobago Annual Corporate Governance Ranking 2019
        07 Sep 2019 An effective board - The Chairman's Role
        05 Sep 2019 Spotlight on Directors Duties - One day workshop
        29 Aug 2019 Raising the Curtain on the Beneficial Ownership of Companies
        27 Jul 2019 Spotlight on Directors: - Recent Court cases and their implications for Company Directors
        30 Apr 2019 "Getting a Seat at the Table" Breakfast Seminar
        30 Jan 2019 2nd Annual Family Owned Businesses Seminar - Succession Planning
        06 Dec 2018 5th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute
        15 Nov 2018 TTO Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 4 - Corporate Reporting
        20 Sep 2018 BAR -Company Secretaries Master Class - Driving Effective Board Meetings
        19 Sep 2018 TTO Company Secretaries Master Class - Driving Effective Board Meetings
        17 Sep 2018 TTO - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 3 - Strategy and Risk
        25 May 2018 BAR-Master Class: The Role of the Corporate Secretary in Good Governance
        23 May 2018 GUY Breakfast Seminar-The Role of the Director in Good Governance
        18 May 2018 TTO-Master Class:The Role of the Company Secretary in Good Governance
        15 May 2018 Meeting of the Minds Networking Event-May 2018
        14 May 2018 TTO - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 2 - The Board
        09 Mar 2018 TTO - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 1 - Corporate Governance
        08 Mar 2018 Meeting of the Minds Networking Series - 2018 March
        08 Mar 2018 Breakfast Seminar-Bribery, Corruption and Incentives
        16 Nov 2017 BAR - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 4 - Corporate Reporting
        13 Nov 2017 TTO - Certificate in Corporate Governance (CCG) Module 4 - Corporate Reporting
        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]
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        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
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        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
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        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
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        27 Nov 2014 ICATT Corporate Governance Workshop
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        28 Oct 2014 Practical Guidance for Disclosing in Accordance with the TTCGC
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        14 Oct 2014 Master Class: Overcoming The Most Challenging Board Dilemmas
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