Corporate Governance: Principles, Policies and Best Practices

Why Attend

Corporate governance is a key topic that is attracting more attention in business schools and among legislatures, with this trend only increasing. While there are different models for corporate governance, all of them aim at organizing the relation between the company and the stakeholders. Governance starts with regulators and shareholders, but other stakeholders can affect its success. This course covers the reasons why governance fails and how to avoid that and improve it.   It also includes discussions about board structure, committees, their functions and duties, like the audit committee and the nomination and remuneration committees.

  • Course Objectives

    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

    • List the principals of corporate governance
    • Analyze corporate governance structure
    • Assess the performance of the board of directors
    • Advise on corporate governance in the organization
    • Apply corporate governance best practices
  • Target Competencies

    • Accounting for business transactions
    • Preparing income statements
    • Preparing balance sheets
    • Using debits and credits

What is the target audience?

  • Target Audience

    Board members, chief financial officers, senior management, directors, finance managers, financial controllers, accounting and finance personnel, legal counsel, corporate legal advisors, corporate secretaries, lawyers, external and internal auditors, HR managers, and department heads.

Why Attend

Accounting is the language of business. By attending this course you will learn the fundamentals of accounting as well as reading and analyzing financial statements. You will also appreciate the relationship between accounting and finance and understand the use of debits and credits. Finally, this course will help you to record financial transactions accurately and summarize them in financial statements.

 

  • Course Objectives

    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

    • Define accounting and the accounting cycle
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic accounting equation, double-entry bookkeeping, and the new automated accounting systems
    • List the key financial statements (balance sheet, income statement, changes in shareholders’ equity and cash flow statement) and their components
    • Practice financial statements’ adjustments at month and year-end
  • Target Competencies

    • Understanding board of directors’ structure
    • Analyzing board committees
    • Assessing board efficiencies
    • Defending shareholder rights
    • Enhancing the control environment
    • Identifying stakeholders’ rights

What is the target audience?

  • Target Audience

    Managers, supervisors and staff from any function who need to improve their understanding, application and techniques of the language of numbers.

Nairobi, Kenya
01 - 05 February 2021
USD 1575 Fees + VAT Applicable

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Monday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed