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Strategy in the Boardroom Masterclass 2023

Strategy in Boardroom Masterclass 2022
Dates -: October 2023
Location -: Dubai

The purpose of governance is to provide an organisation with direction and control so that it can achieve its strategic objectives. Governance has many component parts – ‘building blocks’ – which all have to be in place, and functioning properly, for the process to work.

The workshop will identify what good governance looks like, what gets in the way of good governance, and how governance dysfunction can be addressed and tackled. In particular, the training will focus on the key issues which are emerging in the governance world.

Throughout, the training will emphasise the fact that good governance will differ from Region to Region in the world. Different jurisdictions have varying approaches in terms of legislation, regulation and guidance, and the forms of governance created in Regions such as the Gulf, the Middle East, Africa and Asia should reflect local circumstances, rather than imitate the systems coming from the West.

The Masterclass will consider the hot topics of the day including cyber security, climate change, ESG, recovery from the pandemic, business continuity and resilience, developments in the audit market and innovation.

  • Understand the Roles, Responsibilities and Duties of a Board
  • Discuss Board Formal Offices, Composition and Structure
  • Learn about Board Instruments, Tools and Procedures
  • Discuss how to run effective Board Meetings
  • Understand The GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) Perspective
  • Identify the Board Effectiveness Challenges
  • Know about advanced Board Evaluation Practice
  • Understand the importance of compliance culture and implementation of compliance policies
  • Learn key concepts in order to mitigate fraud and other compliance risks
  • Define the role of key players and corporate governance in implementing compliance frameworks
  • Identify and discuss emerging compliance issues and trends
  • Explain the benefits and risks of conducting Board Evaluations.
  • Describe how the Board Evaluation process is conducted.
  • Determine the best approach to both challenge and comfort the stakeholders, and retain the necessary independence and insight.
  • Learn ways of strengthening corporate governance through developing an effective risk management culture
  • Understand Committee formation, training, rotation, evaluation and succession.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities for key players and stakeholders.
  • Understand how to practically introduce a sound governance regime organisation.
  • Delegates attending the workshop will be able to take part in group and table discussions to compare and contrast the governance systems in their own countries.
  • There will be exercises where best practices will be explored and shared. And case studies will be used to explain and illustrate how governance issues are a daily part of organisational life

Management Excellence - Who should attend will be the same for all the events

  • Chair
  • CEO/CFO/COO and other members of the C Suite
  • Director
  • Chief Internal Auditor
  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Head of Compliance
  • Head of Finance
  • HR Director
  • Secretary to Board
  • Executive
  • Company Secretaries
  • Audit Committee Chairs & Members
  • Other Committee Chairs & Members
  • Regulators
  • Corporate Governance Professionals

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