Board Functionality: Leading Practice Guide for Directors and Company Secretaries to Improve Their Board Processes

Programme Overview

The fallout of the global financial crisis of 2008 brought to the fore the need for boards to govern more. Many corporate failures and corporate crisis both at home and abroad, most of which seemed avoidable, have raised the profile of board governance and regulators are now more eager than ever to hold the board accountable for its responsibilities. Companies do not fail: Boards do! It is therefore imperative for boards to constantly improve their processes


Programme Objective

To provide a highly interactive and leading practice insights into the world of board functionality. By the end of the programme each participant will be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of board processes
  • Have a deeper understanding of board meetings, board meeting agenda, board paper, board minutes and board calendar
  • Explore the latest thinking on how board members can best make a leadership difference


Programme Coverage

  • The importance of board processes
  • Board meetings
  • Board meeting agenda
  • Board papers
  • Board minutes
  • The board calendar
  • Board Committees
  • Individual and group exercises


Who Should Attend?

  • Board members (EDs, NEDs and INEDs)
  • Company secretaries, deputy secretaries and assistant secretaries

Duration: 3 hours (In-house/In-plant only)

Date: As agreed with our client

Programme fee: As negotiated

Key benefits: programme materials and certificate of participation