Essential Corporate Governance

This essential course provides delegates with an understanding of the key principles and issues in corporate governance and offers practical advice on compliance and best practice. It explores the key governance frameworks and regulation, including in-depth coverage of the new UK Corporate Governance Code, the role and composition of the board and its committees, roles and committees, reporting and disclosure, internal controls and risk management, and corporate social responsibility. 

Course details

Trainer: Julia Casson
Type: Full day
Location: ICSA, Saffron House, 6–10 Kirby Street, London, EC1N 8TS


  • The UK Corporate Governance Code
  • The board, its role and its committees
  • Director induction, training and effectiveness
  • Internal control and risk management
  • Stakeholder management
  • The company secretary’s role.

What will you get out of it?

  • An understanding of the development of corporate governance in the UK from its origins to the present day
  • The tools to examine your own organisation’s governance arrangements and consider how it might be improved
  • An opportunity to explore with your peers definitions of, and differences between, good governance practice and bad.

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