Boards and Board meetings (M2 S7 CoSec Cert)
As a key element contributing to the Board effectiveness, the Company Secretary plays a major role in anticipating efficient functioning of Board meetings by preparing meetings, advising the Board, ensuring timely and effective information flows within the Board, and between the Board and its Committees or Senior Management.
Case study: Co-optation cases
Case study: Convening a board meeting
Case study: Running and minuting a board meeting
Role and responsibilities of the Board
Management and representation
Liabilities of the directors
Benefits of the program
Through case studies, this module will enable participants to get practical knowledge in order to:
Identify a Board structure and its functioning;
Prepare, convene, run and minute a Board meeting;
Get acquainted with Board procedures and policies; and,
Understand the role and responsibilities of the Board.
Board support personnel, such as current and aspiring Company Secretaries as well as Corporate Officers, including Law Professionals, who support and advise the Board of Directors and Managers, and willing to increase their understanding of corporate governance concepts.