Corporate Governance and Role of Audit Committee Conference



Corporate governance deals with the complex set of relationships between the corporation and its board of directors, management, shareholders, and other stakeholders. In the recent years, the regulators and legislators have intensified their focus on how businesses are being run. They are endeavoring to create a template for new corporate governance and disclosure measures, which is beneficial for both the stakeholders and controllers

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Adopt the appropriate mechanism for effective governance
  • Value the shareholder and stakeholder rights and responsibilities
  • Adhere to sound principles of direction and management
  • Understand the significance of audit committee, its composition and responsibilities
  • Implement best practices on corporate management

Target Audience

Every professional involved in the global financial services industry (as a provider, user, regulator or advisor of product/services, marketplace/exchange) would benefit from ACMC innovative solutions.
Supervisory Agencies
Central Banks
Financial Institutions
Commercial Banks
Investment Banks
Housing Societies/Thrifts
Mutual Funds
Brokerage Houses
Stock Exchanges
Derivatives Exchanges
Insurance Companies
Multinational Corporations
Accountancy Firms
Consultancy Firms
Law Firms
Rating Agencies
Multi-lateral Financial Institutions

Course Information

⦁ 5 Days | 8 – 12   August, 2019 / USD 2,550.00 Kampala, Uganda
⦁ 5 Days/ 26– 30 September  2019/ USD 2,550.00 Dubai, UAE

Course Content


  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • What is Corporate Governance
  • Definitions and Importance of Corporate Governance
  • Reputation, Competition and Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Ethics
  • Corporate Governance and Corporate Responsibility
  • Globalization and Corporate Governance

Models and Mechanisms

  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Models of Corporate Governance
  • Mechanisms of Corporate Governance

Shareholders and Stakeholders

  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Shareholder Rights
  • Equitable Treatment
  • Responsibilities of Shareholders
  • Minority Shareholders’ Protection
  • Stakeholder Protection

Board of Directors

  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Structure and Independence of the Board
  • Responsibilities and Duties of the Board
  • Selection, Remuneration and Evaluation of the Board
  • Board Committees
  • The Board and the Management

Audit Committee 

  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Organization of Audit Committee
  • Responsibilities of the Audit Committee
  • Working with Auditors and Management
  • Blue Ribbon Committee

Banking Corporate Governance

  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Sound Corporate Governance Practices in Banking
  • The Role of Public Disclosure
  • Supervisors and Transparency
  • Recommendations for Enhancing Bank Transparency
  • Supportive Environment to Corporate Governance

Corporate Scandals

  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • General Motors
  • American Express
  • Enron
  • WorldCom
  • Bad Corporate Practices

Corporate Responsibility

  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • The US Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
  • The UK Corporate Responsibility Act 2002

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