This part of "The World of Directorship - Certificate in Board Directorship" explores the financial stewardship and accountability obligations of the board to shareholders and other key stakeholders.
The topics that this module will cover include:
Accounting and auditing standards, frameworks, policies and principles to include: International Financial Reporting Standards and Integrated reporting
The board's key accounting information needs to include key financial performance metrics and ratios
Measuring financial health and performance to include: price earnings (P/E) ratios
The role of the CFO
Sources of finance and capital gearing/leverage
Capital decision making to include the weighted average cost of capital
Valuation of an organisation
Effective shareholder communications and investor relations
The consequences of inadequate financial information
Financial oversight and financial crisis indicators
Board responsibilities and the control environment
The role of the internal audit
The role of the audit committee
The role of the external auditor
Whistle blowing procedures
The regulator's role in enforcing reporting obligations and the forms of enforcement of reporting obligations
Date: 28-29 February 2024
08:30am - 05:30 pm (KSA Time)
09:30am-06:30 pm (UAE Time)
Format: Classroom Workshop, Riyadh , KSA
Who should attend?
This workshop is designed to meet the development needs of existing, new and aspiring members of Boards of Directors and Board Committees, as well as the needs of advisors and senior executives who report to the board or board committees .
Participants are required to currently hold or recently (within the preceding 3 years) have held either a director seat or a senior management position within an organization; and have basic English literacy.
Price per person for two day workshop:
Non-member: USD 4,200
Associate: USD 3,990
Member: USD 3,690
Fellow: USD 3,190
Rates above are exclusive of VAT and any WHT and effective as at 17 May 2020
Special rates are available for companies wishing to purchase multiple seats - please ask us for more information.
The Workshop of Directorship
This workshop is one of 4 modules which together form "The World of Directorship
Certificate in Board Directorship". This programme encompasses the core knowledge and awareness that is necessary to function effectively as a director and covers:
An in-depth view of the role, responsibilities and legal duties of an effective director;
An understanding of the characteristics of an effective board and board roles;
The issues and processes associated with formulating strategic and business plans and achieving strategic leadership. Sound knowledge of accounting, financial and risk terms and concepts; and
An in-depth perspective of the accounting, finance, control and corporate reporting functions.