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Corporate governance is simply about how we run our businesses to ensure they are run properly, fairly and in the interests of all key stakeholders.

To succeed and remain ahead of the competition, companies must adopt good corporate governance practices and skillfully navigate through market


Boards of directors are responsible for the governance of their companies, but all employees need to be aware of their roles and responsibilities and apply the policies, procedures and guidelines which the board sets out or them.

The topics that this module will cover include:

- Corporate Governance Essentials

- The key principles, frameworks and standards good corporate governance system

- The business case for corporate governance

- Identification of key stakeholders & shareholders

- The company law, corporate governance codes and regulations in KSA

- The business case for corporate governance

Workshop Details:

Date: 29-30 April 2024


  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (KSA Time)
  • 11:00 am - 7:00 pm (UAE Time)

Format: Online Workshop

Facilitator: Jan Bladen, GCC BDI External Associate

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.

Workshop fees

Price per person for two day workshop:

  • Non-Member USD 4,085
  • Associate USD 3,885
  • Member USD 3,605
  • Fellow USD 3,140

Rates above are exclusive of VAT and any WHT and effective as at 7 December 2023; the fees include the cost of first refresher course and examination

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.

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