Corporate Legal Officers Course

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  • Start Date

    06 Apr, 2020

  • End Date

    09 Apr, 2020

  • Price

    ₦250,000

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    Free wifi available

Event Details

At the end of the training the participants will be able to:

  • Get an insight into the reasons for which corporate governance was created as a discipline
  • Providing an overview of the checks and balances that are in place regarding the boards of listed companies
  • Making participants familiar with the duties of company Secretaries & Legal Officers
  • Highlighting the value of the Company
  • Building on existing and developing new commercial skills for executives in the legal function
  • Practicing negotiation techniques

 

CONTENT

*What is corporate Governance?

· Essential structures of corporate governance

· Principle functions and responsibilities of the Board

· Maintaining the corporate reputation

 

*Company Directors and Company Boards

· Duties of a Director

· Promoting the success of the company

· Executive and Non-executive directors

 

*Corporate Failure Resulting from Poor Governance

· Examples of corporate failure: Maxwell, Polly Peck, Enron, Worldcom

· Analysis of the banking crisis as a failure of governance

· Sarbanes-Oxley and other regulatory responses to corporate governance failure

 

*Roles and responsibilities of company secretary

· Assisting the Board

· Record keeping

· Managing the registered office

 

*Roles and responsibilities of corporate legal department

· Typical functions

· Reducing corporate risk

· Measuring corporate legal performance

 

*Resolving legal disputes

· Litigation and Principles of Arbitration

· Non-binding dispute resolution methods

· Mediation and Conciliation

 

*Negotiating, drafting and structuring legal agreements

· Contract law refresher

· Drafting legal agreements and Negotiation principles

· Tools and techniques for negotiation

· How to protect the shareholder?

· Communicating with the shareholder

· A Legal framework for corporate governance

 

*Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

· The pressure for corporate behaviour change

· The Legal Background of CSR

· Company directors’ obligations and CSR

 

FOR WHOM:

Directors, Admin Managers, Secretaries, HR/Personnel Managers and other who perform related functions in the organization.

 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

 

Date:

 

1ST BATCH:              6th – 9th April, 2020

2ND BATCH:             5th– 7th August, 2020

3RD BATCH:             10th – 13th November, 2020

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
06 Apr, 2020 09 Apr, 2020
Start Date End Date
05 Aug, 2020 07 Aug, 2020
Start Date End Date
10 Nov, 2020 13 Nov, 2020
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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