Corporate Legal Officers Course

  • Start Date

    17 Jan, 2023

  • End Date

    20 Jan, 2023

  • Price


  • WiFi

    Free wifi

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



*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



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



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.



1ST BATCH:             17th - 20th Jan, 2023   

2ND BATCH:             18th- 21st July, 2023   

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
18 Jul, 2023 21 Jul, 2023
Start Date End Date
17 Jan, 2023 20 Jan, 2023
  • Venue

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

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