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The Effective Board Secretary (Corporate Training)

Convertas Management Consultants, In United Arab Emirates
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Course description

The Effective Board Secretary (Corporate Training)

The role of the Board Secretary is often underestimated in today's Boards, and this can result in a dysfunctional group dynamics. Thus, Board Secretaries are now required to develop their knowledge and skill sets, to deliver more effectively and occupy administrative roles with significant added-value to the Chairperson, the Board and the organization as a whole. This course covers all aspects of the Board Secretary including administrative, legal and governance obligations, and how this role can promote effective Boards.ommunication is writing clear, concise, targeted and persuasive text. Achieving the needed results from your e-mails, reports, proposals, recommendation reports, and other business documents depends on your ability to grab your audience's attention and persuade them to act on your ideas. In this course, you develop effective report writing skills that convey a credible message and project a professional image. Through practical hands-on exercises, you create compelling and powerful business reports and other documents.

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  • On-site
  • United Arab Emirates

Who should attend?

Who Should Attend

Administrators, assistants, executive secretaries, existing or prospective board Secretary, senior administrators and supervisors of junior level employees.

Training content

  • Governance Fundamentals
  • The Role of Board Secretary:
  • Understanding the Charter
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Compliance with Rules and Regulations
  • Preparation for the Board Meetings
  • Responsibility with Regards to:
  • The Chairperson
  • The CEO and the Board Members
  • Executives
  • Other Stakeholders
  • Preparation for the Board Meeting:
  • Assisting with Agenda Development
  • Following up on Previous Board Minutes
  • Communication with the CEO, CFO, and Board Members
  • Communication with the Audit Committee Chair, Remuneration Chair, and Other Committee
  • Conducting Meetings in Line with Good Governance, Statutory, and Regulatory Requirements
  • Drafting the Minutes
  • Information, Communication, and Advice Between the Shareholders, Board, Management, and Other Stakeholders
  • Activities Between Meetings
  • KPIs to Gauge Success
  • Reporting Duties
  • Role of Board Secretary Overall with the Second and Third Lines of Defense (i.e. CAE & Internal Audit, Risk Management, Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee)
  • Application of Technology to Communicate and Store Minutes and Related Information
  • How Can the Board Secretary Add Value in Today's Modern Boards? The art of proof reading
  • Packaging ethics for reports Oral, telephonic and email reporting hints and ethics

Certification / Credits

  • Showcase the critical role of the Board Secretary in guiding Board activities
  • Present the responsibilities the Board Secretary has in supporting the Chairperson
  • Define the fiduciary duties and responsibilities of the Board Secretary
  • Recognize the critical role of the Board Secretary in regulating governance within the organization
  • Identify how the Board Secretary drives an effective Board agenda and develops effective reports

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Convertas Management Consultants
214, DBC2, Arjan
124534 Dubai

Convertas Management Consultants

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