Certified Board Directors - The Effective Director
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Price (Members): 3780 USD Price (Non-Members): 4200 USD Description: This part of “The World of Directorship – Certificate in Board Directorship” examines the role, authority and legal responsibilities of an effective director.

 Export to Your Calendar 10/5/2020 to 10/6/2020
When: 5 - 6 October 2020
8.00 am - 5.30 pm
Where: The Finance Academy
Umm Salmah Al Ansari St,
Al Mutamarat،
Riyadh 12712
Saudi Arabia
Contact: Vaoa Kerr
+971 4 554 7967

Online registration is available until: 10/11/2020
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The topics that this module will cover include:

Director role and responsibilities to include the role of the Chairman, Executive Directors and Non-Executive Directors (including Independent Directors and Nominated Directors).
Director legal duties and the law and regulations impacting upon directors.
Managing versus directing.
The role and responsibilities of the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Risk Officer, Head of Internal Audit and the Board Secretary.
Key dilemmas facing directors.
Directors’ rights, duties, liabilities and roles.
Chairman and CEO role separation.
The attributes of an effective director.
Director diversity and board structure and composition: the balanced board (including succession planning).
Board processes and protocols.
Board committees and committee oversight.

Dr Chris Pierce 

Dr Pierce is a senior GCC BDI external associate and the CEO of Global Governance Services Ltd. He works with policy makers, directors and boards in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the US and South America. Previously, Dr Pierce was the Director of Professional Standards and Development at the Institute of Directors (IoD) in the UK. He has also held senior management positions in the Overseas Development Administration, British Airways and Leeds Business School. Over the last fifteen years Dr Pierce has worked as an advisor to the boards of many of the largest listed companies, banks, sovereign wealth funds, stock exchanges and financial institutions around the World. He has chaired the World Bank Corporate Governance Code Development Workshops for the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) on a number of occasions in Egypt and Jordan. In 2014 he was awarded the Bertin Medal in Sweden by the International Academy for Quality for his contribution to Corporate Governance worldwide over the last decade.

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