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Corporate Legal Officers Course

By: Alpha Partners

Lagos State, Nigeria

24 - 27 Apr, 2018  4 days

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NGN 120,000

 

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.

 

Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor) Opposite Adekunle BRT Bus-stop, Yaba, Lagos. Apr 24 - 27 Apr, 2018
NGN 120,000.00(The workshop fee is N120,000.00 (One Hundred and Twenty Thousand Naira) only per participant to cover workshop literature and materials, executive bag, tea/coffee, lunch, photograph and certificate.)
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Chris Onwuasigwe, FCA 08033045484

3-5 Participants – 5% Discount allowed 5 and above number of Participants – 10% Discount allowed
A distinguished team of facilitators who are eminently qualified professionals has been assembled to lead discussions in course of the workshop.
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