Course Introduction:

Corporate governance deals with the complex set of relationships between the corporation and its board of directors, management, shareholders, and other stakeholders. In the recent years, the regulators and legislators have intensified their focus on how businesses are being run. They are endeavoring to create a template for new corporate governance and disclosure measures, which is beneficial for both the stakeholders and controllers.
Who Should Attend?
Every professional involved in the global financial services industry (as a provider, user, regulator or advisor of product/services, marketplace/exchange) would benefit from Rotnik.
 Supervisory Agencies
 Central Banks
 Financial Institutions
 Commercial Banks
 Investment Banks
 Housing Societies/Thrifts
 Mutual Funds
 Brokerage Houses
 Stock Exchanges
 Derivatives Exchanges
 Insurance Companies
 Multinational Corporations
 Accountancy Firms

Consultancy Firms
 Law Firms
 Rating Agencies
 Multi-lateral Financial Institutions
 Others
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
 Adopt the appropriate mechanism for effective governance
 Value the shareholder and stakeholder rights and responsibilities
 Adhere to sound principles of direction and management
 Understand the significance of audit committee, its composition and responsibilities
 Implement best practices on corporate management

Course Content:
1. Overview
 Objectives
 Introduction
 What is Corporate Governance
 Definitions and Importance of Corporate Governance
 Reputation, Competition and Corporate Governance
 Corporate Ethics
 Corporate Governance and Corporate Responsibility
 Globalization and Corporate Governance
2. Models and Mechanisms
 Objectives
 Introduction
 Models of Corporate Governance

 Mechanisms of Corporate Governance
3. Shareholders and Stakeholders
 Objectives
 Introduction
 Shareholder Rights
 Equitable Treatment
 Responsibilities of Shareholders
 Minority Shareholders’ Protection
 Stakeholder Protection
4. Board of Directors
 Objectives
 Introduction
 Structure and Independence of the Board
 Responsibilities and Duties of the Board
 Selection, Remuneration and Evaluation of the Board
 Board Committees
 The Board and the Management
5. Audit Committee
 Objectives
 Introduction
 Organization of Audit Committee
 Responsibilities of the Audit Committee
 Working with Auditors and Management
 Blue Ribbon Committee
6. Banking Corporate Governance
 Objectives
 Introduction
 Sound Corporate Governance Practices in Banking
 The Role of Public Disclosure

 Supervisors and Transparency
 Recommendations for Enhancing Bank Transparency
 Supportive Environment to Corporate Governance
7. Corporate Scandals
 Objectives
 Introduction
 General Motors
 American Express
 Enron
 WorldCom
 Bad Corporate Practices
8. Best Practices
 Objectives
 Introduction
 Infosys Technologies
 Sony
9. Corporate Responsibility
 Objectives
 Introduction
 The US Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
 The UK Corporate Responsibility Act 2002
 Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations
 Legislations and Regulations

Course duration: 2days for 5 hours daily