Well-publicised failures in corporate governance and increasing shareholder activism continue to highlight the need for a thorough understanding of corporate governance and how to achieve best practice. This course has been especially tailored to meet this need. Its interactive teaching approach (involving exercises, group work and case-studies) will ensure participants leave the course with a clear understanding of the current corporate governance framework in Egypt as well other frameworks in the UK and US. It will also highlights the crucial importance of governance best practice for both reputation and shareholder value in the post-Enron era.
Upon the completion of the workshop you will be able to:
- Establish the benefits of improved corporate governance
- Learn how to implement an effective risk management strategy
- Understand the latest issues surrounding the key Board committees
- Key causes of headline corporate scandals and what can be learned from them
- Implementing the revised Combined Code
- Comparisons with the US approach as revealed by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
- Incorporating an effective risk management process into their corporate strategy
- Maximising Board effectiveness
- Assessing the business value of solid corporate governance
- Evaluating the responsibilities and performance of both executive and non-executive directors.
About Regional IT Institute
The Regional IT Institute was established in 1992 as a center of excellence for the design, delivery and dissemination of training and professional development programs in a variety of domains and fields aiming at the formulation of world class managers, experts, practitioners and trainers.
The Regional IT Institute is a non-profit regional training and human resource development institute that, since its inception, was established to become one of the leading institutions in the region in training and professional development. Its mandate is the design and delivery of academic and training development programs to help leverage skills and knowledge in various management, business, and information technology fields. As a regional entity, it serves the region through its operations and activities and the exchange of knowledge and experience with regional institutions through the joint development and implementation in various countries. The Regional IT Institute employs instructors and lecturers from Egypt, the Middle East, Europe, the United States and Canada.
The Regional IT Institute is a subsidiary of the Regional Information Technology and Software Engineering Center (RITSEC). RITSEC was founded by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Arab Fund for Social & Economic Development (AFSED) and is hosted by the Egyptian government through the Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC), it was conceived by Dr. Hisham El Sherif; RITSEC Chairman to help accelerate the development of the information technology and software engineering industry in the Arab region. As a non-profit organization, it was originally supported financially by contributions from its founders as well as by designing and delivering various projects and activities for sustainable purposes.