The purpose of the session is to provide the introductory basics, with selected corresponding tools, to introduce the Governance Professional to two key elements of Risk Management.
Participants will explore the following topics in depth:
In the session, you will understand the range of your potential role in board strategy and to gain skills to map out your role with your board.
This session will equip governance professionals to ensure boards have effective practices in sustainability oversight.
Sustainability drivers, trends, risks and opportunities for organizational success
Board best practices in sustainability oversight and the role of the governance professional
The purpose of this session will be t provide an overview of annual financial reporting cycle.
Financial decision making – including financing decisions, investment decisions, liquidity and working capital decisions and dividend decisions (liquidity test etc.)
How finance touches the various functional groups in the organization, HR, IT etc.
Key performance indicators
A deep dive on internal auditing - exploring the work of internal audit and how it can benefit the organization
MD&A (requirement for Boards to review, general disclosure principles)
Overview on ratio and financial analysis - how it can be used to monitor performance/liquidity especially when compared to prior periods
Overview on materiality
New auditor's report – significant
The purpose of this course is to ensure that governance professionals provide effective governance in their organization. This cannot exist unless Board members fulfil their roles and responsibilities with the highest standards of conduct.
Participants will explore the following key points in depth:
Ethics, Dignity and Loyalty
Code of Conduct
Whistleblower Policies and Programs
Conflicts of Interest
Entertainment, Gifts, Preferential Treatment
Implementation Skills: Case Studies
* Goverance Professionals of Canada (GPC) reserves the right to switch sessions, change start/end times and change faculty.
If canceling the program in its entirety outside of 2 months prior to taking your first course, the program fee will be refunded with a cancellation penalty of $500. If canceling the program within 3 weeks of taking your first course, the program fee will be refunded with a cancellation penalty of $1,000. If cancellation occurs during or after the first module has been started, there will be no further refunds. Companies or individuals may transfer their registration to another individual only if cancellation occurs prior to taking the first course only or individuals may be able to transfer their registration to another individual only if cancellation occurs prior to taking the first of the 3 courses only. All cancellations or transfer requests must be received by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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