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Strategic Governance - Two and Half day Course

  • 13 Nov 2020
  • 8:00 AM
  • 15 Nov 2020
  • 12:00 PM
  • ONLINE

Registration

  • 2950 + HST
  • Use this Registration type if you have already paid for GPC-EP.
  • $3150 + HST

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Day 1*

Risk and the Governance Professional

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:

  • Enterprise Risk Management- An introduction to the “Mechanics of ERM”
  • Commercial Insurance to protect the Organization and its Directors & Officers
         

     The role of the Governance Professional in Board Strategy

    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.


    Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

    • Background and guidelines for learning
    • Board role in strategy
    • Governance professional continuum of involvement in strategy

      Day 2*

      CSR, Sustainability and ESG and the role of the Board

      This session will equip governance professionals to ensure boards have effective practices in sustainability oversight.


      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      • Sustainability drivers, trends, risks and opportunities for organizational success
      • Board best practices in sustainability oversight and the role of the governance professional

      Advanced Financial Fundamentals

      The purpose of this session will be t provide an overview of annual financial reporting cycle.

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      • 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

       


        Day 3*

        Ethics

        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
        • Practical Tools
        • 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. 

        Cancellation and Refund Policy:

         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 education@gpcanada.org.

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