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Certificate in Corporate Governance Best Practice
شهادة في أفضل ممارسات الحوكمة
Enhance Investor Confidence Through Improved Accountability And Transparency
26 February – 1 March 2017
The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE
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This course emphasises on international standards and frameworks. You’ll be able to develop a Corporate Governance strategy for your organisation and meet your long term strategic goals by structuring, operating and controlling your company to comply with legal and regulatory requirements, and meeting environmental and local community needs.

This course will add strategic value by making you understand the concepts of Corporate Governance and turning these concepts into practices. It brings constructive changes to board decision-making with the right mix of Corporate Governance knowledge and best practice.

تركز هذه الدورة على المعايير وأطر العمل الدولية. سوف تتمكنون من خلالها من تطوير استراتيجية حوكمة الشركات في شركاتكم وتحقيق الأهداف الإستراتيجية الطويلة الامد من خلال تنظيم وتشغيل ومراقبة الشركة لتتوافق مع المتطلبات القانونية والتنظيميّة وتلبية الإحتياجات البيئيّة المحليّة.

سوق تضيف هذه الدورة قيمة استراتيجية من خلال شرح مفاهيم حوكمة الشركات وتحويل هذه المفاهيم إلى ممارسات. كما ستجلب التغييرات البنّاءة لقرارات مجلس الإدارة من خلال مزيج صحيح للمعرفة المتعلقة بحوكمة الشركات وأفضل الممارسات.

Regulatory Framework
  • Introduction And Background
  • International Standards
  • An Introduction To Governance Frameworks
  • IFC Governance Models
  • Corporate Governance And Islamic Financial Services
  • Corporate Failures

Essential Elements Of Corporate Governance
  • Roles And Responsibilities
  • The Audit Committee
  • Audit Responsibilities
  • Other Board Committees
  • Enterprise Risk Management

Fraud Risk Management
  • Ethics
  • Fraud, Corruption And Bribery
  • Management Assessment Of Internal Controls
  • The Company Secretary Toolkit
  • Board Evaluation
  • Investor Relations

A Strategy For Corporate Governance Implementation
  • Practical – IFC Progression Matrix
  • First Impressions
  • Introducing A Corporate Governance Improvement Programme
  • Implementing Your Strategy
  • Where To From Now?

  • مقدمة لأطر عمل الحوكمة
  • استراتيجية تنفيذ حوكمة الشركات
  • تقييم الإدارة للرقابة الداخليّة
  • العناصر الأساسية لحوكمة الشركات
  • الأدوار والمسؤوليات
  • تنفيذ الإستراتيجية
Who Should Attend

This unique course is designed for those professionals whose responsibility it is to introduce good Corporate Governance into an organisation. This encompasses many different levels of seniority as well as various business functions.

    تم تصميم هذا البرنامج الفريد من نوعه للخبراء المسؤولين عن إدخال حوكمة الشركات الجيّدة إلى الشركات، ويشمل ذلك الأشخاص من مختلف مستويات الأقدمية ومختلف الوظائف.

    Benefits Of Attending
    1. Understand why good governance is important
    2. Be able to measure your organisation's Corporate Governance status and key gaps
    3. Define and interpret the roles and responsibilities for key players
    4. Develop an understanding of how to deal with Corporate Governance dilemmas
    5. Understand how to practically introduce a sound governance regime in your organisation
    • فهم أهمية الحوكمة الرشيدة
    • القدرة على قياس وضع حوكمة الشركات في شركاتكم والثغرات الرئيسية فيها
    • تحديد وتفسير أدوار ومسؤوليات اللاعبين الأساسيين
    • تطوير فهم عن كيفية التعامل مع معضلات حوكمة الشركات
    • فهم كيفية إدخال نظام حوكمة سليم إلى شركاتكم
    In Association With

      The George Washington University (GWU)

      The George Washington University School of Business is dedicated to excellence in its teaching and research about management within the United States and internationally. The school has a 75-year history of preparing men and women for leadership in both the private and public sectors. Known internationally for its dedication to academic excellence, the school draws students from all parts of the US and around the world. For further information on George Washington University School of Business, please visit their website www.sbpm.gwu.edu

      As Informa Middle East's academic partner, GW reviews a selected range Informa business and finance certificate courses and programmes. Delegates successfully completing these courses receive an Informa/GW Certificate of Completion. GW is also our academic partner for TwentyEighty formerly ESI) courses.

    Course Director

      Sharon Ditchburn
      Managing Director
      Capital Advantage, UAE

      Sharon Ditchburn is a Certified Practicing Accountant, Fellow of Chartered Secretaries Australia and ICSA (UK), and holds legal qualifications from Australia, as well as an MBA specialising in Corporate Governance, Entrepreneurship and Strategy. She is one of the few individuals in the GCC certified by the IFC/World Bank to deliver their Director Development Programmes, and has been delivering Corporate Governance advisory and training programmes throughout the GCC since 2005.

      Sharon has wide ranging experience at senior management level, including as a CFO and Company Secretary in Australia and the UAE. Since 2004, she has worked with a wide range of listed, private and government owned enterprises in the GCC, including financial institutions, stock exchanges, private industrial firms, government departments and family owned businesses. Sharon is also an Authorised Individual by the DFSA with various regulated entities, including investment banks, brokerages, trust companies and wealth managers.

      Sharon is a Member of the Australasian Compliance Institute and Association of Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialists (USA). She is also a recipient of the Solvi Stenbro Prize.

    Venue and Accommodation

      The Address, Dubai Marina


      The Address Dubai Marina
      Dubai Marina
      P.O. Box 32923, Dubai, UAE
      T: +971 4 4367777
      F: +971 4 4367788
      W: http://www.theaddress.com/en/hotel/dubai-marina

      click here for directions

      Standing tall in the heart of one of Dubai's most vibrant neighbourhoods, where crystal waters shimmer against modern architecture and luxury yachts moor alongside trendsetting restaurants, The Address Dubai Marina is a haven for the discerning traveller.

      With 200 luxurious rooms, five superb restaurants and lounges, a relaxing spa, spectacular infinity pool and state of the art meeting and event facilities, The Address Dubai Marina will keep you refreshed and inspired.

      Perfectly situated for your business needs, The Address Dubai Marina is just a short ride away from Dubai Media and Internet Cities, Knowledge Village, Jebel Ali Free Zone, and within walking distance from the metro station.

      And what is business without a little fun? With the white sand beaches of the Arabian Gulf just a stroll away, and the hotel's direct link to the stylish Dubai Marina Mall, The Address Dubai Marina gives you every reason to extend your stay and unwind.


      Special delegate rates have been negotiated at selected hotels and we highly recommend you secure your room reservation at the earliest to avoid last minute inconvenience. You can contact the Hospitality Desk for required assistance on:

      T:+971-4-407 2693
      F:+971-4-407 2517
      E: hospitality@informa.com


      Delegates requiring visas should contact the hotel they wish to stay at directly, as soon as possible. Visas for non-GCC nationals may take several weeks to process.

    Course Fees
    Date Course Fee Before
    18 December 2016
    Course Fee Before
    22 January 2017
    Final Fee
    26 February – 1 March 2017
    US$ 3,995 US$ 4,495 US$ 4,995

    Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions and successfully complete the course assessment will receive an Informa/GW Certificate of Completion.


    Book and pay full fee for two colleagues and the third attends for FREE

    • Not applicable in conjunction with corporate discounts
    • Payment to be settled before start of the course to avail the offer
    • This offer is not applicable on Early Bird Prices

    For more information, email Andy Watts on a.watts@informa.com

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