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Certificate in Board Secretarial Practice
شهادة في ممارسات أمين السر مجلس الإدارة
Designed for the Professional Governance Manager Focusing on Key Practices and Skills Required to Deal with Boards, Shareholder Events and Regular Governance Activities
30 April – 3 May 2018
Dusit Thani Hotel, Dubai, UAE
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This course is designed to introduce you to the key concepts and practical elements of performing the governance management of your organisation. It covers a wide range of activities from annual reporting and meetings, to Board and committee meetings and events, regulatory compliance, and daily dilemmas and practices. This is a four day interactive course that will create knowledge by performing and assessing key activities in groups and as individuals.

تم تصميم هذه الدورة لعرض المفاهيم الأساسية والعناصر العملية لأداء الإدارة في شركاتكم وهي تغطي مجموعة واسعة من الأنشطة التي تبدأ من التقارير السنوية والإجتماعات إلى إجتماعات مجلس الإدارة واللجان والإمتثال التنظيمي والإشكاليات والممارسات اليومية.

تمتد هذه الدورة التفاعلية لفترة أربعة أيام من شأنها تزويدكم بالمعرفة عن طريق أداء وتقييم أنشطة رئيسية فردية وجماعية.

  • Role Of The Company/Board Secretary Or Governance Officer
  • Introduction To Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Governance Framework
  • Appointing A Company Secretary
  • Interaction With The Board And Management
  • Company Secretary Toolkit
  • Board Documents And Processes
  • Board Meetings
  • Board Minutes And Corporate Registers
  • Shareholder Meetings
  • Other Shareholder Issues
  • Regulatory Compliance Issues
  • Implementing A Corporate Governance Framework
  • Corporate Governance Framework – Advanced
  • Future For Best Practice
  • دور أمين سر الشركة
  • المتطلبات القانونية – قانون الشركات وقوانين وأطر عمل حوكمة الشركات
  • التفاعل الإستشاري والإداري مع مجلس الإدارة لتحديد الإشكاليات والتعامل معها ومع المدراء ذوي المراس الصعب
  • أدوات أمين سر الشركة – التقويم وجداول الأعمال ومحاضر الإجتماعات
  • وثائق وعمليات مجلس الإدارة
  • اجتماعات مجلس الإدارة واجتماعات المساهمين
  • أعمال الجمعية العامة العادية والإعداد لها
  • قضايا الإمتثال التنظيمية
  • تنفيذ إطار عمل حوكمة الشركات
  • أحدث التطورات في حوكمة الشركات
  • طرح قضايا جديدة أمام مجلس الإدارة – أطر عمل الرقابة والإستراتيجية
Who Should Attend

This course is designed for:

  • Appointed and aspiring Company/Board Secretaries or Governance Managers
  • Board Directors who sponsor reform and improvements of governance practices
  • Managers responsible for performing or assessing governance procedures, such as CFO, Internal Audit, Investor Relations, Risk Managers
  • Managers and staff responsible for supporting governance roles and corporate documentation activities

تم تصميم هذه الدورة لأصحاب الوظائف التالية :

  • أمناء سر الشركة/ مجلس الإدارة الطموحيم أو مدراء الحوكمة
  • أعضاء مجلس الإدارة الذين يرعون الإصلاح وتحسين ممارسات الحوكمة
  • المدراء المسؤولون عن أداء وتقييم إجراءات الحوكمة مثل المدير المالي ومدير العلاقات مع المستثمرين ومدراء المخاطر
  • المدراء والموظفون المسؤولون عن دعم الأدوار الإدارية وتوثيق أنشطة الشركات
Benefits Of Attending
  • Understand the key role played by the Board Secretary/ Governance Manager for Board support and effective organisational practices
  • Be able to interpret the necessary rules and regulations which impact upon the governance environment of your firm
  • Learn key practices, policies and procedures to ensure smooth and seamless planning, operation and follow up of AGMs, Board meetings, regulatory reporting and governance activities
  • Develop an understanding of how to deal with Corporate Governance dilemmas
  • Understand how to practically introduce and maintain a sound governance regime in your organisation
  • فهم الدور الرئيسي الذي يلعبه أمين سر مجلس الإدارة/ المدير الإداري لدعم مجلس الإدارة والممارسات التنظيمية الفعالة
  • تعلم الممارسات الأساسية والسياسات والإجراءات لضمان التخطيط المرن وتشغيل ومتابعة الجمعياتالعمومية واجتماعات مجلس الإدارة والتقارير المنظمة وغيرها من الأحداث التنظيمية الرئيسية
  • فهم كيفية اتباع نظام الإدارة السليمة والحفاظ عليه
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 also a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and the Association of Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialists (USA). She is a recipient of the Solvi Stenbro Prize in Ethics (QUT).

Venue and Accommodation

    Dusit Thani Hotel

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Dusit Thani Dubai

    Dusit Thani Dubai is an iconic 5-star luxury hotel that captures the essence of Thailand in the vibrant centre of this cosmopolitan city, the jewel of the UAE.

    The hotel is strategically located just five minutes from Dubai's main business hub, within walking distance from the nearest metro station and just 15 minutes from the airport. In addition, the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, and the world's largest shopping mall, The Dubai Mall, are just a short walk from Dusit Thani.

    Dusit Thani Dubai
    133, Sheikh Zayed Road
    P.O. Box 23335 Dubai
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Tel +971 (4) 343 3333
    Fax +971 (4) 343 4222



    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
19 February 2018
Course Fee Before
26 March 2018
Final Fee
30 April – 3 May 2018
US$ 3,995 US$ 4,495 US$ 4,995

Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions and pass the course examination will receive an Informa Certificate of Completion.

Pricing excludes 5% VAT, where applicable


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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