09 – Emerging Corporate Governance in Public Sector

Location & Date: Munich, Germany. Jun 5-9 | Houston, Texas USA. Jul 3-7 | Munich, Germany. Aug 7-11 | Houston, Texas USA. Oct 2-6
CEUs: 6.0

Registration Discount: $3,900 – You must Register 60 days in advance and payment must be Paid In Full 30 days prior to the start of class.

Course Overview

Government-owned and private enterprises in today’s global market are facing the dual challenge of earning a relationship of trust with both their customers and investors. Successful enterprises will be those that enact effective policies that enable shareholders and investors to make informed decisions and participate in a company’s activities through transparent and clear corporate procedures. In this course, participants will become familiarized with the tools and requirements of corporate governance to ensure compliance and instill confidence. EMPIN’s team of training experts offers practical experience with top presentation skills.

Learning Outcomes:
• Evaluating shareholder value and attract new investment
• Comparing the linkages between effective corporate governance and the Board of Directors
• Applying international best practice standards in financial and legal disclosure requirements
• Illustrating how to comply with national and international corporate governance standards
• Illustrating how to create a corporate social responsibility strategy
• Creating your own corporate governance Action Plan to implement in your organization
• Engaging and building professional relationships with your fellow participants and leading corporate governance specialists, regulators, bankers, and attorneys from around the world

Course Outline

Designing and Enforcing Corporate Governance Programs for Public and Private Enterprises
• Understanding the main elements of corporate governance
• Understanding the risks of non-compliance
• Protecting the rights of minority shareholders
• Developing strategies to counter vested interests, asset stripping, and corporate waste of resources
• The role of corporate social responsibility in competitiveness
• Developing Corporate Governance Rules and Procedures
• Redesigning a corporation’s by-laws
• Conducting a general shareholder’s meeting
• Defining roles, responsibilities, and functions of the Board of Directors and committees
• Electing board members and committee positions
• Methods of achieving transparency in management and implementation of key company activities to include restructuring and share repurchasing
• Disclosure of Public and Private Utilities: Mechanisms for Legal,
• Financial, and Accounting Reporting
• Understanding the purpose and methods of disclosure
• Financial reporting and composition of disclosure material under the International

Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
• Designing diligent auditing techniques and procedures
• Creating a dividend policy and a communications plan to shareholders
• Corporate governance requirements in order to access international finance
• Integrating Regulatory Reform into the Long-Term Corporate Governance Strategy
• Developing corporate governance codes
• Balancing mandatory and voluntary regulatory structures
• Designing laws and regulations to govern the relationships among corporate managers, entrepreneurs, and investors
• Developing procedures to regulate securities markets and their impact on corporate governance
• Site Visits to Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance Specialists
Action Planning

Tuition: $4,000