Being Board Ready - Corporate Goverance for Directors


First and foremost, we'll be focusing on you as a Boardmember. We will start from the beginning, defining corporate governance and legislative frameworks. We will also work as a group, role-playing and sharing experiences. You will get the latest research findings. You will learn to be able to identify sources of information, carrying out comparisons of other organisations. You will work to fine-tune your skills in ethics, compliance and regulation.

Venue details:  
Chartered Accountants House, , Dublin
Start date & time:  
09 October 2019 09:30
End date & time:  
09 October 2019 17:00
Price: €300.00  (€240.00 Member price)
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Penelope Kenny


Product type:  
CPD course
Governance, risk and legal

Who should attend

Prospective board members and those recently appointed as Directors of SME boards will find this course is transformative for their understanding of their roles, responsibilities and duties. The course is relevant for Boardmembers of all organisations whether non profit, charity, private or plcs. This course will also be essential for CEOs and company secretaries whose responsibility is to report to the board and to and to assist the Board. The learning level assumes a basic understanding of Boards and functions and some direct business experience or qualification.

Course overview

  • Principles and frameworks for corporate governance
  • Duties and responsibilities of Directors Being effective as a director
  • Updates on recent Corporate governance changes and initiatives
  • Compliance and regulation
  • Strategy-settingt in the context of the Board and the company
  • Latest trends - and where to find them and recent corporate governance failures

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Be better equipped to engage as a non executivce director
  • Understand the primary reasons for corporate governance failures
  • Appreciate the strategic imperative good governance in business
  • Better oversight of organisational culture and strategy

Speaker Bio

Penelope Kenny is a Chartered Accountant, and Company Director, Company secretary and Chair of audit and Risk committees. Her book corporate governance was published by Chartered Accountants Ireland. Penelope has been appointed and re-appointed by the Ministers to the Boards of State bodies. She has been Director of Cluid the largest Housing Association in Ireland, she is past Chairman of the Leinster Society of Charterered Accountants.