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  • €395 ex VAT IoD members
  • €455 ex VAT non-members

Workshop on Understanding the Role and Responsibilities of the Board, its Chair and Directors

Irish Management Institute, 16 Sandyford Road, Sandyford, Dublin 16

John Smyth

John Smyth, Chartered Director

Workshop on Understanding the Role and Responsibilities of the Board, its Chair and Directors

17 October 2017 9:00am

In respect of the disruption caused by storm Ophelia, the Workshop on Understanding the Role and Responsibilities of the Board, its Chair and Directors, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 17th October 2017 in the IMI in Sandyford, will go ahead as scheduled.  

This one-day workshop on Understanding the Role and Responsibilities of the Board, its Chair and Directors will be presented by John Smyth, Chartered Director.

What do I gain from this workshop?

  • A better understanding of the role and duties of directors
  • Increased knowledge of current regulatory and governance issues
  • Increased awareness of issues around directors’ liability

This event is now fully booked please contact Sheila Byrne to be placed on a cancellation list.

  • Corporate Governance Overview
  • The Company - Legal Framework                                                                                   
  • Duties & Responsibilities of the Chair and Directors                         
  • Board Structure and Best Practice                                              
  • Directors’ Roles & Definitions                         
  • Risk Identification, Monitoring & Mitigation
John Smyth

John Smyth

Chartered Director

John Smyth is a corporate governance specialist and a former President of the Institute of Directors, as well as being a Chartered Director. He has delivered quality director training courses for companies in Ireland and overseas. Using his broad experience, he has added value to companies through constructive critical contributions at board and committee meetings. 

From 1992 to 2000 he was Group Chief Executive with First National Building Society/First Active plc. He is an independent board member of various organisations including IPB Insurance, Ostia Software Solutions and Department of Education, Northern Ireland where he is Chairman of the Audit Committee. John is also a member of the advisory board of Risk Management International.

CPD

17 October 2017 9:00am

IoD workshops may be eligible for CPD, including Chartered Director CPD, please check with your relevant professional body. IoD workshops are admissible as part of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) CPD Scheme and would count towards “Active” learning. Workshops may also be eligible for CPD with Chartered Accountants Ireland, the Law Society of Ireland and the Institute of Banking. Please check with your relevant professional body or contact Sheila Byrne at 01 411 0010 for further information.

Booking Policy

17 October 2017 9:00am

Places can only be confirmed on receipt of full payment. Cancellations will be accepted if received in writing by Monday, 9th October 2017. However, there will be a 50% cancellation charge. All fees are forfeited thereafter. Workshop fees are also non-transferrable.

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