Corporate Governance: Minute Taking as a Best Practice for Corporate Governance Practitioners in Private & Public companies

Description

This course is in English. 

The changes that have been occurred in most of the industries in terms of regulation and good governance has raised the need for adequate competent practitioners in recording the decisions of the board in a company. Minute taking is essential as it goes beyond its standard nature, since it is often needed for legal purposes/reference. Good minuting is a deceptively difficult and time-consuming task and is often described as an art. There is no one-size fits all solution. Minutes are as individual as the board of Directors (BoD) to which they relate though decisions about format, style and content often need to be informed by knowledge of the law, and of regulatory and market practice.

Objectives:

This interactive ICSA (Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators) course provides practical guidance on how to overcome most problems faced by minute takers and to achieve accurate minute taking.  It increases the quality of Delegates learn not only how to overcome the usual problems faced by minute takers, but also develop a toolkit of personal skills which will boost their confidence in writing accurate minutes.

At the end of the day candidates will be able to understand – why minutes are kept and the issues that can occur; how to take accurate minutes and deal with those issues; techniques for effective communication, relationship building and dealing with discord; essential communication skills, understand that no-one-sise-fits-all.

This course is ideal for: 

Anyone charged with, or about to take responsibility for, taking minutes at meetings, compliance officers, corporate secretaries, Board members, legal consultants, legal consultants officers , employees working on public and private companies, corporate services industry, fiduciary services industry

You will receive:

A  Delegate Pack containing comprehensive course notes and presentation slides.

An ICSA Certificate to show you have attended the course.

6 months complimentary Professional Subscription of ICSA

6 hours credit towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Topics

The changes that have been occurred in most of the industries in terms of regulation and good governance has raised the need for adequate competent practitioners in recording the decisions of the board in a company. Minute taking is essential as it goes beyond its standard nature, since it is often needed for legal purposes/reference.


  • Importance of minute taking
  • Legal and regulatory framework 
  • Retention of minutes
What are minutes and why are they important
| 60'

  • BoD Corporate secretary
  • Minute taker degree of detail
  • Listen to multiple voices at the same time and capture both their arguments
  • Identify which parts of the discussion taken and action points on which to follow up. 
The role of the minute taker
| 60'

  • Access to minutes
  • Conflict of interest and stakeholders
  • Audio recording board meetings
  • Bias and conflict of interest
The problem with minute taking
| 60'

  • Purpose of the meeting
  • Stakeholders
  • Main outcomes
Understanding the nature of meetings
| 60'

  • Understanding the purpose of the BoD meeting
  • Degree of detail, clarity, concise
The skills of the effective minutes taking
| 60'


  • What type of information is kept
  • Draft minutes
  • Editing draft minutes
  • Approval of Draft minutes
  • Post -meeting developments and adjustments
  • Access for auditors Publishing minutes
Minute taking in practice
| 90'

Collaborate effectively with the chairman and the othe members of the BoD

Essential Communication skills for successful minute taking
| 30'

Summary

Class hours

08:30 - 16:30

Subsidy

HRDA Approved

Training certificate

Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (HRDA)

Level

1

Mode of study

full-time

Method of instruction

classroom

Language

English

Educational material

printed

Laptop

not required
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