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The Role of a Company Director

Course overview

The role of a company director is an important one and it carries many duties and responsibilities that are imposed by corporate governance rules and legislation. Keeping up to date with all of these requirements while still trying to carry out your day-to-day work can be a considerable challenge.

This practical and comprehensive course will help you understand everything you need to know about your role and the risks associated with it.

You will gain an understanding of the role, duties and legal responsibilities of a company director as well as the other critical board roles, activities and duties associated with leading a business. Attending this course will help to equip you with the knowledge and skills required to be able to cope with the role, identify and cope with risks and opportunities effectively and avoid personal penalties.

Who should attend?

This course is perfect for the following:

  • Any newly appointed directors seeking a comprehensive guide to their role
  • Established directors seeking a refresher on their role and an update on the latest legal issues
  • Anyone considering becoming a company director in the future
  • Company secretaries who want an insight or update of the role and legal obligations of a company director
What will you learn?

This practical course draws upon real life situations and will cover:

  • What is a director?
  • The directors’ general duties as specified by the Companies Act
  • Appointment and termination
  • Your personal liabilities as a director
    • The Bribery Act
    • GDPR
    • Anti-money laundering laws
    • Corporate manslaughter
  • The role of the board of directors in leading the company
    • How directors help to establish the vision, purpose and values of the company
    • Making an impact on corporate culture
  • Being part of a high performing board
    • Dealing with board dilemmas
    • Understanding the board dynamics
    • Being a team player on the board
    • The board of director role in crisis management
  • Dealing with virtual board meetings and how technology may help
Extra benefits
  • A course pack containing the information presented on the day.
  • A certificate of attendance.
  • Complimentary refreshments and snacks provided.
Training Details
  • Training Days: 5 days.
  • Training Timing: 4:00 PM-9:00 PM.
  • Training Language: 50% English 50% Arabic.
  • Material Language: English.
  • Training Venue: Fully equipped training facility in a hotel.
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