Program Format and Agenda Topics

Over the course of one 3-day in-person session and three interactive webcasts, the academy will review the key elements of an effective governance strategy. Participants will hear real-world lessons from current and former governance leaders and experts that can be applied to their own organizations.  


Meeting Opening and Course Orientation

Board Fiduciary Duties

Board Organisation and Leadership

Ethics, Bribery, Fraud and Corruption

Board Evaluation and Effectiveness

Comparative Corporate Governance

Drilling Down: Irmpoving the "Trusted Advisor" Effectiveness, Role and Influence of the Corporate secretary

Strategy and Risk

Communications, Reputational Risk and Crisis Management

Key Trends in Remuneration

The Global Company: Organization, Compliance and Disclosure in Multiple Stock Markets

The Changing Nature of Capital Markets

Corporate-Shareowner Communications with Institutional Investors

Proxy Voting and Relations with Shareowners and Institutional Investors

Wrap Up: Increasing the Value to the Company of the Corporate Secretary

Interactive Webcast 1: Overview of Corporate Governance

Interactive Webcast 2: Governance, Enterprise Risk and Sustainability and Description of Final Project

Interactive Webcast 3: Corporate Governance Issues for Subsidiaries

For a more detailed agenda, please email

Corporate Governance Academy Inquiry

Contact Johan Witters at
+32 (0) 2 679 50 60 or

Corporate Governance Academy Upcoming Dates

Small classes. Personal mentors. Preparing executives to lead change.


Academy Cohort A, 2015
28-30 January

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