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 and Corporate Secretary Fiduciary Duties and Liabilities 

Board Organisation and Leadership

Disclosure and Compliance

Ethics, Bribery, Fraud and Corruption

Cases in Bribery, Fraud and Corruption

Drilling Down: Roles and Duties of the Governance Professional/ Corporate Secretary

Board Evaluation and Effectiveness

The Strategic Direction of the Company

Key Trends in Remuneration

The Changing Nature of Capital Markets

Corporate-Shareowner Communications with Institutional Investors

Proxy Voting and Relations with Shareowners and Institutional Investors

Final Projects-Participants Presentations

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

Corporate Governance Academy Brochure

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