What is a company?

Professional Development


This course provides an introduction to the incorporation, use and ongoing administration of companies. In addition, it covers the various entities involved and includes an overview of the consequences of incorporation and the potential issues that may arise.

Online Classroom

online classroom

This course will be delivered through Online Classroom Live.

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Suitable For

New entrants into the industry and junior administrators.

2.5 CPD hours
2.5 hours

Learning Outcomes

Having attended this course, delegates will:

  • Understand the process of and consequences of incorporation
  • Be able to describe the various entities involved and terminology used
  • Explain the ongoing administration requirements.

Course Content

  • What is a company?
  • Separate legal personality
  • Types of companies and characteristics
  • Members/shareholders, directors, company secretary
  • Company incorporation and the Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Share capital, registers, dividends and the registered office