Governance of unlisted and private companies

Professional Development


The governance of listed companies is very well-documented, however this course examines the less frequently studied, but vitally important area of unlisted companies and the importance of effective governance to the success of these smaller organisations.

Suitable For

Recently appointed directors, company secretaries, senior administrators, anyone dealing with a board of directors.

2 CPD hours
2 hours

Learning Outcomes

Having attended this course, delegates will:

  • Explain the concept of governance in a smaller unlisted company
  • Appreciate the importance of an effective board of directors
  • Understand the governance risks facing a smaller company and the potential solutions, from its initial incorporation to its further expansion

Course Content

  • Governance: what is it?
  • Listed/unlisted companies
  • The agency problem and managing stakeholders
  • The company lifecycle: issues
  • Sound corporate governance and regulatory considerations