The online Corporate Governance Programme has been designed for financial and professional services employees to develop a deeper understanding of the challenges presented in ensuring effective corporate governance.
The elearning programme examines the key challenges facing boards and companies in meeting the corporate governance standards required in today's challenging environment. It is vitally important that directors, non-executive directors and others tasked with running effective and compliant entities understand the range of challenges they face and how to deal with them.
Those working in financial and professional services in a senior capacity – Non-Executive Directors, Executive Directors, Senior Managers, Senior Governance Professionals, Company Secretaries – as well as those looking to build a better appreciation of the demands placed on directors and boards in the dispatch of their legal, contractual and fiduciary duties.
A better understanding and appreciation of the challenges facing directors and boards, as well as beginning to develop strategies for implementing more effective corporate governance structures.
Sessions can be booked individually as required or as a complete programme.
Bonus interview if you book the full programme
Gus spent four years in academia before joining the Civil Service as an economist in the Treasury in the late 1970s. He first came to public prominence as British Prime Minister John Major’s press secretary in the early 1990s. Later that decade Gus served as the UK’s executive Director to both the IMF and World Bank. In the new millennium he became the Permanent Secretary to the Treasury and then in 2005 he became the Cabinet Secretary- the head of the British Civil Service - where he served three Prime Ministers, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David Cameron. He was instrumental in brokering the first Coalition Government since the second world war following the hung parliament in the election of 2010. After retiring as Cabinet Secretary in 2011, he’s held many high-level posts including being the President of the Council for Fiscal Studies, a non-executive Director of Brookfield Asset Management, as well as being the Chairman of Frontier Economics, one of Europe’s largest economic consultancies. Gus has near unapparelled experience of governmental, corporate and academic life and he articulates his experiences of governance in these very different sectors.