2nd CS Practitioner's Seminar
This seminar intends to address issues specific to Corporate Secretarial Practice and governance. In this year’s seminar, participants will focus on Governance in Cooperative Societies. Emphasis will be put on key best practices as well as governance and compliance requirements under the various legal and regulatory frameworks.
The Cooperative sector has grown tremendously and plays an important role in provision of services, job opportunities, tax revenues and accounts for significant percentage of the national savings. At the same time, Cooperative Societies operate in dynamic and competitive environment characterized by advancements in technology, political and economic transformations; competing political interests as well as changing legal and regulatory requirements. These have brought with them a myriad of opportunities as well as risks and therefore robust governance is crucial for public interest and owners’ value maximization. In today’s society, the economic benefits of good corporate governance cannot be over emphasized, especially after World financial and economic crisis. Corporate challenges including money laundering, corruption, abuse of power and globalization demands that consultants and manager in the Cooperatives sector well equipped with necessary skills to support Cooperatives competitive global market. Board Members/ Executive Committee members’ roles are becoming increasingly professional and much more demanding. As such the leadership requires to clearly understand their roles, duties, responsibilities and liabilities within the Cooperative movement. They need to have adequate knowledge of the business they direct as well as good corporate governance principles and practices.
The seminar will equip Certified Secretaries and other professionals with skills that will enable them effectively serve their organizations and clients. The training will also provide a forum for participants to reflect on the challenges of implementing the current corporate governance and compliance framework and the implications of such framework in the cooperative societies. In this regard, the scope to be covered in this second CS Practitioners’ seminar includes best practice in:
- Registration and Compliance Requirements
- An over-view of legal and regulatory framework
- Deposit Taking SACCOs
- Boards, committees, and management role in governance
- Governance advisory opportunities for CS Practitioners’ in the Cooperative sector
KES 10,000 for members and KES 20,000 for non-members
|Event Date:||16-Jun-2017 8:00 am|
|Event End Date:||16-Jun-2017 4:00 pm|
|Cut off date||06-15-2017|
|Location||CPS Governance Centre, Upper Hill, Nairobi|