Enhancing Board Effectiveness - Directors Training Programme


Changing market dynamics, globalization and the increasing scale and complexity in corporations is making the role of boards integral to overall sustainability of the enterprise. Boards have to contend with a host of new pressures, challenges and risks, necessitating them to uphold the highest standards of corporate governance and effective execution of their roles. Whether its regulatory compliance, financial resilience, maximization of shareholder value, risk management or leadership challenges of the top team, Directors Training Programmme address these unique issues and helps promote sound corporate governance.

In the course of this programme, you will learn the best practices of corporate boards, how to leverage your skills to effectively lead, assemble and analyze the right level of information, rise to the challenges of changing times and effectively align the interests of individuals, organizations and society.


5 Days

Who should attend?

The programme is suitable for Board members as well as top management including Managing Directors, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Executive Officers, Chief Operating Officers, and Secretaries to the Boards of Directors, Legal Advisors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Governance executives who envision moving into a director’s role in future. 


Advanced Level

Course objectives

Across the modules, participants will be exposed to real-life cases on governance challenges and issues faced globally. Enriched with local anecdotes of board practices and pitfalls, the programme will help you: 

  • Develop an in-depth comprehension of the scope and key pillars of corporate governance
  • Effectively interpret the financial information to develop essential financial oversight for enterprise efficacy
  • Enhance your understanding of the organization’s responsibility to the shareholders value and stakeholders well being
  • Gain contemporary perspectives of corporate governance best practices
  • Effectively manage risk and develop more effective control mechanisms
  • Develop an understanding of the legal provisions governing company management and administration
  • Master the ability to transform your board into an effective functioning unit
  • Enhance leadership skills and develop strategic insight needed to respond to boardroom dynamics
  • Develop interpersonal skills to enhance board dynamics and create influence with multiple stakeholders

This course offered in two modules comprising of two and three days . The covered areas are:

  • Corporate governance codes and an evaluation of their usefulness
  • Regulatory compliance and reporting
  • Framework for board’s effectiveness
  • Role of Board of Directors, Shareholders, Management and various Committees of the Board
  • Board responsibilities and challenges
  • Key legal, political and economic features of governance systems
  • Understanding of shareholder value and financial statements analysis
  • Executive compensation
  • Risk Management
  • Leading change for institutionalizing sound governance


Enroll for a Face-to-Face (In-Person) Class

Face-to-Face Registration By Location

We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face schedules allow you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.

Virtual Trainer Led Schedules

We ensure your learning experience is top-notch by utilizing the finest learning facilities available. Our virtual classes offer you the flexibility to attend courses remotely from anywhere, providing unparalleled convenience and exceptional value for your investment. We understand that your comfort and convenience are paramount, which is why we bring the classroom experience directly to you, wherever you may be. With our virtual class schedules, you have the freedom to choose from a wide range of courses and attend them from the comfort of your own space.

Customize Attendance Dates

FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org.
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to outreach@indepthresearch.org.
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org Phone: +254 715 077 817.