Company Secretarial Practice for Support Staff

Develop a thorough grounding in company law and the role of the secretarial team


What exactly is a company? How is it set up? How does it work? This straightforward course starts from the beginning, using practical examples and exercises. Delegates will come away with a thorough grounding in company law and the role of the secretarial team.

No prior knowledge is assumed for this governance training course.

Who is this course for:

This course is perfect for any staff responsible for supporting the company secretarial, governance, executive or board, who are looking to build an understanding of their role and the context within which they work.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the day, you will understand:

  1. Company law, and the legal and regulatory framework.
  2. The role of the company secretariat.
  3. Shares, capital and the stock exchange.
  4. The role, duties and liabilities of directors.
  5. Techniques and tips on the execution of key compliance tasks, including filing statutory documents, keeping registers and organising the company AGM.

You will also receive:

  • A delegate pack containing comprehensive course notes and presentation slides
  • A certificate to show you have attended the course
  • 6 hours credit towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • 6 months complimentary professional subscription of The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland. This includes a subscription to G+C Magazine as well as access to briefings, discounts and our knowledge base.

People who take this course often go on to book:

Useful CGI Resources:

    A wealth of further information and guidance on governance practices can be found on CGI’s website

    Competency framework:

    This course aligns to CGI’s competency framework: Entry
    Use the competency framework to identify your strengths and areas for improvement in governance.


    £755 +VAT (Non-members)
    £680 +VAT (Professional subscribers)
    £605 +VAT (CGIUKI members)

    There are discounts available if you are working for a registered charity. Please call us and get up to 30% discount.

    18 July 2024
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    Location: Virtual
    Time: 9:00 - 16:30

    Alternative Dates

    17 October 2024
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    If you have a group of 5 people or over, it may be beneficial to run this programme as a bespoke, in-house course.  Click below to contact us.

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