Effective company secretaries are more valuable than ever. However that value depends on up-to-date skills, contacts and expertise. This company secretary course is an essential primer for newcomers – or the perfect refresher for secretaries seeking to deepen their involvement and value.

Already know the basics?

You may be interested in the second part of this secretarial course.

What you get

Confidence comes from knowledge. By the end of the course you will understand:

  • The core responsibilities of a Company Secretary/Governance Professional.
  • The legal and regulatory components of Statutory Compliance.
  • External reporting.
  • Meeting Management; including types of meetings, conflicts of interest, minutes, and timelines.
  • Director Duties.
  • Basic Corporate Governance; including the history of governance, governance codes and The Wates Principles.

You will also receive:

  • A delegate Pack containing comprehensive course notes and presentation slides
  • A certificate to show you have attended the course
  • 6 months complimentary professional subscription to The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland (see below)
  • 6.5 hours credit towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) 

Your complimentary 6-month professional subscription

We support our attendees long after they complete the course. Your professional subscription includes a subscription to G+C Magazine, as well as access to briefings, discounts and our knowledge base. An automaic email will be sent to you after your attendance.

Get your copy of The Company Secretary's Checklists, 11th edition and The Company Secretary's Handbook, 12th edition

Delegates to this course get the opportunity to buy the accompanying books when signing up. For more info about our books, please visit our book shop.

Book both courses and save 15% on Part 2

This course is the first of a two part series and if you book both courses at the same time, you benefit by saving 15% on The Role of the Company Secretary: Part 2.

To take advantage of this offer, please follow the below steps:

  • Book onto your two chosen dates - the first being for Part 1 and the second for Part 2
  • For the second date, please select the option to pay via invoice
  • Call or email a member of the events team on 020 7580 4741 or enquiries@cgi.org.uk
  • A member of the team will apply your discount and reissue an invoice back to you

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