04 Oct 2017, London
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Boards of financial institutions are under increasing pressure to respond to difficult questions about how they provide oversight over business models, risk-taking, strategy and long-term business sustainability.
A major challenge for all firms is to provide the Board with the Management Information needed to address key risks to the business and ensure the decisions made are properly informed and transparent.
This practical course provides a safe environment in which to assess your approach to board reporting, practise new techniques and take away ideas to bring about immediate improvement.
Attending will help you:
This focused course will be of value to anyone responsible for producing, compiling or overseeing board packs and reports. This is likely to include Senior Management Team, Company Secretaries, as well as heads of Risk, Compliance and Audit, and individuals who compile reports for the senior management team.
This workshop is designed to be participative. The agenda will combine key formal presentations, case studies and syndicate discussion sessions. There will be ample opportunity for delegates to benchmark experiences with industry peers and raise issues of most concern to their organisation, either confidentially or in open session.
Vivienne Bannigan has over 17 years’ experience in the financial services sector, encompassing policy, operations, compliance and stakeholder and project management roles in leading industry institutions, including the FSA, Royal Bank of Scotland and the BBA. Vivienne helps organisations and individuals develop the strategies and skills needed to address the regulatory, operational developmental and change management challenges they face. Vivienne has a BA Jt Hons in Economics and Finance as well as a M.Econ.Sc in European Economics and Public Affairs and has gained professional qualifications in programme management. She has recently established her own company, Granuaile Limited, offering a fresh and unique approach to personal and organisational development.
|Revisiting the role of the Board||The role of the Board is to assess the overall direction and strategy of the business. The Board also assures that an organisation is accountable as required by any laws and regulations. The aim of this session is to explore the various challenges that Boards face and highlight those challenges which require decisions to be prioritised.
|Building your Board Pack||The Board Pack, the key source of information, is often criticised as being not being fit for purpose in providing the necessary information to ensure the discussion and decision-making at board meetings are as productive and effective as possible. This session seeks to establish a framework that will support better decision making for the Board.||
|Delivering in the Boardroom||Ensuring effectiveness of communication with a broad range of stakeholders can be quite a challenge. The aim of this session is to help delegates explore different forms of communication and select and apply the most appropriate and effective.||
This course can be delivered in-house at a time and location to suit your business and tailored to suit your people and organisation. We can also create bespoke training when something very specific is needed.Please contact us to discuss your requirements in more detail and at no obligation.