Role of the Director and the Board



Delivering an essential understanding of the board’s role in corporate governance, this introduction to the duties and legal responsibilities of a director will enable you to tackle the challenges of the boardroom with fresh confidence and progress your career to the next level.


Whether you’re a newly appointed director, aspiring to a position on the board, or looking to improve your performance with fresh insight, this practical two-day course will equip you with the crucial knowledge and skill-set to fulfil your role successfully.


‘The Board’ is Part 2 in the SLID Board Leadership Director Certification Programme and may be followed as a stand-alone or taken as part of the full qualification. An excellent programme based on material from IFC, Global Governance Forum, customized to Sri Lanka and accredited by the SEC. On completion of this part you will receive a Certificate of completion.  



Learning Objectives

By attending this course you will gain knowledge and skills to:


- Understand the essential differences between direction, management and ownership

- Examine the board’s role in corporate governance and learn how to improve board effectiveness

- An in-depth view of the role, responsibilities and legal duties of a director

- Understand your board’s role, its dynamic, power, influence and conflicts

- Gain knowledge on good practices for effective board meeting preparation, conduct, and follow-up

- Clarify board meeting roles and responsibilities of the chairman, directors, and corporate secretary

- Evaluate and improve the performance of your board, its committees and individual directors



Call Nicholas on 2301646 to register.


* Price Includes lunch, refreshments and course materials






Dr. Harsha Cabral (PC)           (Chairman Tokyo Cement and Chairman LOLC Finance)

Anthony Jayaranjan                (Independent Director Lankem Ceylon)

Lasantha Salgado                    (Attorney-at-Law, HRM Consultant)


Event Details

Date Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 8:30am

 Suite 1

Cost Members Rs. 35,000 Non-Members Rs. 40,000

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