Certified Corporate Governance Professional 12-08-2024

Certified Corporate Governance Professional Training Course in Dubai, UAE

Course overview

Course overview

In an era of rapid change and high-profile corporate scandals, companies are grappling with the challenge of enhancing their corporate governance framework. With an evolving landscape of statutory, industry-specific, capital market-related, professional, and other provisions, firms and government entities face an increasing complexity in aligning their corporate governance with their operational strategies, objectives and the expectations of their shareholders and other stakeholders. This has put a spotlight on the need for comprehensive corporate governance workshop programs that provide not just a checklist of tasks to be completed, but a strategic approach to managing risks and capitalizing on opportunities.

Our Certified Corporate Governance Professional online and face-to-face public and in-house course is part of a larger selection of corporate governance courses, offers a solution to this challenge. This certificate course tailored to help you grasp the intricate network of responsibilities and relationships among the board of directors, supervisory board, and shareholders' meetings. The certified course adheres to the best OCEG Standards, a globally recognized guide for effective corporate governance. The training offers an in-depth understanding of these governance mechanisms and equips you with the skills and knowledge to design governance structures that are not only effective and efficient, but also tailored to your company's unique needs.

This comprehensive certified training program will help you improve your understanding of corporate governance, opening up opportunities for professional advancement and making you a valuable asset to your organization. Upon completion of this short intensive course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the board of directors, supervisory board, and shareholders' meetings within the corporate governance framework
  • Comprehend the structure of the board and the roles of individual board members
  • Develop a culture of ethics and professionalism within the board
  • Familiarize with the governance architecture and its components
  • Recognize the influence of national culture and norms on perceptions of legality and legitimacy
  • Interpret the values and principles of GRC management within the governance context
Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend

This certification is beneficial for:

  • Board of directors
  • Executive directors
  • Aspiring directors
  • Senior executives
What will you gain

What will you gain

Upon successful finishing the Certified Corporate Governance Professional course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the roles of the most senior levels of the organization, namely the board or its equivalent
  • Comprehend how the board is structured and the roles of its members
  • Identify the subcommittees that enable the board to run effectively
  • Understand board member remuneration and reporting activities to shareholders and the broader stakeholder community
  • Develop the culture and ethics of a board
  • Comprehend the national culture and the formal and informal norms that define actors' perceptions of legality and legitimacy
  • Understand the Environment Social and Governance (ESG) context
  • Understand the financial, strategy, and risk contexts in corporate governance
  • Recognize the Governance architecture and the value of GRC management in the context of governance
  • Translate the self-image of the entire company into unmistakable instructions for governance
  • Understand leadership dynamics and board operations
Course Content

Key facts


Course code:


5 days


Admission requirements:




Certificate upon successful completion

Course schedule sample one day

08:30 AM  -  10:00 AM  -  First Training Session
10:00 AM  -  10:15 AM  -  Coffee Break
10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM  -  Second Training Session
12:00 PM  -  12:15 PM  -  Coffee Break
12:15 PM  -  02:00 PM  -  Third Training Session
02:00 PM  -  03:00 PM  -  Lunch and Networking
Fees & whats included

Fees & what is included

Early bird 70 days before course start date Early bird 25 days before course start date Regular Course Fee
USD 3,400.- USD 3,900.- USD 4,400.-
USD 2,150.-
  • For early registrations special prices apply as outlined above.
  • All fees are exclusive of VAT. Tax Registration Number : 100312636200003.
  • Companies - register 2 participants for the same course and date and get one place free.
  • Only one type of discount can be applied to the same course & date registration.
  • For larger corporate clients there are special packages. Contact us for details.

At Atton Institute we do our best to ensure that all our courses and trainings are provided with the highest industry standards, are time efficient and praxis related, and bring the best education results. Our courses have the most up-to date info and secure the excellent course fee to value ratio quality.

Course Fee Includes

  • Extensive Workbook with Course Materials
  • Handouts and other Supporting Materials
  • Practical Examples and Various Case Studies
  • Quick Reference/Top Tips Guide
  • Professional & Experienced Instructor
  • Accelerated and Intensive Learning Techniques
  • Relationship Building within Course
  • Post Course Action Plan
  • Index of Additional Suggested Materials
  • Course Completion Certificate
Free Valet Parking
Coffee Breaks
Free WIFI access

Course certificate

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When would you like to start

Certified Corporate Governance Professional - 12 Aug 2024 Dubai, UAE
Certified Corporate Governance Professional - 25 Nov 2024 Dubai, UAE
Course Content

Course content

  • Introduction to Corporate Governance
    • Governance Main concepts
    • Governance Evolution and Background
    • The three principles: Accountability, Fairness, Transparency
  • Stakeholder Theory of Corporate Governance
    • Internal and external stakeholders
    • The shareholders and general assembly
    • The board
    • Board committee
    • Internal auditor and compliance officer
    • Other stakeholders
    • The role of governance in stakeholders’ management
  • Corporate Governance Benefits
    • Efficiency: Improved performance
    • Building image: Reputation and trust
    • Develop Investor confidence
    • Facilitate Access to capital
    • Attract Foreign direct investment
    • Enhance the quality of directors
    • Attract Stakeholder support
  • Regulations
    • Overview of regulations
    • The role of regulators
    • The objectives of regulations
    • Corporate Governance Framework
    • Implementation and reinforcement of law
  • Sectoral Code
    • The codes
    • Basic principles
    • Types of code
    • the critical elements of a good governance code
    • Implementing collaborative governance in practice
    • Comply or explain the non-compliance approach
  • Global Trends
    • Environmental, social and governance (ESG)
    • Corporate purpose
    • Corporate culture
    • Human resource management
    • Diversity
    • Activism
    • Regional dimension
  • Governance Architecture
    • The context of governance architecture
    • The executives
    • The committee
    • The board
    • Board roles
  • The Company Director
    • The role of the director
    • Legal definition
    • Essential knowledge
    • Due diligence
    • Responsibilities
  • Culture
    • Main concepts
    • Shaping culture
    • The seven cultural values
    • Cultural diagnosis
    • Ethics
  • The Governance Handbook
    • Board operations
    • Policies
    • Technology
  • Reporting
    • Purpose
    • Meeting type
    • Planning
    • Board dynamics
  • Financial Matters
    • Contexts
    • Regulations
    • Focus
    • Difficulty
    • Audit
  • Risk
    • Main concepts
    • Risk oversight
    • Mitigating risk
    • Monitoring risk
  • Evaluating Performance
    • Rationale
    • Board as a collective
    • Directors as individuals
    • CEO as individual
    • Evaluation methods
    • Performance diagnosis: Board, director, CEO
  • The Non-Executive Director (NED)
    • Prepare
    • Promote
    • Analyze
    • Inform
    • Decision time
    • Making an impact
  • Evaluating Performance and the Role of Non-Executive Directors (NED)
    • Rationale for performance evaluation
    • Board as a collective in evaluating performance
    • Evaluating individual directors' performance
    • Evaluating the CEO's performance
    • Methods for conducting performance evaluations
    • Performance diagnosis: Board, director, and CEO assessments
    • The role of non-executive directors (NEDs) in governance
    • Preparing for the NED role
    • Promoting good governance practices within the organization
    • Analyzing and assessing organizational performance as an NED
    • Providing informed guidance and decision-making support
    • Making a positive impact as a non-executive director
Participant insights

Participant insights

The course was highly beneficial for my job and career. This info will clearly give me the great support for my day-to-day tasks.
Muhammed A. (Senior Auditor)Auditing Company, Dubai.
What I have learned in the course was exactly what I was looking for. Highly clear and pragmatic with perfect guidelines on how to use it at my work.
Antony S. (Manager) Drilling Equipment Company, Abu Dhabi.
A very useful course that provided new insights in the customer behavior and definitely would help me with my communications with customers.
Mario A. (Business Owner) Boutique Shops, Dubai.
Great thanks – one of the best courses I have made.
Brian G. (Projects Coordinator) Events Management Company, Ras Al Khaimah.
Exciting and inspiring course. Helped me to see things differently and re-organize our customer service department.
Abbas H. (Company Manager) Project Engineering, Muscat.
Would really suggest the training to any professional who is in charge of customer care.
Jane A. (General Manager) Real Estate Company, Dubai.
The time spent at course was really enjoyable and useful. Easy to understand and I used part of knowledge the next day after training.
Samira K. (Sales Team) Car Rental, Abu Dhabi.
Was the real great overview on what I shall do to improve in the Customer Service in my business.
Syed H. (Company Owner) Data Storage Solutions, Dubai.
The info I received on the course is the surprise for me. Never though of such simple techniques which help to handle difficult customers conversations.
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The training I have chosen was very useful and informative with a number of very useful points. Was well explained by the trainer.
Colin G. (General Manager) Safety Equipment, Riyadh.
The program was very explanatory and gave me a lot of points to re-think. Would sure make a difference to my work approach.
Gabriela Y. (Supervisor) Call Center, Kuwait.
Would recommend to my team members to attend the same course. It would positively help me to do my job better.
Udo C. ( Department Head) Heavy Machinery Maintenance, Abu Dhabi.
The time spent at the course was the excellent investment – a lot of useful and practical info. Exactly what I was looking for.
Idul R. (Supervisor Sales) Construction Materials, Umm Al Quwain.
It was great idea to join such training. Would be a definite backing in my career development. Thinking of taking more courses – on other subjects.
Cristina R. (Sales Coordinator) Retail Company, Dubai.
The training was a great mixture of information and practical aspects. The instructor was highly professional and the course was organized the excellent way.
Samaa J. (Projects Manager) IT Solutions, Oman.
I really liked the scope and the style of the training – very friendly, a lot of communication and highly informative.
Stefan L. (Client Relationships) Insurance Company, Doha.
It was a great idea to join such training. All members of our team shall complete it. A lot of new points and useful hints.
Burcu W. (Marketing Head) Corporate Banking, Abu Dhabi.
Was really pleased by the content of the course and qualifications of the instructors. Got a lot of useful points for my business.
Marty Z. (General Manager) Travel Company, Dubai.
Great trainer and perfect information materials. Was really worth to attend. A lot of insights and ideas on how to improve job performance.
Daniel D. (PR Officer) Private Hospital, Muscat.
As we were in the process of restructuring of our call center this training was just perfect for the time. Remarkable and valuable suggestions and solutions.
Joselito B. (Marketing Department) E-commerce, Dubai.
The course was very beneficial and practical for my duties. Handling complicated customers from now on would be easier. Great instructor. Perfect training venue.
Amira Z. (Sales Manager.) Designer Apparel, Abu Dhabi.
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