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19 Nov 2019

The Role of the Company Secretary

Target Audience

Company Secretaries or anyone thinking of becoming a Company Secretary.

Outline

Learn about the practical and legal responsibilities and liabilities of the Company Secretary of a Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG).

Topics covered during this workshop include:

  • The Companies Act 2014 – implications for new and existing CLG
  • The governing instrument – company constitution
  • Legal duties of a Company Secretary
  • Administrative duties assigned by the Board to a Company Secretary
  • Appointing a Company Secretary
  • Administrative obligations of a company to the CRO
  • Compiling documentation for board meetings and AGM
  • Role of Company Secretary as a trusted Board advisor

Instructor

Caroline Egan

CramdenTECH

Caroline Egan is Managing Director of technology and eLearning company, CramdenTECH. She is an experienced senior manager and non-profit board director. Her areas of training expertise include corporate governance, business planning, strategic management and communications. Caroline leads the development of CramdenTECH’s eLearning provision and cloud-based governance management supports.

Outcomes

At the end of this workshop, participants will:

  • Explain the implications of the Companies Act 2014 for companies limited by guarantee
  • Understand the legal duties of a Company Secretary
  • Explain the role of a company secretary in supporting board members.

Fees

€70Nonprofit Organisation
€60Carmichael Resident Organisation
€80Statutory/Corporate Organisation

Testimonials

Caroline Egan was very knowledgeable and answered all questions well.
Great presentation and knowledge from Caroline. Simplified so much information very clear and informative.
Lots of information and opportunity to raise issues of concern and get advice.
Great explanations and discussions.

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