SYD - So, You Want to be a Director

Level Fundamentals.
Course Description This course provides an overview of the directorship landscape in Singapore; the duties, responsibilities, liabilities and benefits of being a director; and the key considerations for accepting a directorship. Ideal for aspiring directors, this introductory course seeks to provide an appreciation of what it means to be a director of a commercial company. For those who want to know more about directorships in nonprofit organisations, SID offers also offers the course, “So, You Want to be a NonProfit Director”.
Course Objectives
  1. Provide a macro view of the directorship landscape in Singapore.
  2. Identify the duties, responsibilities, liabilities and benefits of being a director of a commercial entity.
  3. Help participants make informed decisions before accepting a directorship appointment.
  4. Highlight the next steps for professional development as a director.
Course Outline
  1. The director landscape.
  2. The different types of directors.
  3. Board structure.
  4. The regulatory environment in Singapore.
  5. Responsibilities, liabilities and rewards.
  6. Due diligence.
  7. The directorship journey.
Target Audience
Aspiring and new directors, and senior management working with boards.
Course Duration 2 hours.
Format Presentation with case studies, followed by panel discussion and Q&A.
Course Fees
(including 7% GST)
SID member: $149.80 Non-member: $256.80
SID member: $117.70 Non-member: $224.70 (Online pricing)
CPD Hours 2 hours.

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