Women Directors’ Training Program (DTP)
Approved by SECP
Institute of Directors (IoD), UK
Knowledge Partner: Bank Alfalah Limited
|Module I||July 11 & 12, 2017||Download PDF|
|Module II||July 13 & 14, 2017||Reg Form|
|Time:||9:00am - 5:00pm|
|Contact:||Tel: (0213) 8104700 (Ext:1804, 1807, 1809)|
The dawn of 21st century coincided with the Enron scandal, and produced far reaching ripples in the commercial arena. Subsequent sufacing of Worldcom and Omnimedia scandals further shook the belief in compliance robustness of capitalistic institutions of the developed economies. New efforts evolved globally to strengthen the “Governance Processes” in the post Enron commercial world.
Pakistan was among the nations to introduce formal corporate governance compliances at an early stage. The listed companies and public sector companies are subject to Corporate Governance oversight; and not-for-profit institutions will soon follow. Directors of listed companies and public sector companies are required to secure formal certification in the form of Directors’ Training Program (DTP). The Director Training Program offered by Center for Executive Education (CEE), IBA, Karachi, is an approved by the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP).
Certain industries have specific regulatory and knowledge requirements. This program provides guidance on targeted areas to ensure that Directors of listed companies with specific requirements remain up to date.
Boardroom best practice is constantly evolving. This program is extensively prepared by subject matter experts and is designed to keep Directors of listed companies abreast of leading trends and practices that promote good governance, protect competitive advantages and prepare for regulatory change.
The program consists of two modules covering the essential regulatory knowledge requirements and broad subject matter awareness expected of Directors of listed companies with local and global best practices.
Course content of this program are aligned with:
• Draft Companies Act 2017
• Code of Corporate Governance for Insurers 2016
• Public Sector Companies (Corporate Governance) Rules 2013
• Code of Corporate Governance 2012
According to Companies Act (draft bill) 2017, companies have to make at least one Woman Director. Directors of listed companies are also required to have the certification of Directors’ Training Program (DTP) under Code of Corporate Governance 2012 issued by the Securities and Exchange of Pakistan (SECP).
IoD, UK Online Exam
All Certified Directors by IBA CEE can take Online Exam of the Role of the Director and the Board by IoD, UK. This exam will lead to Certificate in Company Direction (subject to fulfillment of all requirements set by IoD, UK) which is internationally recognized as the benchmark for directors, providing a robust and challenging qualification which meets the needs of today's board members.
Who Should Attend?
This program is exclusive for women only:
• Existing Women on the Boards who want to refresh and update new regulatory knowledge.
• Women Executives & Directors seeking opportunities on the board
Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
Directors' Training Program (DTP)
Participant Introduction and Program Format
Companies Act (draft bill) 2017
Code of Corporate Governance for Insurers 2016
Public Sector Companies (Corporate Governance) Rules 2013
Code of Corporate Governance 2012
Historical Perspective & Evolution
Issues in the Management of Companies in the emerging global governance themes
Salient Features of Company Law and Code of Corporate Governance
Directors – Appointment duties and responsibilities.
Application of Code of Governance to Public Sector Companies.
Statement of Compliance with Code of Governance.
Lunch & Prayer Break
Strategic Planning – Road Map for Success
Risk Mapping & Matrix
Business Continuity Planning Process
Communication at Board Level
Tips and Tricks
Barriers & Disrupters to Communication at the Board
Communicating governance practices
Lunch & prayer break
Succession planning and HR Policies
The Neo-CSR approach
Creating Linkage to Brands and Consumer
Feedback & Certificate Distribution
The Control Person Liability
Legal & Regulatory Compliance
Whistle Blowing Mechanism
Lunch & prayer break
Board and CEO Performance Evaluation
Analysis of Financial Information at Board Level
Importance for Non-executive and Independent Directors
Dealing with Related Parties and Communicating with Auditors
Board Room Exercise
Lunch & prayer break
The Sociology & Physiology of Family Ventures
The Culture at Public Sector Corporations
Feedback & Certificate Distribution
Mahreen Nazar is the Assistant Professor in Accounting & Law Department, IBA, Karachi. Mahreen holds L.L.M. from Temple University; L.L.B. from Thames Valley University, London, UK and Certificate of Judicial Training, Sindh Judicial Academy, High Court of Sindh, Karachi. She has 6 years professional experience in civil litigation as an advocate with Burney & Burney, Law Associates. She is also a Member of Pakistan Women Lawyers Association (PAWLA).
Dr. Huma Baqai
Dr. Huma Baqai is an Associate Professor, Director Public Affairs and Communication and former Chairperson, Department of Social Sciences, IBA Karachi. She has remained associated with the media for the past several years both as an analyst and anchorperson. She has anchored current affairs shows on NewsOne and PTV. Presently she is associated with Chanel 24 and Radio Pakistan. She has also taught at Department of International Relations, Karachi University for 10+ years. She is a visiting faculty at Air War College, NIMS Karachi and Quetta. She is also serving in the Board of First Women Bank Limited as Independent Director.
Nausheen Ahmad is currently the Company Secretary and General Counsel of Habib Bank Ltd. She started her legal practice with a corporate law firm Surridge and Beecheno after being called to the Bar from Grays Inn London in 1983.
Nausheen has an LLM from the University of London and LLB from Kings College London. She also has a degree in the philosophy of religion (AKC) from Kings College London. She is registered as an Advocate of the Sindh High Court, Pakistan. As in house legal counsel she has worked in ICI Pakistan Ltd, Unilever Pakistan Ltd and Pakistan Petroleum Ltd. She was Head Legal and Company Secretary at ICI Pakistan for 10 years.
Nausheen is currently a director of First Women’s Bank Ltd. and also serves on the Advisory Board of the Lyceum School. During her years in the Corporate Sector she has been Non-Executive Director of the Central Depository Company and has served on the task force on Corporate Governance of the Karachi Stock Exchange and the Overseas Chamber of Commerce and Industry. She is also actively involved on behalf of HBL with the legal and regulatory committees of the Pakistan Bank Association and the Pakistan Business Council. She was accredited as a Mediator and Master Trainer by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, UK in 2006. She conducts Mediation training regularly and has also qualified to train on corporate governance and dispute resolution. Recently she attended a course on Board Governance and Leadership by the Institute of Directors, UK.
Sadaffe is the former CEO and COO of the Kashf Foundation, one of Forbes’ Top 50 microfinance institutions. During her tenure there, she helped grow Kashf from a pilot in two rooms to serve 300,000 women clients by disbursing $200 million in microloans in Pakistan. She was a teaching fellow of Adaptive Leadership at Harvard and has worked on leadership development programs with the Atlantic Council, six Fortune 500 companies, DP World, and Dubai Holding. Sadaffe consults the International Finance Corporation on gender diversity and is a Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence at INSEAD, where she coaches MBA students. She is a lecturer on social entrepreneurship at CEDEP, INSEAD. Her work at Kashf is profiled in Nicholas Kristoff’s book, Half the Sky, and Isobel Coleman’s book, Paradise Beneath Her Feet. Sadaffe completed a Masters at the Harvard Kennedy School, the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD, and a B.A. at Mount Holyoke College. She is a recipient of the Mount Holyoke Alumni Achievement Award. She grew up in Pakistan and lives between Dubai and Karachi.
Online IoD Exam Fees
Includes access to IoDs’ Online Learning Zone & Practice Exam Questions
Module 1: PKR 90,000/- per head
Module 2: PKR 90,000/- per head
Fee includes SECP Registration, Course Material, Certificate, Lunch, Refreshments & Business Networking.
25% discount for IBA Alumni
20% discount to Bank Alfalah Referrals
25% early bird discount – register by June 15, 2017
15% discount for participants registering in both modules.
For further details:
Center for Executive Education (CEE)
Tel: (92-21) 38104701 (Ext. 1804, 1807, 1809, 1812)
Fax: (92-21) 38103008