Corporate Governance and Management Competence Course


Corporate governance is the set of policies, processes and customs by which an institution is directed, is a topic of increasing importance in strategic management. How an institution is governed influences rights and relationships among organizational stakeholders, and ultimately how an organization is managed. This is about the fundamentals of Corporate Governance from a variety of angles – the board of directors, senior management, and other stakeholders – and focuses on assessing the effectiveness and execution of governance roles and responsibilities. The Course gives a thorough grounding in the processes by which organizations align their resources, systems and employees to strategic objectives and priorities.


5 Days

Target audience

  • Professionals in private companies
  • international organizations
  • NGOs
  • Governments Officials
  • Those sitting on boards and all those aspiring to sit on boards of directors

Register for the course

Face to Face Schedules By Location
Dubai Schedules:
Arusha Schedules:
Johannesburg Schedules:
Kampala Schedules:
Nairobi Schedules:
Code Date Duration Location Fees
CGM09 18 Dec 2023 - 22 Dec 2023 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
CGM09 29 Jan 2024 - 2 Feb 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
CGM09 26 Feb 2024 - 1 Mar 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
CGM09 25 Mar 2024 - 29 Mar 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
CGM09 22 Apr 2024 - 26 Apr 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
CGM09 27 May 2024 - 31 May 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
CGM09 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
Kigali Schedules:
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Kisumu Schedules:
Naivasha Schedules:
Virtual Trainer Led Schedules
Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected] for a virtual schedule.

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected] for E-Learning course.

Course Objectives

At the end of this IRES training course, you will learn how to:

  •  The participant will be able to gain contemporary practice of corporate governance and enhance skills to improve corporate management.

Course Outline

Module 1: Understanding Corporate Governance

  • Explain the concept of Corporate Governance
  • Identify the right balance in Board Committees
  • Promote best and international practice in corporate governance
  • Identify and articulate the role of Board of Directors in achieving organizational objectives;
  • Promote and balance the interests of both shareholders and stakeholders of the organization

Module 2: The Leader’s Profile

  • Identify the main functions of the Board in an organization
  • Managing and leading others effectively
  • Essential innovative leadership
  • Enhancing creative thinking skills for the innovative leader
  • Implementing innovative leadership for managing performance

Module 3: Performance Management

  • A focus on Continuous Improvement
  • The role of performance management in organizations
  • Communicating team purpose and clarifying personal contributions
  • Establishing SMART objectives and measure them
  • Planning, prepare and conducting successful performance reviews
  • Management behaviour and outcomes

Module 4: Strategic Leadership

  • Strategic thinking and the power of visionary leadership
  • Developing leadership power; exploring personal purpose and passion
  • Combining management skills and leadership competencies
  • Motivating, rewarding and leading teams
  • Leadership in action; maximizing interpersonal communications

Module 5: Building Engagement and Commitment

  • Identify the Most Effective Leadership Style and Conversation Goal for Conducting Team Interaction
  • Build a team culture around trust
  • Motivate and engage, Coach to drive performance
  • Identify areas of development for individuals and teams to improve performance
  • Diagnosing work-teams: a work-team simulation
  • Foundations of transformational leadership

Course Administration Details:


The instructor-led training is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 or mail [email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected]

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