JSE’s Corporate Secretary Workshop – March 4, 2010

 The Jamaica Stock Exchange JSE will be hosting a Corporate Governance workshop at the Terra Nova Hotel, 17 Waterloo Road, Kingston 10. This course commence at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2010 and finishes at 3:30 p.m.

This workshop is designed to focus on changes in regard to Corporate Governance and how to function effectively and efficiently with limited resources. 



Course Background


Corporate governance refers to the structures and processes for the direction and control of companies. Corporate governance concerns the relationships among the management, Board of Directors, controlling shareholders, minority shareholders and other stakeholders. Good corporate governance contributes to sustainable economic development by enhancing the performance of companies and increasing their access to outside capital.

Therefore Sound Corporate Governance and Corporate Social responsibility are unpinned by continuous improvement in corporate secretarial practices.


In today’s changing corporate world the role and responsibilities of Corporate Secretaries have evolved over the last decade and therefore it is important that continuous training is done in order to remain relevant to your organization.



 Company Secretaries

                              Fund Managers

                              Portfolio Managers

                              Corporate Finance Executives

                              Financial Analysts

 Portfolio Managers

 M&A Advisors

                              SMEs Executives

 Attorneys– At-Law


                              Features of the companies act

                              Significant improvements in companies act

                              Central depository system

Role as an administrator

 Functions of company secretary

                              Essentials of valid company meetings

                              Construction of meetings

                              Compliance Undertakings for the JSE

 How to effectively execute Board meetings

 The role of Directors

                              Removal of a Director

 Importance of Statutory meetings

                              Importance of General meetings

                              Relationships between the Corporate Secretary and the Jamaica Stock Exchange

COST – $18,000 (Cost includes; Course Material, Lunch & Coffee Break)

For registration, please contact Mrs. Charlette Nugent – 876-967-3271, email: charletten@jamstockex.com