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Der Aufsichtsrat

Executive Education Program in German

Der Aufsichtsrat: Organisations- und Reportingkompetenz (ARS.III-12)

Dates 21. - 22. Oct 2021
Duration 2 Days
Location Hirschburg / Königswinter
3,000 €

Professionalize your supervisory board work

The work of a Supervisory Board is intensive and complex - often influenced by legislators, shareholders and the public. Wirecard is a prominent negative example.

The German Corporate Governance Code defines training and further education for supervisory board members as establishing the standard of conduct. The demand for professionalization of the supervisory board, especially in banks and among financial experts, is high. This is also increasingly true for family-owned companies and medium-sized businesses.

We at ESMT Berlin are responding to these demands with a special approach to further education: board members and supervisory board members train future supervisory board members. You will prepare for your future supervisory, management, and advisory board tasks by participating in a comprehensive exchange of experiences with actively responsible supervisory board members and other experts from supervisory board practice.

  • Your Profile

    • Current and future members of supervisory, administrative, or advisory boards. Board members, managing directors, and advisory staff function executives who cooperate closely with supervisory boards, such as legal advisors, compliance officers, and investment controllers, will also benefit from this program.
    • ESMT Berlin is a cooperation partner of the annual symposium for supervisory boards.
  • Key Benefits

    • Understanding what is important in the supervision of board and executive management
    • Gaining confidence regarding the selection and compensation of human resources
    • Learning how to best cooperate with the auditor
    • Developing insights into internal and external communication
    • Increasing the efficiency of supervisory board work
    • Exchanging experiences and making new contacts with representatives from a wide range of industries and disciplines
  • Topics

    The certificate program covers all topics of contemporary supervisory board work. It consists of three two-day modules, which can also be attended individually and in any order.

     

    Module 1 – Requirements for the Supervisory Board Mandate

    • Rights and duties of the supervisory board
    • Liability and insurance
    • Day-to-day business of the supervisory board
    • Monitoring corporate development, strategy, and digital transformation
    • Monitoring human resources development and executive board remuneration
    • Monitoring supervisory board efficiency

     

    Module 2 – Financial and Auditing Skills

    • Monitoring annual financial statements
    • Analyzing the auditor’s report
    • Balance sheet meeting
    • Audit committee and financial experts
    • Cooperating with the auditor
    • Risk management, internal audit, compliance

    Module 3 – Organizational and Reporting Skills

    • Practical issues regarding the organization of supervisory boards
    • Periodic and non-periodic information of the supervisory board
    • External communication
    • Special considerations regarding family-owned companies
    • Experiences from co-determined supervisory boards
    • Supervisory board remuneration and supervisory board budget

Your Profile

  • Current and future members of supervisory, administrative, or advisory boards. Board members, managing directors, and advisory staff function executives who cooperate closely with supervisory boards, such as legal advisors, compliance officers, and investment controllers, will also benefit from this program.
  • ESMT Berlin is a cooperation partner of the annual symposium for supervisory boards.

Key Benefits

  • Understanding what is important in the supervision of board and executive management
  • Gaining confidence regarding the selection and compensation of human resources
  • Learning how to best cooperate with the auditor
  • Developing insights into internal and external communication
  • Increasing the efficiency of supervisory board work
  • Exchanging experiences and making new contacts with representatives from a wide range of industries and disciplines

Topics

The certificate program covers all topics of contemporary supervisory board work. It consists of three two-day modules, which can also be attended individually and in any order.

 

Module 1 – Requirements for the Supervisory Board Mandate

  • Rights and duties of the supervisory board
  • Liability and insurance
  • Day-to-day business of the supervisory board
  • Monitoring corporate development, strategy, and digital transformation
  • Monitoring human resources development and executive board remuneration
  • Monitoring supervisory board efficiency

 

Module 2 – Financial and Auditing Skills

  • Monitoring annual financial statements
  • Analyzing the auditor’s report
  • Balance sheet meeting
  • Audit committee and financial experts
  • Cooperating with the auditor
  • Risk management, internal audit, compliance

Module 3 – Organizational and Reporting Skills

  • Practical issues regarding the organization of supervisory boards
  • Periodic and non-periodic information of the supervisory board
  • External communication
  • Special considerations regarding family-owned companies
  • Experiences from co-determined supervisory boards
  • Supervisory board remuneration and supervisory board budget

Der Aufsichtsrat: Organisations- und Reportingkompetenz (ARS.III-12)

Dates 21. - 22. Oct 2021
Duration 2 Days
Location Hirschburg / Königswinter
3,000 €
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Meet our teaching staff

The programs have been 
designed – and will be led –
by ESMT faculty members 
and ESMT visiting faculty. 
They will also guide and 
advise you throughout 
your studies.

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Pellens

Visiting Lecturer, ESMT Berlin

Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Testimonials
Testimonial

In my view, attending this seminar is an indispensable prerequisite for joining the supervisory board.

Jörg Dembek, Director Project Development, PCC SE, Duisburg
Testimonial

A must for anyone who wants to fulfill their mandate professionally and build a solid network. Incredibly strong, experienced speakers and participants, which is unique.

Katja Schnitzler, Group Director Business Excellence & Continuous Improvement, Gerresheimer AG

Program Certificate

Upon completion of all modules, you will receive an ESMT Supervisory Board Certificate. The certificate program covers all topics of modern supervisory board work. It consists of three two-day modules each, but they can also be taken individually and in any order.

Upon completion of an individual module, you will receive an ESMT certificate of attendance.

Symposium for supervisory board members

ESMT Berlin is a cooperation partner of the annual symposium for supervisory boards (Fachtagung für Aufsichtsräte). The supervisory board conference is aimed at active supervisory board members, advisory board members or administrative board members from all forms of corporate law. The event was developed by the Handelsblatt publishing group in cooperation with ESMT Berlin.

Your Program Advisor

Contact

​​​​​​​Beatrix Becker
Manager Business Development, ESMT Berlin

Phone: +49 30 21231 6205

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