Corporate Governance & Risk Management
for State & Public Sector Organizations

14 – 17 March 2023
Golden Tulip City Center Hotel
Dar Es Salaam - Tanzania

Register Now! Limited Seats Available!

Local - TZs 700,000.00 Per Delegate

International - USD 550.00 Per Delegate

Course overview:

The Corporate Governance & Risk Management for State & Public Sector Organization training is designed to present, discuss and provide guidance on key governance principles, rules, best practice recommendations and various issues, pertinent to public-sector organizations. It will provide you with a guide of good governance, focusing on accountability, compliance, risk assessment, disclosure and transparency requirements, to ensure that administration and reporting obligations impacting on your organization are identified and addressed. As well It also designed to develop and enhance your skills and knowledge of risk management for state & public sector.

 training course will equip the board of directors, senior executives’ managers and head of departments to effectively discharge their staff and collective governance roles, responsibilities and accountabilities, and lead the organization to mitigate their risk and ensure the success and sustainability through governance excellence and efficient risk management. It will support to implement them effectively and achieve critical stakeholder outcomes by acting appropriately and fairly. As effective management of risk is now recognized as a critical element of good governance and assurance arrangements in public service organizations and state agencies.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

    • Define the nature, important components and importance of governance and how to achieve it for the state and public sectors
    • Identify the requirements of good governance with relevant roles, responsibilities and accountabilities within the state and public sector
    • Establish, lead and manage the specialist functions to meet the requirements of current corporate governance codes and standards, and manage the required change and development effectively for the state and public sector
    • The role and responsibilities of the Board and those with whom they interact, and Management in implementing good governance principles
    • Identify the types of risk for the state and public sectors with a potential impact on corporate governance
    • Appreciate the role of risk management in the governance and management of organization
    • Conduct Monitor program of risk management policy obligations and risk registers

Targeted Audience:

This training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

    • Managers in the regulators, state and local government and other key Stakeholders within the public sector
    • Business Consultants and Professional Advisers to the public sector
    • Members of Audit and Advisory Committees for public-sector organizations
    • Risk and Compliance Managers
    • Middle Managers who require a more in-depth understanding the concept of governance & Risk Management for state & Public Sector
    • Senior Officials in national, provincial and local government
    • Staff who support the Board or with a responsibility for governance
    • New or Aspiring Board Members
    • Heads of Departments, Directors, Senior Managers, Managers, Company Secretaries, Accountants and Finance Professionals responsible for Governance & Risk Management
    • Executives and Senior Officials of state-owned companies, and as well listed, non-listed organizations

Course Outline:

Session 1

Overview of Public Sector Governance

    • An Overview of the International Governance Trends
    • The Batho Pele Principles
    • What is public sector governance?
    • The Principles of Good Governance
    • The Governance Framework
    • The Reason Governance is Important
    • The Similarities and Differences with the Private Sector
    • Guidelines and Documentation
    • Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies

Session 2

Establish Good Governance 

    • Approaches for Building Better Governance
    • Processioning of Right Decision: The Right People at the Right Time
    • Reviewing Governance Arrangement
    • Detection of Fraud and Anti-corruption Measures
    • Compliance Function in Your Organization
    • The Role of a Board / Top Management
    • Effective Processes
    • Receiving Assurance
    • The Audit Process & Audit Committee

Session 3

The Basic Building Blocks of Public Governance 

    • Tone at the Top
    • An Ethical and Values-based Culture
    • Establish an Appropriate Governance Committee Structures
    • Relationships, Culture and Communication between Departments and State Bodies
    • Statement of Internal Financial Controls
    • Contents of an External Assessment
    • Clear Accountability Mechanisms
    • Relationships with External Stakeholders
    • Working Effectively Across Organizational Boundaries

Session 4

Comprehensive Risk Management, Compliance and Assurance Systems

    • Identification of Risk, Prioritizing, Scoring, and Managing Risks
    • Role of Risk Management
    • Risk Management Principles and Process
    • Risk Tolerance and Other Management Approaches
    • Compliance Requirements and Decision-making Tools
    • Implications for Governance and Controls
    • Monitoring and Reporting
    • Implications for the Audit and Governance Arrangements
    • Comprehensive and Flexible Systems

Session 5

Strategic Planning, Performance Monitoring and Evaluation

    • Strategic Planning and Review Mechanisms
    • Role of Board Committees
    • Workings of the Nomination, Remuneration and Audit Committees
    • Performance Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Other Board Committees
    • Holding Board Committees to Account
    • Principles-based Rather than Rule-driven

End of the workshop


While both In-House and Online training can present with cost-effectiveness and time-efficacy, there are some very specific differences between in-house courses and those based online.
The demand for additional courses by individuals or groups of people is increasing. Still, it depends entirely on the preferences of a person what type of training he or she wants to receive. Online courses and in-house training carry some similarities but they are considered to exhibit some very pivotal differences too. Despite that, both types of learning can be really beneficial for attendees.

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