Practical Company Secretarial Practice

It is statutorily required for every company to have a company secretary. The company secretary has a duty to act as a bridge between the board of directors and shareholders. He also serves as an intermediary between the company and the outside world. This course critically examines the roles/duties of a company secretary in a public limited company.  Practical case studies are taken from real life companies and modern trends in company secretarial practice will be discussed.

Learning contents:

  • The requirement to appoint a company secretary
  • The qualification of a company secretary
  • Appointment and removal of a company secretary
  • Main duties of a company secretary
  • Duties before, at and after meetings
  • Modern ways of documenting minutes
  • The secretary as a compliance officer
  • Other administrative duties
  • Dealing with board room politics
  • Directors duties and responsibilities
  • Assessing stakeholders powers using Mendelow’s analysis
  • Dealing with shareholders
  • The Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators of Nigeria(ICSAN)
  • Requirements for License from ICSAN by Chartered Secretaries & Administrators in public practice
  • Practical case studies


For whom:  Board members, Company secretaries, Human Resources Officers, Accountants, Legal advisers etc


Fee:              One hundred thousand naira only

Duration:    One day