As an organization that strives to achieve excellence in governance, the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) is again offering another delivery of the Essential to Directorship Programme this year.
SICCI has been delivering the Essential to Directorship Programme since 2018 in partnership with the Institute of Directors, New Zealand (IODNZ). This year the training will be delivered online by experts from IODNZ and will cover modules on Governance Essentials, Strategy Essentials, Finance Essentials and Risk Essentials.
This programme offers a comprehensive introduction to boardroom governance. Its exposes participants to international best practice in developing organizational strategy, oversight of finance, managing risk and assessing performance.
SICCI Board Chairman, Mr Ricky Fuo’o said the purpose of the programme is to develop governance as participants will gain an awareness of the responsibilities and challenges of being in a governance role.
“It is beneficial to personal growth and confidence, developing strong leadership, decision making ability in the boardroom and way to add value to respective organizations the participants represent,” he said.
Mr Fuo’o acknowledge the significance of the governance training, noting that strategic clarity at the Board level can go a long way in influencing potential change at the operational level.
“Governance plays an essential role in defining leadership and management practices that ensure long-term success.
“A high-performing board can make all the difference when it comes to long-term cooperate success and implementing best corporate governance practices is a key board responsibility,” SICCI Chairman, Mr Fuo’o, said.
SICCI Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ms Natalina Hong said the Chamber is committed to improving Boards and company owning structures through Directorship Programme.
“As the peak body representing private sector in the country, the Chamber is proud to be offering this high caliber programme in the Solomon Islands,” she said.
SICCI Board members and CEOs have participated in this programme since the first delivery.
First delivered in-country in 2018, participants have come from various industries in the country including construction, tourism, agribusiness, industrial goods, water and power utilities, fisheries, media, telecommunication and Government ministries and agencies.
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