ICAP conducts second series of directors training program


KARACHI: The Code of Corporate Governance (Code) 2012 has made it a mandatory requirement for all the listed companies to make arrangements to carry out directors training program for at least one director of the company per year.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) launched the Directors’ Training Program (DTP) in January 2013 to facilitate the professionals in discharging their duties well and to enable them to effectively manage the affairs of the listed companies for and on behalf of shareholders.

The four day certification course duly approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) is conducted in two sessions of two days each. After the successful launch of the DTP, ICAP is conducting another session on March 25,26th 2013 in Lahore as well as the concluding session of the January session.

The faculty for the session comprises of eminent professionals like ex-chairman SECP Mr. Tariq Hassan, PACRA chairman Mr. Adnan Afaq, former MD PPL Mr. Khalid Rehman past president ICAP Mr. Mujahid Eshai, Mr. Abdul Rahim Suriya, Dr. Rizwan Amin Sheikh, Dr. Zeeshan Ahmed, and Mr. Fahim ul Hassan, who will share their experience and knowledge in DTP session 1&2.

The participants are all from the top management from the multinational and listed companies of Pakistan, earlier 33 participants had attended the DTP in January.

DTP provides every participant variety of exposure along with experience which will help them in their future to compete in the corporate world and give benefits to their organization by taking efficient and risk free solution for their organization. ICAP plans to conduct the program in Karachi and Islamabad in April and May.

Source: Agencies