Management Best Practices for Corporate Governance
Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Management Best Practices for Corporate Governance

  • 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
  • HBKU College of Islamic Studies Building
IE Business school

Leaders need a variety of skills to lead non-profit and for-profit ventures.  Their funders and investors want assurance that the organization will be well supervised so that risks will be mitigated, problems will be solved, and goals met. As the leadership team, what must you do to meet funder expectations? 

Over two sessions we will use lectures, class discussion, and cases to show students how to successfully govern NGOs and major business enterprises. We will show you how to create robust and professional corporate governance systems that can achieve funder expectations while assuring investors that their funds are in good hands. At the end of this day students should:

  • Understand the systems of governance their investors will require, and why
  • Be prepared for the challenges of managing powerful funders
  • Know what good governance looks like, and how to implement it in their own organization


Roy Richards Jr. For seventeen years Roy Richards Jr. was Chief Executive of Southwire Company, the largest manufacturer of power cables in America. He is an Outstanding Engineering Alumnus of the Georgia Institute of Technology and has served on nearly two dozen academic, social service, and public and private company boards, including the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League, the national board of the Trust for Public Land, and CARE. In 1999 he was elected Georgia’s ‘Most Respected CEO.’ He is currently an adjunct professor at the IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.

IE Business School

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