Course Detail(BF061 : Governance for Charities & IPCs)

CCF Funding

BF061 : Governance for Charities & IPCs

7.00 CPE Hours (Others)
Classroom

This course is pre-approved for Charities Capability Fund (CCF) funding. Please refer to the Funding tab for more details on Eligibility Criteria and Application Procedures.
 

Programme Objective

To provide participants with a comprehensive knowledge to good Governance practices in Charities and Institutions of a Public Character (IPCs); discuss the use of tools for the effective discharge and maintenance of Governance practices for compliance with the Code of Governance. Practical guidance and case studies will be discussed.

Programme Outline

  • Obtain an understanding of the key components and the motivations behind the requirements of the Governance in charities and IPCs
  • Discuss the roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders with furtherance of the Governance in charities and IPCs
  • Overview on the new changes to the Code of Governance, revised and issued by Charity Council in 2017
  • Review the adequacy of Governance practices to be in compliance with the established Code of Governance 
  • Use of effective ways to discharge and maintain good Governance practices in charities and IPCs
  • Understand internal auditing and governance review as tools in the discharge and maintenance of Governance practices
  • Reporting the effectiveness of governance system to the Board members and management of the charities and IPCs
  • Practical guidance and case studies

Training Methodology

Lecture style, with Exercises/Case Studies

Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

Intended for all professionals who are involved or interested in governance issues related to charities/IPCs. Those who are involved in relevant compliance practices are encouraged to attend.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

17 Oct 2022 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Limited Seats

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61
For Non-Members: $ 415.16

Programme Facilitator(s)

Sovann Giang

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Testimonial

Funding

1] CCF Training Grant

Charities Capability Fund (CCF) Training Grant provides co-funding for local training courses to help charities comply with regulatory requirements and build good governance standards.

Period of CCF pre-approval: 01 June 2022  to 31 May 2023

CCF Preapproved Course Ref No.: PAS00002771

Eligibility Criteria

CCF funding is for eligible Board members and staff (who have served in the Charities for at least 6 months with an official designation) in key governance and management areas.

CCF Grants Coverage & Quantum

 

Funding Quantum

Nett Course Fees Payable (incl. GST)

Singaporeans/ PRs


 

Member: $276.49

Non-Member: $332.13

(80% of course fee)

Member: $69.12

Non-Member: $83.03

Employment Pass/ Work Permit Holders / S Pass Holders

Member: $207.37

Non-Member: $249.10

(60% of course fee)

Member: $138.24

Non-Member: $166.06

For Pre-approved Courses: Participants will pay the training provider the net course fees (after CCF funding). The training provider will claim the CCF approved funding directly from the CCF Secretariat.

CCF Application Procedures

Course Registration:

  • Board members/ staff in key governance and management areas applicant indicates interest to register for the course with CCF funding by writing to cpe@isca.org.sg . Please state the Course Title, Course Date, Name and Number of participants.
  • Upon receiving confirmation from ISCA on seat availability, please send us these documents:
    1. Completed Registration Form (Please click HERE to download)
    2. CCF approval email

Note:

  • The Applicant submits a CCF Local Training Grant application online via the NCSS e-Services at least one month beforethe course(s) commence(s). CCF applications are subject to CCF approval and only Board members/ staff in key governance and management areas with approved CCF applications are eligible for CCF funding.
  • The Applicant must send the approval email to ISCA as proof of eligibility for CCF funding.
  • The Applicant with approved CCF application (or “CCF-eligible participant”) pays the amount of course fees less CCF funding to ISCA.Payment can be made by corporate/individual means.
  • The Applicant has to create an ISCA Corporate Account here if they do not have an existing corporate account.

During the Course:

  • CCF-eligible participant to achieve minimum 75% attendance, and pass all assessments, if any.
  • All CCF-eligible participants are to complete a CCF Training Evaluation Form at the end of the course.
  • For course conducted online, CCF-eligible participants are to switch on their video function and display their full name.

Programme Facilitator(s)


MR SOVANN GIANG, CA Singapore, CPA Canada 

Sovann is Senior Director at RSM’s Business Advisory division and heads the Board Leadership Advisory team. He advises and conducts training for boards on effective board oversight, corporate governance, SGX Listing Rules, sustainability reporting, charity regulations, risk management, family business architecture, governance, relations and succession planning.


As head of non-profit sector, Sovann has assisted many charities and IPCs in improving their governance practices. His works include advising on corporate structure, constitutional documents, board and committee roles and structure, risk governance and internal control. Sovann also works with Chartered Secretary Institute of Singapore, with support from the Charity Council, to deliver risk management workshop for charities.
Sovann has many years of experience serving as both executive director and independent director of listed companies. He is currently an independent director on board of 2 SGX listed companies and his board responsibilities including serving as independent chairman, lead independent director, chairman of audit & risk committee, chairman of remuneration committee, & member of nominating committee. He is also chairman of audit committee & member of risk oversight committee of a bank.


He was Executive Director of the Singapore Institute of Directors & had served on the Organizing Committee of the Singapore Corporate Awards and co-managed the Best Managed Board Award for Singapore listed companies. Sovann has written many articles on the subject of corporate governance, internal control and risk management

This course is pre-approved for Charities Capability Fund (CCF) funding. Please refer to the Funding tab for more details on Eligibility Criteria and Application Procedures.
 

Programme Objective

To provide participants with a comprehensive knowledge to good Governance practices in Charities and Institutions of a Public Character (IPCs); discuss the use of tools for the effective discharge and maintenance of Governance practices for compliance with the Code of Governance. Practical guidance and case studies will be discussed.

Programme Outline

  • Obtain an understanding of the key components and the motivations behind the requirements of the Governance in charities and IPCs
  • Discuss the roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders with furtherance of the Governance in charities and IPCs
  • Overview on the new changes to the Code of Governance, revised and issued by Charity Council in 2017
  • Review the adequacy of Governance practices to be in compliance with the established Code of Governance 
  • Use of effective ways to discharge and maintain good Governance practices in charities and IPCs
  • Understand internal auditing and governance review as tools in the discharge and maintenance of Governance practices
  • Reporting the effectiveness of governance system to the Board members and management of the charities and IPCs
  • Practical guidance and case studies

Training Methodology

Lecture style, with Exercises/Case Studies

Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

Intended for all professionals who are involved or interested in governance issues related to charities/IPCs. Those who are involved in relevant compliance practices are encouraged to attend.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

MR SOVANN GIANG, CA Singapore, CPA Canada 

Sovann is Senior Director at RSM’s Business Advisory division and heads the Board Leadership Advisory team. He advises and conducts training for boards on effective board oversight, corporate governance, SGX Listing Rules, sustainability reporting, charity regulations, risk management, family business architecture, governance, relations and succession planning.


As head of non-profit sector, Sovann has assisted many charities and IPCs in improving their governance practices. His works include advising on corporate structure, constitutional documents, board and committee roles and structure, risk governance and internal control. Sovann also works with Chartered Secretary Institute of Singapore, with support from the Charity Council, to deliver risk management workshop for charities.
Sovann has many years of experience serving as both executive director and independent director of listed companies. He is currently an independent director on board of 2 SGX listed companies and his board responsibilities including serving as independent chairman, lead independent director, chairman of audit & risk committee, chairman of remuneration committee, & member of nominating committee. He is also chairman of audit committee & member of risk oversight committee of a bank.


He was Executive Director of the Singapore Institute of Directors & had served on the Organizing Committee of the Singapore Corporate Awards and co-managed the Best Managed Board Award for Singapore listed companies. Sovann has written many articles on the subject of corporate governance, internal control and risk management


Upcoming Schedule

Limited Seats

Date & Time

17 Oct 2022 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61
For Non-Members: $ 415.16

Programme Facilitator(s)

Sovann Giang

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709