The purpose of the workshop was to equip SMEs with tools and training to implement sound Corporate Governance processes and structures. Good Corporate Governance can help companies improve performance, increase access to finance, and foster sustained growth. The course was designed to be interactive, whereby participants discussed Corporate Governance principles and then determined how best to apply them in their own organizations.
What was covered in the workshop?
- Overview of the IFC Corporate Governance Methodology for SMEs
- Interactive action planning sessions assessing the corporate governance practices of the participants’ companies
- Exposure to corporate governance tools, techniques and templates
- Investor Networking Session where participants met investors who discussed the importance of good corporate governance in accessing finance