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Corporate Governance, Company Law Obligations and Directors Duties


The Director Training - Corporate Governance, Company Law, and Director Duties Module sets out the general obligations and requirements for those serving as Directors to Irish companies. Serves as a tool to validate general training and can form part of a Directors's induction program.

Learning Objectives

Learners will gain an introduction/refresher to the Irish corporate governance regime for Directors. Outlines:

  • Role of the Board

  • Role of Chairperson, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Directors and Non-Executive Directors

  • Fiduciary and General Duties under the Companies Act 2014

  • Statutory Obligations

  • Consequences of Breaches of Duties

  • Compliance Statement requirements 

  • Audit Committee requirements

  • The value of Board Evaluation


The duration of this 2 part module is approximately 23 minutes. Each section is followed by a knowledge check and we have allocated 2 minutes to complete these. We have allocated up to 15 minutes for the assessment that follows the completed module.

Time: 40 minutes

Randomised Assessment

Bespoke Optional

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