The role of the company secretary

Professional Development


This course gives an overview of the role of the company secretary. It covers requirements on appointment, the authority and the administrative role of a company secretary, mainly focusing on companies, but also the role, such as clerk to the board, in other organisations.

Suitable For

New entrants into the industry, junior administrators and anyone with aspirations to become a company secretary.

2 CPD hours
2 hours

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Learning Outcomes

Having attended this course, delegates will:

  • Be able to explain the requirement to appoint a company secretary
  • Understand the authority of a company secretary
  • Discuss the various administrative roles of a company secretary including responsibilities to the company, board and shareholders


  • What is a company secretary?
  • Who needs a company secretary?
  • Basic responsibilities
  • Board meetings and minutes
  • Statutory administration and submitting documents to the registry