In this troubled economic climate, it is essential that boards and senior management understand their role in corporate governance of an organisation. These workshops highlight key issues that boards and senior management should consider as they seek to ensure survival and subsequent success of their companies. Please contact the Chamber to register for a workshop and visit our corporate governance website at or contact Ariane at or 6-ENERGY ext 29

Workshop Date: Wednesday  11th May, 2016
Venue: The Energy Chamber’s Conference Room
Time: 9.00am to 3.00pm( lunch and coffee break included)
Cost: TT 1,250.00 + VAT (materials included)


FACILITATOR:  Dr. Ron Sookram is the current Academic Director of the UWI-ALJGSB. He is also the Director of the Centre for Corporate Responsibility at the UWI-ALJGSB and has received professional training in Corporate Governance from the International Financial Corporation’s (IFC) Global Corporate Governance Forum as well as from CMA (Certified Management Accountants). He has conducted Corporate Governance training for several boards and management teams for both private and state enterprises, including the Board of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago. Ron also lectures on Corporate Governance and Business Ethics both at the UWI-ALJGSB and the Department of Management, UWI. Ron is also an active member of the Energy Chamber’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committed]e and served on the Corporate Governance Steering Committee.

The workshop will focus on the Energy Chamber’s corporate governance toolkitwhich can be accessed   at   under the heading of Guides especially the Maturity FrameworkGuide.  We also engage with workshops participants on their experience and ask for a profile and what issues/topics they would like addressed in the work shop.  We can speak on this further.

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:-

•           Identify and describe the benefits of corporate governance for your organisation

•           Recognise the risk associated with poor corporate governance practices

•           Identify corporate governance compliance requirements

•           Assess your current corporate governance practices against best practice standards using the ECTT Corporate Governance Toolkit

•           Develop an action plan to improve corporate governance practices in your organisation

•           Have an understanding of the characteristic of an effective Board

•           Have an in-depth view of the role, responsibilities and duties of a Director