Promoting Good Corporate Governance for Stakeholders Benefit
a. Competence - adding value continuously to corporate activity
b. Professionalism - excellent qualities demonstrated through training
c. Integrity - providing leadership with honesty and integrity
a. Training Programmes
b. Advice on appropriate corporate government practices
c. Appraise and restructure an existing board
d. Help to build a board from scratch
e. Help organisations select directors
f. Prepare manuals for organisations
g. Consultancy services among others.
"To become the leading reference point for directorship and best practices in corporate governance"
"To represent directors interest and facilitate their professional development and training in good corporate governance practices".
a. Professional Course on Corporate Governance (Certificate) b. Advanced Professional Course on Corporate Governance (Diploma)
c. Continuous professional development programs
Advisory Services and Consultancy
d. Customized Manuals, e.g. Board Manuals, Accounting Manuals, etc. e. Board Evaluation Services f. Restructure Boards
Policy and Advocacy
g. Developing and Maintaining Website h. Producing regular E-Newsletter i. Generating newsletter articles
Research and Publication
Non Executive Director Register
j. Development of a Register of directors which can be used to provide a non executive director recruitment service
k. Discounts on hotels, etc
First published in 2011 it gives a detailed account of all that directors need to know. The frst edition have been sold out. The second edition has been published and out for sale. Locate Institute of Directors - Ghana office at 2nd Floor Mable House, Behind Glass Vision Graphic Road or call us on 0208112791/0268112791/0554750189 for a copy of the handbook at GH¢40.00
Enquiries and Correspondence should be addressed to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Institute of Directors-Ghana
P.O.Box GP 20372, Accra
Marble House, South Industrial Area
Tel: +233 (0)268112791
Mr. Justice Awuku Sao, a chartered accountant, is a man who has a wealth of experience in the corporate setting. Currently, he is the Chief Executive, Institute of Directors-Ghana. In this brief interview, he gave some insights as per how the society would be better off if men and women saddled with the management of corporate organizations, and indeed governance at various levels in Ghana, are mandated to undergo some directorship training.
Dr. Frederick Ofosu Darko is a Management Consultant, an Entrepreneur and a Master Trainer who works extensively with Senior Management, Directors and Boards, providing excellent training, expert consultancy, facilitation and business coaching. He is an expert in Corporate Governance and Strategy. He is a resource person for the Institute of Directors, Ghana since April, 2007 and has been consulting and providing training for a number of public, private and non-governmental institutions such as Graphic Communications Group, National Insurance Commission, Engen Ghana Limited, CARE International, etc. Frederick Ofosu Darko is the CEO of Terabyte Consult Ltd which specializes in providing Training, Management/IT consulting services. He has worked as a lecturer at Thames Valley University and Jeff Wooller College both in London.
He has Master of Science Financial and Legal Management and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Information Management both from Thames Valley University in the United Kingdom. He is a Chartered Member of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (London) and the current President of the Institute of Directors, Ghana.
He has a keen interest in Human Resource Development, E-business Management especially using the concept of IS/IT strategic approach in managing Information and Business Systems and Technology. His interest also covers using Knowledge Management Concepts and Processes to help develop and conserve corporate memory.
Eric Keyman Defor is the Vice Chairman of IOD Ghana for the period 2014-2016. Eric is a businessman and serial entrepreneur. He has had extensive business experience since 1984 having managed a number of businesses that include Raduclean Ltd, a cleaning and furnishing services company, Total Safety Ltd, a fire protection, safety and security company, Watershed Gh. Ltd, a geodetic engineering and construction company.
Eric is currently the Managing Director of Vivendi Construction Co. Ltd, a fast growing building and road Construction company and also CEO of Cowrie Investment Fund Ltd, a real estate fund.
He serves as Chairman of the Boards of Quandzie and Associates, a legal firm and Goldengate Travel and Tours Ltd, a tour and hospitality company. He is also a member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Ghana (CCCG) and the Canadian Council on Africa (CCA).
Eric serves his community through the Rotary Club of Accra, Osu RE of which he has held various offices and been a three(3) time President. He also supports the activities of Special Attention Project (SAP) an NGO focused on children with learning disabilities in Ghana. He also served as PTA Chairman and board member of Corpus Christi Catholic School from 2000 – 2004.
Eric is passionate about leadership and has a vision to establish a leadership training institute to train the youth to become honest and responsible leaders. He is a motivational speaker and has delivered talks to Rotaract Clubs and Youth groups in the Catholic Church.
To become a member of the institute, Individuals must undergo a training programme for four (4) Saturdays, pass all assessments and be prepared to abide by the constitution and code of ethics of the Institute. The current course fee is GH¢2,000 .
To renew one's membership, subscription fee must be paid to the institute yearly
Membership Subscription fee per anum are as follows:
a. Member/s - GHC300.00 b. Fellow - GHC500.00 c. Corporate - GHC1000.00
Benefits of Membership
automatic inclusion, unless opted otherwise on the Directors' Register and Search Service for independent Director placements.
attending discussion forums, debates, seminars and conferences and special members' events and meeting top national, regional and international speakers and guests.
being part of a new culture of directorship and accelerating professional development
being kept up to date with latest information on local, national and global trends in corporate governance through receiving regular information updates and guidance services
the provision of information and guidance services