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Corporate Governance and Risk Management (for Banks and Quasi-Banks)

Course Name Corporate Governance and Risk Management (for Banks and Quasi-Banks)
Accredited Corporate Governance Training Provider of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)
Schedule December 6, 2018 - December 7, 2018

Thursday - Friday 

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Price: Php 12,800

Corporate Governance and Risk Management is a two-day course that reinforces awareness and understanding of the rationale and requirements of good corporate governance. At the same time, it initiates the use of tools to assess corporate governance practice. It advocates companies to strive for global competitive advantage by enhancing and developing the hard and soft aspects supportive of good corporate governance. The course highlights the provision of an opportunity to develop a plan or strategy in strengthening organizational practice of good corporate governance and risk management.

The course also enables you to assess your firm’s exposure to risk and understand the risk management process of identification, measurement, monitoring, and oversight of risk.


After the course, you will:

1.    Be able to define what corporate governance is all about;
2.    Realize the critical importance of good corporate governance in ensuring the                          sustainability, stability, and resilience of the corporate financial system;
3.    Identify the role of stakeholders in institutionalizing and strengthening good governance in          organizations;
4.    Define risk and risk management;
5.    Enumerate the possible risk management decisions in financial situations;
6.    Describe a risk management framework;
7.    Organize a risk-aware institution; and
8.    Understand an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework according to ISO 31000.

Who should attend

This program is designed for Board Chairpersons, Board Directors, CEOs and Senior Management Personnel of banks and quasi-banks.


Day 1    Introduction to Corporate Governance
    A.    Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis    
    B.    International Responses to the call for Good Corporate Governance
    C.    National responses – Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
    D.    Best Practices in ASEAN region
    E.    Board qualifications and practices 
    F.     Structure of the board and practices
    G.    Qualification of independent directors
    H.    Composition and responsibilities of board committees
    I.     The concept of checks and balances
    J.     Complex or opaque corporate structures
    K.     Establishing a compensation system
    L.     Developing organizations’ structure and accountabilities
    M.    The importance of disclosure and transparency          
    N.    Chairman's responsibilities
    O.    Board of Directors Role vis-a-vis Risk
    P.     Board Committees
    Q.    Corporate Governance: Investors point of view

Day 2    General Banking Law of 2000 and Risk Management
Session 1   
    A.    Classification of banks
    B.    Supervision authority of BSP
    C.    Management and administration of banks, quasi-banks and trust entities
    D.    Other banking services   
    E.    Prohibition of dividend declaration
    F.    Cessation of banking business
    G.    Trust operations
    H.    Power of trust entity

Session 2
    A.    Overview of Risk Management
    B.    Taxonomy of Risk
    C.    Risk Management Decisions
    D.    Risk Management Framework
    E.    Introduction to Value-at-Risk (VaR)   
    F.     Risk Organization, Role of Chief Risk Officer (CRO)
    G.    Basel Capital Adequacy Ratio
    H.    Best Practice Risk Governance: BOD and Senior Management
    I.     Key Risk Controls

Resource Speakers
Mr. George Francisco

was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Land Bank Insurance Brokerage, Inc. where he was responsible for the creation and implementation of strategic and operational plans and programs.

Prior to this, he was the Risk Management and Contract Negotiations Advisor of the Department of Transportation and Communications handling the completion contract for NAIA-3. He also held various leadership positions in companies such as: Philippine Dealing System, Deutsche Knowledge Services, The National Life Insurance Company, TSPI Development Corporation, Currie & Brown Consultants, Capital Strategies Limited, Pacific Rim Insurance Management & Underwriting Services, Wise Insurance Services, Inc., and Anscor Insurance Brokers, Inc.

Mr. Francisco earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Ateneo de Manila University.

Atty. Reynaldo Destura

has been handling criminal, civil, special proceedings, and administrative
cases in regular courts, quasi-judicial, and regulatory agencies of the government. He is also wellversed in all facets of Human Resources (HR) Management obtained from his actual experience as an HR clerk, line manager, and HR executive.

He owns and heads the Destura and Associates Law Office, a Makati-based law firm. It handles clients,such as: Sharp Philippines Corporation, Goethe Institut, Deutsche Knowledge Service Pte. Ltd. - Manila, Hi Eisai Pharma, Juventis Pharma, Eastern Petroleum, Tiara Commercial & Industrial Corporation (the exclusive Philippine distributor of Michelin, Kumho and Continental Tires), Elite Models Manila, Antel Land Holdings Inc., La Elegancia Jewellers, Wellington Flour Mills, Hayakawa Electronics, Enkei Philippines, and Salcedo Park Residences.

In the field of labor relations, Atty. Destura is a consultant to labour intensive enterprises in the field ofmanufacturing, business process outsourcing/contact centers, condominium corporations and homeowners associations, tourism, pharmaceuticals, petroleum, and automotive. He seats in management panels during collective bargaining negotiations. Further, he has hands-on expertise on issues involving strikes and lockouts.

Atty. Destura is a life member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, a registered Immigration Lawyer with the Bureau of Immigration. He is an active Patent Lawyer prosecuting Intellectual Property cases at the Intellectual Property Office. He is also a law professor and a Resource Consultant of People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP).

He has a Bachelors degree in Political Science, postgraduate degree in Law, and Masters degree in Industrial Relations.