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In our efforts to equip individuals with corporate governance best practices, the Institute of Corporate Governance of Uganda organizes corporate governance trainings for Senior Management, Committee Members, Compliance Officers, Company Secretaries, Audit Professionals, Risk Management Professionals, Change Managers, Accounting Professionals, Procurement Professionals, to mention but a few which take place twice a year.

The ICGU specializes in training Senior Managers and Board members in corporate governance practices for sustainability of their organizations and personal career growth through continuous professional development.  With the growing need for practical skills, this comes in as the best tool to equip Directors and Senior Managers with their duties and responsibilities to manage their organizations based on the best principles of corporate governance.

The Institute therefore is pleased to recognize and congratulate members who have excelled in corporate governance trainings.

We urge more individuals to undertake these trainings to understand the need for effective corporate governance standards and how to implement them in their respective organizations.

The next intake for the Three-day split corporate governance training is scheduled for 22nd August, 26th September and 24th October, 2019.

To register for the training, click (here) to download the individual Registration Form  or click here to download the corporate registration form and submit the fully completed form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Training Schedule:


 August 22/08/2019

September 26/09/ 2019

October 24/10/2019


Foundation of Corporate Governance principles and practices

Strategic Planning-Key practices and Implementation

Corporate Ethics and Social Responsibility

Role and functions of the Board/ Management

Corporate Governance and the Law

Policy Communication and Stakeholder Management

Corporate Governance and Appreciating Financial Statements

Corporate Governance and Human Resource practices

Minutes, Report writing

Risk Management

Understanding Board Dynamics

Corporate Governance and Business Operating Environment

Good governance ultimately fosters sustainability, creates sustainable values and helps companies achieve their values. Companies also realize long-term benefits, including reducing risks, attracting new investors and shareholders, and increasing the company’s equity.

The Institute hosted its members to the inaugural member’s interface gala held on 15th November, 2018 at Hotel Africana Kampala.

This gala follows the Inaugural Corporate Governance Awards held on 17th May 2018 to recognize and inspire organizations that uphold corporate governance principles and practices in the Country.

This membership day ran on the theme: “corporate governance and stakeholder engagement”.  Stakeholder engagement is a huge topic that includes:

  • Gathering and sharing information;
  • Dealing with concerns and grievances from your partners and customers
  • Measuring the impact and importance of different stakeholder groups
  • Communicating through various methods, and much more. 

In other words, “Companies that excel at stakeholder engagement excel in business and attract investments”.

As a strategic goal of sustainability, the members’ interface gala aims at improving member recruitment and retention for ICGU.

We would like to thank all members and their sponsoring institutions for honoring our invitation, the President of ICGU, Council and Committee members for the stewardship and guidance and the staff for coordinating such a beautiful event.

We at the institute, reaffirm our commitment to continued vigilance of governance issues and membership growth and retention.

The Institute will host another members’ interface gala in November, 2019.

The Institute of Corporate Governance of Uganda (ICGU) specializes in training Boards and senior management in corporate governance practices for sustainability and career growth. With the growing need for practical skills this comes in as the best solution for continuous professional development.

The Institute of Corporate Governance of Uganda (ICGU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Uganda Law Society (ULS) on the 25th May, 2017 at the Uganda Law Society Head Office.

The purpose of this MOU is to formalize a relationship between the ICGU and ULS to enable the two Institutions work together to promote and implement Corporate Governance Principles and best Practice.

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