The Shares Masterclass for Company Secretaries and Directors Online Training Course

Dublin, Feb. 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "The Shares Masterclass for Company Secretaries and Directors Training Course" training has been added to's offering.

This course will outline what shares are and why companies issue them, along with how companies and their shareholders interact.

This is an important but complex topic that all Directors, Governance professionals and those involved in share registration should be fully up to date with. It is relevant to all those new to the role and those looking for a refresher.

Why you should attend

  • Get to grips with the concept of limited liability and the different types of shares and companies
  • Understand the purpose of shares and different capital structures
  • Examine the practical application of share registration
  • Clarify why companies issue shares and how and why shareholders buy and sell them
  • Learn about share registration, the purpose of dividends, shareholder engagement, share schemes and listing requirements


  • CPD: 3 hours for your records
  • Certificate of completion

Who Should Attend:

  • Company directors
  • Company secretaries
  • Legal professionals
  • Governance professionals
  • Business leaders
  • All professionals looking to develop their knowledge and skills in this complex area

Key Topics Covered:

  • The purpose of shares
  • Types of shares
  • The registration of shares
  • Shareholder management and engagement
  • Listing, share schemes and incentive plans


Russell Shackleton

Russell Shackleton, CIA, CFE, MBA, FRSA, is a risk management and corporate governance expert consultant and trainer. He is an experienced advisor to Boards and sub-committees, and a tutor on the Financial Times Non-Executive Director programme.

He is an accomplished change agent and strategic thinker, as well as a civil and commercial mediator. He has an Executive MBA from Henley Business School and is a governance specialist with the FT Non-Executive Director Diploma.

Russell applies his operational experience allied with strategic thinking, exemplary leadership and team working skills to help businesses bring a structured change that is pragmatic, sustainable, and meets the needs and cultural fit of their organisation. He is passionate about empowering groups to achieve more than their component parts through effective stakeholder engagement and collaboration.

He has worked with many industries across the world, including manufacturing, FMCG, retail, automotive, supply chain logistics, food production/services, construction, textiles, engineering, infrastructure, energy, warehousing, transport, and charities.

Now based in the UK, he continues to serve organisations with an international footprint, culture or supply chain, both as an consultant / trainer or a Non-Executive Director and maintain those connections and knowledge. He speaks English and French.

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