Nowadays, the company secretary, as a top administrator, plays a vital role in all organizations, whether bearing the title of secretary, executive officer, chief administrator, or some similar designation.
Basically, company secretarial work involves two main areas: general administration and legal undertaking. General administrative work includes responsibilities like company registration procedures, preparing memorandum and articles of association, prospectuses and maintaining statutory records.
Legal duties involve providing legal support to the authorized legal consultants of the company on matters like law of meetings, accounts and reports, and amalgamation and reconstructions. The complexity of the legal aspects lie in the fact that adjustment tends to be quite frequent. With the aim of providing a practical guide for those working in the company secretarial field, the HKMA is organizing this course to supply them with what books do not and cannot cover: real-life case studies.
This course consists of three parts: Participants can choose to enrol in either one, two or all parts of the course.