LAHORE (PR) – Good corporate culture is considered as the back bone of economy, as it builds confidence of local and foreign investors in the economy and business environment of the country. The SECP commitment to improve and reinforce the corporate governance is adding value to the businesses in Pakistan.

The ICAP believes in continued professional development for continued professional excellence. ICAP is committed to provide and develop avenues for development for both its members and the profession in general.

Post the mandatory requirement by the Code of Corporate Governance (Code) 2012 for directors training program ICAP launched the Directors’ Training Program (DTP) in January 2013. The Code requires all the listed companies to make arrangements to carry out for at least one director of the company per year. ICAP aims to facilitate the professionals in discharging their duties well and effectively manage the affairs of the listed companies for and on behalf of shareholders through its DTP.

The four day certification course duly approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) is conducted in two sessions of two days each. After the successful launch in January, ICAP conducted a repeat session and the concluding session of the January session on March 25,26th 2013 in Lahore.