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Work in Supervisory Boards and Committees

News from 11.04.14

The work in supervisory boards of German enterprises has become more intensive and demanding. Personal and professional requirements increase steadily, despite responsibility and liability risks.

In order to cope with this challenge, Verlagsgruppe Handelsblatt GmbH – WSF Wirtschaftsseminare offers training for members of supervisory boards consisting of several modules. Future and current members of supervisory boards, administrative boards or consultancy boards wanting to professionalize their work in order to meet the increased requirements can improve their qualification in the various fields step by step. Several modules will cover the basic professional requirements for a member of a supervisory board.

Prof. Dr. Roderich C. Thümmel and Dr. Christoph Achenbach talk about the work in a supervisory board and its committees on 22 May 2014. Subjects will be, inter alia

• Cooperation and communication with the executive board

• Function and composition of committees

• Organization, work share, back office

• Pre-talks, preparation of sessions

• Financing and budgeting in supervisory boards

• Information, reporting und communikation in supervisory boards

• Minutes of sessions

• Cooperation with accountants

• Conflicts of interests


Prof. Dr. Roderich C. Thümmel himslef is a member in several supervisory and consultancy boards of several family enterprises and, partly chairman of the respective supervisory body. Not only does he have extended legal expertise in the area of supervisory bodies, he also knows the challenges members of supervisory and consultancy boards have to cope with from his own work.


For getting the program, check here: flyer

For further information and the possibility to register online, please click here: Link