Effective Business Governance for SMEs

Corporate governance has become a well-discussed and controversial topic among corporations, shareholders, and the general public. However, the debate over what constitutes “good governance” often lacks structure, making it difficult for shareholders and stakeholders alike to have a constructive discussion about how to improve corporate outcomes.

This two days training provides an introduction to the central concepts of corporate governance, which are developed in greater detail throughout each module. It provides answers to the questions:

  • What is corporate governance?
  • What are agency problems?
  • How prevalent are they?
  • Are there “best practices” in corporate governance?

The certificate course in Effective Business Governance for SMEs spent approximately 16 hours OR is offered a 2-day period. The course is based on a participatory, active learning approach, group discussions. An Action Guide, by Mr. Sum Sokhamphou.  Participants will receive a Certificate of Participation upon successful completion of the course. The maximum number of participants is 20.

Shareholding structure


Corporate governance structure


Corporate governance policy and fiduciary duties

Corporate culture

Board management, roles and responsibilities shareholders and company


Values and impacts of good corporate governance to company leadership and business performance

Interaction between governance body and relevant stakeholders 

Board and corporate engineering for the benefit of corporate finance and competitiveness

Sum Sokhamphou

Co-founder & CEO of Thurawadh Co., Ltd.

Mr. Sokhamphou supported one leading local education institution with investment capital more than USD 8 million, to restructure shareholding and governance structure in order to acquire, for the first time ever in Cambodian education history, 
In addition, his major client portfolios range from Foreign Embassies including the US and Australian Embassy to major Banks in USA and Asia, MFIs, the first Sino-hydropower project in Cambodia and a world-leading Japanese Telecom Company.
Mr. Sokhamphou holds a Master’s Degree in Business Law and Corporate Advice from University Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France.
Investment Strategy Design, Project Finance, Merge & Acquisition, Corporate Restructuring, Institutional & Financial Engineering, Company Liquidation, Complex Commercial Negotiation & Ad Hoc Mediation

Upon the completion of this two-day training, participants are expected to:

  1. Define corporate governance.
  2. Set up and implement corporate governance.
  3. Build up business value with corporate governance.
  4. Increase sources of funding through proper business partnerships and other forms of investments.
  5. Growing the company to another level.
  • New Business Startup
  • Business Owner
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Development Manager/Director
  • Founder and CEO

Course Detail

  • Trainer :Sum Sokhamphou
  • Class Start :02 May 2020
  • Class End :03 May 2020
  • Seat Availble :20 Seats
  • Time : 08:00 - 05:00
  • Fee :190 $
  • Early Bird : 160 $
  • venue :EDI Training Room