Total hours: 50 Workload: 4 hours per week
Objective: The objective of this course is to provide basic knowledge of the provisions of the companies Act 1956 along with relevant case laws and the work of a company secretary.
Pedagogy: Class Room Teaching Group Discussion.
Module – I
Company – Definition, Characteristics, Kinds of Companies, Public Private Government Companies etc. Conversion of Private Companies into Public
Companies and Vice-versa.
(8hrs) Module – II
Company Secretary: Meaning and definition – Legal Position –Qualifications – Appointments-Duties-Rights-Liabilities of a Company Secretary.
Module – III
Formation of a company-Promoters and their role-Basic documents of company Memorandum of association –Articles of Association –Prospects-Its ImportanceStatement in view of prospectus.
Module – IV
Raising of share capital –Issue of shares –Allotment of shares –Procedure of allotment. Issue of share certificate share certificate v/s share warrant-call and Transfer Transmission furtive of shares duties of company secretary.
Module – V
Knowledge and Meeting of share forfeiture of: Annual General Body meeting, Statutory Meetings, Extraordinary Meeting – Board meeting. Resolutions and Minutes. Responsibility of company secretary.
Module – VI
Who is a member? Member v/s Share holder. Non-Voting Right hares membership.
Who is membership an enquired? Membership rights, liabilities and terminations.
- E.Kuchal –Secretarial Oractice
- D. Kappor – Elements of Company law
- N.Reddy and Appaniah : Elements of Company Law
- Guide to Company Act-Ramaiah
- Company law and Secretarial Practice -Sherlkar