A centre of excellence in SMCs governance

Members who are directors and business leaders and who combine theory and practice

A pragmatic approach, adapted to the context of SMEs, to sustainably boost their performance

To contribute to the good governance of SMEs and to professionalize the role of directors

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Independent director vs. Shareholder Director

Independent director vs. Shareholder Director

The composition of a board of directors will determine the quality of a company's decision-making. There are two types of director: the independent director, who has no direct financial ties with the company, and the shareholder director, who owns shares in the...

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IT Governance

IT Governance

Patrick Hendier, independent director specializing in IT governance, APIA Swiss member and independent consultant, answers all our questions on this important topic. Short definition: IT governance is an integral part of corporate governance. In fact, it aims to...

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APIA Swiss gives its members the opportunity to develop their directorship skills and to help promote good governance in SMEs


APIA Swiss offers partner companies the opportunity to contribute to making Swiss SMCs stronger


APIA Swiss contributes to strengthening the governance of SMCs and provides them with professional independent directors