Board Leadership Programme

About this programme:

The programme is designed to share the latest insights and content across the areas of critical importance to senior executives and decision-makers in organisations. This programme is run in conjunction with and certified by CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd.

Key focus areas:

  • The purpose of the board, particularly in the South African context
  • Legislation, including King III (and King IV), Companies Act (2008) and Consumer Protection Act (2011)
  • Changing expectations of directors and personal consequences for non-compliance
  • Board and EXCO meetings: agendas and proactive dialogue to address strategic imperatives
  • Documentation and company secretary role
  • Board structures and roles of board members and EXCOs
  • Board nomination and appointment processes and criteria
  • Board performance and assessment – collective and individual
  • Global inter-connectedness and impact on organisations (e.g. BREXIT)
  • Global leadership issues
  • Disaster risk management and investor relations
  • Corporate governance and ethics – the moral compass of the organisation
  • Legal duties and obligations of executive and non-executive directors
  • Role of the board as an agent of strategic change in the organisation
  • Board committees: roles and objectives

Who should attend:

Existing and newly appointed directors of boards and directors of executive management committees, in both public and private sector organisations


Two days

Date(s) Programme Fee
14th September 2020 R8 900
Course by:

UKZN Extended Learning