Board Leadership Programme

About this programme:

The programme is designed to share the latest insights and content across the following 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

Duration:

Two days

Date(s) Programme Fee
29th May 2019 R8 450
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Course by:

UKZN Extended Learning