|Chartered Director (SA)|
Every company should be headed by a board that is the focal point of governance. The board should provide effective and ethical leadership to direct and safeguard relationships between management, the board, shareholders and other stakeholders. To do this, directors require specialist skills, knowledge, experience and integrity – all while meeting the challenges of today’s complex business environment.
The way in which the IoDSA defines a competent director is captured in the IoDSA Director Competency Framework TM
An overview of all the processes and requirements of the CD(SA)® can be found in the CD(SA)® Handbook 2016.
Purpose of the CD(SA) designation
The CD(SA)® designation is designed to enhance directorship as a profession and further promote sound corporate governance in South Africa.
Although the Companies Act, 2008, provides for ineligibility and disqualification of directors, there are no professional or occupational qualification criteria. CD(SA)® will assess and credit the mastery of directors while enhancing the skills of directors in South Africa.
The CD(SA) designation will:
The CD(SA)® Governing Body oversees the awarding, revoking and CPD requirements of the CD(SA)® professional designation.This structure is independent in that it is appointed by the IoDSA Board, but performs its duties independently of the board.
For information or enquiries:
Insights into King IV_31 January 2017
Governance of Ethics_9 February 2017