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Events_Mentoring Circles_22 October 2018 _JHB

2018/10/22
When: Registration from 08h30 - 09h00 Session Starts promptly at 09:00 - 12:00
Where: IoDSA Boardroom
144 Katherine Street, Grayston Ridge Ofiice Park, Block B, First Floor
Sandton
Johannesburg, Gauteng  2196
South Africa
Contact: Octavia Lengoati
011 035 3000


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Courage

 

Overview


The Mentoring circles is a group mentoring initiative facilitated by the IoDSA, for aspiring and experienced directors. The aim of these 3 hour sessions are to offer directors (the mentees) feedback and guidance from seasoned directors (the mentors), on the personal and social competencies outlined in the Director Competency Framework.

A significant tranche of popular, business and academic literature increasingly points to the need for ‘courageous leadership’. Leadership is crucial in times of change, and it is in such times that prevailing paradigms and approaches may need to be challenged.

Based on the discussions at Directors’ Circles, courage may be required to speak up when:

Unethical behaviour is evident in the Board, collectively or within individuals
The existing strategy or vision becomes obsolete, for a variety of reasons
Poor governance is being practiced
Personal agendas are affecting company performance or risking company reputation
Stakeholder demands and shareholder demands are apparently in conflict
A Director’s personal values are conflicted by the company values or behaviour


Key Focus Areas


What helps Directors to be courageous?
What impedes the expression of courage when it is needed?
What is put at risk – personally and organisationally - when Directors are courageous?
How do Directors get support in being courageous?
How do Directors determine when to speak up or not?
What are the qualities of a courageous Director?
Should courageous leadership be rewarded by companies?

Date: Monday, 22 October 2018
Registration: 08h30 - 09h00
Proceedings: 09h00 - 12h00
Venue: 144 Katherine Street, Grayston Ridge Office Park, Sandown, Sandton, 2196


Presentation fees (Excludes VAT)

Future Leader:R 0.00
IoDSA Member:R 400.00
Non Member:R 600.00

*No cost for IoDSA Associate Members and Future leader members