JSE AltX Director Induction Programme _ 04, 05 , 13 , 14 February 2019_Johannesburg
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AltX Director Induction Programme in association with the JSE

2019/02/04 to 2019/02/14
When: 04, 05 , 13 , 14 February 2019_Johannesburg
Registration starts at 08h30 and course starts promptly at 09h00
Where: IoDSA Training Room
144 Katherine Street, Sandton
Grayston Ridge Office Park, Block B 1st Floor
Johannesburg, Gauteng  2196
South Africa
Contact: 011 035 3000

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Full-Time: 4 Compulsory Full Days split into 2 workshop blocks

Module 1 - Day 1

Key focus areas

Introduction to Corporate Governance

  • Overview and evolution of corporate governance
  • Corporate Governance and Ethics
  • The business case for Corporate Governance
  • Governance frameworks
  • Governing body members and their duties

Governance Framework and Models

  • Governance regulatory frameworks including King III
  • Types of governance models with international reference
  • Stakeholder inclusive model

Director Duties

  • Directors and their duties
  • Fiduciary duties, duty of care and skill
  • Business judgment rule
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Liability and assurance
  • Delinquency and probation
  • What to consider before accepting directorship
  • Dissenting directors
  • Directors self-assessment

Key Corporate Governance Role Players

  • Board Structures
  • The role of the chairman
  • The role of the CEO
  • The role of the company secretary
  • The role of the non-executive directors
  • The role of shareholders
  • The role of investors (CRISA)


Module 2 - Day 2  Key focus areas

JSE Listing requirements and take over law

  • To ensure knowledge of and compliance with JSE list requirements
  • Structure and authority of the JSE
  • Conditions for listing and retention of listing on the Alternative Exchange (AltX)
  • Cautionary announcements, price sensitive information (PSI) & confidentiality & disclosure obligations
  • Directors’ dealings / transactions in securities                                               - Trading statements
  • Financial disclosure requirements
  • Methods of listing additional shares for already listed issuers
  • Share repurchases
  • Transactions
  • Related party transactions
  • The basics of fundamental transactions, take over and mergers

Market abuse, trading and the role of the broker

  • The trading environment
  • Trading rules
  • Market abuse
  • Insider trading – who is an inside
  • Offenses, defences and penalties
  • The JSE’s regulatory capacity
  • Case studies and examples


Module 3 - Day 3

Key focus areas

The Governing body’s role in risk, compliance, technology and information and assurance


  • What is risk and the board’s role therein
  • King IV and Companies Act
  • Roleplayers
  • Risk appetite and tolerance
  • Risk models
  • Risk assessment
  • Categories of risk
  • Challenges in risk management
  • Risk monitoring tolls
  • Risk process
  • Risk disclosure


  • Understanding the board’s role in compliance

      Technology & information

  • Understanding the board’s role in Technology and Information Assurance


  • Understanding the board’s role in assurance


Module 4 - Day 4

Key focus areas

The role of a governing body

  • Corporate governance blueprint
  • Governance and organisation’s life cycle
  • Primary role of the governing body
  • Governance/business life cycle
  • Challenges experienced by governing body
  • Governance tools
  • Characteristics of effective governing bodies

Selection, removal and remuneration of members

  • Composition of governing body
  • Appointing of NED’s
  • Selection process
  • Succession planning
  • Characteristics of good directors
  • Induction and ongoing training
  • Removal of directors
  • Remuneration of GB members

Meetings of the governing body

  • Agenda compilation
  • Characteristics of effective meetings

Committees of the governing body

  • Typical GB committees
  • Membership of committees
  • Chairing GB committees
  • Committee roles and responsibilities

Evaluation of the performance of the governing body

  • Performance evaluations
  • Benefits of GB appraisals
  • Formal evaluation options

Delegation to management

  • King IV on delegation to management

Programme Fees
 ( Excludes VAT)

IoDSA Fellows: R 7 933.28
IoDSA Members: R 9 519.93
Non Member: R 11 899.92

Includes: Course Material, Refreshments & Lunch