Governance for SME's_04 July 2019
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Understanding the Simplicity of Governance

 Export to Your Calendar 2019/07/04
When: 04 July 2019
Registration starts at 08h30 and course starts promptly at 09h00
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IoDSA Training Room
144 Katherine Street, Sandown, Sandton
Grayston Ridge Office Park, Block B, 1st Floor
Johannesburg, Gauteng  2196
South Africa
Presenter: Ralph Patmore
Contact: 011 035 3000

Online registration is available until: 2019/06/21
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Delegates attending this one day programme will gain exposure in understanding the fundamentals of corporate governance, strategy development, the use of financial statements and the management of cash flows to ensure a sustainable future for their organisation. Understanding the core business of the company helps in determining the core competencies required to establish and grow the business.

From a technical perspective the programme aims to equip SME entrepreneurs, Owner Managers, Managing Directors and other Senior executives about how to develop other commercial fundamentals and integrate good business and good governance principles into their growing business. 

King IV Report on Corporate Governance

  • Part 6.5: Supplement for small & medium enterprises

Key Focus Areas

  • Identifying the core business of a company as well as the core skills to achieve these business objectives
  • Companies Act, King III and governance as it applies to SMEs’
  • Strategic simplicity (simple overview of the critical elements for a strategy)
  • Understanding Financial Statements, Business controls (working capital, Gross Margins, Expense to sales etc.) and CASH FLOWS.
  • Integration of topical strategies that can enhance the effectiveness of the business drivers such as the power of social media.

Programme facilitator

Ralph Patmore

Ralph holds a Masters of Business Leadership degree. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director and serves on boards as Chairman of Audit Committees, Chairman of Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Risk Committee and Social and Ethics Committee. 


One Full day: 09h00 - 16h00

Programme fees (Excludes VAT)

IoDSA Fellow:      R 3 541.25
IoDSA Members: R 4 249.50
Non Members:     R 5 311.88

Includes: Course Material, Refreshments & Lunch