DIGITAL: JSE AltX Director Induction Programme_08, 15, 28, 29 October 2020
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NB: To be eligible for your attendance certificate, especially for Certified Director purposes, you must attend and participate for the full programme hours.

 Export to Your Calendar 2020/10/08 to 2020/10/29
When: 08, 15, 28, 29 October 2020
Digital Programme commences promptly at 08h30
Where: Digital
South Africa
Contact: Botle Sello
011 035 3024

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Full-Time: Four 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
  • 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 and duty of care and skill
  • Business judgment rule
  • Conflicts of interest
  • The business judgement rule
  • Liability and assurance
  • Delinquency and probation
  • 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 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 statement
  • 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 insider
  • Offences, defenses and penalties
  • The JSE's regulatory capacity
  • Case studies and example

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 boards 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
  • 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


Four full days: 08h30 - 16h00

Programme Fees (Excludes VAT)

Fellow Member:

R 7 391.30

Subscription Paying Member:

R 9 043.48


R 11 608.70