AltX Director Induction Programme_17, 18, 22, 23 February 2016_JHB
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AltX Director Induction Programme in association with the JSE

2016/02/17 to 2016/02/23
When: 17, 18, 22, 23 February 2016
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
Presenter: Dr. Simo Lushaba, Shaun Davies, Peter Redman, Annamarie van der Merwe
Contact: 0110353000

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



Module 1 - Day 1

Key focus areas

Overview: The business case for Corporate Governance

  • Principled based governance
  • Why is corporate governance vital to South Africa
  • The value of governance
  • Barriers to good governance

Governance Framework and Models

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

Directors Duties

  • The responsibilities of individual directors
  • Definition of Exec, NED, INED, ex officio, advisors
  • Fiduciary duties and duty of care and skill
  • How to manage conflicts of interests
  • Directors personal liability
  • The business judgement rule
  • What to consider before accepting directorship
  • Dissenting directors
  • Representative directors

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





Module 3 - Day 3

Key focus areas

The Boards Role in Risk

  • What is risk and what is the boards role therein
  • Understanding the difference between risk governance and risk management
  • The risk management process including assessment, response, monitoring, assurance, reporting
  • Common problems re risk and how these can be addressed
  • Common categories of risk
  • Generic risk strategies
  • Role of the risk committee

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 examples




Module 4 - Day 4

Key focus areas

Integrated Reporting and Combined Assurance

  • What is integrated reporting and what is the board role therein
  • Internal assurance providers
  • External assurance providers

Director selection and removal

  • The process for director selection
  • The importance of succession planning
  • Balance on the board
  • Characteristics of good directors
  • Induction and ongoing training
  • Directors remuneration
  • Removal of directors

Effective meetings

  • The importance of well structured board agendas
  • Characteristics of effective meetings
  • Common meeting problems

Board Committees

  • The role and mandate of board committees
  • The benefits of having board committees
  • The typical board committees




Four full days: 09h00 - 16h00


Programme Fees

IoDSA Member:

R   9 938

Non Member:

R 12 423

Fellow Member:

R   8 282


Includes: VAT, Course Material, Refreshments & Lunch