Being a Director Part 3_25 May 2016
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Board's Role in Performance & Sustainability, Integrated Reporting & Combined Assurance

When: 25 May 2016
Registration starts at 08h30 and course starts promptly at 09h00
Where: IoDSA Training Room
144 Katherine Street, Sandown, Sandton
Grayston Ridge Office Park, Block B, 1st Floor
Johannesburg, Gauteng  2196
South Africa
Presenter: Dr Simo Lushaba

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This one day programme is aimed at equipping aspiring and new directors with an overview of the Board’s role in performance and sustainability. Integrated reporting and combined assurance will be highlighted throughout the session. Discussion will also include improved interaction between management and the board.

 King Code of Governance Principles (King III)

  • Principle 2.2: The board should appreciate that strategy, risk, performance and sustainability are
  • Principle 2.10: The board should ensure that there is an effective risk-based internal audit
  • Principle 2.11: The board should appreciate that stakeholders’ perception affect the company's reputation
  • Principle 2.12: The board should ensure the integrity of the company's integrated report.
  • Principle 2.13: The board should report on the effectiveness of the company's system of internal controls.  

Key Focus Areas

Boards role in performance and sustainability


  • What is sustainability and what is the boards’ role?
  • How performance is evaluated – financial and non-financial?
  • The business case for sustainability, best practice
  • Corporate citizenship
  • The role of the social and ethics committee
  • Stakeholder relations
  • Integrated reporting
  • What is integrated reporting and what is the board’s role?

Combined assurance

  • Management
  • Management supporting the board
  • Interaction between management and board
  • Reporting requirements

One Full day: 09h00 - 16h00

Presentation fees

IoDSA Fellow:     R3 488
IoDSA Members: R4 185
Non Members:     R5 231

Includes: VAT, Course Material, Refreshments & Lunch