Mastering Board Leadership




This programme is aimed at existing or aspirant leaders of a Governing Body particularly those occupying the offices of Chairman as well as Lead Independent Director and Chief Executive. It assumes prior attendance at IoDSA of Being a Director 1, 2, 3 and 4. This is a knowledge sharing session with practical case studies   and discussions to better equip Governing Body Leaders to be effective in his/her role.

King IV Report on Corporate Governance

  • Principle 7: Practices 31 - 38
  • Principle 10: Practices 76 - 83


Key focus areas

  • Key governance principles
  • The Chairman as leader of the Governing Body
  • Improving Board effectiveness         
  • Setting the governance agenda      
  • Strategic direction
  • Planning and running effective meetings
  • Board dynamics including Board Committee
  • Role of the CEO and relationship with the Chairman and the Board 
  • Role of the Lead Independent Director 
  • Board and Director evaluation
  • Shareholder relationships & communication
  • The changing role of the Chairman
  • Discussion and interaction


Programme Facilitator

Richard Foster


One Full day: 09h00 – 16h00

Presentation fees: (Excludes VAT)

Fellow Member: R 4 247.33
Subscription Paying Member: R 5 096.80
Other: R 6 371.00

 Includes:  refreshments, lunch, course material


 Request as an In-House programme

  *For more than 8+ delegates

Terms & Conditions

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IoDSA Full Terns & Conditions PDF (967.13 KB) Administration 2018/10/01