The Path to Cert. Dir _ Part 1: Training & MCQ's
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Below is an outline of the Director Development programmes that form PART 1 of the pre-requisite for the application of the Cert.Dir designation

Certified Director Programmes

Programme

Overview

Duration

Being a Director Part 1: An introduction to Corporate Governance

This one day programme is aimed at equipping aspiring and new governing body members with an overview of the principles and concepts underpinning corporate governance.

One full day (09h00-16h00)

Being a Director Part 2: The governing body’s role in ethics, strategy & performance and integrated reporting

This one day programme is aimed at equipping aspiring and new governing body members with an understanding of their role in Ethics, Strategy & Performance and Integrated Reporting.

One full day (09h00-16h00)

Being a Director Part 3: The governing body’s role in risk, compliance, technology & information and assurance

This one day programme is aimed at equipping aspiring and new governing body members with an understanding of their role in Risk, Compliance, Technology & Information and Assurance.

One full day (09h00-16h00)

Being a Director Part 4: Increasing governing body effectiveness and adding value

This one day programme is aimed at equipping aspiring and new governing body members with the knowledge of how effective governing bodies should operate.

One full day (09h00-16h00)

Being a Director Part 5: Boardroom theory into practice

This one day board simulation is aimed at equipping prospective and newly appointed directors for board meetings and challenges that may be faced within the boardroom. The simulation will demonstrate the application of learnings from Being a Director Part 1-4, Finance for non-Financial Directors and Governance of Ethics.

One full day (09h00-14h00)

Governance of Ethics*

(in association with The Ethics Institute)

This half day programme is aimed at equipping aspiring and new directors with the knowledge on the importance of good governance. A company’s ethics strategy will be explored, there will also be a focus on implementing ethical standards.

Half day (09h00-12h30)

Financial insights for non-financial directors*

This session is designed to assist directors that do not have a financial background to a well-grounded understanding of the financial concepts that underpin the preparation and presentation of financial statements. The session specifically focuses on analysing and interpreting the financial information presented to directors, and the financial statements in particular, in order to assess the company’s financial position, performance and cash flow.

This session is not designed for delegates with in-depth financial qualifications or experience.

One full day (09h00-16h00)

Online Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s)

Online MCQ’s for the following modules will be available for completion:

  • Module 1: Being a Director Part 1
  • Module 2: Being a Director Part 2
  • Module 3: Being a Director Part 3
  • Module 4: Being a Director Part 4
  • Module 5: Governance of Ethics*
  • Module 6: Financial insights for non-financial directors*

These modules will assess your knowledge gained through the face to face programmes attended.

Estimated at 1 hour per module

 

Programme Fees (excl.VAT)

Rates:

Online booking link

Member (Exc. VAT)

Non Member (Exc. VAT)

Fellow Member  (Exc. VAT)

Being a Director Package Deal Part 1-4

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R 14 781.24

R 18 476.56

R 12 317.70

Being a Director Part 5**

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R 3 642.50

R 4 553.13

R 3 035.41

Governance of Ethics**

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R2 550.84

R 3 188.55

R 2 126.58

Financial insights for non-financial directors**

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R 4 249.50

R 5 311.88

R 3 541.26

Total:

 

R 25 224.08

R 31 530.12

R 21 020.95


Note: The full journey to Cert.Dir cost indicated above cannot be purchased as a full package. The above is just an indication of the full cost for all of the programmes and MCQ’s together.

All programmes need to be purchased individually via our website.


Application for Exemption

**Exemption: Individuals can apply for exemption from the Financial insights for non-financial directors, Governance of ethics and Being a Director: Part 5 training and MCQ modules should they meet the following criteria:


Finance modules– individuals that already have a financial background or have completed a qualification at NQF 6 or higher that includes a finance module, are able to apply for exemption from the training and MCQ's.

Ethics modules – individuals that have completed the Ethics Officer Certification Programme (EOCP) through The Ethics Institute can apply for exemption from the training and MCQ's.

Part 5 -  Individuals that already have 1 years' or more experience as a director on the board of an organisation of substance can apply for exemption from training.

1. Click here to apply for exemption from the Finance module

2. Click here to apply for exemption from the Ethics module

3. Click here to apply for exemption from the Part 5 module

 Letter of Completion

Once you have completed all of the above training and MCQ's apply for your Letter of Completion from the Director Development department, this letter will be required when applying for Part 2: assessments of the Certified Director (SA) process.

1. Click here to apply for your Letter of Completion

 

 

Director Development Documents

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
IoDSA Full Terms & Conditions PDF (473.09 KB) Administration 2018/01/30
Director Development In House Offerings PDF (208.18 KB) Administration 2018/01/30
Director Development Faculty PDF (452.25 KB) Administration 2018/01/30

Terms & Conditions

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
IoDSA Full Terns & Conditions PDF (967.13 KB) Administration 2018/10/01