Whether you are a new or seasoned company secretary, this course will emphasise the changing expectations of this critical position. With these expectations in mind and the objective of operating as a commercially minded and front-footed company secretary, an example company secretarial balanced scorecard and listed company case studies, where such had been successfully implemented, will be discussed. The session also deals with the company secretary’s key Companies Act deliverables and includes practical examples for many of the deliverables.
Unpacking the role of the company secretary
• Global trends
• South Africa
• Changing expectations
• Establishing a new or improving on an established company secretarial department
Meetings and resolutions
• Board meeting basics
• Virtual Board meetings
• Written board resolutions
• Holding an effective annual general meeting
• Written shareholder resolutions
• Effective use of governance roadshows
Key statutory filings and functions
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Cost: R5 000.00 per delegate excl VAT.
The course delivery is subject to a minimum attendance. All attendees will receive a course certificate on completion and CPD points.
Please contact JSETraining@jse.co.za to book. Space is limited. Please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
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Presenter’s BIO: CARINA WESSELS
Carina holds an LLB and two LLM degrees: Labour Law and Extractive industry law in Africa (cum laude), a Certificate in Advanced Labour Law (cum laude) and a PMD (cum laude). She is an admitted Advocate of the High Court of South Africa, a fellow and past president of Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa, as well as past president of the Corporate Secretaries International Association.
Carina is a seasoned executive having spent most of her career in mining (operational and head office positions in HR, business improvement, governance and legal). After joining Alexander Forbes in October 2017 she rapidly progressed through continuously expanding portfolios and since March 2019 serves as Executive: Governance, Legal and Compliance.
She is an experienced international and local non-executive director, audit committee member/chair, respected international speaker and published writer.
She was recognised in the 2019 CEO Global Pan-African awards as one of the most influential women in business and government in financial services (SADC South), shortlisted as general counsel of the year in events in both South Africa and Hong Kong and the Alexander Forbes legal team recognised in South Africa and Hong Kong.
She has again been shortlisted as general counsel of the year and the Alexander Forbes legal team for financial services in the In-House Community Awards for 2020.