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Orientation & Development of New Board Members

Orientation & Development of New Board Members
March 30, 2020
Sandton, 138 Rivonia Rd, Sandown, Sandton, 2196 Get directions

1. Introduction

  • Roles and Responsibilities of Directors
  • Board Diversity Matrix
  • Board Size
  • Knowledge of the Organization and its Business
  • Characteristics of Board Members & the Chairperson
  • Understanding & Meeting Stakeholders’ Expectations

2. Characteristics of Board Members

  • Alignment with Vision, Mission and Values
  • Taking Responsibilities
  • Clear Communication
  • Specific Skills

3. Conducting Effective Board Meetings

  • Notice
  • Setting of the Agenda
  • Taking Resolutions
  • Attendance
  • Following up on Decisions

4. Setting Organizational Policies

  • Human Resources Policies
  • Finance Policies
  • Gender Policies
  • Conflict of Interest

5. Setting Up Board Committees

  • Audit Committee (Finance & Audit)
  • Human Resources Committee
  • Project Committee
  • Special Committees

6. Board Reference Manual

  • Need for Board Manual
  • Organization Essentials
  • Board Structure and Processes
  • Board-CEO Relations
  • Executive Parameters

7. Board Evaluation

  • Board Evaluation Process & Tools
  • CEOs Performance Appraisals

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