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Africa Directors Programme


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The programme promotes sustainable business development through an integrated sustainability vision for governance and board processes and contributes to building governance credibility for stakeholder confidence. In doing so, the focus is on the director as person, the governance processes of boards, and board dynamics. 

The content of the Africa Directors Programme (ADP) has been aligned to the IoDSA’s Director Competency Framework™.  It therefore forms part of the CD(SA)® Career Path by contributing to the knowledge and skills required during the CD(SA)®assessment.

A candidate must have basic knowledge of being a director as well as board experience, and is required to send through a curriculum vitae and a reference with his/her application. 

Admission is subject to a selection process, which may include a personal interview. 

*Please ensure that you comply with the above-mentioned admissions requirements prior to enrolling for the programme.




Target Audience

Newly-appointed and current board directors. ​

Candidates must have board experience.  

What does it cover

​The programme has three main components that will equip participants to exercise the duties of a director with self-awa​​​reness, professionalism and sound judgement, oversee public accountability for sustainable and responsible business development, and exercise effective board leadership in matters of corporate conformance, performance, strategy and risk management. 




Please note: In order to keep the structure and content of this programme relevant, it is subject to change.


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South Africa