CSSA Applied Governance

This is the first subject in the CSSA Board Level. When completing this subject the student will have advanced knowledge and key skills necessary for the Chartered Secretary or Governance Professional to act as chief adviser to the board or governing body and other stakeholders on best practice in corporate governance, and as the facilitator for systematic application across a wide range of organisations.

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Description

This is the first subject in the CSSA Board Level. When completing this subject the student will have advanced knowledge and key skills necessary for the Chartered Secretary or Governance Professional to act as chief adviser to the board or governing body and other stakeholders on best practice in corporate governance, and as the facilitator for systematic application across a wide range of organisations.

Accreditation

Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa

Overview

• Overview of the general principles of corporate governance
• The board of directors and leadership
• Governance and accountability
• Role of the board in risk management and internal control
• Relations with shareholders
• Corporate social responsibility and sustainability
• Remuneration of directors and senior executives
• Other governance issues

Qualification

This subject is a part of a national qualification on completion of all Board Level subjects you will receive a NQF L8 Professional Qualification.

Requirements

Student must have successfully completed the CSSA Programme 1, 2 & 3 or equalivant qualification.

Duration

This subject can be completed in 4 months.

Packages

Home Study

The Home Study Package offers:

• Textbooks
• Study guides
• Workbooks - Not for all subjects
• Lecturer Support - via Email, Phone and access to the Student Question & Answer Platform

Online Classroom

The Full Online Classroom Package builds on the Home Study Package and provides you with the digital resources that may be available for your course as well as giving you access to the SACOB Online Classroom. The Online Classroom Package offers:

• Video Kit
• Study maps
• Study plans
• Lecturer/Concept videos
• Quizzes
• Assessment downloads and uploads
• SACOB Student Forum

Assessment

You will be required to complete a 3 hour OPEN  BOOK examination at the end of your course.

What's next

You can continue your studies with SACOB and CSSA and complete more subjects that make up this qualification.