1 Day Whistleblowing Training

07 February 2020, Johannesburg

Overview:

Join Terrance M. Booysen in a 1-day whistleblowers governance training session where delegates are provided insights that assist them understand the necessities of not just doing the right thing when it comes to discovering or suspecting misconduct in the workplace, but more importantly, how to deal with it!

No matter what your position is in your organisation, the chances are very good that you will be faced with an ethical dilemma when you will feel morally obliged to report a particular matter that is, or has the potential to create damage or harm to your organisation, or to your colleagues, and even yourself.  In reality, without the proper support mechanisms, and the correct knowledge of reporting misconduct in place, the chances of reprisal is very high and this may lead to a number of negative consequences.

As a responsible organisation, in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its employees -- including key stakeholders of the organisation -- it is essential that employees and their employers are properly informed and equipped regarding the manner in which to deal with whistleblowers and whistleblowing.  Whilst there are legal protections and requirements that must be considered, equally important is knowing the type of circumstances that could see well-meaning employers and their employees falling short of the various requirements for reporting and protection.

Why attend:

This 1-day Whistleblowing training - 

  • demystifies the critical functions of a whistleblower;
  • guides organisations to assess their vulnerabilities that may warrant whistleblowing in order to become a better corporate citizen;
  • blends the importance of a Corporate Governance Framework® within the realm of a well governed organisation where whistleblowers are comfortable to report; and
  • is unique in South Africa and is offered exclusively by CGF.

Key objectives:

  • Align organisational compliance with the organisation’s whistleblowing guidelines;
  • Manage corporate and personal expectations with organisational and whistleblowing procedures;
  • Improve the organisation’s compliance with ethical and other governance requirements;
  • Help to develop a reputation for being a good corporate citizen which attracts and retains likeminded stakeholders;
  • Assist the organisation to avoid potentially costly litigation, fines and bad publicity, and
  • Show the connection of good governance, early warning detection and reporting within a Corporate Governance Framework®.

Who should attend:

Chairmen, directors, Chief Audit Executives, HR, Company Secretariat, internal audit, management and employees, suppliers and other key stakeholders.  This Workshop is applicable to the public & private sector, including NPOs.

Venue:

Randpark Club, Setperk Street, Randpark, Johannesburg, South Africa | GPS: S26’06.862 E27’58.000 | T: +27 (0)11 215 8600 | W: www.randpark.co.za

Duration:

One full day (12 February 2020) |  08h30-17h00

Fee:

The fee of R 2,645.00 including 15% VAT per delegate or R 9,430.00 including 15% VAT per table booking of 4 delegates.  This covers tuition for one full day, course material, certificate of attendance, lunch, refreshments and parking. 

Contact:

For enquiries or registration, please contact Petra on T: +27 (0)11 476 8264 | E: accounts@cgf.co.za

References on other governance training the presenter has conducted:

“Terry knows his stuff and presents it well!”
Rob Jackson (Symbiotics)
   “Definitely worth attending. Well done!
Would love to attend again.”

Salona Govender (SABRIC)
   “Very informative and excellent presentation.”
Linda Kempster (Hydraform)

Your presenter:

Terrance M. Booysen (CEO: CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd) has received many accolades directly linked with corporate governance and it wide-ranging topics.  He is a regular podium presenter and is considered knowledgeable in the practice, having produced many governance, risk and compliance reports and articles over the last 17 years.  Terrance (Terry) is recognised by the Worldwide Who’s Who® organisation for his business accomplishments and knowledge within the arena of corporate governance.  Through this recognition, he forms part of an extensive international network comprised of diverse and talented professionals, helping members to develop strong personal brands in order to distinguish themselves from others in their respective industries. This Workshop is well timed as organisations deal with the challenges of misconduct in the workplace environment, including those who wish to report such misconduct in the pursuit of ethical behavior and good governance practices as espoused in legislation, including governance codes such as King IV™.

About CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd

CGF offers the most comprehensive research service of its kind to help South African organisations create and implement their own Corporate Governance Framework®. Our products and extensive consulting services are designed to assist all organisations in achieving their objectives of entrenching and complying with appropriate governance, risk and compliance practices.

With clients as diverse as the Liberty Group, Anglo American, the JSE, the National Lotteries Commission, the Government Employees Pension Fund and the Altron Group, CGF and its leading corporate governance solutions have received national and international recognition.

         
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**Please note that all references in this brochure to the King IV™ Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa for 2016 (King IV™) has been kindly allowed by the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (‘IoDSA’).  The IoDSA owns the intellectual property of King IV™ and the report can be accessed at no cost at:  http://www.iodsa.co.za/?page=AboutKingIV)