Professor Mervyn King Presents King IV Report on Corporate Governance

Join Professor Mervyn King for his Corporate Governance Masterclass

Mervyn E. King is Senior Counsel and former Judge on the Supreme Court of South Africa, “Professor extraordinaire” at the College of Economic and Management Sciences of the University of South Africa, and Chairman of the King Committee on corporate governance in South Africa.

In addition, he is a member of the private sector advisory group on corporate governance to the World Bank, Chairman of the Eminent Persons Group to review the governance and oversight of the United Nations, and Chairman of the Global Reporting Initiative’s Board of Directors.

The King Committee on Corporate Governance has released three comprehensive reports and guidelines that endorse an integrated and inclusive approach to corporate governance, embracing stakeholders other than shareholders:

  • King I (1994)
  • King II (2000)
  • King III (2009)
  • King IV (2016)

What will you learn on the day?

  • What is good corporate governance? The practices, principles and outcomes.
  • What will King IVTM mean to your business?
  • What is inclusive and sustainable capitalism?
  • How do you prepare an Integrated Report?
  • Do social and environmental issues affect your organisation?
  • What is best IT governance practice?
  • What is the role and function of The Board?

Who Should Attend

Listed and private companies, including state-owned entities:

Chairmen, Chief Executive Officers, Managing Directors, Directors, Company Secretaries, Financial Directors, Business Continuity Managers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Audit Executives, Internal Auditors, Human Resources, Strategic Planners, Senior business executives whose jobs include governance, risk & compliance (GRC) portfolios, Senior Management from Legal & Compliance and IT.

What to Expect on the Day

One-Day Seminar Outline

  1. Global Realities
  2. Corporate governance about practices, principles and outcomes
  3. What is good corporate governance?
  4. The duties of directors – incapacity
  5. The five corporate sins
  6. A framework of corporate governance
  7. Who is the leader of the company?
  8. To whom is the board accountable?
  9. The classification of directors
  10. Are you practising the inclusive approach?
  11. Qualitative governance
  12. The intellectual naiveté of a non-executive director
  13. IT Governance
  14. Internal Audit
  15. Code of conduct
  16. Corruption
  17. Board self-evaluation
  18. Role and function of the board
  19. The role of the chairman
  20. Take home value


When & Where


Dates: 25 July 2019 and 20 November 2019
Time: 08:30 to 15:30 (Includes lunch and refreshments)
Venue: The Maslow Hotel, Sandton, Johannesburg

Cape Town

Dates: 11 October 2019
Time: 08:30 to 15:30 (Includes lunch and refreshments)
Venue: The Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town CBD

Tickets & Bookings

R 7,750.00 excl. vat per person

Group bookings of 2 or more get 10% discount


There will be a 6 hour CPD awarded for this training.


Starts: 11 Oct 2019

Date: 11 - 11 Oct 2019

Location: Cape Town