Director Development & Training in Africa

We offer Director Development & Training to provide directors in Africa with the necessary knowledge and insights required to fulfil their duties and deliver good governance on the Boards they sit on.

We understand the the importance of continuous development of directors

Contact us now for tailored director training


  • Corporate governance and best practice
  • Directors’ duties and liabilities
  • Conflicts of interest and recusals at meetings
  • The role of the Board and corporate governance issues
  • Essential legal, regulatory and operating knowledge required for directors
  • Setting the tone and practical guidance on being an effective director
  • Administrative duties (attendance registers, signing of resolutions, reviewing and approval of minutes)
  • Director disclosures and completing directors interest schedules
  • Independence of directors and board tenure
  • Board and Committee composition, including Board diversity
  • Committee delegation and responsibilities
  • Interaction with the board and individual directors
  • Board and Committee meetings processes
  • Annual general meetings
  • Director induction
  • Board charter and terms of reference
  • Board assessment and participation in Board evaluations
  • Delegation of authority within the Board and distribution of responsibilities
  • The role of the Chairpersons of Board and Committees
  • IT Governance • Executive director versus non-executive directors
  •  High level overview of financial, strategic, cultural and rational skills in the Boardroom
  • Company Secretary Training

Board Evaluations in Africa

Acorim’s comprehensive Board Evaluation processes focus on:

  • Assessing a board’s balance of skills and expertise
  • Improving board performance by identifying areas which require attention and training
  • Ensuring that matters are being discussed and approved in the most appropriate governance forums
  • Confirming that the board provides adequate support to the company and its executive management
  • Evaluating compliance with the Companies Act, King IV and any other regulations applicable to a company
  • Ensuring that the correct steps are being taken to limit the risks face by directors

Professional Services

We provide access to a unified framework and our dedicated team ensures the highest quality of service at all times due to our thorough understanding of the various regulatory frameworks.

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