The scope of this course includes navigating through corporate governance concepts, understanding the various functions and roles of the board of directors, as well as the criteria for the selection of an effective executive team. Issues such as corporate mal-governance will be examined. The course will also zoom in on the King Report which was established in 1994 and has continually been updated, with the latest edition being the King IV Report of 2016.
Subject Matter Expert
Adeola Oluwatoyin (Toyin) Osundiran obtained her first degree in Economics at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 1999 and a Masters degree in Business Administration Management in 2002. She began her professional career in the banking sector and then worked the Nigerian Port Authority.
In 2009, Toyin obtained an Honours degree from the University of Stellenbosh. In 2010, she obtained a Masters degree in Maritime Studies (cum Laude), and another Masters degree in Logistics Management (cum Laude) in 2016. She recently completed her Doctorate at the University of Johannesburg.
Toyin has worked with Aramex South Africa in various capacities, including as a business analyst, sustainability manager and business intelligence executive. Currently she is a lecturer at Damelin Braamfontein. She is also a project leader, content developer and involved in blended learning.
Each course is assigned its own Online Academic Tutor, who is ready and waiting to guide and assist their learners throughout their learning experience.
The Online Academic Tutor who is assigned to your course, is trained to build each student up to reach their fullest potential. Students can expect their Online Academic Tutor to answer questions, offering advice and provide further clarification on any academic aspects.
Course and Technical Requirements
To successfully access and complete this course, you will be required to have a registered email account, access to a computer/laptop/tablet and stable internet connection. You will be required to be familiar with using a computer as you may need to be able to read and download documents in Adobe PDF Reader, view Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and read and create documents in Microsoft Word.
Our online short learning programmes may require additional software applications. These additional software applications requirements will be communicated to you in this information pack and/or on the website course page. Damelin Online does not provide any additional software applications required for online short learning programmes.
Please note: Google, YouTube and Vimeo may be used in our online course delivery. If any of these services are blocked in your jurisdiction, you may have difficult in accessing our course content.
How We Engage with Students
Our online short learning programmes are broken into self-paced manageable modules designed to be interactive and engaging:
- The programme is available to be viewed on smart devices and includes mobile, tablets and personal computers.
- Relevant case studies, articles and recommended reading are part of supplementary resources available.
- Apply and evaluate what you have learned in each module with the self-grading quizzes and assignment submissions
- View a range of Introductory course videos by your Subject Matter Expert.
- Scheduled live webinars are included with the Online Academic Tutor.
- Network, collaborate and interact with your fellow participants and Online Academic Tutor via the discussion boards.
Upon successful completion of this online short learning programme, you will be awarded with a Damelin Certificate of Competence.