Are you, or someone you know, a small-or medium-sized enterprise (SME) owner or employee who has been forced by the current tough economic climate to side-line professional development?

Although this is a harsh reality for many businesses in South Africa, staying on top of your industry through continuous learning always remains a crucial component to achieving success.

At the IoDSA, we appreciate the role that SME’s plays in the local economy and value apt governance in the sector at a premium. We have therefor decided to make our Governance for SME’s programme available to you at a 50% discounted rate.

The programme will earn you 5 CPD hours and take place via Zoom on 9 November 2020 and be presented by a recognized voice in SME governance matters, Mr Ralph Patmore CD(SA). During the session you will learn more about:

  • Identifying the core business of your company, as well as the core skills required to achieve these business objectives.
  • The Companies Act, King IV, and governance, as it applies to SME’s.
  • Strategic simplicity (practical overview of the critical elements for a strategy).
  • Understanding financial statements, business controls (working capital, gross margins, expenses to sales etc.) and cash flow.
  • Integrated topical strategies that can enhance the effectiveness of your business drivers.

Make sure you tap into this valuable learning opportunity by registering yourself or sponsoring an individual/SME that you feel will benefit from gaining this insight by going to

Registrations close on 2 November 2020.