Tech Talk with Caryn: Directors' Focus and Responsibilities - Operating in a Crisis

Directors’ duties and responsibilities with the focus on how to operate during a crisis. January 2021


By the end of this event the participant should:

  • Understand how to create a healthy corporate culture;  
  • Know the Companies Act requirements regarding directors’ responsibilities;
  • Understand directors’ responsibility to sound internal controls; 
  • Understand the need for directors to assess going concern and potential business rescue challenges;
  • Know the reporting requirements of directors; and
  • Know management’s responsibility to assess fraud.


Are you aware of all the risks when signing off the assessment of going concern on the 2021 Annual Financial Statements?

Directors and management faces more than new reporting challenges and statutory requirements due to the Pandemic. This session is aimed at highlighting the core requirements that directors need to ensure are met, as well as to assist them with identifying areas that require their focus and attention going forward into another challenging year.

Leaders and management should register for the webinar to know what needs to be done and how it needs to be done.


Adhoc – R475

Subscription Package – Accountant in Practice, Accountant in Practice plus Tax, Bookkeeper, Quick Update


Study Unit 1

Creating a healthy corporate culture.

  • Leadership. 
  • Ethics.
  • Managing remote working environment.
Study Unit 2

Companies Act requirements and responsibilities of directors. 

Study Unit 3

Directors’ responsibility to internal controls. 

Study Unit 4

Going concern and potential business rescue challenges. 

Study Unit 5

Management’s assessment of fraud. 

Study Unit 6

Looking forward to the year ahead. 


There are no preconditions for this course.
Moderate level.
Recorded webinar made available on a specified date.


Caryn Maitland CA (SA)

Caryn Maitland is a Chartered Accountant (SA). She has been a member of IRBA as a registered auditor and accountant since 2002, Caryn has lectured Auditing and Accounting at various institutions and has conducted independent workshops and seminars for professional accountants since 2006 on various topics.


By attending this webinar, you will be provided with:

  •  Summarised slide presentation
  •  Reference documents and / or course material where available
  • Access to a technical knowledge base
  • Recorded webinar that includes an expert presenter and participant interaction

R 475 VAT Incl.

Additional Course Information

Category Assurance
Accredited SAIBA
Verifiable CPD Hours 2
Non-verifiable CPD Hours N/A
Effort 2 hours
Duration 2 hours
Format Webinar
Level Moderate
Assessment Yes
Study Material No
Course Date 25 January, 2021
SKU CPD200246M Categories , ,

Who should attend?

Management Advisors
Financial Managers
Executive Management
Business Accountants in Practice (SA)
Certified Financial Officer (SA)
Compliance Officers
Risk Analyst


This event is included in the following subscription packages:

If you are not a subscriber, you need to purchase the event as a stand-alone event or subscribe to a SAIBA subscription package.

How to subscribe

Subscribers pay less for their CPD points.
SAIBA offers 4 subscription packages that provides access to everything to run a successful accounting and tax practice.

Pay a small monthly amount and gain access to monthly webinars covering ethics, financials, reporting, audit and assurance, working papers, law, technology, management topics, and tax.






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