The Africa Rising! International Conference was hosted in Mauritius on 17 -18 October 2013 with the purpose of exploring the challenges for capturing business opportunities and creating sustained organisational value in Africa. It provided a platform for the exchange of knowledge, thought leadership and best practices in governance, value creation and sustainable growth. Experts, both academics and practitioners, from around the world, and especially from Africa, come together to share their views and experiences.
“Africa is a place replete with possibilities,”
This sentiment of Kgalema Motlanthe, Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa quoted from the 2012 Africa Attractiveness Survey by EY, was evident in the collective message of the presenters of the Africa Rising! International conference. However, these possibilities can only be realised if the current issues facing Africa, as raised at the conference, are addressed.
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This workshop is not about the mechanics of creativity or innovation, nor is it about the processes required to implement innovative ideas. Rather, it is about the leadership imperative to create the culture that ensures innovation is both continuous and embedded in the organisation. It challenges organisations to consider the resources, processes, values and leadership support given to innovation, and presents a mindset that will help companies actually achieve their stated goals.
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Is Corporate Governance Still Credible?
‘Corporate governance’ has become a highly fashionable phrase in the past decade and is seen by many to be the solution to many of our current economic and organisational issues. It is not. But it may become so – if it can be seen as a learning system. This paper explores ways of linking the four major players in such a system...
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The Directors’ Register of the MIoD consists of a pool of directors and senior executives from cross sections of industries and professions which will enable you to recruit suitable independent directors for your board. For MIoD members, it is also an opportunity to promote yourself as a potential independent director to sit on the board of other organisations.
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If you need information or independent advice from a specialist, the Mauritius Institute of Directors offers extensive and exclusive confidential support. Services range from Board Appraisals, Corporate Governance Assessments, Directors' Searches , Code of Conduct Development and Reviews, Ethics Risk Management to In-House Training.
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The Mauritius Institute of Directors (MloD) is geared to provide business leaders with the knowledge and tools that they need to run a successful operation using the best corporate governance practices to guide them.