It pleases the IoDSA and the King Committee to invite public commentary on the draft King IVTM Report.
The IoDSA and the King Committee and embarked upon the fourth version of the King Report for corporate governance towards the end of 2014 due to local and international corporate governance developments. The King Committee also saw the redrafting process as an opportunity for further enhancing how corporate governance is regarded and applied across all sectors, which enhancement it sets out to accomplish with this further iteration of the benchmark for corporate governance in South Africa.
Limited consultation has already taken place during the drafting process and the rigour of public comment is now sought to ensure thorough consideration of diverse input before finalisation.
The public comment process takes place in 2 phases, the first of which invites comment on the whole of the King IVTM Report bar the Sector Supplements. The Sector Supplements are to be subjected to public comment during phase 2. The 2-phased approach provides for further consultation to be conducted on the Sector Supplements before public release thereof. As the sector supplements are not self-standing documents but premised on the remainder of the King IVTM Report, the public release of the draft King IVTM Report (in the main), allows for free sharing and access during the Sector Supplement consultation process in preparation for phase 2 commentary.
The first phase of the comment period runs from 15 March to 15 May 2016. Comment on the sector supplements will be opened at a later date on invitation and will also run for a 2 month period.
The newly-launched online entry system for the PRISM Awards is one of the key topics on the Agenda for next week’s Prepping for PRISM Awards Workshop. With the entry deadline less than a month away (15 February), this session is the last opportunity that entrants will have to get all their questions answered face-to-face about how to submit an award-winning entry. “Prepping for PRISMs” takes place on Thursday 28 January at the PRISA offices in Randburg on and Friday 29 January in Cape Town.
“The ‘Prepping for PRISMs’ session is the ideal opportunity for entrants to be guided through the online process – and get all their questions answered,” says PRISM Convenor Bridget von Holdt. “It will also give us valuable feedback on how we can improve the system”.
In addition to addressing online judging, the three-hour long programme is packed with tools and tips from talented public relations professionals – all with the aim of equipping entrants on how to impress the judges – and beat the competition! The draft programme includes:
- An Outline of the New Categories and the Online Registration System:
Bridget von Holdt – Convenor: PRISM Awards
- Entry and Judging Guidelines:-
Marilyn Watson – Founding Partner: Cinnamon Communication
- Social Media and Its Impact on the Public Relations Industry:
Francois Vorster - Chief Disruptor: Integrated Marketing Solutions
- Case studies – A Detailed Insight into Award-winning Entries:
Kevin Welman – Managing Director: FleishmanHillard
- What Makes a Winning Entry:
The cost of the workshop is R450 for non-members and R350 for PRISA and PRCC members.
To register for the ‘Prepping for PRISMs’ workshops, contact Louise from PRISA at email@example.com or tel 011 326-1262.Read more ...
Students should enter their second year work at the start of their third year. They can enter as an individual or in a Group no larger than eight. It needs to be a service learning module, that will be judged according to its achieved learning outcomes as well as the public relations objectives. Evidence (i.e. testimonials from community or NPO/NGO) should be included in the submission. The lead lecturer is responsible for selecting the best work from each tertiary institution. It is critical in the elevation that certain elements of the programme should have been implemented.*