17 October 2019



15:00 - 15:30

Entertainer: Nik Rabinowitz


During this session Nik will be sharing side splittingly funny stories about finance. His banter and humour will ensure immeadiate remorse for studying finance. Be prepared for belly roaring laughter as Nik takes us on a comical journey of South African humor.


Charterquest CFO Competition Finalist Announcement

8:45 - 9:15

Announcement by: Valentine Nti


The CFO (Chief Financial Officer) is an annual, open-entry, and global multi-stage business strategy and leadership-focused case study competition, organised by The CharterQuest Institute South Africa. It challenges university students around the world & high school students in Africa to prove they can compete at the highest level: by solving a set of complex and integrated finance, operational, strategic and ethical problems that beset a real-world global business in the emerging markets.


Criminals: some are really not as clever as they think

11:00 - 11:45

Speaker: Dominic Nel, Chief Revenue Officer, VATSure


Over the past few years South Africa has seen its fair share of commissions and inquiries. Many of which have been set up specifically to investigate some well-known big businesses that made headlines for all the wrong reasons. This talk takes a look at some real life examples of how corporate criminals operate and give insights into ways for you to protect your hard earned revenue.


13 rules for entrepreneurs

11:00 - 11:45

Speaker: Allan Knott-Craig Jnr, Executive Chairman HeroTel


Alan Knott Craig Jnr needs little introduction the Finance and Tech world. He’s the author of 7 books, has successfully launched 20 Tech Start ups in SA. He is the CEO of Project Isizwe (a non-profit company managing the deployment of the largest public free Wi-Fi network in South Africa) and is the Executive Chairman of Herotel.

Alan will be sharing his framework from his recent book: the 13 rules for entrepreneurs to assist you in fast tracking your entrepreneurial journey and providing you with the guidelines to avoid the inevitable pitfalls of new business ventures.

Prepare to be amazed, and be sure to bring your notepads for what will undoubtedly be a session to challenge your thinking and provide a blue print to your entrepreneurial success.


Consolidating the Annual Financial & IAS34 Interim Reporting Process

10:00 - 10:45

Speaker: Christiaan Brink, Product Executive AdaptIT


If the words IAS34 and Interim reporting cause your blood pressure to rise and your eyes to roll back. This is the session for you! Eliminate the heavy lifting of a manual interim reporting process. During the live demo you will learn how to consolidate your year-end & interim financial statement creation using a unique and revolutionary software solution.