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Digital Transformation

in developing economies

This webinar is the first in a series that launches a deep dive into

digital transformation for developing economies.

This webinar will use real-world case studies to provide insights into
critical business issues and tangible business opportunities.

Background information

The digital revolution is sweeping the globe, but are developing economies getting left behind?

This webinar tackles that head-on, offering a unique perspective from within the developing world. We’ll delve deep into the realities of digital transformation in emerging markets, equipping leaders with the insights they need to address critical business issues to adapt business operations to the world of digital-first.

Join us and discover:

  • Fresh perspectives by gaining a nuanced understanding of digital transformation’s unique challenges and opportunities.
  • Actionable strategies with practical guidance on implementing best practices, ensuring good governance, and maximizing the impact of digital transformation.
  • A competitive edge to equip leaders with the knowledge to navigate the digital landscape and propel their business to the forefront of the developing world’s economic surge.

Guests

DETAIL

 

DATE:
29 May 2024

 

TIME: 

06:00 – 07:00 ET

10:00 – 11:00 UTC

11:00 – 12:00 UK

12:00 – 13:00 CEST

12:00 – 13:00 South Africa

13:00 – 14:00 Saudi Arabia

15:30 – 16:30 India

18:00 – 19:00 China

19:00 – 20:00 Japan

20:00 – 21:00 Sydney

22:00 – 23:00 Auckland

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VENUE

Free Online Webinar

Certificates of Attendance are applicable for

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Dr Lindie Grebe

Senior Lecturer, College of Accounting Sciences, University of South Africa

Dr Grebe is a chartered accountant and senior lecturer at the University of South Africa (Unisa). 

 

She teaches postgraduate accounting sciences through blended learning using technology in distance education, and through face-to-face study schools throughout South Africa. During her employment at Unisa, she also acted as Coordinator: Master’s and Doctoral Degrees for the College of Accounting Sciences (CAS), chairperson of the research ethics committee and chairperson of the Gauteng North Region of the Southern African Accounting Association (SAAA). 

 

Before joining Unisa as academic, she gained ten years’ experience in audit practice and in commerce.

Sezer Bozkus Kahyaoglu

Associate Professor of Finance at the Bakirçay University

Sezer is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Bakirçay University, in Izmir, Türkiye, and an academic associate of the University of South Africa (UNISA) and the University of Johannesburg. Her research interests mainly include Applied Econometrics, Time Series Analysis, Financial Markets and Instruments, AI, Blockchain, Sustainability, Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Fraud Accounting, Auditing, Ethics, Coaching, Mentoring, and NLP. Sezer is the associate editor of two indexed journals and the AI book series editor at Springer. Sezer is a Steering Committee Member at the Good Governance Academy Research Forum and a co-founding member of the registered Engaged Scholarship project, Continuous Auditing in Public Sector Internal Auditing (CAPIA).

Tankiso Moloi

Professor and Academic Director, Johannesburg Business School, University of Johannesburg

Before the University of Johannesburg, Tankiso was a Director of Enterprise Risk Management at the University of South Africa and spent almost a decade as a Chief Accountant at Anglo American (Kumba Iron Ore).

 

He holds/ has held various non-executive director positions, including:

  • CIMA Council Member
  • A trustee/member, University of Johannesburg pension fund
  • Chair of Africa’s Regional Engagement Group
  • Member of Africa Regional Advisory Panel, AICPA-CIMA
  • Chair of Work Stream 6 in Namibia’s 4IR Task Force
  • Board and Audit Committee member, AB4IR NPC
  • Board and Committee Member, Green Matter NPC
  • Council Member and Chair of the Finance Committee, South West Gauteng TVET College
  • Audit and Risk Committee Member, Sedibeng TVET College
  • Member of Ministerial Advisory Council on Energy, South Africa’s National Department of Energy.

 

Tankiso is NRF-rated (established researcher) and has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed accredited scientific journals, chaired, and participated in various conferences as a keynote speaker and a presenter. He has written numerous books and book chapters in accounting, risk management, corporate governance, auditing, strategy, and artificial intelligence.

 

From an academic perspective, he has recently completed the Executive Doctor of Business Administration (Major: Artificial Intelligence in Financial Reporting), Paris School of Business, he also holds:

  • Ph.D. (Major: Finance), Swiss Management  entre/Universidad Central de Nicaragua
  • Master of Commerce (Major: Accounting), University of South Africa
  • Master of Science (Financial Management), University of London
  • Master of Arts (Major:  International Relations),  University of Leicester
  • Post-graduate program (Major: Data Science and Business Analytics), University of Texas at Austin
  • Post-graduate program (Major: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning), University of Texas at Austin
  • Hons Bachelor of Commerce (Major: Accounting), University of South Africa (UNISA)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Majors: Accounting and Economics) UNISA

 

He further holds various executive development programs which include the Oxford Executive Leadership Programme, MIT Executive Program in Blockchain Technologies, and MIT Executive Program in Artificial Intelligence.

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