Corporate Governance Qualifications

Enhance your tactical governance skills with a 100% online Corporate Governance course.

The Corporate Governance Institute makes it simple to shape your course around the demands of work and life. You have complete control over when and where you learn, letting you shape your learning around your busy schedule. 

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A variation of learning resources including case studies & webinars

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Learn at your own pace and fit studying around your life

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Further your career with an online Corporate Governance course with the Corporate Governance Institute. 

If you're an established managing director or board member seeking to elevate your existing role, studying a CGI qualification with is the first step to achieving your development goals.

A qualification with the Corporate Governance Institute will help you:

  • Gain detailed insight into the best practices of global governance
  • Discover what it takes to be a more effective C-suite leader 
  • Learn the ins and outs of how boards and committees work 
  • Develop your professional credibility and confidence 
  • Better understand risk analysis and board reporting 
  • Stand out in your organisation and make a positive impact in the boardroom 

With less than 1% of board members worldwide holding an accredited qualification in Corporate Governance, professionals with corporate governance qualifications are in high demand by major employers, making gaining a qualification the obvious next step in your career. 

We understand that many people aren't able to give up their current job or commitments to study full-time. That’s why the Corporate Governance Institute designed their online CGI qualifications to be highly flexible. You can study at your own pace, on your own time and on your own terms. 

Corporate Governance Institute FAQs

The Corporate Governance Institute (CGI) is a leading professional body for corporate governance, offering globally recognised qualifications to aspiring and existing directors, and those who need to know how to engage with boards and organisations effectively.

CGI qualifications are ideal if you're looking to enhance your knowledge and take your career to the next level while gaining the credibility to elevate your confidence. 

Courses with the Corporate Governance Institute (CGI) were created and delivered by directors for directors. 

Recognised as the leading professional body for corporate governance qualifications, CGI offers C-suite professionals the chance to learn how to engage with boards and organisations more effectively, ultimately taking your professional career and credibility to new heights. 

CGI's qualifications are also 100% online, meaning you can work at your own pace, fitting study time around your work and life commitments. 

To help you make the most of your time studying a corporate governance qualification, CGI offers an incredible number of resources to enhance your experience, including: 

  • Case studies 
  • eBooks
  • Comprehensive guides 
  • Insightful interviews 
  • Member sessions & spotlights 
  • And more! 

The right qualification for you will come down to what your professional development goals are. For instance: 

The Corporate Governance Institute Diploma in Corporate Governance is designed for aspiring directors, current directors and aspiring executives who report to boards and need to know the most effective ways to work with them. 

The Corporate Governance Institute Diploma in Social, Environmental and Governance is aimed at leaders, managers and directors who are responsible for ESG strategy at a company. It's also designed for professionals looking to enhance their knowledge of ESG in general. 

If you're looking to develop your professional leadership skills and enhance your CV with a shorter supplementary course, however, you can enrol on the following bite-sized certificates: 

  • Digital Transformation for Company Directors 
  • ESG for Directors 
  • Cyber Security for Company Directors 
  • The Effective Company Secretary 
  • Best Practice in ESG Reporting 
  • Fundamentals of Risk Management for Directors 
  • Getting Your Next Non-Executive Director (NED) Role
  • The Board's Role in Organisational Culture 
  • Best Practice in ESG and Risk Management 
  • The Importance of Governance in ESG

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