Independent Directors’ Program

Unlocking Global Leadership Potential and Shaping the Future of Corporate Governance

Program overview

The Independent Directors’ Program (IDP) seeks to equip current and aspiring board members with the knowledge, skills, and tools required to serve on boards effectively. It is an important investment for individuals looking to advance their board careers and positively impact corporate governance in the country. This program provides a comprehensive understanding of corporate governance principles, boardroom dynamics, legal and regulatory requirements and emerging trends and best practices in board leadership.

Participants will be able to learn from seasoned directors, subject matter experts, and their peers through interactive workshops, case studies, and networking sessions. By completing the Independent Directors Program, board members can enhance their directorship skills, strengthen their contribution to the board, and increase their confidence in making sound decisions that drive organizational success.

Highlights of our program

Comprehensive curriculum

Our 25+ modules consist of comprehensive content that delve into the intricacies of board dynamics, boardroom operations, risk management, strategic planning and more, equipping participants with the knowledge and skills needed to obtain a highly-regarded and competitive certification in the market.

Personal Branding

Personal branding is essential to professional development, particularly in today's world. When clients join the Independent Directors' Program, they can enhance their personal brand by showcasing their skills, expertise, and value proposition as a director. Personal branding allows leaders to differentiate themselves from others in their industry, establish themselves as thought leaders, and build their reputation as experts in their field.

Networking & Opportunities

Connect with a global community of directors, executives, and industry peers through networking events, peer-to-peer discussions, and collaborative projects. Build valuable relationships, share experiences, and exchange ideas with like-minded professionals from around the world.


Exceptional Personal Branding Strategy

Benefit from a personalized profiling call where the IDI team will profile you to develop effective personal branding strategies. This tailored approach enhances your visibility and reputation as a governance professional, setting you apart in the industry

Leaders Book

Gain the opportunity to feature in the Leaders Book, a publication designed to showcase the expertise and accomplishments of IDI participants. This exposure elevates your profile and establishes you as a thought leader in the field of governance.

Centre Stage Interviews

Showcase your unique experiences and insights through Centre Stage Interviews, a sit down interview conducted by the IDI team, which will provide you with a platform to share your expertise and thought leadership with a wider audience. This visibility enhances your credibility and positions you as an authority in governance matters.

Access to other training programs

Get first access to participate in our other comprehensive and specialized programs such as Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Program, and Business Responsibility and Sustainability Reporting (BRSR) Masterclass. This specialized training equips you with the knowledge and skills to navigate the evolving landscape of corporate responsibility and sustainability.

Networking and Professional Development

Connect with a diverse network of corporate governance experts through networking events and workshops. Gain valuable insights into emerging trends and best practices in board leadership, fostering ongoing professional development and career advancement opportunities.

Assistance in Opportunity Exploration

Utilize our executive search services to identify and explore new career opportunities aligned with your goals and aspirations.


What is the International Directors Program  (IDP) and who is it designed for ?

IDP is a leading program offering advancement opportunities for executive and non-executive directors, governance education and certification programs. Our program caters to a diverse audience, including seasoned directors, aspiring board members, executives, and professionals seeking to enhance their governance expertise.

What are the key benefits of participating in an IDP ?

Participants in IDP gain access to a range of benefits, including advanced leadership skills development, global recognition, networking opportunities, continued learning resources, career advancement support, and mentorship from industry experts.

How do I register for the IDP certification ?

To register for IDP, simply visit our website and navigate to the registration page for the program of your choice. Follow the instructions provided to complete the registration process, and our team will guide you through the next steps.

How can I stay updated on upcoming IDI events and news ?

To stay informed about upcoming International Directors’ Institutes’ events, news, and updates, subscribe to our newsletter, follow us on social media platforms, and regularly check our website for the latest announcements. Our team is committed to keeping you informed and engaged in the governance community.

What is the alumni network like at IDI ?

IDI boasts a vibrant alumni network comprising certified directors, executives, and governance professionals from diverse backgrounds and industries. Alumni have access to exclusive networking events, resources, and opportunities for continued learning and professional development.

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