Qualify as a chartered director with our gold-standard professional development programme
Chartered Director Programme
Our programme is made up of three stages that together lead to chartered status, an internationally recognised qualification. The first stage, Certificate in Company Direction, comprises four modules. The next stage, Diploma in Company Direction, is an intensive three-day course. The final stage, the Chartered Director Qualification, is achieved following a successful interview and assessment of business experience.
At a glance
The programme offers flexible study routes and learning designed and delivered by directors.
Learning is tailored to your level of experience, previous qualifications, career aspirations and learning style.
This exclusive qualification provides advanced professional development and meaningful personal growth.
Certificate in Company Direction
The first stage of the Chartered Director Programme and a qualification in its own right. You decide how far you want to go.
Diploma in Company Direction
The next stage in the programme, deepening your knowledge and moving you one step closer to chartered director status.
The Chartered Director Qualification has given me confidence, inspired confidence in others and evidenced my professional competence as a director. My organisation benefited from my improved performance.
Becoming a qualified chartered director
IoD awards, certificate and diploma level qualifications are internationally recognised and credit rated under the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).
Download our Professional Development Overview
All you need to make a decision on your next move.
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