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Advance your career and gain professional recognition with the Chartered Director Programme. As a long-established professional awarding body, the IoD is the only institute in the world to offer internationally recognised qualifications designed by directors for directors under Royal Charter.

Increasing numbers of influential businesses, institutional shareholders and their advisors have continued to recommend IoD qualifications for executive and non-executive directors.

Take advantage of a range of flexible study routes that feature a blend of online and face-to-face learning tailored to your level of experience, prior qualifications, career aspirations and learning style.

Benefits of a director qualification

  • Consolidate your knowledge, skills and experience with a formal qualification
  • Take that new knowledge and expertise back to your board of directors
  • Enhance your performance and that of your organisation
  • Gain professional recognition and reward for your achievements
  • Demonstrate to stakeholders that your organisation upholds the highest professional standards in governance and leadership
  • Gain access to an unrivalled peer network and become part of our prestigious community of alumni

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Certificate in Company Direction

Discover a range of modular awards to further your career

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Diploma in Company Direction

Refine your boardroom skills in a hands-on simulation assessment

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Chartered Director

Take your development to the next level by becoming a Chartered Director

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IoD Professional Development Brochure

Knowledge, skills and mindset for a challenging world

IoD courses are designed to tackle the core competencies needed to thrive at board-level.

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