About Professional Development
Training designed by directors for directors
In-house Board Training
HKIoD’s Board Training Service is an effective option for listed companies to arrange training to directors in order to satisfy the listing requirements for directors training every year.
Each Certificate Programme is a composite of modules that can in turn qualify for multiple credits in the Credits Programme leading to a Diploma or Professional Diploma.
Completion of 24 Hours (24 CPD) training sessions under HKIoD Credits Programme.
Completion of 45 Hours (45 CPD) training sessions under HKIoD Credits Programme
Be invited to join distinguished alumni networks, receive certificates and be accredited 48 CPD Hours.
About Continuing Professional Development
|As corporate governance is crucial to the development of companies and the economy at large and as directors are ultimately responsible for corporate governance, The Hong Kong Institute of Directors (HKIoD) encourages all directors to remain up-to-date with director practices and advocates the pursuit of continual professional development by directors.|
|2||What Is Continuing Professional Development (“CPD”)?|
|CPD refers to the acts and processes with which one acquires state-of-the-art knowledge and skills beneficial to continuing practice. Such processes include structured programmes and unstructured tasks. Activities of structured programmes may be in the format of formal participation in a training course or an event or a project or an assignment, whereas activities of unstructured tasks cover self-directed studies.|
|3||Programme Offers Of HKIoD|
Target audiences for HKIoD’s programme offers include:-
Depending on target groups, HKIoD’s CPD programmes are designed with different levels of depth to suit the following purposes:-
To facilitate directors in acquiring knowledge and skills, HKIoD offers structured programmes in formal courses, seminars, conferences, forums, and meetings as follows:-
For members and non-members
For members only
The Core Competencies for Directors as defined by HKIoD forms the basis for the development of these programmes.
Core Competencies For Directors
Aims of setting up Core Competencies are as follows:-
- To identify skills, knowledge and qualities required of drectors, reflecting on today’s demands.
- To form a basis for developing:-
- Continuing Professional Development Pogrammes for directors.
- Further updates in light of changing demands.
- Standards for accreditation of members, attaining professional certification and a Registered Professional Director status in future.
The Continuing Professional Development (“CPD”) programmes organised by HKIoD for directors include seminars leading to a HKIoD Diploma, speaker meetings, professional talks, themed workshops, special review groups, conferences and forums, position papers on corporate governance issues, publications of guidelines and standards on best practices, etc
Five groups of skills, knowledge and qualities have been identified as being necessary for anyone serving or aspiring to serve as an effective Director., viz