Membership of the Corporate Governance Institute

Staying up to date with corporate governance issues and trends is critical for directors who want to be effective. 

Membership of the Corporate Governance Institute provides you with access to education, sharing opportunities and the option to collaborate with other Members. Membership provides you with privileged access to the latest content, our ongoing corporate governance research and expertise.  This will ensure that you remain on top of your game enabling you to be on the front foot in any board meeting. Membership will also provide access to the collective knowledge base of our other members.

Membership enables you to join a global network of directors, share development opportunities and connect with the wider business community.  It also improves your knowledge, skills and expertise as a current or aspiring director.

To ensure that you get the most out of The Corporate Governance Institute, we are currently including your first year of Membership with each Diploma in Corporate Governance programme.  Thereafter, membership costs €290.00 per annum.

What do you get as a Member of the Corporate Governance Institute?

Learning & Collaboration Webinars

We are connected globally, not only through our Governance Advisory Council but with board leadership internationally. The purpose of our webinars is to share insights and innovative thinking that you can, in turn, bring back to your Boardroom.  Our experts will provide a great resource for you to discuss your current issues with. We will bring you the topics that are confronting boards throughout the world.


Board in a Box is comprehensive, up to date online resource available for chairs, directors of boards, company secretaries and those responsible for governance at all levels.  Whether you simply need to refer to earlier learnings, or are looking to enhance your knowledge in a particular topic (for the next board meeting, perhaps), we provide members with a huge range of tools and and applications that will supplement your knowledge.

Included in this suite of toolkits are:

  • FAQs that will enable staff to find answers to everyday governance issues quickly.
  • Access to resources to ensure staff stay current on compliance and regulatory issues.
  • Access to the latest trends in governance as informed by our research.
  • Access to the latest documentation and policies that Boards require.
  • Access to practical resources

We will also provide tried and tested tools that will help to improve the performance of your board. These will include for example:

  • 360-degree performance assessment tools for directors and the CEO
  • A strategic planning process and support tools
  • Virtual meeting tools and methodologies
  • Reporting and presentation tools

These tools are real-world, practical solutions, packaged and specific to your needs. 

Whatever your challenge, we will have a methodology, template, policy or tool to help you address these challenges and opportunities clearly which in turn help to refine board processes.

Continuous Professional Development

Recognition matters when you are Certified.  At the Corporate Governance Institute, we provide you with  a combination of approaches, ideas and techniques that will help you manage your own learning and growth. Through our Continuous Professional Development (CPD), you can ensure that you continue to retain your professional qualification, staying up-to-date and relevant, while providing ongoing guidance for your board.

Case Studies and Papers

We have a range of case studies that you can use, either to challenge your own board or simply as a reference guide to how you might address an ongoing issue. Our bank of case studies is regularly updated with new and interesting, and challenging, case studies from around the world.

Premium & Exclusive Content

We have collected the most prominent and leading-edge thought-provoking articles, research, webinars and eBooks.  These have been curated and are now available to our members.  We are constantly adding to this wealth of knowledge and expertise, bringing this thought leadership exclusively to our members.


Membership of The Corporate Governance Institute brings you into a close-knit community which values collaboration and sharing. Our members are some of the leading practitioners in corporate governance and are keen to share their knowledge for the betterment of our community.

Member Spotlight

We regularly feature members, new and old, to help other members on their own journey. These members are the heart and soul of our membership community, bringing their real-life experiences to you.

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