Corporate Directors Certification Program

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36,000 EGP
18,000 EGP
(50% scholarship for women attending the program)

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  • The Corporate Directors Certification (CDCP) Program is offered by AUC and the Egyptian institutes of Directors EIoD in Egypt, the program designed to provide participants with tools to tackle the improvement of corporate governance practices, which impact the long-term planning and procedures of the board.

    Covering a wide range of corporate governance issues, participants will acquire the tools for strategic supervision and administrative control, learn about the board's role in disclosure and transparency, and understand how to protect shareholder rights and gender diversity as a strategic tool to leverage talent, stimulate innovation and spur business growth on boards. It responds to the growing demand from organizations, so they can build their pipeline of female talent, creating a new generation of women leaders. The program energizes and empowers women on boards and in leadership positions, accelerating competitive advantages. It also helps companies maximize the benefits from a board and senior leadership team that respects a diversity of thought, skills, and experience.

    The Participants will get a Certified Director Certificate and will be able to become Board Certified Directors after attending the program’s credit hours, and scoring at least 80 percent on the program assessment conducted online after the program.

  • The Corporate Directors Certification CDCP Program consists of four related parts, with a total of 23 modules and case studies delivered over a period of 10 non-consecutive days.

    The program is based upon IFC’s Corporate Governance Methodology, with the purpose is to equip participants with the tools and training to implement sound corporate governance processes and structures in the companies they are involved with. The highly interactive program will touch upon the following corporate governance dimensions:

    Commitment to Good Corporate Governance: The demonstration of a clear focus on effective structures and processes for achieving the benefits of good corporate governance.

    Board Structure and Functioning: The existence of a competent, legitimate, well-structured and effective board, including recommendations related to the composition, structure, and work procedures of the board.

    Management Control: The presence of an environment facilitating the achievement of sound internal control; management of risk; and the integrity of financial information.

    Disclosure and Transparency: The easy availability of timely, accurate, relevant, complete, and actionable information equally to shareholders and, as appropriate, to other stakeholders, including regulators.

    Shareholder Practices: The equal treatment of all shareholders, including protection from abuse from company insiders.

    • Family Governance: The existence of appropriate mechanisms to help govern the involvement of the family in the business and address other family matters.

    • Gender diversity: as a strategic tool to leverage talent, stimulate innovation, and spur business growth on boards thus creating a new generation of women leaders

    • The Corporate Directors Certification (CDCP) Program is designed for board members, board chairs, corporate directors, senior executive officers, and top management of companies and banks in Egypt and MENA Region who want to take their enterprises to new frontiers of business growth.
    • Female business leaders looking to invest in their future and who want to ensure the sustainability of their business all the while dealing professionally with the challenges associated with improving performance, business expansions, succession and access to capital by learning and applying the Corporate Governance framework and best practices.
    • Part One:  Board Specifics- Introduction (2 Days)

    • Part Two: Board Specifics – Practical Tools (2 days) 

    • Part Three: Board Specifics – Disclosure and Transparency (2 days)

    • Part Four: Board Specifics – Shareholder Rights (2 days)

    • Part Five: Gender Diversity and Dynamics (2 days)

  • Participants will get a Certified Director Certificate and will be able to become Board Certified Directors after attending the program’s credit hours, and scoring at least 80 percent on the program self-assessment conducted online after the program through EIoD Exam web page.

  • Admissions Criteria

    • Bachelor’s degree

    • Proficiency in written and spoken English

    Admissions Process

    • Prepare a clear scanned copy of the following documents (saved in PDF format):

      1. Original bachelor’s degree certificate

      2. National identification card (ID) / passport

      3. Personal passport-size photo

    • Click on Apply Now button on the website to start the online application process

    • Fill in and submit the application online

    • Send the above PDF documents to within 48 hours from the application submission date

    • The admissions committee will review your application and credentials and contact you if needed

    • You will receive an acceptance email specifying the next steps’ and payment process


    • All cancellations must be sent in writing to A full refund will be provided for cancellations made 14 days or more before the start date of the course

    • A 50% refund will be provided for cancellations made 13 to 7 days before the start date of the program

    • No refund will be provided for cancellations made 6 days or less before the start date of the program

    Refunds will be issued to the same payment method used to make the initial payment. Refunds to credit cards are processed within 30 days provided that the participant has the actual credit card in addition to the POS receipt or bank statement while requesting a refund.

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