The cost of the GPC-EP program is quite competitive when comparing it to other executive level education programs in Canada.

  • GPC member price: $7,550 + HST
  • Non Member price: $8,250 + HST (includes the cost of a ONE YEAR GPC membership and processing fee)

Register today to explore the complete series to earn your Governance Professionals of Canada Designation: GPC.D. 

Please note that GPC-EP participants will be given priority on first come, first served basis for all course enrollment.

You may also register for any of the courses as a standalone for professional development learning opportunity and switch to the full program (receiving the packaged rate) only after taking one course and if its within our fiscal year ending in March. 

Certification Programs

Name DescriptionUnits RequiredTime Allowed
GPC.D Certification ProgramGPC.D is a recognized Canadian designation attained by completing the ‘Governance in Practice’ Program. The program was created to help strengthen the skills of those who practice governance, to assist their boards and organizations in enhancing their overall governance processes. Those with GPC.D designations will set themselves apart with employers, boards and key stakeholders as leading governance professionals. 2 Yearsee818fe8-781f-4d75-bfc0-6700a3df72ac
GPC.D Maintenance ProgramAs a holder of the GPC.D you are required to complete a minimum of 36 ‘Governance Education Credits’ (GECs) over 3 years and to maintain your membership in the GPC in good standing, in order to retain the designation.

The 36 GECs represent the 3 year requirement, and will be counted from your effective date (date of this letter).
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How do I view requirements for a program?
Select a program name to view the requirements, the units required, and the time allowed to complete.

Why can't I select some requirements to view more details?
Some programs are set up so that requirements should be completed in order. You will be able to select future requirements when the currently available ones have been completed.

How do I indicate I completed a requirement?
Some requirements allow you to select "Record Completion" for the requirement, or for the specific offering that you completed, to enter your completion details. Other requirements may require that association staff record your completion. 

How do I complete a program?
Complete of all the necessary requirements, including obtaining approval if needed, and make sure that you have earned the minimum number of units.
If the program requires approval, it will appear as Earned after your completion has been approved.

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