GPC.D is comprised of three modules. Each module of two and a half days must be completed along with examinations and a case study to receive the designation. The program content is applicable to most organizations, across multiple sectors and jurisdictions, with a focus squarely on the practical and hands-on best practices of the role.

Foundations of Governance
This module will examine the responsibilities, the core of governance and the role of the governance professional, director management-driving board effectiveness throughout the director life cycle and managing and influencing board dynamics, culture, and relationships. This course will be of great benefit to you if you are new to the profession or provide a great refresher and updates to someone responsible for governance processes and/or compliance processes in your organization.

Applied Governance
This module will provide you with in depth applications in governance for meeting and AGM processes, financial literacy for the non-financial governance professional, minute’s management and board committee frame work. This course will provide you with a more applied approach of the day to day work as a governance professional.

Strategic Governance
This module is designed to provide you with the tools to achieve the strategic approach to overall corporate governance. In the course you will focus on risk and the governance professional, the role of governance professional in board strategy, CSR sustainability and ESG and the role of the board, strategic finance and ethics.
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