The Chartered Governance Institute UK and Ireland: Advanced Certificate in Corporate Governance

This qualification is open-entry and is suitable for anyone who undertakes governance activities - whether you’re a lawyer or accountant who deals with governance as part of your job; an existing chartered professional who wants to update your corporate governance knowledge; or you work in the company secretarial arena and are looking for a comprehensive stand-alone qualification in governance.

The Advanced Certificate in Corporate Governance
will equip you with the knowledge and practical skills required to act as adviser to governing authorities across the private, public and voluntary sectors. It is set at level six (final year undergraduate level). Those who complete the certificate can go on to study for the full Qualifying Programme with an exemption from the Corporate Governance module.

Campbell's College Course for the Advanced Certificate in Corporate Governance:

Distance Learning:

Study notes, tutor support, online audio lectures, assignments to self mark and some to send for marking, past exam papers and solutions, additional resources (codes, current governance updates etc), advice on study and exam technique.

There is no deadline for enrolment - you will work to a personal timetable.

Price for Distance Learning: £425

See our Qualifying Programme page for more details


The syllabus for the Advanced Certificate includes:

● General principles of corporate governance.
● Legal and regulatory aspects of corporate governance.
● Codes and reports on corporate governance.
● Application of governance rules and principles.
● Role of the company secretary.
● The board of directors/board of governors.
● Remuneration of directors and senior executives.
● Reporting to shareholders and external audit.
● Relations with shareholders.
● Risk management and internal control.
● Corporate social responsibility and sustainability.

Assessment is via a three hour exam, taken online in June or Nov/Dec.

Note: The syllabus, exam and our course are the same as for the Corporate Governance module of the Chartered Governance Qualifying Programme.

As well as our tuition fees, you need to pay a one-off fee to The Chartered Governance Institute for registration, study text and exam entry (currently £1560)

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