Certification

SID-SMU Executive Certificate in Directorship programme

This is a certificate-level programme for company directors, aspiring directors and top management in business and governance.

The first module of the programme is “The Role of Directors: Duties, Responsibilities and Obligations”. Module 2 of the programme is “Strategic Business Directions” and Module 3 is “Finance for Directors”.

Each certificate module lasts 3 days and is conducted in 2 consecutive blocks of 1.5-day sessions spread over 2 weeks. Assessments will be conducted a week after the completion of teaching for each certificate module. Each of the 3 modules are stand alone modules and do not have to be taken in consecutive order.

You can apply online here. For more information and registration, please contact Ms Karen Yeo (Tel: 6828 0287 or email: karenyeo@smu.edu.sg ) / Esther Tan (Tel: 68280286 or email: esthertan@smu.edu.sg ) at the Office of Executive Education, Singapore Management University (SMU). You may also contact the SID Secretariat at Tel: 6422 1188 for enquiries.

You will be awarded the “Executive Certificate in Directorship” upon completion of all three certificate modules

Upon successful completion of each certificate module, participants will be presented with a certificate of completion.

Upon obtaining the executive certificate, you will then be eligible to apply for the diploma modules. Upon completion of all three diploma modules, you will be awarded “Executive Diploma in Directorship”.

The training venue is the Executive Seminar Room of Singapore Management University. Address: Singapore Management University, Administration Building, 81 Victoria Street, Singapore 188065.

You can read about your course facilitators here.

We do not provide one-to-one coaching, however you may certainly approach the course facilitators, who will be happy to assist you.

All modules are designed to be interactive, fun, practical and enjoyable. The programme is designed as an interactive experience with exclusive insights, exciting debates and ‘live’ case studies to leverage on the experience and knowledge of the course facilitators and fellow participants. There will be ample opportunities for networking.