Terms and Conditions for SID Courses/Events


SID’s courses and events are subject to terms and conditions as set out below. The Institute reserves the right to change the terms and conditions without notice.

A registrant is successfully enrolled for the course/event once an invoice is generated. A purchase confirmation will be sent to the registrant’s email upon registration.

Registrants for all courses/events will receive a course notification 3 working days before the course.  

There will be strictly no cancellation once the participant is successfully enrolled for the course/event.

There will be strictly no refund of fees for no-show.

In the event participants are not able to attend a core SID course, they may request for a replacement, subject to the following conditions:

  1. For classroom courses or webinars, written notice of replacement of a participant should be given at least 5 working days prior to the course by writing to [email protected]. Please note that replacement requests sent in less than 5 days will not be processed.
  2. For blended learning courses, written notice of replacement of a participant should be given at least 5 working days prior to the course, and only if the participant has not accessed the e-learning courseware.
  3. Replacements are not allowed for the Board Readiness Programmes (BRP).
  4. In the case where an SID member is replaced by a non-member, a top-up fee will be levied. No refund will be made if a non-member is replaced by a member.


(a) On-going courses.
Deferments may be requested for the following programmes:

  • Listed Entity Director Programme
  • Board and Director Fundamentals
  • Director Financial Reporting Fundamentals

Requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and are subject to an administrative fee, as stated in SID’s deferment policy. Written requests for deferment should be given before the course commencement date.

  1. In the case of a deferment from an online course to an in-person session, a top-up fee will be levied. No refund will be made if the deferment is from an in-person course to an online session.
  2. Participants may request to defer a registered course to a later date by writing in to SID at [email protected].
  3. SID allows one deferment per course, after which the participant’s credit will be forfeited and they will be required to make a new registration. Course fees must be fully paid up before deferment request is processed.
  4. An administration fee* is applicable for requested deferments, to cover costs incurred from the registration (see below).

Deferment Policy

Admin Fee* 
SID Members  $70 
Non-members  $150 

(b) All other courses.
Deferment is not possible for all other courses.

SID will exercise all possible care to run the confirmed courses/events as scheduled. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, SID reserves the right to cancel or defer the course/event, and/or to change venue, mode of delivery, speakers, course date and fees. SID will make all reasonable effort to notify participants of changes, should this happen.

If SID cancels a course, a full refund will be made to registrants.

To be eligible for CPD hours/credits and a certificate of attendance, participants have to be present for the entire programme.

For webinars and online webcasts, participants have to log in to Zoom with the same email address used to register for the course. Additionally, participants of blended learning courses have to fully complete the e-learning course before attending the group session.

Course/Event fees are due upon registration.

Fees are due upon registration. SID reserves the right to refuse admission if payment is not received in full before a course/event.

SID reserves the right to cancel a registration or suspend the user account if payment is not received in full.

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Pending Members
Pending members who have paid their membership fees are entitled to the member rate. In the event your membership application is declined for any reason, you will be required to top-up the difference between the member rate and non-member rate. For any enquires, email [email protected].