CTP - Current Topics




Course description

The Current Topic series comprises a range of talks, forums, roundtables, workshops and panel discussions on current topics of interest to directors. The focus is on trending boardroom issues and directorship matters. Discussion topics may also be related to upcoming or current regulatory changes. Hosted by SID, the format of the session depends on the topic and the partner organisations, if any.

Course objectives

  1. Offer a platform to focus on specific areas of interest and value to directors.
  2. Discuss key issues and examine differing perspectives on current topics related to directorship and corporate governance.
  3. Highlight learning points and encourage thought leadership in boardrooms.

Course outline

A specific topic, based on regulatory trends or corporate governance, will be the focus for each event. The theme is decided by SID in consultation with the partner organisation, if any. The title, content and thrust of Current Topics, by their nature, may change depending upon the timing of delivery. New topics and sessions will be added during the year. Some of the tentative topics for 2024 are included below:

CTP1: The Board’s Role in Talent Management
CTP2: Sustainability
CTP3: The Board’s Role in Navigating Cyber Security
CTP4: Implications of CSRD to the APAC region
CTP5: Updates on Global ESG Frameworks & Trends
CTP6: From GRI to ISSB – What to consider
CTP7: Strategic IP Leadership: Protecting Your Competitive Edge
CTP8: IP Mastery and Strategies in the Boardroom
CTP9: Stay Ahead of the Game: Navigate GST Changes
CTP10: Dealing with distress: duties and solutions for directors
CTP11: Technology Governance and Oversight at the Top

Target audience

Aspiring, new and current directors, senior management and professionals who work closely with boards and on corporate governance.

Course duration

2 hours (per session).


Presentation, webinar, forum, roundtable, workshop or panel discussion.

Course Fee

Per session
SID members: $109.00 (incl. 9% GST)
Non-members: $141.70 (incl. 9% GST)

SID members: $65.40 (incl. 9% GST) - Waived*
Non-members: $109.00 (incl. 9% GST)

* As part of our on-going efforts to enhance membership benefits, SID is offering a series of four complimentary Current Topic online courses for members in 2024


CPD hours

2 hours (per session).