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Current Dates and Fees: Chartered Director Programme

The Chartered Director Programme in Ireland has two commencement points in each calendar year, January, and September. For more information, visit the Current Programme Dates and Programme Fees tabs below.

  • Please note that participants join the Programme as part of a cohort and complete the Programme with that cohort. Once having started that Programme, deferrals from one cohort to a later cohort are not permissible.

    *This schedule is subject to review, but all participants will be notified in advance of any changes.

    Upcoming Programme Dates

    The next available programme for the Chartered Director Programme will begin in September 2024, this programme will run to June 2025. For further information please email cpd@iodireland.ie or submit an Expression of Interest form.

  • Certificate and Diploma in Company Direction Fees

    The fees for the Chartered Director Programme (inclusive of both the Certificate and the Diploma in Company Direction) are:

    • €14,795 for IoD Ireland members (for 2024 Programmes)
    • €15,290 for non-members (for 2024 Programmes)

    The Programme fee includes tuition, documentation, examination entry, plus tea/coffee and lunches on module days. A non-refundable deposit is required on booking a place. All Programme fees are payable in advance of the Programme commencement and a cancellation policy applies. Please note IoD Ireland membership costs €495 in the first year and just €325 each year thereafter and all applications are subject to approval by the IoD Council.

    Resit Fees* for Examinations

    • Certificate examination - £600 stg 
    • Diploma examination - £600 stg

    *These fees may be subject to change

    Becoming Chartered: The Professional Review Process Fee

    Having earned both the Certificate and Diploma in Company Direction, Programme participants may progress (subject to eligibility criteria) to step four of the Chartered Director Programme and become a registered Chartered Director (CDir).  Please note that this process encompasses an additional cost. The enrolment fee is £720 stg on a candidate's admission as a registered Chartered Director.

  • IoD Ireland is committed to supporting directors and boards in leveraging the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Framework for Directors through the delivery of best-in-class executive education. In addition to its flagship Chartered Director Programme*, which is mapped to the IoD Ireland CPD Framework for Directors, IoD Ireland has designed a suite of short programmes and workshops which are mapped to the specific competencies within the CPD Framework. This suite of programmes are agile in terms of learning objectives, content and delivery, designed to evolve with the economic, regulatory and business environment within which directors and boards operate.

    * The learning outcomes of the IoD Chartered Director Programme are mapped against the IoD UK Competency Framework for Directors. The competencies within the IoD UK framework are fully reflected in the IoD Ireland Continuing Professional Development Framework for Directors.