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Current Dates and Fees: Chartered Director Programme

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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.

  • Cohort Schedule*

    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.

    • Cohort 75 – 78 will run from January 2022 to November 2022.
    • Cohort 79 – 83 will run from September 2022 to June 2023.
    • Cohort 84 – 87 will run from January 2023 to November 2023.

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

    Current Programme Dates

    The next available cohort for the Chartered Director Programme will be Cohort 88 which will begin in September 2023. Place offers for Cohort 88 will be circulated in February 2023 to those who have completed the application process. In the meantime, a cancellation list will be in operation for the January 2023 start cohorts, Cohorts 84-87.

    Please contact the training department on +353 1 411 0010 or email chartereddirector@iodireland.ie for further information.

  • 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:

    • €14,350 for IoD Ireland members (for 2023 Programmes)
    • €14,845 for non-members (for 2023 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.