Corporate Secretary as
Corporate Governance Professional

Participation in this course meets the recommended best practice for continuing directors education prescribed in the Revised Corporation Code of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

ICD is a Civil Service Commission (CSC) Accredited Learning and Development Institution.

This is a Career Executive Service Board (CESB) Accredited Training Program.

ICD's Corporate Secretary as Corporate Governance Professional program examines the powers, duties, role, and value of Corporate Secretaries in an organization. The course presents the basic principles, importance and benefits of modern corporate governance, and reforms to global, regional, and local initiatives.




09:00 AM to 10:30 AM            Intro to Corporate Governance

10:45 AM to 12:00 NN            Corporate Governance: The Evolving Role of Corporate Secretaries

01:00 PM to 05:00 PM             The Corporate Secretary: Foundations of Professional Practice



09:00 AM to 12:00 NN            Effective Board Meetings

01:00 PM to 05:00 PM             Role at Annual General Meeting


By the end of the course, the participants will be able to:

Explain the corporate secretary’s role

as well as its key activities and qualifications in the corporate governance framework.

Describe the structures of a secretariat and evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of having an in-house corporate secretary.

Identify good practices, processes and procedures for corporate secretaries and the role, skills, and techniques needed to conduct effective board meetings and annual general meeting of shareholders.

Define and explain the key principles and elements of good corporate governance systems and the skills needed to manage relationships within it.

Explain the part of the corporate secretary in preparing before, during, and after a meeting, including answering the most frequently asked questions about being a corporate secretary.

Draft minutes and develop an action log in line with best practices.



PHP 27,200.00

inclusive of VAT



    5% if referred by an ICD Member

     5% group discount for at least

       3 enrollees together

Click on the dates below to register:

06 & 07 MAY 2020

03 & 04 SEP 2020



04 May 2020, Monday for 06 & 07 May 2020 run


31 August 2020, Monday for 03 & 04 September 2020 run



You may pay the registration thru:


  ○ Bills payment facility at any Union Bank of the Philippines branch

  Check payable to the Institute of Corporate Directors, Inc.

  Credit card payment (JCB, MasterCard, Visa, or UnionPay)


Check and credit card payments can be made directly at the ICD office

or at the venue during the day of the training.


Certificates of attendance are issued to participants who have completed the course and have fully settled their course fees.


An official receipt will be issued to you as soon as we receive your payment. When using the bills payment facility, please email a scanned copy of the deposit slip to

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