What are the CPD requirements effective from 1 July 2022?
Unless otherwise specified, The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute (“HKCGI”) requires all members and graduates (Relevant Persons) to accumulate a minimum of 15 CPD hours per CPD Year with a basic to an advanced component of ECPD hours from HKCGI’s ECPD courses as follows:
a. *Basic level: of the minimum required 15 CPD hours per CPD Year, at least 6 ECPD hours should be from HKCGI's ECPD courses. (The change of ECPD requirement from 3 to 6 hours has become effective from 1 July 2022 onwards. A two-year transitional period is applicable in the CPD years ending 30 June 2023 and 30 June 2024 and during each CPD year at least 4.5 ECPD hours should be from HKCGI’s ECPD courses.)
b. Advanced level: of the minimum required 15 CPD hours per CPD Year, all of them should be ECPD hours, with at least 10 ECPD hours being from HKCGI's ECPD courses, and the rest being from HKCGI's and/or other Accredited Providers’ ECPD courses. Members, who have achieved Advanced Level with and have at least 3 years’ of experience in company secretarial practice, are eligible to apply for Practitioner’s Endorsement from HKCGI.
The table below illustrates how a Relevant Person could fulfil CPD requirements from basic level to advanced level.
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