All students must complete the Institute's Chartered Governance Qualifying Programme (CGQP) via taking the examination, or completion of the Institute's collaborative courses before becoming a Graduate.
The Institute will inform students upon their completion of CGQP and they will be required to settle a Graduate Advancement Fee within one month. Graduateship will only be confirmed upon successful settlement of Graduate Advancement Fee.
For students who have completed the required CGQP examinations, they will receive the notification from the Institute automatically. For students who have completed collaborative courses and fulfilled all the requirements as set by the Institute, they are eligible to apply for full exemptions from the Institute’s CGQP. For details about the full exemptions, please refer to Collaborative Courses Agreement section.
A Graduate is not a Member and shall seek election to membership within ten years of becoming a Graduate according to Byelaws 18 and 19 of CGI’s Charter and Byelaws, and Article 10 of the Institute’s Articles of Associations. For details of election to Associateship, please refer to Associateship section.