Institute of Corporate Directors and Secretaries (ICDS) is a training institute established by CMDA with the aim to raise corporate governance (CG) standards in companies and help directors and secretaries carry out their duties and responsibilities more effectively, and ultimately, to promote a more vibrant and attractive capital market in the Maldives.
“Leadership in effective corporate governance in the Maldives”
“To be a member institute that will professionalise the work of directors and secretaries so they may add value to their organizations and adopt the highest standards of corporate governance”
DIRECTORS TRAINING PROGRAM & SECRETARIES TRAINING PROGRAM
The two training programs conducted by ICDS on a regular basis are the “Directors Training Program” and “Company Secretaries Training Program” targeting directors and secretaries of companies listed on the Maldives Stock Exchange, state owned enterprises and interested private companies & individuals.
The training programs of ICDS are designed to enhance knowledge, skills and values demanded by modern corporate governance practices among the corporate directors & secretaries. The programs of ICDS are revised ever year to include the most current CG modules/topics.
Interested parties may submit expression of interest to undertake the training programs by calling ICDS on 3014103/ 3336619 or emailing to email@example.com.
Apart from the undertaking the training programs, the participants may choose to undertake the “director’s examination”/“company secretary’s examination” of ICDS.
ICDS maintains a register of individuals who have completed the trainings and undertaken the examinations which will be made available on request by companies to support their directors and secretaries appointment processes.
Apart from conducting the directors & secretaries training program, ICDS collaborates and partners with other organizations in their efforts for creating CG awareness, and in educating the stakeholders on the evolving best practices of CG.