Bob Hoffman

“The CGI Diploma is a great new qualification by a new organisation full of energy and fresh ideas. The workload over 10 weeks was just right with three hours on a Tuesday and a debate on that content for an hour on the Thursday. The lecturers were all very good and come from factory floor, day to day, real world Irish businesses. We were also blessed with some real world governance issues which hit the headlines during the course. Like all courses of this type, the networking with your cohort is a big aspect of the course. In summary, the Diploma is pitched at the right level, at the right time and you are supported by a very energetic team in CGI. Really glad I did it.”

Audrey Boyd

“Excellent programme, content very relevant to existing and aspiring Board members. Lecturers were top class and very engaging and great participation and conversations with other members of the programme. Excellent support provided by the team in CGI and the online format worked very well with lots of time for interactive sessions and learning from peers.”

Raj Kambo

“The Diploma in Corporate Governance was excellent covering all matters of Governance including Finance, Risk, Culture and ESG. It was an eye opener for me and I learnt an immense amount from the course and tutors. It was very professionally run with excellent tutors and speakers. I would highly recommend to everyone who is looking to join Boards or who simply want to improve their knowledge in this area.”

Veronica Kavanagh

“A great foundation in CG, David, Rhea, Aayushi and all of the lecturers gave a great course. The course demonstrates that becoming a board member is not for the faint hearted. A diverse board with drive, the specific skills to the business can really implement change, directly impacting the bottom line. For me, the diploma brought together many fragmented and some incorrect views I had about the functionality of boards and the level of diversity required to successfully run a company. Continuous challenge and honest performance monitoring against the business strategy are one of the key ingredients to ensuring alignment of the business.”

Jon & Clare Kelly

“I would highly recommend the C.G.I. Diploma in Corporate Governance. The Lecturers are insightful SME’s and the modules are intriguing. I took the 12 week option to complete the course which I could balance with work and optimize my learning.”


Jon Gillies

“This was an excellent course. The materials were well designed and fully supported the first class Tutorials and presenters throughout. I have no hesitation in recommending this course to those seeking to enhance their understanding of Corporate Governance, and of the nature of working in Boards.”

John Hennessey

“Challenging course but well delivered by an excellent team. Course materials very professional and lectures from a high calibre team with vast practical experience. I would recommend for both existing and aspiring directors”

Kathya O’Neill

“I found the Diploma in Corporate Governance very useful. The lecturers were of top quality and lectures were all recorded which meant that even if I couldn’t attend live, I didn’t miss anything. Overall I highly recommend the course to anyone who sits on a board or is planning to!”

David Irwin

“An excellent programme that was enhanced by the depth of expertise possessed by tutors. Also, the range of areas covered, the opportunity to give feedback, and opportunities to discuss case study learnings and observations were all positive strengths of this diploma course.”

Michelle Walshe

“An excellent practical intense course. The lecturers brought the topics to life, sharing real-life experiences and, most importantly, giving us valuable tools and advice that I have eagerly brought back to my boards”

Dr. Marianne Roux

“I spent the morning completing Module 1 of the Diploma and I am blown away by the relevance and quality of the content and the incredibly well thought out and executed learning experience.”


“The diploma in governance was an excellent learning experience, delivered by extremely knowledgeable professionals. The content and context is challenging and took me out of my comfort zone but I now feel confident and competent to take on a NED role.”


“The Corporate Governance Diploma course with The Corporate Governance Institute was excellent overall. The quality of the lectures and the lecturers was top
class and the content was relevant and pitched at the right level. What made it for me was the cohort of my fellow students and the excellent opportunity to network. I wholly recommend this to anyone sitting on a Board or with aspirations to become a Non-Executive Director”.


“This was one of the best courses I have completed in recent years, it is a real commitment to undertake the course over 10 weeks along with the additional reading. The workload was just right and the organisation was second to none. Well done to all the team at the CGI”

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