on Continuing Education Programs
Objective for directors
fulfil Exchange requirements.
maintain the professional standard.
Continue to improve the competency.
Provide one of the main methods for keeping up
with professional practice.
Purpose of the
Obtain current professional development
Explore new knowledge in specific content areas.
Master the related skills and knowledge.
Expand approaches to effective governing.
Further develop professional judgment.
Conduct professional practice in an ethical and
Director continuing education is mandatory as
recommended in the Recommendation 4.2 of the MCCG
2012. The Board shall ensure its members have access
and devote sufficient time to update their knowledge
and enhance their skills through continuing
education programmers and life-long learning. This
will enable directors to sustain their active
participation in board deliberations.
The organisation recognizes that it is important to
engage in lifelong development to maintain and
improve knowledge and skills for competence
practice. This includes continuous self-assessment
to identify professional strengths and learning
needs, establishment of short and long term goals
for individual professional development and
selection of appropriate continuing education to
meet these goals.
Directors should choose those educational programs
that could provide them with the most benefit,
keeping in mind that the length and rigor of a
program contribute to its value. Advance planning
for continuing education enables directors to choose
more appropriate courses and also to control
expenses more effectively.
Individual directors are responsible for determining
whether a program meets their requirements and
qualifies for continuing education points. Only
workshops, courses or seminars that meet these
requirements should be reported and these programs
Update or enhance professional knowledge and
skills required for competent performance at the
Present current and correct content as
documented in the body of professional knowledge
and best practice.
Foster mastery of new or changes to existing
Assist in self-assessment of knowledge and
Provide opportunities for professional growth
Further develop professional judgment and
promote professional practice in an ethical and
Conducted by persons or organisations qualified
in the subject matter.