An applicant or designation candidate must:
  • Graduate from the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program;
  • Be a current member in good standing with the Institute of Corporate Directors, having signed the ICD's Member Code of Conduct;
  • Successfully pass the ICD.D online examination;
  • Successfully pass the ICD.D oral peer examination given by two ICD-appointed examiners; and
  • Sign the ICD.D Designation Agreement, which requires directors with ICD.D to commit to a minimum of 14 hours ongoing governance education annually.