About the ICD
The Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) is a not-for-profit, member-based organization in operation since 1981, which promotes the effectiveness of Canadian directors and boards. To review ICD’s Purpose and Strategic Plan please click here.
ICD is proud to be the leading membership organization for Canada’s community of directors. Our members serve on boards across every sector of Canada’s economy, be it for-profit, crown or not- for-profit. To date, ICD has over 16,000 members and 700 boards who are members.
ICD welcomes leaders who are want to elevate their role and their impact as a board director. For information on our Members or membership in ICD please click here.
ICD has 11 volunteer-led Chapters across Canada who work with the National office to provide members with value-added learning and networking experiences. Each member is affiliated with a local Chapter, creating the opportunity to locally network and receive programming relevant to their market. To see where ICD has local Chapters please visit the Chapter Network.
Please complete the request form and someone from ICD will respond to you in a timely fashion.
Please visit your local area Chapter and contact the administrator.
ICD welcomes leaders who are want to elevate their role and their impact as a board director. Individuals can sign up independently or entire boards can become a member as a whole. A one-year membership is included with ICD course registration for non-members. For information on joining ICD, please visit Membership.
Yes of course. ICD has a vast spectrum of members, from leaders who are interested in becoming a director to those who are high accomplished as a board director. The common link between all our members is an interest in excellence in governance and a desire to contribute to, and benefit from, the knowledge of community of experienced board directors. For information on joining ICD, please visit Membership.
Individuals who join ICD pay an annual fee of $450 plus applicable taxes. For those non-members who are registered in an ICD course, a one-year membership is included. Boards who take out a membership pay an annual fee based on a sliding scale, depending on the size of the organization. For details please visit Membership.
Full boards are encouraged to join ICD and provide their board members with the benefits of membership. For information, please visit Board Membership.
Board category and fees are determined based on the organization type and gross revenue. The Board Membership includes up to 15 people, and more members can be added for a nominal fee per person. Generally, there is one individual on the board who acts as the primary contact for ICD. For information, please visit Board Membership.
Yes. ICD offers a full suite of courses each academic year for which members and non-members may apply. (Members receive a discounted rate.) For a current roster of course offerings and their time and location, please visit Education.
Please visit Education Policies, to review ICD education policies.