ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program (DEP)

The leading national education program for experienced directors. DEP is the foundation for attaining their ICD.D designation.

The ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program (DEP), jointly developed by the Institute of Corporate Directors and the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, is the leading national education program for experienced board directors in Canada. It is offered at Canada’s top business schools and was designed to build the competencies deemed necessary to be an effective director. Since the launch of the DEP, 7,300 directors have completed the program, taking the first step towards acquiring the ICD.D designation.

Price

Application fee: $600 + tax*

Program fee: $20,950 for all four modules plus applicable taxes.

This fee includes tuition, all reading materials, and ICD.D examination fees. The DEP is a tax-deductible expense. A T2202A form will be issued for the payment of DEP tuition fees.

* Application fee for current ICD Members is $150 + tax for individual members and $0 for members via boards.
* Non-members receive a one-year ICD membership on application to the DEP, (valued at $450).

Refund Policy

Current Offerings

City* Course
Code
Application
Deadline
Deadline Time  Module I Module II Module III Module IV
 Ottawa DEP 4 March 15, 2024  4:30 PM ET April 22-24, 2024  June 17-19, 2024  September 23-25, 2024 October 28-30, 2024 
Edmonton DEP 18 July 11, 2024 4:30 PM ET  September 19-21, 2024 October 24-26, 2024 November 28-30, 2024 January 23-25, 2025
Montreal DEP 23 March 15, 2024 4:30 PM ET April 19-21, 2024 June 7-9, 2024 September 13-15, 2024 November 1-3, 2024
 Toronto DEP 112 April 4, 2024 4:30 PM ET June 13-14, 2024 September 19-21, 2024 October 24-26, 2024 November 28-30, 2024
Toronto  DEP 113  July 25, 2024 4:30 PM ET  Oct 4-6, 2024  Nov 8-10, 2024 Dec 13-15, 2024 Jan 17-19, 2025

*The city listed refers to the location of the business school out of which the program will be delivered.

More About the Course

Academic Directors

Academic Directors

Rick Powers

National Academic Director, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

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Academic Directors

Loren Falkenberg

PhD

Co-Academic Director, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary

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Academic Directors

Margaret Mckee

PhD, ICD.D

Academic Director, Sobey School of Business, St. Mary’s University

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Academic Directors

Dr. Michael Parent

PhD, ICD.D
 National Academic Director and Lead Instructor
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Academic Directors

Michael Robinson

CFA, ICD.D

Co-Academic Director, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary

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Academic Directors

Michael S. Maier

Edmonton DEP Academic Director, Associate Dean, Masters Programs, Alberta School of Business
 
 
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Nathan Greidanus

Academic Directors, Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba

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Academic Directors

Norman Sheehan

Co-Academic Director, Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan

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