Institute of Directors Kenya

A Thriving Member Community of Professional Directors and Leaders

Why join us?

Join thousands of directors and leaders in Kenya and beyond. Whether you’re the founder of a start-up, the director of a multi-million business or a senior civil servant, the IoD is the place to connect, share knowledge and develop professionally.

Membership benefits

Professional Development

Opportunities for continuous learning and development through workshops, seminars, webinars, and training programs focused on governance and leadership. Discounts and preferential rates for members on training programs and consulting services.

Networking

Access to networking forums for fellow directors and governance professionals, providing opportunities for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and relationship building. Members of IOD get to attend for free.

Governance Resources

Exclusive access to a wealth of governance resources, including research papers, articles, templates, and best practice guidelines. Regular updates on governance trends, regulatory changes, and industry insights to help members stay informed and make informed decisions.

Certification and Credentials

We offer recognized certifications and designations in corporate governance and directorship. Explore our certification programs including the Essential of Directorship Course, The Advanced Directorship Certification Program and The Certified Director Executive Program.

Board Placements and Opportunities

Access to board placement services and notifications about board openings and directorship opportunities.

Recognition and Awards

The opportunity to be recognized for outstanding governance practices through awards and accolades.

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Joining the IoD

IoD membership is open to everyone – from aspiring directors to those with senior-level responsibilities. There are different categories depending on your experience and the services you need. The highest level of membership is a full/fellow member who represent the most experienced and accomplished individuals in the field of governance. Typically this requires extensive experience, a proven track record in governance roles, and often advanced qualifications in the two courses in Essential of Directorship and Advanced Directorship Certification Course offered by the Institute.

Associate

For individuals who have an interest in governance or directorship but have not attained a certain level of experience and or qualifications in directorship. May be working closely with directors.

KES 10,000.00 / year
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Ordinary

For individuals who meet the standard criteria and have a certain level of experience, qualifications, and engagement in governance activities.

KES 12,000.00 / year
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Full Member

An individual who is already a member of the Institute and has achieved the highest level of membership status within the IoDK. They represent the most experienced and accomplished individuals in the field of governance.

KES 12,000.00 / year
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Member Benefit per CategoryAssociateOrdinaryFull Member
Director development:
Essential of directorship course
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Advance directorship certification program
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Certified director program
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Networking forums
Virtual webinar seriesFreeFreeFree
Breakfast meetings
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Evening meetups
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Specialized interest groups
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Mentorship and coaching
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Resources and information
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Director and board opportunities
Membership certificate
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Recommendation letter
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Director search
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Board placement and recommendation
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Registration feeKES 3,000.00KES 3,000.00Existing Member
Annual subscription feeKES 10,000.00KES 12,000.00Existing Member
Discounts and preferential rates5%10%15%
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Here to help

If you have any questions about IoD membership, please contact our membership team. If you would like someone from our team to contact you, please email us at membership@iodkenya.co.ke and we will get in touch within 24 hours on weekdays.

Contact the Membership Team

+254 71 875 9918info@iodkenya.co.ke
Physical address

All Africa Conference of Churches
Waiyaki Way Westlands
P.O. Box 13490 - 00800
Nairobi Kenya

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