To gain the Chartered Secretary and/or the (new from August 2019) Chartered Governance Professional qualifications, which provide entry to membership of both Governance New Zealand and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA), there are four criteria to be met.
Members must be resident in New Zealand. If resident outside of New Zealand, you will need to contact your local Division of ICSA.
Members are required to be of good character and to abide by the Code of Professional Ethics and Conduct
Apply for entry into the Professional Education Programme
If you would like a quick assessment of whether you are eligible for entry into the Professional Education Programme, please contact Lee Edmands.
When you have completed your studies you will be invited to apply for election to membership of Governance New Zealand and, once elected, you will be entitled to use the designation Chartered Secretary or Chartered Governance Professional and the post nominals ACIS in addition to the post nominals AGNZ.
If you are not eligible for entry into the Professional Education Programme, you may like to join Governance New Zealand's Subscriber Membership Programme.
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