GECB - Certified Corporate Governance Expert. Get Certified

In today's rapidly changing business landscape, effective corporate governance is more important than ever. That's why we're proud to offer our Certified Corporate Governance Expert program. Our CCGE program provides a comprehensive understanding of corporate governance principles and practices, as well as the skills and knowledge needed to ensure the highest level of corporate responsibility and ethical behavior. You will master the main reasons for the downfall of the world's largest companies and how you can avoid them through recognized good governance practices

Format:  Multiple choice | Language: English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Portuguese | Questions: 50 | Duration: 60 minutes | Passing Score: 70 % | Exam mode: online and proctored based | Renewal: After 3 years

Learning System
499.99 CCGE Self-Study Exam Prep
  • Personalized digital books (Newest edition)
  • Online study tools with quizzes, practice exam, learning activities and resource center (instructor support not included)
  • CCGE Exam Content Manual (ECM)
  • Study tips and exam techniques
  • Exam cost, not included
249.99 GECB CCGE Certification Exams
  • Your Exam is online and proctored based
  • Use a webcam and a reliable internet connection
  • Take your exam anywhere and anytime
  • Get results immediately
  • Receive your digital badge and share your achievement instantly
  • Use your premium certification right away
  • Access our certification registry anytime for online verification
  • Study materials, not included
649.99 CCGE Learning System + Exam + 2nd Chance
  • CCGE Learning System and exam voucher
  • 2nd Chance Exam (restrictions apply)
  • Digital books, online quizzes and test with immediate feedback
  • Online study tools with quizzes, practice exams, learning activities and resource center
  • CCGE Exam Content Manual (ECM)
  • No additional costs for up 3 years
  • A digital badge and premium certificate
  • Up to 3 years of certification validity (Renewable)


Certified Corporate Governance Expert (CCGE) is a professional certification program that is designed to provide senior level officials with a comprehensive understanding of corporate governance principles and practices. The program is intended for individuals who are responsible for ensuring that their organization operates in an ethical, transparent, and compliant manner, and who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in this area.

The CCGE certification program covers a wide range of topics, including governance structures, board and committee’s responsibilities, stakeholder engagement, and regulatory compliance. Participants will learn about the latest trends and best practices in corporate governance, and will be equipped with the tools and techniques necessary to implement effective governance frameworks within their organizations.

The CCGE certification is awarded to individuals who successfully complete the program and pass a comprehensive examination. The certification is internationally recognized and demonstrates to employers and peers that the holder has achieved a high level of expertise in corporate governance.

Overall, the CCGE certification program is ideal for individuals who are looking to advance their career in corporate governance, and for organizations that wish to enhance their governance practices and mitigate risk.

Why getting certified?

Firstly, it can help you enhance your knowledge and skills in corporate governance, which is a crucial aspect of running a successful business. By gaining expertise in this field, you can effectively manage risks, ensure compliance with laws and regulations, and promote ethical behavior within your organization.

Secondly, having a CCGE certification can help you stand out in the job market and advance your career. Many companies prefer to hire candidates with relevant certifications, as it demonstrates their commitment to their profession and their willingness to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices.

Thirdly, obtaining a CCGE certification can also help you build a professional network with other corporate governance experts. This network can provide you with valuable insights and opportunities to collaborate with other professionals in your field.

Overall, becoming a Certified Corporate Governance Expert (CCGE) can help you improve your skills and knowledge, advance your career, and build a professional network, making it a valuable investment for anyone interested in corporate governance.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for the GECB Certified Corporate Governance Expert (CCGE) certification program, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • At least one (1) year of experience in a corporate governance role or related fields.
  • Self-study or successful completion of an accredited corporate governance training program.
  • Passing score on the CCGE certification exam.

Pre requisite

  • One (1) year of practical experience in a governance, management, audit, assessment or related roles
  • Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GECB portal, but is highly recommended

Application and exam

  • Step 1: Determine your eligibility
  • Step 2: Choose your learning option
  • Step 3: Purchase your CCGE bundle
  • Step 4: Prepare for your exam through self-study or take a GECB-approved preparation course
  • Step 5: Schedule your exam. GECB exams take place 4 times a year, every end of term. Additional windows may be requested by GECB-recognized partners.
  • Step 6: Get certified in case of successful completion and receive your digital badge and certificate
  • Step 8: Shareable and globally accessible: Your digital badges and certificates can be accessed and verified anytime, anywhere, on any device with an internet connection. You can easily showcase your achievements to potential employers, customers or colleagues, enhancing your professional reputation and visibility on a global scale.


Each GECB certificate is valid for three (3) years. To renew your designation, you need to provide proof of a minimum continuing professional development (CPD) and renew your membership to the GECB community of certified professionals by paying the required fees (149 USD). Your certification is then extended for three more years and a new premium digital certificate is issued by the GECB Certification Committee. No need to write the exam again.

  • Section 1 Introduction to Corporate Governance
  • Section 2 Corporate Governance Models
  • Section 3 Board of Directors and Leadership
  • Section 4 Corporate Governance Practices
  • Section 5 Ethics and Culture
  • Section 6 Shareholders and Investors Relations
  • Section 7 Executive Compensation and Incentives
  • Section 8 Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Compliance
  • Section 9 Corporate social responsibility and sustainability
  • Section 10 International Corporate Governance Practices

2023 Exam Windows

  • March 25 or 31
  • June 24 or 30
  • September 22 or 30
  • December 22 or 30

Learning options for any study style


Ideal for self-starters and those with unpredictable schedules. The self-study option means you can learn on your own anytime, day or night — whatever best accommodates your schedule. The Learning System includes both digital books and access to an online, interactive platform. Contact us.


Ideal for individuals who prefer a structured study environment. Instructor-led classes are offered by approved GECB partners worldwide. These traditional classes combine the Learning System with the guidance of a GECB-recognized instructor and provide valuable peer discussion and networking. Contact us.


Ideal for those who want instructor support but can’t attend classes at a set time. Instructor-supported online classes are offered either through pre-recorded video courses or personalized assistance. You may be assigned one instructor for the duration of your program, but there is no required meeting time, so you can complete assignments on your own schedule. Contact us.

Corporate and group

Ideal for small and large groups for self-study or instructor-led classes. We’ll help you organize groups of self-study or instructor-led classes virtually. Whether participants are local to one site or geographically dispersed, structured learning and online group reporting will help track progress and optimize your training investment. Contact us.

Last modified: Thursday, 6 July 2023, 9:48 AM