The Governance Professionals of Canada Education Program (GPC-EP) will be valid for (1) one year from the date of the three modules and the final exam completed and passed.
In order to continue holding the designation, graduates are required to hold a valid Governance Professionals of Canada membership and complete the requisite continuing professional development (CPD) annually.
GPC requires a minimum of 15 continuing professional development hours annually that specifically relate to your career in governance, to maintain the GPC.D designation. The following are what GPC will be accepted as continuing professional development:
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