Chartered Director Program

The Chartered Director Program is held for 6 half days, each 3.5 hours a day, over a period of 3 weeks. Afternoon or evening sessions available.

  • Session 1 – The Principles of Good Governance

  • Session 2 – Roles, Responsibilities, Accountabilities and Culture

  • Session 3 – The Essentials of Financial Oversight

  • Session 4 – Developing Strategic Thinking vs. Strategic Planning

  • Session 5 – Risk Oversight

  • Session 6 – Succession Planning: Good Boards Need Good Directors (& good CEOs too)

Payment Options

With CGTI Online Programs you are given the option to Pay Now using your Credit Card or Reserve Registration to pay via a Wire Transfer.

Welcome To The Caribbean Governance Training Institute’s 

Chartered Director Program - Online

On Behalf of CGTI, Dr Chris Bart and I, as Founders, we would like to welcome you to our new Chartered Director Program - Online.  We are honoured that you have chosen to take CGTI’s Chartered Director Program, the Gold Standard in Director Education. 

Dr. Bart is Principal of the program and a governance guru. His expertise combined with exceptional presentation skills will surely provide you with long lasting tools to excel in the boardroom. Each of the other participating faculty member speakers is a recognized expert in their subject matter.Attending their presentations is an extraordinary experience!

The CGTI Chartered Director Online Program is a dynamic, 6 session event (approximately 3.5 hours each) occurring over 3 weeks. There is a afternoon session program (1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.) AND an evening session program (6:00pm to 9:30pm). The program focuses on the role of Board members in driving and sustaining the success of their organizations. In so doing, it provides Board members with the governance framework needed to provide effective oversight, develop Board and Senior Management talent, constructively engage with Management on their organization’s strategy, and deal with both current and emerging risks..  The key takeaways from the program are: 

  • Understanding the unique governance roles, legal duties and essential responsibilities of every Director and the Board as a whole
  • Learning the Board behaviours required to make for a great Board culture and effective Board meetings.
  • Strengthening the role of the Board in strategy development, risk management and board evaluation.
  • Managing Board and CEO Succession.
  • Understanding and benchmarking against best practices in governance.
  • Learning the essential questions that Board members should be asking their Management (especially the CEO and CFO) and outside experts.

All online participants will learn how to build a strong strategic governance team and state-of-the-art governance strategy. You will become familiar with the new governance trends, issues and topics facing today’s businesses while discussing proven practices, tools and practical tactics used to create and maintain success.

You will be amazed at what a difference this Program will make! 

Welcome aboard!

We look forward to interacting with you online during the Chartered Director Online Program and we remain confident that your participation will be both enjoyable and profitable to your organizations.


Dr. Chris Bart, FCPA, F.CIoD, C.Dir                                                                  Lisa Charles, F.CIoD, C.Dir

Executive Chairman & Principal                                                                      Chief Executive Officer



Program Leader

Dr. Chris Bart, FCPA, F.CIoD, C.Dir

Dr. Chris Bart, FCPA, F.CIoD, C.Dir is the Chairman and Co-Founder of the Caribbean Governance Training Institute in Saint Lucia. He is also the Founder of The Directors College where from its inception in 2003 to 2013, he served as its inaugural Principal and Lead Professor. Currently, Dr Bart is the CEO of Corporate Missions Inc – an international consulting firm dedicated to helping organizations excel in the execution of their strategies. He has also authored several books including the 10 year Canadian business best seller (2003-2013), “A Tale of Two Employees and the Person Who Wanted to Lead Them” as well as the widely acclaimed publication: “20 Essential Questions Corporate Directors Should Ask About Strategy (2013) – 3rd Edition”. A retired Professor of Strategy and Governance, Dr. Bart currently serves as Associate Editor of the International Journal of Business Governance & Ethics and he continues as a Research Fellow of the Asian Institute of Corporate Governance at Korea University. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his service to Canada. Dr. Bart is listed in Canadian Who’s Who.

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