Assessment

Embed your learning and demonstrate your understanding by completing the Company Directors Course assessment. 

Successful completion of the assessment is indicative of your commitment to good governance practices. It also associates you with a community of informed directors who value ongoing director professional development.


Assessment eligibility

Company Directors Course and International Company Directors Course

  • Attend a minimum of 4 out of 5 days*

Company Directors Course Update and Company Directors Course - Preparing for Assessment 

  • Attend both days

Assessment components

Each assessment component must be completed as an individual exercise.

The assessment structure is:

1. Multiple choice quiz

  • Online
  • Open book
  • 60 minutes comprising 20 randomised multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark 65%
  • One resit allowed

2. Long answer examination

  • Online
  • Open book
  • 1 hour 45 minutes comprising 4 questions
  • Pass mark 65%
  • One resit allowed

3. Assignment

  • Case study based
  • 3000±10% word limit
  • Plagiarism checked upon submission
  • Pass mark 65%
  • One resit allowed

Timeframe for completion

All three assessment components, including any required resits must be completed and submitted within three months from the last day of the course attended.

For self-paced participants all three assessment components, including any required resits must be completed and submitted within six months of the date of the welcome letter.

Results

Assessment results are reported as a grade only. Actual marks are not provided. Assessment submissions are not returned.

Grading for the Company Directors and International Company Directors Course award:

  • Pass — 65%-79% for each of the three components
  • Pass with Order of Merit — 80% or over for each of the three components on first attempt
  • Not successful — Less than 65% for one or more of the three components

Upon successful completion of the Company Directors Course and International Company Directors Course multiple choice quiz, examination and assignment you will receive the Company Directors Course award, as well as 10 DPD units.

*This requirement does not apply to the Company Directors Course Online.

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