You must have successfully completed the Company Directors Course or International Company Directors Course and meet at least one (1) of the following criteria:
- Been a director or alternate director of a company or companies for two (2) or more years (concurrent directorships may not be added together in determining years of experience)
- Be a senior executive with managerial responsibilities equivalent to those of an executive director or a member of local Boards of Advice of companies
- Be a partner or sole proprietor of a professional practice or unincorporated business, or a senior person with professional qualifications employed by a body corporate; or
- Be an academic at the level of (or equivalent to) professor, or the head of a relevant faculty at a Tertiary Institution regulated by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency
To be eligible to renew membership of the Institute into the class of Graduate Member an existing Graduate Member must fulfil the Mandatory DPD Requirement.