The Chartered Governance Qualifying Programme (CGQP), formerly known as the ICSA Qualifying Programme, is the benchmark qualification for corporate governance professionals. It builds a unique breadth of technical skills that equip you for a varied career and validates your knowledge with an internationally respected accreditation.

Governance Professionals and Chartered Secretaries hold a range of jobs such as Corporate Counsel, Company Secretary, or Head of Governance, Risk and Compliance. What unites them is knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements, understanding of corporate strategy and structures, and the skills to support and advise, enabling directors and the board to make the right decisions.

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Brickfields Asia College

No. 68-2 Jalan Tun Sambanthan
Brickfields 50470 Kuala Lumpur

Tel No: +603-2274 4165
Fax No: +603-2274 4174

Kolej Poly-Tech MARA

Wisma YPM Jalan 6/91, Taman Shamelin
Perkasa Cheras, PO Box 13464, 50810
Kuala Lumpur
(Full-Time and Part-Time)

Tel No: +603-9281 9700/6377
Fax No: +603-9281 5764

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College

Faculty of Accounting, Finance and Business
Jalan Genting Klang Setapak 50932
Kuala Lumpur
(Full-Time and Part-Time)

Tel No: +603-4145 0123
ext 241, 237 & 238
Fax No: +603-4142 3166


Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)

Faculty of Administrative Science and
Policy Studies 40450 Shah Alam
Selangor Darul Ehsan
(Full-Time and Part-Time)

Tel No.: +603-5544 4177
Fax No.: +603-5544 4131


RIAM Institute of Technology

Lot 1305, 3.5 Miles Riam Road
98000 Miri, Sarawak

Tel No.: +685-61 3371
Fax No.: +685-61 2944

About us

The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) is the leading recognised professional body for Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in the United Kingdom and throughout the world. The Institute was formed in 1891 and was granted the Royal Charter in 1902, which set the seal of authority and royal recognition on that belief. Chartered Secretaries are qualified in company law, accounting, corporate governance, administration, company secretarial practice and management and are trained to chart a course through regulation, legislation and best practice in order to deliver effective operations. The Institute has 44,000 members and 28,000 students in over 90 countries.

The Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (MAICSA) was founded in 1959 as an affiliate body of the ICSA, United Kingdom. Membership of the Institute is limited only to members of the Institute residing in Malaysia, namely Fellows and Associates, Graduates and students. MAICSA as a premier professional body in company secretaryship and administration exists to serve the needs of the various sectors of society, in particular, the corporate sector. MAICSA aims not only to generate a cadre of trained professional but also acts as a catalyst for the growth and development of the commercial and industrial sectors of our country.