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IOD, India was established on 12th July, 1990, as an independent, duly registered non-profit apex association of professional corporate directors. The directors are from organizations from public and private sectors and (government of India). IOD, India is the premier organization for development, training and networking of directors to attain their leadership role. IOD, India aims at international cooperation on issues relating to boardroom practices, corporate governance, Quality, CSR, Sustainability and directorial responsibilities under the law.

Institute of Directors, India and following associate partner organisations wish to strengthen their cooperation and explore further collaborative opportunities to drive higher standards of transparency and integrity in business governance and reporting by corporations and organisations.

Thus it recognises that joint collaboration and efforts in exploring opportunities and establishing a cooperative relationship benefits both the Parties.

The National University of Singapore aspires to be a vital community of academics, researchers, staff, students and alumni working together in a spirit of innovation and enterprise for a better world. Our singular focus on talent will be the cornerstone of a truly great university that is dedicated to quality education, influential research and visionary enterprise, in service of country and society.

National University of Singapore

The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology UK is a not-for-profit trade association, established in 2001. While the world around us has changed dramatically since we started out, our goal has always been the same: championing our members and promote a future built on renewable energy and clean technology. We do this by developing informed policy and advocating on behalf of our members to Government.

The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology UK

The University of Westminster is a public research university based in London, United Kingdom. Founded in 1838 as the Royal Polytechnic Institution, it is one of Britain's oldest higher education institutions and was the first polytechnic to open in the UK. Sir George Cayley, 6th Baronet (1773 - 1857), the "father of aeronautical engineering", was the first chairman. The Polytechnic formally received a Royal charter in August 1839, and became the University of Westminster in 1992. It is one of the post-1992 universities.

University of Westminster, UK

GovEVA is a combination of a Software platform plus senior Consulting services to enhance your organization’s Corporate Governance levels, thus leading to accelerated and tangible Economic Value Add. GovEVA also automates and e-enables all the foundational Secretarial compliance requirements.


Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc., an Illinois not-for-profit corporation (“RIMS”) is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 corporate, industrial, service, non-profit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. RIMS has a membership of approximately 11,000 risk practitioners, who are located in more than 60 countries. The mission of RIMS is to educate, engage, and advocate for the global risk community. IOD and RIMS acknowledge the strong and growing memberships of their respective organizations, and further acknowledge the cultural, historic and economic partnership between India and the USA. Both institutes aim to work together to strengthen the networking and educational opportunities for their respective members

Risk and Insurance Management Society

In a landmark collaboration on the 11th November, 2018, The Institute Of Directors joined hands with the Ministry of MSME, Government of India in forming a strategic alliance and working towards development of management and governance of the MSME sector’s professional competency needs through a portfolio of curated developmental initiatives. The MoU was signed by Lt. Gen. J.S.Ahluwalia, President, IOD & Mr. Ram Mohan Mishra, Additional secretary & Development Commissioner, Ministry of MSME, Government of India. IOD aims to contribute in the development of leadership and governance of the MSME sector, within the broad policy framework laid down by the Government of India.

IOD has specially accepted the initiative to set up a dedicated division to focus on developing governance practices and skills for MSME sector. IOD realizes that its experience in building institutions and leadership and governance for over the last 27 years can be effectively dedicated to support the national effort in the development of MSME sector. IOD is launching this movement under the patronage and guidance of the Development Commissioner, Ministry of MSME.

Ministry of MSME, Government of India

The MIoD was officially incorporated on 18 January 2008 as a not-for-profit company under the Companies Act 2001, but was already operating with an interim Board of Directors as from 16 July 2007. The project was to set up an Institute of Directors primarily to advance corporate governance in Mauritius by establishing a professional forum for directors and managers within the public and private sectors. It was entrusted to the National Committee on Corporate Governance (NCCG) which in 2006 commissioned 2 consultants, Anne Molyneux and Pierre Dinan, to develop a Business Plan. Pierre Dinan was subsequently approached by the NCCG to become an individual founder shareholder and a director of the Institute, and eventually became the first Chairman. From October 2007 to January 2008, the Interim Board met every month to deal with matters pertaining to the setting up of the Institute, ranging from the drawing up of the constitution to the proper title and designation of the new organisation.

Mauritius Institute of Directors (MIoD)

ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. We aim to offer business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Aston University is a public research university situated at Gosta Green, in the city centre of Birmingham, England. Aston began as the Birmingham Municipal Technical School in 1895, evolving into the UK’s first College of Advanced Technology in 1956. Aston University received its royal charter from Queen Elizabeth II on 22 April 1966. In 2016, Aston was ranked in the top 33 universities in the UK by all three major league tables, and also received recognition Times Higher Education for the second best teaching quality in the UK. Aston was ranked by QS as the 42nd best university in the world under 50 years old in 2015.

Aston University

Brain Quest Consultancy and Training Brain Quest is state of the art Training and Consultancy firm. The training arm is designed to provide managers, leaders and business executives with the necessary skillset and knowledge that they may require to achieve the highest results in changing business environment. It provides training in the fields of Digital Transformation, Leadership, Strategy, Quality, Finance and Innovation. On the consultancy side, it provides value based solutions, assesses your requirement, understand your business objectives and design the solution accordingly.

Brain Quest Consultancy and Training

Bangladesh Institute of Company Directors


The Centre is a company limited by guarantee that endeavors to achieve high standards of corporate governance in corporations and institutions through training, education, research, advocacy, monitoring and evaluation.

Centre For Corporate Governance

CIMA is the world’s largest and leading professional body of management accountants. Our mission is to help people and businesses to succeed in the public and private sectors.

We have more than 227,000 members and students in 179 countries. They work at the heart of business in industry, commerce and not for profit organisations. We have strong relationships with employers, and sponsor leading research. We constantly update our qualification, professional experience requirements and CPD programme. This ensures that our members and students are first choice for employers who are recruiting financially trained business leaders.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

DMCC is the authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in Dubai - home to the world’s leading businesses of today, and tomorrow. The most successful markets create conditions that enable producers, traders and consumers to thrive. DMCC is a Dubai Government Authority committed to developing these ideal conditions and has a strong track record in commodity trade facilitation where we encourage and support business through the platforms we provide. These include our Free Zone, commodity exchanges, legal and regulatory frameworks and our real estate offering.

DMCC is developing the ‘Burj2020 District’ as part of our DMCC Free Zone expansion strategy to provide leading businesses with a commercial property offering unique to the Dubai marketplace. Indispensable to the economic growth of the nation, we - together with our members - deliver strong performance today, and sustainable growth tomorrow.


Dubai Quality Group is a non-profit organization set up by the Dubai Department of Economic Development under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum. Guided by the vision of H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Quality Group was established in 1994 to develop and promote Quality and Business Excellences practices in UAE.

Dubai Quality Group organizes mainly Quality and Business Excellence topics related training programs and events throughout the year with the objective of improving and promoting Quality of Service & Business Excellence in the Region.

Dubai Quality Group

Emirates Intellectual Property Association (hereinafter referred to as “EIPA”), a national association of public welfare, whose aims are to spread the public awareness about IP crimes and provide law enforcement agencies and private sectors with the knowledge needed to combat IP crime. Established on 25th November 200 based in Dubai city, United Arab Emirates.

Emirates Intellectual Property Association

Etisalat Academy is the UAE's leading telecommunications operator and one of the largest corporations in the GCC. As well as establishing several "firsts" over almost four decades of operations, Etisalat has deployed many innovative mobile and fixed technologies that have helped the UAE maintain its position as a leading global ICT economy. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, as we serve almost 11 million customers in the UAE.

Etisalat Academy

Export Promotion Council For EOUS & SEZS (Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India),
Export Promotion Council for EOUs & SEZs (EPCES) is the only Export Promotion Council which is scheme specific and multi-products Export Promotion Council in the country. EPCES represents major industrial sectors, like textiles, garments & yarn, gem & jewellery, leather goods, food & agro products, electronics & software, pharmaceuticals & chemicals, engineering, minerals, granites & other stones, plastic & rubber goods etc. Its objectives are:
  • To promote exports from India and to earn more foreign exchange for the country.
  • To facilitate interaction between the EOUs/SEZs community and Government both at the Central and State level.
  • To provide benefits of Market Access Initiative (MAI) Scheme rendered by the Central Government to Indian Exporters for assisting their export market development efforts.
  • To collaborate with other export promotion councils/ export promotion organizations in India and similar bodies in foreign countries as well as with international organizations working in the field.

Export Promotion Council for EOUs & SEZs

Go Getters FZE (UAE)

Go Getters FZE (UAE)

ICAEW is a world leading professional membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports over 142,000 chartered accountants worldwide. We provide qualifications and professional development, share our knowledge, insight and technical expertise, and protect the quality and integrity of the accountancy and finance profession.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

IEMA transforming the world to sustainability. As the worldwide alliance of environment and sustainability professionals, we’re working to make our businesses and organisations future-proof. Through our global sustainability standards and partnerships, we are driving understanding and uptake of crucial skills that will keep the world of business in business. Discover more about our work and how to get involved.


Indian Business and Professional Council, (IBPC) is the only recognised representative organisation of Indian Business and Professionals in Dubai.

IBPC, Dubai was formed in the year 2003 after the unification of the three Indian business organisations in Dubai namely the Indian Business Council (IBC), Overseas Indians Economic Forum (OIEF) and Business & Professional Club (BPC). This new unified body was formed mainly to represent the Indian business and professional community in Dubai with all the activities of the three organizations conducted under the new banner. This formation of a single entity was in the larger interest of the Indian business community in Dubai to help better co-ordination of activities.

Indian Business and Professional Council, (IBPC)

Institute of Management Services, UK
The IMS was established in 1941 and incorporated in 1964. The IMS has its main objective as the promotion of science , technology, practice and profession of Management Services , which results in the advancement of efficiency, productivity and satisfaction of human work. The IMS seeks to increase productivity and in so doing improve the living standards of workers worldwide. The mission of IMS is to promote to key stakeholders in UK government, commerce and industry:
  • An understanding of the concept of productivity and its improvement.
  • The importance of structured approaches to productivity analysis, measurement and enhancement.
  • To identify good practice and professional standards in productivity improvement by Individuals or organisations.
  • To create and deliver education, training, advisory and support services aimed at helping individuals and organisations to establish and maintain that good practice and those professional standards.

Institute of Management Services, UK

IMA (Institute of Management Accountants) is the worldwide association of accountants and financial professionals in business. Founded in 1919, we are one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. We are committed to empowering our 85,000+ members - and those throughout the rest of the profession - to strengthen on-the-job skills, better manage companies, and accelerate careers. We invite our members to discover the myriad possibilities within the profession and build an actionable future in management accounting.

IMA (Institute of Management Accountants)

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is constituted under an Act of Parliament i.e. the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 (Act No. 56 of 1980). ICSI is the only recognized professional body in India to develop and regulate the profession of Company Secretaries in India.

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (erstwhile The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India) was first established in 1944 as a registered company under the Companies Act with the objects of promoting, regulating and developing the profession of Cost Accountancy.

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India

The Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG) is a not-for-profit company, limited by guarantee and without share capital, setup under section 42 of the Companies Ordinance, 1984. The Institute is charged with promoting good corporate governance practices in Pakistan.

Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance

The University of Greenwich’s Schools and institutes have a proud and historic tradition of helping students attain academic excellence in a diverse range of disciplines and fields.

University of Greenwich

The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. We strive for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. For more than a century, we have educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world.

University of Queensland

West London Business is a business-led non-profit established in 1994 with a board including blue-chip firms such as Heathrow and PwC, as well as Fullers, Brunel University London and micro enterprises. Our mission is to ensure that West London remains the best place to do business. West London is an amazing sub-region: it’s a £50bn economy and the second largest economic powerhouse in the UK. Our members commit to work together to raise West London’s global economic competitiveness, whilst pursuing social and environmental sustainability.

West London Business
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