NACD Education Network

The NACD Education Network

The NACD Education Network™ is a partnership between NACD and leading academic institutions that provide director education. NACD Directorship Certification® requires recertification every two years through 32 hours of continuous learning at recognized programs. The NACD Education Network enables NACD Directorship Certified™ individuals to earn recertification credits toward their certification through participation in leading director programs provided by world-class universities across the country and around the world. The NACD Education Network will ensure that NACD Certified Directors will have access to thought leaders and practitioners in the academic community and beyond, as well as access to NACD’s leading director education.

Current Members

Stanford University's Rock Center for Corporate Governance (Founding Member)

Columbia Business School Executive Education

Drexel University's Raj & Kamla Gupta Governance Institute

Upcoming Programs*

NACD Certified Directors can receive recertification credits through the following upcoming programs. When registering, simply request NACD Certification credits. 

Drexel University's Raj & Kamla Gupta Governance Institute

Directors Academy

  • May 19, 2021

  • October 27, 2021

Director Dialogue

  • April 2021

Columbia Business School

Corporate Governance Program: Developing Exceptional Board Leaders

  • January 25–29, 2021 (Live Online)

  • September 22–24, 2021 (In Person in New York City)

Stanford University's Rock Center for Corporate Governance

26th Annual Stanford Directors' College

  • June 21–24, 2021

Additional universities will be added to the NACD Education Network, so please check back to learn about new members and more educational opportunities. Please contact certification@NACDonline.org with any questions you may have or to recommend programs for the NACD Education Network.

*Please note that programs in the NACD Education Network may have their own participation criteria. Attendees must meet those criteria to be accepted to the program.