The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) is a foremost and recognized professional body in Nigeria dedicated to enhancing the status and practice of Corporate Governance, and Company Secretaryship as provided in the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020.

The Institute is a member of Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA) and is the only professional body authorized in Nigeria to conduct examinations leading to the qualification of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.


The Company Secretary’s role, which is central to governance systems, has evolved over time.
While board meeting minutes are still important, the Company Secretary’s function now
includes understanding local and international economic and regulatory trends as well as how
these trends can be implemented in organisations to ensure efficiency and best practices.
This training aims to revisit the duties of a Company Secretary in the twenty-first century,
regardless of the company they work for, as well as the skills required to ensure that the
organisation’s overall welfare is properly taken into account. This will be done by not only
ensuring compliance but to also help participants foster the right culture to ensure that proper
corporate Governance structures are in place.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this course, Participants will be able to:
 Recognize the ideal corporate governance procedures that should be implemented in
their respective organisations
 Build the necessary skills needed by a Company Secretary to ensure that his or her
function is performed effectively and efficiently
 Consider the impact of digital transformation on the Company Secretary’s position.
 Understand the role of the Corporate Secretary as the conscience of the Board
 Evaluate their performance in their respective roles and learn practical tips on how to
improve to ensure they are functioning effectively.
 Facilitate communication between board members, management, company and its
 Acquire knowledge of efficient corporate secretarial procedures, among other things. …

Course Content.
• The Company Secretary and the Board
• Board Structure and Composition
• Managing Board meetings and Effective Minutes Writing
• Managing Boardroom Dynamics
• Conflict of interest & Ethical Culture
 Corporate reporting and Compliance and many more ….

For Whom: Administrators, Governance professionals, Mid-level
Company Secretaries, Compliance Officers, Board /Company Secretaries, Senior Secretaries,

FEE: N25,000 (Members),
Date :16th November, 2022
Time 10a.m, Venue: Virtual

2 Credit points

Understanding Enterprise Risk Management Framework as a Corporate Governance Tool

Date: 16th June 2022 

Time:  10 am – 2 pm

Participation Fee: Members N30,000. Non-Members: N35,000

Venue: Virtual

PAYMENT DETAILS (Member = N30,000)

PAYMENT DETAILS (Non-Member = N35,000)

2020 ICSAN First Diet Examination Holds AUGUST 11th & 12th.


Please be informed that the Institute’s examinations earlier slated to hold on 9th and 10th of June 2020 will NOW HOLD ON TUESDAY 11 & WEDNESDAY 12 AUGUST, 2020. Thank you

Examination registration for the first diet will close on 24th July, 2020

Stay safe.

Mrs. Taiwo Ganiyat Olusesi, FCIS


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Fast Track Application Submission Has Been Extended !!!

The Institute understands the challenges being faced by applicants as a result of this COVID-19 LOCKDOWN.

Consequently, the deadline for submission has been extended to the 30th of April, 2020.

All applications are to be submitted to: or

Thank you

Fast Track To Membership.

Company Secretary Master Class Workshop

Executive Overview

The Company Secretary plays an important role in supporting the effectiveness of the Board by assisting the Board and management to develop good corporate governance practices and culture within the Company.

In order to play his/her role functionally and administratively very well, he/she needs to have a good knowledge, exposure and experience required to perform the roles.

The Master Class workshop would instill into the Company Secretary, the knowledge and skills required to play his role very well especially, when he/she has to report to the Chairman and also to the Managing Director in different capacities.

Lagos:             February 25 – 26, 2020        

Abuja:                        June: 9 – 10, 2020                

Lagos:             November 10 – 11, 2020    

Course Fee: Member N 100,000

                    Member N 130,000For Whom: Company Secretaries, Board Members, In-house Legal Counsels, Professional Advisers, Commercial Lawyers, suitable for Executives and Directors, Permanent Secretaries or those who reports directly to a Board such as Compliance Officers and Chief Risk Officers, as well as those who are responsible for Company Secretariat duties at Senior Management level.