Mandatory Accreditation Programme Part II: Leading for Impact (LIP) - Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions


Directors of Main and ACE companies listed on Bursa Malaysia are required to attend LIP pursuant to Bursa Malaysia's Listing Requirements.

Yes. Every director of a listed issuer must attend the programme, regardless of his place of residence.

  1. A director who is appointed on or after 1 August 2023 for the first time in a listed issuer must complete MAP Part II within 18 months from the date of his/her appointment.
  2. A director of a listing applicant which is admitted to the Main Market on or after 1 August 2023 must complete MAP Part II within 18 months from the date of admission.
  3. Existing directors
    Existing directors of listed issuers who are appointed prior to 1 August 2023 must complete the programme on or before 1 August 2025.
  4. Other directors
    With regard to other directors not specified under Point a, b & c above, they must complete MAP Part II within 18 months from the date of their appointment.

Yes, an alternate or substitute director of a listed issuer must also attend the programme.

We would recommend first-time directors to attend the MAP first to familiarise themselves with the roles and responsibilities of a director before registering for the LIP.

We will not organise any bespoke sessions for now, as this is a mandatory program. Therefore, participation will need to be in the main sessions as per the schedule listed in the official calendar. However, we do have other sustainability and ESG programmes that can be customised for your board.


Visit to register.

Please click HERE to view your company’s stock code

You may opt to register them under any of the companies they are currently a board member of.

Priority will be given to directors of companies listed on Bursa Malaysia Main & ACE Markets, as well as first time directors to public listed companies.

This programme is not directly accredited by any professional body or regulator. However, based on the awarded ICDM CPD points, participants may write to the Securities Commission (SC) or their respective professional body to request acceptance towards their CPE/CPD requirements.

You will receive a confirmation email from ICDM once you have paid for your registration. Additionally, a housekeeping email will be sent to you, including the login details/ venue details, at least 3 days prior to the programme date.

A cancellation notice from a participant must be made in writing. The following cancellation charges apply:
  • where a cancellation notice is provided less than twenty (20) working days before the programme date: 50% of the programme fee will be charged.
  • where a cancellation notice is provided less than ten (10) working days before the programme date: 100% of the programme fee will be charged.

  • We advise participants to confirm the dates they wish to attend before submitting their registration.
    Any changes to the requested session dates that are made after 14 days from the date of registration will be subject to an administrative fee of RM250 (excluding SST) per participant.
  • Changes to the requested session dates within 14 days before the programme will not be permitted, as this may disrupt the administrative process in respect to the session allocation. Unless in emergency situations such as poor health conditions, death, official government meetings and other related circumstances (subject to review and approval), participants are advised to keep to the registered dates.


As part of our efforts to reduce the carbon footprint, there will be limited in-person intakes, starting 2024.

For sessions beyond September, more intakes will be released periodically.


RM 3,000 per participant (excluding SST), applicable for both in-person or virtual intakes.

The 10% discount (up to 5 directors for 2023) is applicable for ICDM Corporate Members only. ICDM Corporate Member’s rate and terms:
  • RM2,700 per pax, up to 5 board directors per year. A promo code will be needed during checkout.
  • The remaining board directors who wish to attend in the current year can register at the standard rate.
  • Please contact our membership representative for the promo code: Rosnita (+60 12-393 1610) or Zetti (+60 11-2624 9300)

The Annual Corporate Membership is RM15,000 per annum. The benefits are as follows:
  • Complimentary Individual Membership for All Directors & CEO
  • Update Trends: 6 PowerTalks per year, up to 20 seats
  • Continuous Education: 32 hours / 4 Days from ICDM Public Programme Calendar
  • 10% Discount for LIP (up to 5 directors for 2023)
  • Immediate 10% discount on Bespoke & BDEE fee applied
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There is no discount for group registration of parent companies and their subsidiaries.

We don't currently offer a special package for MAP and LIP.

We don't currently offer a special package for MAP and LIP.

This programme is not HRD Corp Claimable.


Participants are required to attend all sessions based on the selected session format duration. The Certificate of Participation will not be issued for those with incomplete attendance.

Participants will need to register and attend the sessions they have missed, in order for the certificate to be issued. Programme fees apply, and enrolment will be subject to availability.

Participants who are not able to complete the full duration of the programme due to unavoidable circumstances will be required to provide supporting evidence/justification to ICDM for consideration. Deferment will be subject to the acceptance by ICDM and the participant will need to apply to replace the missed sessions within 3 months from the actual programme date. Deferment fee will apply.

Payment must be made within 30 days of registration and at least 21 days prior to the programme through:
  1. Online payment transfer, cash deposit, or cheque deposit.
    1. Payment can be made using the following information:
      • Account Name: Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia
      • Bank Name: Maybank Islamic Berhad
      • Bank Branch: Bukit Damansara
      • Account Number: 564324609320
      • Swift Code: MBISMYKL
    2. Payment can also be made using ICDM’s Registration System (available on ICDM’s Registration portal) via Local Online Banking/ FPX, E-Wallet, or Credit Card.
    3. Onsite Credit card payment facilities at ICDM’s office.

Payment must be made at least 21 days prior to the date of the programme unless otherwise agreed with ICDM. The registration will auto-cancel if payment is not received within the said period.

Replacement of a participant (subject to meeting the registration criteria of the programme) is acceptable to avoid incurring cancellation fees and subject to meeting the programme’s requirements. Notification of replacement and the details of replacement must be sent to ICDM before the programme date and settlement of the programme fees must be made in accordance to the payment terms.

For enquiries, please contact:
Daniel at +6017 608 7470 or Nicole at +6016 778 5617
or email to

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