Mission and Vision

The Institute of Corporate Directors, Section du Québec (ICD Quebec) is part of the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors. ICD Quebec is governed by a separate board of directors, the members of which are elected based on recommendations by the governance committee, which itself is comprised exclusively of ICD Quebec board members.

Our mission

The mission of the Institute of Corporate Directors, Section du Québec, is to bring together and represent directors in Quebec while promoting excellence and efficiency within boards of directors in order to strengthen the governance and performance of for-profit businesses and not-for-profit organizations.

To successfully carry out our mission:

  • We provide professional, ongoing learning opportunities to directors through ad-hoc activities and specialized education initiatives;
  • We encourage directors to enrol in a corporate director accreditation program, notably that offered by the Collège des administrateurs at Université Laval or by the Rotman School of Management in collaboration with McGill University;
  • We promote excellence in all governance practices;
  • We represent the interests of directors through our constant communication with regulatory authorities, governments, and governance stakeholders. This approach enables us to establish a position on issues that are vital to the role and responsibilities of directors.

Our vision

lCD Quebec aims to be the principal organization in Quebec to bring together, inform and represent the directors of private and public for-profit businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and public sector bodies.


  • Deliver the highest quality education to make directors as effective as possible through formal education, continuing education and information resources.
  • Provide a forum for directors to network and share learning experiences.
  • Be the recognized voice of directors and boards in Canada.
  • Support directors in their career advancement.


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