The Institute has updated the syllabus of the following CGQP modules (with highlighted updates) which will be incorporated into the examinations from the June 2023 examination diet and onwards.
•   Hong Kong Company Law
•   Hong Kong Taxation

The Chartered Governance Qualifying Programme (CGQP) consists of two parts covering seven modules, of which six are compulsory and the seventh is chosen from two electives. CGQP allows students to learn and undertake the examinations in a progressive manner.

Part One of the CGQP comprises four modules which aim at building students’ technical knowledge in governance, law, finance and compliance. Part Two covers four modules, of which two are electives, and it seeks to enhance students’ comprehensive understanding of risk, strategy, and boardroom dynamics or taxation.


Part One
  • Corporate Governance

  • Corporate Secretaryship and Compliance

  • Hong Kong Company Law

  • Interpreting Financial and Accounting Information

Part Two


HKCGI reserves the right to alter any part of the qualifying programme, including modules, syllabuses, question paper structure and format, examination regulations and exemption policies at any time. Questions requiring an understanding of new legislation, rules or codes are only set for examinations held six months or more after the relevant new legislation, rules, or codes become effective. All changes will be informed to students in advance by email and published on the HKCGI website, monthly journal CGj and other social media platforms.

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