Certificate in Company Law and Secretarial Practice

The Company Law & Secretarial Practice (CCSP) programme is aimed at equipping participants with a sound knowledge of business law, business taxation, company law, ethics and governance, and principles of accounting. The CCSP programme can promote the capacity building needs of companies that require their secretaries to be high-ranking professionals with a broad base of skills essential to the administration and management of a company.

Upon successful completion of the CCSP programme, successful Malaysian candidates will be eligible to apply for the company secretarial practice license issued by the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM). The CCSP qualification may also serve as a springboard to various other positions for Malaysian candidates, such as corporate advisors, corporate officers, governance officers, tax agents, compliance officers, corporate administrators and company directors or entrepreneurs.

Who Should Apply?

  • Solicitors who offer company secretarial services or who provide their clients advice in this area.
  • Company secretaries and their teams.
  • Suitably qualified corporate governance and compliance professionals looking to develop their legal knowledge and company secretarial skills in this growing area.

Programme Outline

Among the subjects included in the programme are the following:

  • Principles of Business Law
  • Business Taxation
  • Company Law
  • Ethics and Governance
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Companies Secretaries Training Programme Essential 1.0 (panel trainers from SSM). The programme consists of the following subjects:
PART AModule 1: Anatomy of a Company

Module 2: Roles and Responsibilities of Company Secretaries
PART BModule 3: Roles, Duties and Responsibilities of Company Directors and Auditors

Module 4: Managing the Registered Office, Statutory Books, Returns and Other Documents
PART CModule 5: Managing Company Meetings

Module 6: Navigating Compliance: Key Offences under Companies Act 201


Duration of Programme6 months
Medium of InstructionEnglish
Teaching MethodsLectures and seminars


A minimum of Diploma or any other qualifications from recognized institutions approved by the University authorities (all applicants must possess a credit in Bahasa Malaysia).

The programme is expected to produce capable secretaries who will adhere to CCM's code of ethics, which emphasize the principles of sincerity, integrity, responsibility, and corporate social responsibility. Company secretaries assume a vital role in enhancing business entities' compliance with statutory requirements, serving stakeholders by adopting transparent business operations and good corporate governance, and also effectively contributing to nation building by apportioning business income for paying tax and involvement in corporate social responsibilities.

Thank you for your interest in enrolling at IIUM Academy. To apply for admission into this programme, application forms are available for collection from the office or can be downloaded here. The application form must be completed and returned for enrollment.

Applications should be addressed to:

E-mailiiumcrescent@iium.edu.my
PostalProfessional Development and Training Unit
IIUM Academy of Graduate and Professional Studies
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology (KICT),
International Islamic University Malaysia,
Jalan Gombak, 53100 Kuala Lumpur.
Note:

Only application with complete information shall be processed. Any incomplete submission may lead to rejection of the application.

Please find the link below to the online application form for enrollment.

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