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Chartered Company Secretary (ICSA)

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cheerup Tue 16-Oct-12 19:06:50

I'm thinking of starting a part time masters LLM degree in Corporate Governance which would also be the first step towards becoming a Company Secretary. Is this a silly thing to do at the age of 39 given that it's going to be at least 10 years until I achieve chartered status (assuming I can do it at all) and will need to take a pay cut initially?

I have a first degree in International Management and French and coming up for 20 years of work history but took a wrong turn about 10 years ago end and now find myself at the end of a very dull career cul de sac.

I would love to hear from anyone who is working in this field and to get your honest opinion.

webminx Mon 05-Nov-12 15:26:56

Hello Cheerup,
Not working in this field but am thinking of doing the same as you so watching with interest. Am stuck in a career rut and have enjoyed the exposure my roles to date have given me to corporate governance. Also toying with retraining as a lawyer but feel that is not really as viable in practical terms as a company secretary career.

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