NACD Directorship Certification

Exam Preparation

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NACD offers a complimentary (non-proctored) practice exam to help support your NACD Directorship Certification® exam preparation efforts. The practice exam is a study tool designed to test your knowledge, identify areas for improvement, and build your confidence before taking the certification exam. The practice exam is only accessible to eligible candidates who have received authorization to test and can be taken multiple times.

Please review the Practice Exam User Guide before you begin to ensure the best experience possible— including how to access the practice exam from the Pearson VUE platform, tips for navigating the exam technology, and important details to be mindful of when reviewing each question-and-answer rationale.

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NACD offers monthly discussion groups to supplement your preparation for the certification exam. These two-hour webinars are specifically designed to offer insights and guidance on the case-study portion of the exam. Facilitated by experienced NACD Certified Directors, discussion groups are exclusively available to current certification candidates. Register for an upcoming discussion group session.

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The Credentialing Team can pair you with an NACD Certified Director to gain insight into the exam process, preparation, and benefits of Certification. If you are interested or have any additional questions, contact your Board Advisor.