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The CEO Institute and our program partner UNE Partnerships, the Education and Training Company of the University of New England are delighted to offer the Certified CEO program as an online certification course for today's and tomorrow's CEOs and senior managers… available globally, and without peer!


The Certified CEO program is designed for business leaders globally (CEOs and senior managers) and aspiring business leaders who are looking to build upon existing qualifications and business experience. Subject to your work experience, successful program completion leads to Full or Provisional Certification as a Certified CEO and the use of the post nominal CCEO or CCEO(prov).

CEOs are defined as Chief Executives or their equivalent, from medium and large organisations. Senior managers are defined as any manager from a medium and large organisation, or the Chief Executive or their equivalent from a small organisation.

Program Benefits

  • Professional development based on world class best practice
  • Online Flexible learning at your own pace and enrol anytime
  • Affordable course fees - pay by module or the full course fees upfront at a reduced price
  • Widely available
  • Up to 25 hours student support including video conferencing
  • Bespoke CEO leadership development
  • Prerequisite to becoming a Certified CEO
  • Up to four (4) credit units towards an MBA at The University of New England

Program Structure

The Certified CEO program is delivered online, and consists of four modules containing high level business content. Each module is supported by a knowledge based assessable assignment. An over-arching Capstone project, as an application based assessable assignment is also required to complete the program. The program’s duration is approximately 300 hours of study, which can be undertaken within a 12 month time frame.

Click on the Modules below for a content overview

UNE Partnerships and the University of New England

UNE is a regionally based, globally networked university that is renowned for the quality of its student experience, the excellence of its research, its commitment to innovation and inclusivity and its responsiveness to the aspirations of its students, staff, partners, and the New England community.

UNE Partnerships is the Education and Training Company of the University of New England. With an extensive history of industry leading innovation in the provision of online learning, UNE Partnerships is pleased to offer its expertise in online learning platforms, systems and knowledge in the delivery of the Certified CEO program alongside the University of New England and The CEO Institute.

Your next step

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When enrolling in the Certified CEO program you will be taken to the UNE Partnerships website.