Who the program is for: Accredited MBA or Master’s level graduates with 3 years’ senior management experience

Duration: 6 full days held over 6 months

Enrolment intake: Approximately 20 participants per cohort

Why the CEO Certification 6 Day program?

Are you an aspiring CEO?
Seeking your next senior role but struggling to stand out from the MBA crowd? Connect with and learn from business leaders with the CEO Certification 6 Day program. Successful completion of the program enables the right to use the globally recognised CCEO or CCEO(prov) post nominal.

Are you a current CEO?
Perhaps you're already at the top and not looking for career advancement, however realise the importance of having a sounding board to solve challenges and share ideas. The CEO Certification 6 Day program connects you with powerful speakers and like-minded peers.

Already have a powerful support network?
You will realise that a great leader is only as strong as the people around them. You might have recognised the potential in a senior manager in your organisation that can benefit and grow from the CEO Certification 6 Day program.

Powerful peer support 

Under the guidance of an experienced Chair, you will be introduced to a carefully matched group of your peers. You will develop the financial, strategic, communication, and leadership abilities required to manage an organisation effectively.

In this confidential and supportive environment, you will learn how to lead a business, resolve challenges, and discuss strategies leading to success.

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How the program is structured

The CEO Certification 6 Day program provides content that is contemporary, relevant and reflective of what provides real value to cohort members from a need to know basis.

The 6 full day meetings, are held monthly over six months. Each meeting is led by an experienced Chair-facilitator who guides the agenda, giving attention to the specific needs of the cohort.

There are a total of 12 topics delivered over the course of the program, with 2 topics delivered each day together with 2 experiential learning sessions. In order to ensure the program topics remain relevant, contemporary and reflect the cultural and business practices of the region, each program has its own special uniqueness in regard to the selected topics included in the program.

All topic presentations include some interactive learning/workshop activity by the participants.

Expert speaker topics are derived from The CEO Institute’s Curriculum Framework which comprises the 15 subject areas listed below (topics are not necessarily mapped against all subject areas for inclusion in the program):

  • Leadership
  • Business Planning & Strategy
  • Managing People
  • Marketing
  • Financial Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Business Models
  • Social Responsibility & Ethics
  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Corporate Governance
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managing Innovation & Creativity
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technology & Connectivity
  • Global Business

All course content is fully covered in the program with no additional homework or assessments.

Program fees

Vary from region to region. Available on application.


Candidates with an accredited MBA or Master’s degree, a minimum of three years’ senior management experience, who have successfully completed the CEO Certification 6 Day program, and have subscribed to the International Institute of Directors and Managers (IIDM) at www.iidmglobal.com are automatically awarded Provisional Certification with the right to use the post nominal CCEO(prov).

A subscription to the International Institute of Directors and Managers (IIDM) is a requirement under the Rules for Certification for achieving and maintaining certification. This subscription costs USD1 for the first 12 months, and thereafter the annual subscription fee applies (currently USD99 p.a.).

Membership benefit

Associate Member status of The CEO Institute, and the right to use the post nominal AMCEOI.

Your next step

If you hold an accredited MBA or Master’s degree, and have a minimum of three years’ senior management experience, enquire about our CEO Certification 6 Day program below.


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