Building success and significance

The CEO Institute’s Future CEO program is a certification course that equips you, as a senior manager, with the knowledge, skills, and contacts you need to confront problems and manage growth.

Receive ongoing powerful peer support 

Building on your existing personal strengths, skills, and abilities the Future CEO program provides you with an appropriate peer network that offers invaluable ongoing support. You will develop the financial, strategic, communication, and leadership abilities required to manage an organisation effectively and become a CEO of the future.

Under the guidance of an experienced Chair, you will be introduced to a carefully matched group of your peers.

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

Teaj Sian

Managing Director, Glory Global...

Manisha Amin

CEO, Centre for Inclusive Design


First cohort graduating CCEO(prov)

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Cheh Kah Mun

MD, Porex Technologies Sdn Bhd

Adelina Carnevale

General Manager, OnSite Recruitment Pty...

Kathie Edmond

Facilities Manager, Catholic Archdiocese...

Maitreyee Khire

General Manager, Pegasus Group Australia

Michelle Cummins

General Manager (People & Culture), PICA...

How the program is structured

The monthly meeting is led by an experienced Chair-facilitator who guides the agenda, giving attention to the specific needs of the group. Meetings are structured around a set Curriculum Framework derived from 15 subject areas:

  • 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

A typical meeting includes: 

  • Thought leadership - leading academics present scenarios to guide Future CEOs through the dynamics of the contemporary business landscape
  • Expert speakers and themed workshops - deal with focused topics relevant to the group
  • A confidential forum - members engage in broad peer to peer discussions about shared issues, specific challenges and opportunities 


Future CEO members with a minimum of three years' senior management experience who also attend at least 30 half-day (or 15 full-day) meetings of the Future CEO program are automatically assessed for Provisional Certification as a Certified CEO, and, if successful, are entitled to use the post nominal CCEO(prov).

Fast Track certification option: bring forward your certification from attending 30 half-day meetings (or 15 full-day) to only attending 14 half-day (or 7 full-day) meetings, by completing any 2 Modules from the fully online Certified CEO program.

See the Certification section for more details about Certified CEO.

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To enquire about our global online Certified CEO program click here.


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