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Certified CEO program

The Certified CEO program is an online certification course designed for business leaders globally (CEOs and senior managers) and aspiring business leaders who are looking to build upon existing qualifications and business experience.

The Certified CEO program 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.

Subject to 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).

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The CEO Syndicate program

The CEO Syndicate program is an exclusive peer support network for business leaders. It offers experiential learning and mutual group mentoring to help members grow personally and professionally. The CEO Syndicate

Each month peer group Syndicates of about 16 CEOs from non-competing organisations meet for half a day of leadership development undertaking problem solving, knowledge sharing and mutual support through informal discussion.

The membership of each Syndicate is matched to member's business profiles ensuring a dynamic and active enviornment in a confidential setting.  

The CEO Syndicate program leads to full certification as a Certified CEO, and the right to use the post nominal CCEO.

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Future CEO program

The CEO Institute's Future CEO program is a certification course designed for future business leaders. It equips next-generation leaders with the skills, knowledge and contacts they need to confront problems and manag Future CEO Program e growth.

Each group meets monthly and is chaired by an experienced chairman-facilitator, who has been hand-picked for their professorial credentials¹ as a leading business academic with practical business experience. 

Based on a blended learning model, the program provides a mix of facilitated and experiential learning, which enables members to enhance their existing management and leadership skills to fast track their career potential.

The Future CEO program leads to Provisional Certification as a Certified CEO, and the right to use the post nominal CCEO(prov).

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The CEO InstituteThe CEO Institute was founded in 1992. It is Australia’s leading membership organisation for CEOs and senior executives with over 1,000 members. It provides a forum for members to  connect and share their learning. In 2011, The CEO Institute became the world’s first global certification body for CEOs. In 2013, The CEO Institute partnered with UNESCO, supporting the “Malala Fund for Girls' Right to Education”. In 2014, The CEO Institute began offering programs globally. In 1992, the first meeting of The CEO Syndicate was held in Melbourne. The CEO Institute also operates in Adelaide (est. 1996), Sydney and Brisbane (1997), Perth (2007) and Auckland, New Zealand (2015). The IIDM website (fully-owned and managed by The CEO Institute) was launched in 2000. The Future CEO program was launched in May 2012.

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