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Global Chief Executive Programme

Programme Overview

As CEO, you are charged with defining the vision, direction and strategy of your enterprise to meet tomorrow's challenges head-on. The Global CEO Program offers you the rare opportunity to step back, rethink your approach and reflect on actions geared to your organization's needs for greater global leverage. The programme is delivered together with IESE Business School and Strathmore Business School.

Programme Structure
Module1: Africa
Strathmore Business School, Nairobi, Kenya 4 - 9 November 2018

  • Concepts of global and African economics, strategy definition and scenario planning

  • Role of the CEO and the management team as transformational leaders in the African context

Module2: Africa
Lagos Business School Lagos, Nigeria, 3 - 8 February 2019  

  • Discussion of country-to-country internationalisation strategies and analysis of how to adapt their key elements of the organisation to the global context

  • Governance and the CEO's role in complex business organizations

Module 3: North America
IESE Business School New York, USA, 1 - 6, April 2019

  • Managing innovation and entrepreneurship within and outside the corporation

  • Exposure to the new strategies brought about by the digital revolution and the capabilities needed to make innovation a reality

Admission Process

Applications are accepted throughout the year but should be received no later than two months before the start date. The Admissions Committee, comprised of representatives from IESE, Lagos Business School and Strathmore Business School, thoroughly reviews all applications.

Due to class-size constraints and the need to maintain a balanced mix of professional profiles, it is possible that even highly qualified applicants may not be admitted. Candidates can apply online at Global CEO Programme


Your Investment
The programme fee is  $28,000 and $4,000 if accommodation is included. An initial instalment of $10,000 is required to reserve a seat on the programme upon admission and full payment is due at the start of the programme. Cancellations received within 15 days of the programme start date will be subject to a 25% administrative cost of the total amount paid as at the time of cancellation. 

For more information, please contact Lilian Uwaeme via email on or on mobile 07080070550

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