Global CEO™ Certifications

The ESI Institute of Management collaborates with various business schools, corporates and experts to design and offer the most contemporary Global CEO® certifications in Vietnam and the SEA region for business leaders globally (CEOs and senior managers) and aspiring business leaders who are looking to build upon existing qualifications and business experience which focuses on mastering how to best optimise all business resources for success.

Global CEO™ Certifications Program Overview

The program is designed with blended teaching and learning methodologies that help the learners successfully complete the course and successfully apply comprehensive knowledge and skills in the “real world” of business and workplace.

Global CEO™ Certifications

The Global CEO™ Certifications Program offered by The ESI Institute of Management helps entrepreneurs, leaders, and managers gaining knowledge and experiences in strategic management, leadership, and people management through contemporary curriculum design and highly qualified instructors. This program is designed with unique blended teaching and learning model giving learners with different background and learning styles the maximum flexibility of “study anywhere and whenever”.

Associate Certified CEO™ (aCEO™)

The Associate Certified CEO® (aCEO®) is designed to help young leaders propel their C-suite career growth by developing strategic management, leadership, and confidence to successfully operate the business in today’s disruptive world. The previous experience (as a CEO) is not required in this program. View Course Details.

Professional Certified CEO® (pCEO®)

The Professional Certified CEO® (pCEO®) is designed for country-based leaders, validates senior-level leaders’ competency and business and management principles in strategy, policy development and service delivery in a single national setting. At least one year of experience in a CEO position is required. View Course Details.

Master Certified CEO® (mCEO®)

The Master Certified CEO® (mCEO®) demonstrates the mastery of all aspects of management and leadership, including regional business laws and regulations, regional business ethics and people management and leadership. At least one year of experience (as a CEO) at a regional organisation is required. View Course Details.

Global Certified CEO® (gCEO®)

The Global Certified CEO® (gCEO®) demonstrates strategies of globalization development of business initiatives, global management and leadership that support organizational global growth. At least three years of experience in a professional-level CEO position is required. View Course Details.

Admission Criteria

Admission Requirements

The CEO Certifications Program consists of five modules including a practical Capstone Project. The four initial modules leveraging contemporary resources from various global schools of business and leading business journals ensure the program reflects emerging global best practice. The final module (Capstone Project) will provide an opportunity to work with an executive coach to apply everything the learners have learned to the real world of business, the workplace.

The program’s duration is approximately 220 to 300 hours of study, which can be undertaken at the learners’ own pace over 12 months. Upon notification of acceptance into a program, you’ll receive an electronic invoice that is payable within 30 days of receipt. Please review our school Payment Policies and the steps for cancelling or deferring participation.

English Proficiency

Because Global CEO™ Courses are designed to encourage individual growth globally and foster productive interaction among participants, groups and within your organisation, English proficiency in written and spoken English is essential. However, please note that the participants who have challenges in English skills will be offered relevant language assistances from ESI Institute of Management (Our Admissions Committee may also request an interview).

Letter of Reference

The Global CEO™ also requires a letter of reference from a lecturer or a senior executive within the applicant’s organization, a board member of the applicant’s company, or an ESI Institute of Management graduate who is familiar with the applicant’s role and responsibilities and can provide a detailed firsthand account.

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Who Holds a Global CEO™ Certifications?

Professionals and entrepreneurs with certifications from Global CEO® are C-Suite or leaders of a broad range of enterprises, including large multinational corporations, small businesses, for-profit and nonprofit organizations, publicly traded companies, government entities, universities and more. The community of Global CEO® credential holders are dedicated global business innovators, willing mentors and trusted strategic partners, serving both their organizations and the economics and business advoracy profession.

Global CEO® Accreditation

ESI Institute of Management will pursue voluntary accreditation for its  Global CEO® certifications program from global business education, reliable schools of business, and accreditation associations.

Global CEO® Credentials For Business and Organisational Growth

Earning a credential from Global CEO® speaks volumes ― about you as a certified business leader and professional, about the organisation you serve and about the employees who put their trust in you. A Global CEO® certification distinguishes you as an expert in the entire business and organisation operational fields, with proven levels of skills and knowledge, and the competence necessary to mitigate risks and drive business results.

Global CEO® Credentials For Career Development and Personal Growth

You will be distinguished as an international leader and a global business professional with sufficient experience and knowledge to pass a comprehensive certification exam based on the vast body of knowledge that comprises the strategic leadership and business management field.

You’ll join more than hundreds of C-Suite professionals in Vietnam and SEA region who have obtained Global CEO® certification. Certification is increasingly being recognized as an essential standard for C-Suite leaders; many companies already limit employment to those who are certified professionals. A recent study found that certified CEO professionals often receive higher salaries, report higher career satisfaction, have greater potential for promotions, and are more likely to be employed full time in comparison with those not certified.

Program content, dates, fees, and faculty are subject to change. In accordance with our admission policy, our school does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, colour, sex or sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, veteran status, or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities.