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Chief Executive Officer Courses

Chief Executive Officers (also known as CEOs) head large businesses and corporate enterprises. They steer the direction of the organisation and report to the Board of Directors.

As a CEO you are responsible for the overall profitability, success and compliance of the organisation, and your daily job role will be spent delegating and planning. You could be developing a strategic plan, overseeing an acquisition or merger, representing your company at a trade conference, or addressing a general staff meeting.

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Popular Chief Executive Officer Courses

There are 9 courses available for people who want to become a Chief Executive Officer. These are the top 5 most popular courses.

BSB60420
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BSB50420 & BSB60420
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much do CEOs earn?

In Australia, the salary range of a CEO can vary greatly. Many CEOs negotiate their own salary package with bonuses (based on performance) paid in company shares and business equity.

What are the job opportunities for CEOs?

There are currently 30,800 CEOs employed in Australia right now and this job role declined over the last 5 years. CEOs lead large business, government departments and corporate enterprises in all industries and employment sectors.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a CEO?

CEOs normally have formal qualifications in their industry or employment sector but they also need C-level skills in business administration, corporate planning and leadership. To expand your employment options and salary range try the Diploma of Leadership and Management, the Advanced Diploma of Business, and the Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership. Many CEOs are degree qualified.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within executive leadership. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.