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Chief Executive Programme

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Programme snapshot

  • Date: 8 July - 25 October 2024
  • Fee: ₦21,200,000.00
  • Location: LBS Campus and Live online (Hybrid)
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In an erratic, complex and rapidly evolving environment, any organisation that hopes to survive, let alone thrive must have a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) that is future-focused and agile. A CEO that can make things happen in a world characterized by disruptive innovation where success is more about changing the game, not just playing the game. This would entail transforming customer experiences and building sustainable competitive advantage to deliver such experiences.

Just as the business context has evolved, so must the approach to leadership development. The way CEOs are developed must mirror this evolution. It must enable people leadership practices that influences CEOs to be imaginative, open to learning and unlearning. A significant proportion of learning on this programme will come out of peer stimulated learning, experience sharing and stress-testing each other’s ideas.



Learning Objectives and Benefits

  • This programme will enable participants to anticipate risks outside formal functional boundaries and turn them into opportunities by coalescing around a common purpose.
  • Participants will learn to go beyond problem solving skills to using design-thinking to build ecosystems that harness available diverse cross functional insights and perspectives of their C-Suite, creating vale faster and sustainably.
  • Participants will learn to handle numerous inherent paradox situations that defy either/or solutions and compromises, to build on existing value streams and at the same time find new ones thereby ensuring resilience and agility.
  • This programme will enable participants to collapse silos and get people amplifying their impact as they ignite each other’s success.
  • Participants will learn how to create high-performance work environments to be effective in riding change that comes in waves and address adversity thereby building sustainable legacy.

Who should attend

  • Chief Executive Programme (CEP) is designed for senior business executives who are ready to accelerate their career to the highest level of leadership.
  • The programme is designed for CEOs as well as for senior business leaders who are identified as critical to the company’s succession plan. It is for senior business executives seeking to further enhance their authentic leadership skills.

Structure and Curriculum

The Chief Executive Officer programme runs for 15 days over 4 months with three weeks of intensive face to face workshops at the school.

 Module 1: Authentic Leadership for Organisational Effectiveness and Competitive Advantage

  • Authentic Leadership for Organisational Effectiveness
  • People As a Source of Competitive Advantage


Module 2: Legal, Social and Political Dimensions of Business

  • Doing Business and Running Organizations in Nigeria
  • Strategic Foresight and Design Thinking – Building Resilience and Agility
  • The New World of Work, Working and the Worker


Module 3: The Performance of Organisations





Admission process

  • Complete an application form online or make a request to execedsales@lbs.edu.ng
  • All applications undergo a thorough screening process prior to confirmation of admission
  • The Programme Manager will get in touch with you as soon as an admission is granted


Upcoming Sessions and Contact

For more inquires and information, Kindly reach out to any of the contacts below;

  1. Toba Olugosi
    +234 708 007 0553
  2. Afolabi Oyewunmi
    +234 805 327 7706
  3. Janet Adeegbe
    +234 902 666 6643
  4. Oluwakemi Mfon-Bassey
    +234 808 672 6686

Got questions?

Send us a quick message, stating your questions or concerns about this programme and expect a response in a few minutes.

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