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What is the certified chair EXECUTIVE PROGRAM™?
The Certified Chair Executive Program  is essential professional development for senior executives, directors and professional services providers to master the world-class standard for best practice in Advisory Boards.

What will I learn?

Drawing on over 15 years of research into effective Advisor engagement, the Certified Chair Executive Program™ is based on the ABF101 Advisory Board Best Practice Framework™.  During the program, you will build on your current skills and knowledge to deliver new value in your portfolio to support the chairing of Advisory Boards, Executive Committees, Councils or Board level meetings.  You will explore validated research and case studies including business mapping models, assessments and advisory service delivery models.

On successful completion you will gain recognition as a Certified Chair™.

Why learn with the Advisory Board Centre?

The Advisory Board Centre is the professional body for the Advisory sector.  Our programs add significant value to professionals on Advisory Boards or in individual engagements to support broader strategic outcomes.  Our vision for our programs is to provide professionals with a challenging learning environment where they can listen to evidence-based ideas, share their own experiences and insights and deepen their relationships so they walk away with practical ideas and renewed confidence in an Advisory capacity.

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What Attendees Are Saying

"The complete package of information, tools and resources presented in a  well-structured format, to assist professionals and provide best practice and services."

Brigid Price

“The program was awesome.  I can’t find fault.  Lots to take in and much more value than I expected.  It’s a full 2 days of everything you need to Chair boards.”

Leigh Tyson

“The Certified Chair Program is incredibly deep and broad, great source of materials. The program was comprehensive, moving at the right pace to understand all material covered and is essential for any chair.”

Richard Stephens

"The Certified Chair Program is well structured and engaging.  The program gives you access to excellent resources and people.  It is the best preparation for the entire Advisory sector."

Simon Cohn

“Outstanding. Framework across both days was seamless and built on previous content. Good ratio of learning and activities and very engaging. Exceeded my expectations, very prescriptive, excellent, easy to interpret and relevant.”

Janelle van de Velde

“The Certified Chair Program is an intensive and highly relevant professional development course to facilitate the development + expansion of Advisory Boards.”

Paul O’Farrell

Program Details and Locations

The Certified Chair Executive Program™ program is held over two days in locations across Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong. We also offer a Virtual Program which combines the very best of online and offline delivery.

Program enrolments are limited on each intake to ensure a high standard of delivery, personalised attention and quality relationship building amongst program participants.

Enquire below for details on upcoming program dates and registration deadlines.

Registrations Now Open

  • VIRTUAL DELIVERY - Fully supported, instructor led program delivered virtually anywhere in the world. The Virtual Program is strictly limited to ensure high level of support and peer-based learning through "buddy sessions", live discussion forums and guided delivery.
  • APRIL 6 - 9 2020 [FULLY REGISTERED]
  • MAY 4 - 7 2020 [LIMITED SPACES REMAIN]
  • JUNE 8 - 11 2020 [ENQUIRE NOW]

Research backed and evidence based content with practical application across your entire portfolio

Only executive education program globally that has been developed specifically for the Advisory Board sector allowing you to obtain Certified Chair™ recognition

Innovative and engaging learning that helps you immediately improve in current and future roles

Quality investment in professional development that helps you leverage your skills and experience to build a value driven portfolio career

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