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CEO Excellence Forum

This 1.5 day learning forum provides CEOs transitioning into the role an opportunity to access McKinsey’s best insights, tools and experience to shape their agenda and deep-dive into the unique role a CEO plays.

Program objectives

This learning forum draws on the largest research effort ever conducted in the field. The objectives include:

  • Clarify and shape their CEO agenda on each of the six dimensions of the role: corporate strategy, organizational alignment, team, board engagement, stakeholders, and personal working norms.
  • Learn from the latest research and from the wisdom and experience of successful CEOs and McKinsey experts on what sets the best CEOs apart from the rest.
  • Connect with peers in a way that share lessons learned and expands your CEO network.

How it works

Tap into the wisdom and experience of successful, experienced CEO faculty and guest speakers.
Apply what you have learned to your unique situation to create a practical plan with the help of McKinsey experts.
Connect with peers in a way that gives you helpful input and expands your CEO network.

Featured insights

Article - McKinsey Quarterly

The CEO moment: Leadership for a new era

– Challenged by the global pandemic, CEOs have made four shifts in the way they lead that hold great promise for both companies... and society. Will they build on this unique moment, or return to the ways of the past?

The mindsets and practices of excellent CEOs

– The CEO’s job is as difficult as it is important. Here is a guide to how the best CEOs think and act.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

How new CEOs can boost their odds of success

– A data-driven look at the link between the strategic moves of new CEOs and the performance of their companies highlights the importance... of quick action and of adopting an outsider’s perspective.

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