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CEO Essentials

Presented by the Virginia Council of CEOs in partnership with the Robins School of Business 

Eight sessions covering the most-requested topics by VACEO's members. The sessions are specifically designed for CEOs and senior leaders from small and mid-sized companies. All sessions will incorporate action learning to immerse participants in the process and give them hands-on experience with the content. Participants will engage with experts and peers to address the most pressing challenges and deepen their connections with fellow CEOs and executive leaders. Class size limited to 30 participants.


  1. Strategic Planning: From Vision to Execution - September 26, 2017
  2. Organizing your Business for Growth - October 3, 2017
  3. Achieving Results with and through Others: Delegation and Accountability - October 10, 2017
  4. Talent Development: Coaching and Nurturing Employee Growth; Succession Planning - October 17, 2017
  5. Shaping Corporate Culture through Effective Communication - October 24, 2017
  6. Managing Conflict - November 7, 2017
  7. Data Analytics - November 14, 2017
  8. Leading Effectively through Change - November 28, 2017

Timing & Location

Tuesdays: 3–7 p.m.
September 26 – November 28*
Robins School of Business Executive Education, University of Richmond
*Sessions will not meet on October 31 (Halloween) or November 21 (Thanksgiving week)

Pricing Options

$3,750 for the full program (VACEO member price: $2,750)
$2,200 for 4 sessions (VACEO member price: $1,700)
$600 per session (VACEO member price: $500)

Registration is limited to CEO and top-level leader(s) only; limit 3 individuals per company per year.  Each full-program registration reserves a “seat”; organizations may choose whom to send to each session; limit 3 unique individuals.

Please complete the below information to register.

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Are you a VACEO member?*




Indicate the number of sessions you are interested in attending:* 

Full Program (8 sessions)

Half Program (4 sessions)

Individual Sessions (1-3 sessions)

Once we receive your registration request, a representative from Executive Education will follow up directly with you for course preference and fee information.

Contact Joanne Even, business development director, with questions or to talk about designing a custom program, at for more information.

Executive Education

Robins School of Business
1 Gateway Road
University of Richmond, VA 23173
(804) 289-8019