Chief Executive

Create, direct and review the programs and operations of organisations, represent constituencies in parliaments and local government authorities.

Chief Executive

Chief Executive

Roles and responsibilities

As a Chief Executive (or Chief Executive Officer - 'CEO') you will:

  • determine and set the overall direction and objectives of organisations
  • determine and formulate policies, rules and regulations to govern the overall operations of organisations
  • direct and control the overall operations of organisations to ensure objectives are met; monitor and evaluate the overall performance of organisations and adjusting policies, rules and regulations to ensure objectives are met
  • represent the organisation at official occasions, in negotiations, at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums, and liaising between areas of responsibility
  • determine, plan and formulate government policies, laws, rules and regulations; investigate matters of concern to the public and electorate, and propose government action

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

As a Chief Executive (or Chief Executive Officer - 'CEO') you will:

  • determine and set the overall direction and objectives of organisations
  • determine and formulate policies, rules and regulations to govern the overall operations of organisations
  • direct and control the overall operations of organisations to ensure objectives are met; monitor and evaluate the overall performance of organisations and adjusting policies, rules and regulations to ensure objectives are met
  • represent the organisation at official occasions, in negotiations, at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums, and liaising between areas of responsibility
  • determine, plan and formulate government policies, laws, rules and regulations; investigate matters of concern to the public and electorate, and propose government action

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Undergraduate Courses To Become

Chief Executive

Recommended major/s to pursue this career
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Postgraduate Courses To Become

Chief Executive

Course work courses to pursue this career
Postgraduate study is not required for this occupation, but may be helpful for career advancement.

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