Seven Habits of Effective CEOs

1 Credits: Personal Development


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Seven Habits of Effective CEOs

Course Level
CPE Credits

1 Credits: Personal Development

Course Description

Before this course, CEOs may find themselves overwhelmed by the vast array of tasks and decisions that their role entails. This course acts as a bridge, guiding them from a state of overload to a position of focused and effective leadership. After participating, CEOs will transition from juggling numerous responsibilities to mastering the ‘Seven Habits of Effective CEOs.’ These habits include concentrating on areas of competence, fostering a culture of problem-solving, and zooming in on critical decisions. This transformation is essential for CEOs looking to enhance their impact and drive their organizations forward, moving beyond the traditional expectations of their role to become catalysts for positive, long-lasting change.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Note the difference between being effective and efficient, citing examples of each
  • Identify the key elements of a balanced approach, noting ways to adopt this approach as well as subsequent outcomes
  • Recognize the level of planning needed so that a CEO can ensure that projects are completed
  • Identify steps in the process that a CEO follows in order to focus on the most essential decisions, noting processes that may derail forward progress or result in inefficiencies
  • Specify the benefits of having a chief operating officer on staff
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Course Specifics

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Revision Date
July 17, 2023

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation


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Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

CFP Notice: Not all courses that qualify for CFP® credit are registered by Western CPE. If a course does not have a CFP registration number in the compliance section, the continuing education will need to be individually reported with the CFP Board. For more information on the reporting process, required documentation, processing fee, etc., contact the CFP Board. CFP Professionals must take each course in it’s entirety, the CFP Board DOES NOT accept partial credits for courses.

Meet The Experts

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 300 business books and courses. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and …