School for CEO's


School for CEOs is a new concept in executive education, preparing individuals for senior leadership positions and helping organisations strengthen and deliver their succession pipeline. ACOSVO members have access to a small number of Foundation Scholarships and a member discount for both the Vital Few (programme addresses real challenges and opportunities faced by future and current CEOs) and Runway (designed for individuals with the ambition to become senior business leaders).


Who should attend?

Delegates come from variety of businesses/backgrounds from a range of senior positions in large and small companies, start-ups and family-owned organisations.


Foundation Scholarships

School for CEOs Foundation provides scholarships to leaders of charities/other non-profit organisations. Scholarships limited to 1 place on each programme. Applicants will need to complete a brief online form which can be sent after receiving initial enquiry. For successful applicants cost reduced as follows:

·         Vital Few usually £7,500 + VAT - Foundation Scholar £750 + VAT

·         Runway usually £2,450 + VAT (including coaching) - Foundation Scholar £350 + VAT


ACOVSO members discount

Whilst Foundation applications from members are welcomed this can only benefit a few each year. So additionally for ACOSVO members a discount of a third-off is offered. This reduces cost of each programme as follows:

·         Vital Few £5,000 + VAT – saving £2,500

·         Runway £1,300 + VAT (plus coaching, if required of £500 + VAT) saving £650


How to apply

To apply for a Scholarship or discount simply mention you are an ACOSVO member in your email to