Are you a future leader? We are looking for students to become CEOs for the day

CEOx1Day is open to all Master students or final year students at participating universities (applicants must be in the final two years of their course to be accepted), to apply for the chance to shadow a successful CEO for the day in the UAE and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Find out more below. 

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Do you have the potential to be a future leader?

Think you have what it takes to be a great leader of the future? Apply for this unique work experience opportunity to shadow a CEO for the day.

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Participating companies

Chief Executives from major UAE and KSA companies and organisations are collaborating with Odgers Berndtson's global programme to give students the chance to be a CEO for the Day and experience life through a CEO’s eyes. Find out how you can put yourself forward and which companies are already participating. The list of KSA CEOs for cohort 2022 - 2023 is being updated and UAE CEO's are now being lined up.



Participating universities

The following KSA Universities are participating this year's CEOx1Day Programme in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (2022-2023)


The following UAE & KSA universities have participated in our CEOx1Day Programme in the region for the past years




CEOx1Day partners