Executive Education
Ohio Chamber of Commerce CEO Forum

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Take part in a proprietary educational experience that is custom tailored to middle market company executives.

The CEO Forum is a peer-to-peer network of middle market companies throughout Ohio created out of a partnership with Ohio Chamber of Commerce, Fisher College of Business Executive Education and the National Center for the Middle-Market.

The CEO Forum provides Ohio business leaders with a network of peers who are committed to scaling their business will helping other like-minded C-suite peers succeed. Through the program, participants will take part in four modules: strategic agility, scaling business and entering new markets, change management and access to capital. Each module will contain engaging asynchronous content delivered by top Fisher College of Business faculty and industry leaders. 

Program Details

Program Dates

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Contact Justin Zink at jzink@ohiochamber.com

Registration Deadline

Rolling admissions

Delivery Method

In person kick-off  at Ohio State University to start the program, followed by virtual, asynchronous modules.


$12,000/per year

Prospective Participant Profile

This program is for Middle Market Ohio Business Leaders who are members of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce

Kickoff Schedule

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Coffee & Networking
10:00  a.m. – 10:10 a.m.Ohio Chamber of Commerce WelcomeSteve Stivers
10:10 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.Fisher College of Business WelcomeAravind Chandrasekaran
10:15 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.National Center for the Middle Market OverviewDoug Farren
10:25 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Fisher College of Business Executive Education OverviewBeth Miller
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Participant IntroductionsKennia Papadakis
11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.Break
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.CEO Forum Educational Program CurriculumKennia Papadakis
11:45 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.Faculty IntroductionsKennia Papadakis
11:55 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.The Ohio State University Scarlet NavigationAmber Herron
12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.Q&A
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.POD Participant Offsite Lunch

certificate exampleWhat You Will Earn

Once you successfully complete the program, you will be eligible to receive a certificate of completion from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. You may proudly display this certificate in your office or home to showcase your accomplishment. You may also add this certificate to the licenses and certifications section of your LinkedIn profile. This will allow you to showcase your newly acquired experience to your network and stand out in your field.

We also value your commitment to learning, and as a token of appreciation, we offer a 10% discount on future topic-based programs you wish to pursue through Executive Education at Fisher College of Business. We believe that learning is a lifelong journey, and we are proud to be a part of yours.

Program Faculty


For more information on the program, please visit the Ohio Chamber of Commerce website or contact Justin Zink, SVP, External Relations & Strategic Alliances.