Chief Executive Officers (CEO’s) work to achieve corporate objectives and effectively manage a company or a group of companies. The key responsibility of a CEO is for the direction of the company with the objective of attaining overall profitability and growth.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
You may be flexible on what type of degree you have depending on the type of industry you are working for, but generally, a bachelor’s or master’s degree is required. To become a CEO in the agricultural industry, you must also have proven your ability through a generally accepted minimum of five years of related industry experience and have a strong background in leadership.
To pursue a career as a Chief Executive Officer:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, accounting, business courses, economics, government, and computer courses.
Where can I work?
CEOs can work for any small to large company or organization within the agricultural industry.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for a CEO will be good over the next five years.
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