In consultation with leading educators and experienced chiefs of staff, The Chief of Staff Association has designed a comprehensive education programme that builds member competency, capability, and performance.
With members occupying positions of influence in more than 45 countries, The Chief of Staff Association extends your reach and ability to solve complex coordination problems quickly and efficiently.
Becoming a Certified Chief of Staff™ distinguishes you as a leader in the profession. Your journey to certification culminates with a four day immersive programme at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
New & Aspiring Chiefs of Staff
Associate membership is ideal for the next generation of chiefs of staff looking to kickstart their career.
Experienced Chiefs of Staff
Membership is for experienced chief of staff professionals seeking connections, a community of practice and access to a global network of trusted peers.
Senior Chiefs of Staff
For chiefs of staff in positions of significant influence at the highest levels of government and industry, Fellowship is a highly customised membership tailored to your needs.
Core Competency Programme
The Core Competency Programme builds the complete skill set required to perform effectively. It has been designed by leading educators and chiefs of staff to ensure the diverse and complex challenges of the role are addressed.
The Situation Room
The Situation Room engages members in role-play, working alongside experienced chiefs of staff to apply skills under pressure. Test your competency in real-life contexts that replicate the challenges specifically faced by a contemporary chief of staff.
CSA Leadership Series
The CSA Leadership Series features invitation-only webinars and interactive forums in which highly experienced chiefs of staff share their experience and interrogate different issues and settings. Hear insights and be inspired by global industry leaders.
Executive Education, the University of Oxford
The Chief of Staff Association Executive Education programme is delivered at Saïd Business School, the University of Oxford. An exclusive cohort of approx. 45 chiefs of staff convene to discuss in-depth contemporary challenges and insights on the complex role.
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Former White House Chief of Protocol (2009-2013)
#1 New York Times best-selling author. Founder, Ferrazzi Greenlight.
The Challenges of the Chief of Staff
Eryn-Ashlei Bailey, chief of staff at Allurion Technologies, sums up the universal challenges of the chief of staff role.
Making Decisions Led by Principles: A Strategic Approach
CSA Members David Serabian combines legal theory, film and a classic business school case study to explore how principles guide decision-making.