This course, delivered live online over a series of evenings, is designed to equip aspiring or new CIOs with the skills, knowledge and mindset needed to be effective in the move from operational to strategic IT. The course draws on deep experience and knowledge to give significant insight into being a successful technology leader. With work undertaken in small teams participants will draw on their own experiences and build a network of colleagues.
One on One courses can be arranged subject to availability
Format: Instructor-led live online delivery in the evenings 7-9pm. All course material delivered electronically, including pre-readings (e.g. case studies).
Delivery schedule: Two evenings (Monday/Thursday) for 2 hours every week for 4 weeks.
Cost: $3,500 + GST per person.
Topic areas covered:
Essential leadership qualities
Understanding personality types
Understand the dysfunctions of a team
Strategies to overcome leadership obstacles
Tools to lead change
Thinking like a strategist
Bad strategy, good strategy - vision, mission, goals and objectives
Strategy vs strategic plan
The kernel of good strategy - Exploitation vs aspiration
Business, Channel, Digital strategies, what’s the difference?
Governance and leadership of business systems change and projects
Essential controls for successful projects
Presentations, business cases, and reports
Recovery of troubled projects
The role of business cases
Strategies that reflect business objectives
Working with the executive and the board - Communicating the strategy
Mentoring, coaching and professional development in the ICT world