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Think Like a Chief Information Officer (CIO)

4 hours


Unlike the typical Information Technology (IT) oriented hard skills or software skills experience, this class outlines a philosophy of how to look at the world of IT and the company.

The underlying topic and the instruction provided, is designed to broaden your way of thinking and expand your management perspective.

This enhanced view of IT and your company in general, has the potential to significantly improve your current work performance, get you noticed by those above you organizationally and accelerate your upward professional growth.

Key Topics

Thinking like a CIO

  • Why think like a CIO
  • Knowledge gathered – things to look for
  • Insights gained – on management and leadership
  • Changes in perspective – based on knowledge and insights
  • Actionable ItemsĀ – you can accelerate your professional success

State of the CIO

  • Business
  • Technical
  • Financial
  • Career

Effect of IT megatrends on the CIO

  • Old and new competitors
  • New business alliances
  • The view from the top

IT and business partnership

  • Understanding your clients’ characteristics
  • Being proactive versus reactive

Thought leadership

  • Strategic thinking and planning
  • IT Innovation

Key Takeaways

  • A widened understanding of how to view IT and its effect on your future career
  • Actionable steps that you can use today to accelerate your professional success tomorrow