Learn How to Make IT Do More for Less By Using IT Governance
“Firms with superior IT governance had 20% higher profits than firms with poor Governance given the same strategic objectives.”
Dr. Peter Weill, Director, Center for Information Research , MIT (Based on a recent study of 250 enterprises in 23 countries)
The seminar presents an integrated approach to IT Governance by guiding the participant through a comprehensive, structured, proven framework and roadmap and its major components.
Developed by GPS Consulting, this in-depth course explains how many Fortune 50 companies use IT Governance best practices to achieve business success. The program is led by , a thought leader, management consultant, and trainer with over 30 years experience in IT Governance. His audio narration guides you through more than 250 slides that show you, step-by-step, how to improve your bottom line without increasing red tape. In addition to the online course, which you can take at your own pace and convenience, you’ll also receive a PDF version of the presentation, plus a certificate of completion.
A Proven Framework for IT Success The seminar presents IT Governance as a journey along an integrated roadmap and enables organizations to achieve higher levels of IT maturity and effectiveness:
- Pragmatic Leverages current and emerging best practices and case studies from leading organizations that work.
- Actionable Since IT Governance represents a journey, there are many strategies and actions that can be implemented to demonstrate incremental improvements along the path .
- Easy to Use Dr. Selig gets to the answers quickly and effectively.
Focused on Business Results Whether you head up the IT department, the finance group, or the entire company, your primary focus is on creating value for the business. Information technology is only a means to that end. The objective of this course is to provide an overview of information technology governance, discuss how it enables business results, and introduce a business focused approach to IT Governance.
The course answers critical questions like:
- What is IT Governance?
- Why is an IT Governance essential for business results?
- What are the steps to create an effective IT Governance?
- How do we migrate to this new capability?
- How do we monitor and track results?
- Are there tools and techniques available that can facilitate this journey?
Learn More About IT Governance
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Learn IT Governance from a world-renowned expert:
Managing Partner, GPS Group, Inc.
The program is led by Dr. Gad J. Selig who is Managing Partner and founder of GPS Group, Inc., a consulting, research and education firm that focuses on marketing, strategy formulation and implementation, new product management and innovation, information technology strategy, governance and program/project management. He also conducts workshops and seminars in these areas.
Foundations of IT Governance
Integrated IT Governance Framework and Roadmap
Business/IT Alignment Excellence
Program/Project Management (PM) Excellence
IT Service Management and Delivery (ITSMD) Excellence
Outsourcing and Vendor Management Excellence
Performance Management, Management Controls and Risk Management
|Module Eight||Summary, Lessons Learned, Critical Success Factors and Next Steps|
|Module Nine||Select Case Studies|
|Module Ten||References and Appendix (Managing Accelerated Change and Transformation|
Frequently Asked Questions
Does this course define IT Governance broadly?
|This course defines IT Governance broadly as a collection of management, planning and performance reporting and review processes with associated decision rights, which establish controls and performance metrics over key IT investments; business/IT alignment decisions; the effectiveness of IT program and project deployment, the efficiency of IT delivery, infrastructure and operational services and new or change request authorizations and compliance with regulations, laws and organizational policies. The broad definition encompasses how well IT is providing value to and servicing the business as well as doing its part in complying with regulations and organizational policies and plans. This is a “How to Course that is Pragmatic and Actionable,” that can enable an organization to migrate from its current state of IT governance to a higher level of IT maturity and impact the bottom line significantly.|
What are the benefits of this course for business and IT executives, managers and professionals?
What are the benefits of this course for non-IT Professionals?
|In today’s fast paced and hyper competitive world information technology is a strategic weapon.|
Is this a technical course?
|This is a management course dealing with the topic of IT. It provides a business and management perspective of IT governance and emphasis performance management, critical success factors, key metrics and overall accountability for results.|
Will I be able to contact the instructor?
|Yes, Dr. Gad Selig, the instructor for this course, will be available via the web. You can pose any questions about the course material. (FULL price purchase ONLY)|
What are the topics covered in this course?
|This course covers the following topics:|
Can I see how the course is organized, and can I get a copy of the list of specific topics that will be covered?
|Download the Course Syllabus for the structure and subject areas covered by this course.|
What is included in the price of the course?
|The course price includes the following:|
How do I access the course?
|The course is accessed online:|
What is the technology used to access the course?
What if I cannot complete the course in the time allotted?
|Please contact us and we will extend the time. We honor all reasonable requests.|
Will I get a certificate of completion?
|Yes. You must complete the final exam with a score of 80% or higher. After completing the course material, please contact us.|
Is there a final exam? If so, how is it administered?
|A final exam is OPTIONAL – you can take it to receive a certificate of completion provided you receive a score of 80% or higher. The final exam is administered online just like the course. Please contact us upon completion of the course materials and we will grant you access to the final exam.|
How do I pay for these courses?
|We accept all major credit cards and Paypal (which accepts all major credit cards) .|
Are CIO Index and/or AIMIT “accredited”?
|No. CIO Index is the largest community of senior IT leaders with 30,000+ members and accredits its own courses.|
Do I get Professional Development Credit (PDU)?
|No. Currently, we do not provide PDU.|
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Instructor has recorded their lectures on PowerPoint slides that are available for access using a web browser 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year. Pick a time that works for you, log in to the training portal and access the course content. Complete the course at your leisure – participants have 90 days access to complete the course.
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There is one final exam after course completion. Participants must achieve a score of 80% or above to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are allowed to take the final exam only once in 365 days. You may retake the exam after this period.