Learn How to Use IT as a Strategic Weapon By Getting the “Big Picture” on ITWhether you are a CxO or a programmer, getting the “big picture” on IT is critical to your success. But getting your arms around IT without a structured proven framework is like boiling the ocean. The Managing IT For Shareholder Value online training course solves this problem by explaining in detail where and how IT can add value to your business. This is the critical first step to bring your IT efforts in line with your business needs. Developed by , this in-depth course explains how IT helps Fortune 50 companies achieve business success. The program is led by , an award winning thought leader, management consultant, and trainer with over 17 years experience managing IT. His audio narration guides you through more than 250 slides that show you, step-by-step, how to effectively and efficiently use all that IT has to offer. 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. You are also eligible to receive 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU). A Proven Framework for IT Success At the end of the day, most business leaders agree that IT is a strategic weapon, but they don’t know where and how to use it effectively. The key to leveraging IT is in not only understanding its capability but also where it adds value to a business. This course introduces a framework that sets the context for a meaningful discussion on IT ROI
- Business Driven Managing IT for Shareholder Value takes IT Capability and alignment from a nebulous concept to a business factor that can be measured, charted and understood.
- Practical The course turns IT into a business tool that can be used for shareholder value.
- Quantitative Techniques explained enable easy monitoring and control of IT alignment and value.
- Easy to Use Sourabh Hajela gets to the answers quickly and effectively
- What is IT Capability? What are its components? How do they relate to their business counterparts?
- Why is an IT Capability essential for business results?
- How does business strategy drive IT Capability? How to fuse business and IT Capability?
- How does one create an IT Capability that maximizes business results?
- What is the ”lingo” that IT professionals use?
- How do we prioritize IT investments? Where is the biggest bang for the buck?How do we monitor and track IT investment results?
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|Module One||Introduction: What is the need for a differentiated IT capability?|
|Module Two||Overview of Business Capability: How does business drive IT Capability?|
|Module Three||Business Drivers: Where does IT add value?|
|Module Four||Information Technology Capability Part I: Translating Business requirements into technology solutions|
|Module Five||Information Technology Capability Part II: What are the key elements of IT Infrastructure and how do they business solutions?|
|Module Six||E-Business: How has the Internet added to business capabilities?|
Measuring IT Return on Investment (ROI):
Key Technology issues: Technology Trends and implications
Case Studies: Practical Applications of creating IT value
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Frequently Asked Questions
What are the topics covered in this course?
|This course builds the foundation for a strong career in IT Management. IT Strategy 101 training course covers the following topics:|
What are the benefits of this course for IT professionals?
|As an IT professional you have a good grasp on creating IT Solutions. Perhaps what is missing is the ”big picture”.|
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?
|Not in the sense of a technology deep dive. Even though this course is on Information Technology it is from a business perspective i.e. how to enable business results using information technology.|
Why is a business perspective necessary to successfully use Information Technology?As a business executive your primary focus is on creating shareholder value. Information technology is a means to that end. Consequently, a business perspective helps understand where, how and why IT can enable business results. When to apply it and when not to. If IT is not enabling business results it is what some call ”technology for technology’s sake”.
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.|
Will I be able to contact the instructor?
|Yes, Sourabh Hajela, the instructor for this course, will be available via the web. You can pose any questions about the course material. (FULL price purchase required.)|
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 70,000+ 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.