IT Strategy Course Syllabus

Module OneIntroduction: What is IT Strategy?

Module TwoThe "big picture":
  • Overview of Business Capability

  • Business Process needs  

  • Information Technology Capability

  • Building an IT Capability


Module ThreeIT Strategy Overview: 7 steps to IT Alignment
  • Business Drivers and Imperatives

  • Technology implication

  • Creating the “as-is” view

  • Envisioning the “to-be” capability

  • Identifying the gaps

  • Prioritizing the alternatives

  • Devising a migration plan


Module Four
Business Drivers and Imperatives

  • Business driver

  • Understanding their imperatives

  • Assessing their impact

  • Case studies


Module FiveBuilding the “as-is” capability view
  • Process

  • Technology

  • Organization

  • Metrics


Module Six
Envisioning the “to-be” capability

  • Process

  • Technology

  • Organization

  • Metrics


Module SevenIdentifying the gaps
Module Eight
Prioritizing the Alternatives

  • Framework

  • Business value

  • Cost

  • Risk

  • Prioritization


Module Nine
Devising a migration plan

  • Discussion of migration approaches

  • Selection criteria and rationale

  • Planning for migration


Module TenCase Studies in Practical Applications

Summary and Next Steps

Documents are in common file formats such as Microsoft Word (doc), Powerpoint (ppt), Excel (xls,csv,xlsx), and Adobe pdf.



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