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IT Leadership Seminar

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Why Choose this Training Course?

Over the past decade, IT has emerged to be a strategic and valuable enabler to the organization.  It has moved from rigid resource consumer, to agile financial opportunity generator. The ability to apply and manage resources effectively is fundamental, for an organization to harness the true value and capabilities that IT can bring. Executives and personnel involved in IT Leadership, often need business acumen to complement a technical domain expertise. Not only does a leadership team need to understand the business goals, but client requirements and how to bring together technology to meet this challenge. This IT Leadership training course will bring together the business and technical disciplines, to ensure that these key considerations can be met, and IT Leaders upskilled.

This AZTech training course will feature:

  • Best Management Practice for IT Leadership
  • How to Develop and Implement IT Strategic Plans
  • How to Prepare and Deal with Crisis Management
  • Application of Influence to achieve Corporate Goals
  • Understanding Stakeholder Goals and Requirements

What are the Goals?

On successful completion of this AZTech training course, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand  the role of an effective IT Department
  • Strategically align IT resources in an agile environment
  • Apply Leadership and Management Across All Stakeholders
  • Define and influence strategic decision making process
  • Define an effective IT Budget and Resource Plan
  • Implement and ensure Quality Standards

Who is this Training Course for?

This AZTech training course has been designed for individuals whom have involvement with or responsible for leading key functions of an IT Department, and with particular reference to leadership, strategy and implementing corporate vision through IT services. This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals, but will generally benefit:

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Senior IT Leadership Personnel
  • IT Project Management Personnel
  • Senior Technical Architects
  • Senior Business Analysts
  • IT Procurement Specialists

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This AZTech training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This will include active participation in seminars, group discussions and real life case studies. In addition, delivery will be by presentation, group syndicate investigations, training DVD and interactive training course.

The Course Content

Day One: Leadership and Management
  • IT Leadership -v- IT Management
  • IT Management and Leadership Challenges
  • Establishing Value Matrices for IT Services
  • Management and Team Dynamics
  • Responsibilities of a multidisciplinary IT Team
  • Technological Evolution and Strategic Management
Day Two: Situational Awareness and how to Influence Decision Making
  • Fact Management and Presentation
  • Understanding Influence and its Application
  • Applying Influence in Negotiations
  • Strategic Decisions within IT and Influential Sphere
  • Applying Influence to Service Vendors Contracts
  • Case Study
Day Three:  Developing the IT Strategic Plan and Financial Planning
  • IT Leadership and Service Support
  • Service Support and Managing Requirements and Expectations
  • Selection and Evolution of Correct Partnership Model
  • Resourcing the Plan and Budgetary Requirements
  • Maintaining Quality and Service Delivery
  • Case Study
Day Four: Building the Team and Delivering the Vision
  • Building the correct Management team
  • Qualities and requirements of an IT Project Manager
  • Effective delegation, 4WH Model
  • Team Compilation, Dynamics and Vision Delivery
  • Effective communication in stakeholder management
  • Case Study
Day Five: Dealing with Crisis & Measuring Success
  • Defining Key Performance Indicators, Models and Matrix
  • Building Success into Policy, Practice and Procedure
  • Evaluation and Results Management
  • Avoid Common Failings in IT Projects
  • Crisis Management Planning and Disaster Recovery
  • Summary Review and Case Study

The Certificate

  • AZTech Certificate of Completion for delegates who attend and complete the training course

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