IT Management and Leadership Executive (ITMLE©) Certification

Course Overview

The ITMLE Certification Bootcamp is ideal for seasoned IT Managers and IT Directors (Managers of Managers) wanting to enhance their current job performance, position them for promotion, accelerate their upward mobility and get a seat at the business strategy/decision making table. NOTE: The course fee includes the cost of the ITMLE© certification exam.

Who Should Attend

IT executives must be more than just technical. They must: Have well-developed business skills, Think like a CIO, Understand the business of IT, Possess both tactical and strategic capabilities, and have the ability to foster innovation, resiliency and productivity.

Course Objectives

This three-day, fast-moving and highly interactive workshop contains topics specifically designed to prepare mid-level IT executives in large IT shops for higher levels of management responsibility and provide CIOs of smaller IT shops (30 people or less) with additional tools to help maximize their business impact. Developed by an experienced CIO, and then vetted by a board of senior IT industry executives, the ITMLP shows that those, who successfully complete Final Exam, bring credible and validated industry knowledge to the organizations they serve.

Course Outline

1 - DAY 1: Knowledge, Roles, Methodology, and Change

2 - Thinking Like a CIO

  • Knowledge Gathered
  • Insights Gained
  • Changes in Perspective
  • Actionable Items

3 - IT’s (and Your) Four Roles in the Organization

  • Observer
  • Requestor
  • Implementor
  • Leader

4 - Living in a Waterfall, Agile, Wagile World

  • Methodological Differences
  • Political and Leadership Issues
  • Effect of Leading Edge Technologies
  • Dealing with Distance, Time and Culture
  • Communication Flash Points
  • Project Coordination Issues
  • Job and Skill Implications
  • Mixed Methodology Action Plan

5 - IT as an Agent of Change

  • IT Drivers of Change
  • Traditional Change Methodologies
  • ERICA IT Change Framework

6 - DAY 2: Process, Productivity, and Governance

7 - IT Strategic Planning and Thinking

  • Strategic Thinking within IT
  • Organizational Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking Process
  • Strategic Planning Process

8 - IT and Organizational Productivity

  • Key Productivity Concepts
  • Productivity Enablers
  • Creating an IT Productivity Culture
  • Productivity Amplifiers
  • The Productivity Pyramid

9 - IT Governance

  • Governance
  • Risk management
  • Compliance
  • Key Governance Questions
  • IT Governance Best Practice

10 - DAY 3: Innovation, Staff Growth, and Negotiation

11 - Fostering IT Innovation

  • Enablers and drivers of IT Innovation
  • Design Thinking
  • Divergent and Convergent Problem Solving
  • Repurposing your Intellectual Property
  • Innovation opportunities within IT

12 - IT Bench Strength and Resiliency

  • Building Your Bench
  • Formal and Informal Training
  • Mentoring Your Team

13 - IT Project and Vendor Negotiating

  • Negotiation styles
  • Negotiation preparations
  • Negotiating Strategies
  • Dealing with difficult tactics

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This is a 3-day class

Price: $1,995.00
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11/17/2020 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
04/20/2021 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
08/10/2021 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
12/14/2021 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL

Class times are listed Eastern time
This class is available for Private Group Training