IT Leaders

IT management courses in the UK, US and Singapore

Our flagship IT Leadership programme is run quarterly and is designed exclusively for all senior managers working in IT. Based on the book of the same name, the course looks at the 5 key technology leadership skills that makel the biggest difference to the success of senior IT professionals. The course is presented by former CIO’s and technology directors. A variety of training styles are used, combining high quality presentations with case studies, role plays, business simulations and round table discussions.  The course has an average feedback score of over 90% and is constantly evolving to take account of new trends in IT.

The course fee includes a one-year membership to the IT Leaders network which meets quarterly to listen to top presenters and network with other former delegates. Members can stay in touch through the our closed Linked-In network group. .

Dates — This course is run quarterly.  Click here for a full list of dates across all territories or choose from the list on the right.

Course outline — the following gives a brief outline of the topics covered. For more information, please click here to download the brochure.

Excellent IT Leadership

A 5-day course for experienced IT managers to develop IT leadership skills and influence.

  • Personal branding
  • IT team leadership
  • Influence & corporate politics
  • Iinnovation & technology vision
  • Business strategy & IT alignment

Personal leadership

Daniel Goleman’s model of emotional intelligence emphasises personal leadership — our ability to understand ourselves and achieve our best.

  • How CIOs optimize time and activity
  • Secrets of successful CIOs
  • Leadership opportunities for IT professionals
  • Building and maintaining reputation
  • Developing a personal brand

Peer Leadership

Day 2 uses two leadership models to help IT managers identify their leadership and management style and use it to best effect.

  • Assessing your style of leadership
  • Recognizing leadership styles in others
  • Influencing strategies for the different leadership styles
  • Corporate politics — the inside track
  • Developing successful political networks

Team Leadership

Our “world class IT” model has been 5 years in the making, and identifies the formula for successful IT.

  • A model for high performing IT teams
  • Understanding your team’s dynamics
  • Building and motivating IT teams
  • Developing staff in real time
  • Organizing IT teams to maximize performance

Technology & innovation leadership

Looks at the technology innovation process, with techniques for developing ideas and plotting technology vision.

  • The process of innovation and the creative mindset
  • Techniques to foster innovation
  • The importance of technology in innovation
  • Selecting the best innovation ideas
  • Lanterns to the future — creating technology vision

Corporate Leadership

This module focuses on the high level role of senior IT executives, based on research and interviews with CIOs and technology leaders.

  • IT leaders at board level — what CEOs look for
  • The responsibilities of IT corporate leadership
  • A process model for IT to business alignment
  • Technology governance structures
  • IT’s brand – aligning reality and perception

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