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IT Governance   NEW

Align IT to Corporate Governance to be in the Business

The Information Systems department is often perceived as a black box, where common practices for transparency, clearness of information and integration with corporate decision taking does not apply. This creates not only frustration for the other departments, but is also restraining the CIO from his fundamental role as business facilitator.

This course is not only teaching the most common practices for IT Governance; it focuses mainly on the implementation and result management aspects of IT Governance. The course is built around practical participation with the participants, with the objective to achieve the needed skills and competencies for pragmatic application of Best Practices, which need to be adapted to the own situation.


 Provide an overview of IT Governance
 Understand how to start and what to not forget
 Implement IT Governance
 Optimize IT Governance


1. Quick review on Corporate Governance
2. IT Governance: the Need:
a. Internal Need for Performance and Control
b. Corporate Need for Support and Steering
3. Overview of common models
4. Pragmatic Use of IT Governance
a. Strategy & Technology: Opportunity and Feasibility
b. Programme and Portfolio Management
c. Management of Risk
d. Human Capital
e. Cost Control
f. Performance Control
g. Reporting Need
h. Continual Improvement
5. IT Governance implementation, deliverables and follow-up
6. Conclusions


• Head of IT or Steering Committee members seeking guidance on aligning IT to the Business
• IT Manager and PMO


• Preferably relevant experience as manager of IS related topics


 Theory and concepts illustrated by a trainer with sound expertise and experience in managing IT Governance. .
 Group discussions with the purpose to match the relevant IT Governance issues to real life.


Not Applicable


 Course Materials
 Attendance Certificate

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