WELCOME TO EXECUTIVE PROGRAM IN TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY
Developing and sustaining competitive business models which effectively utilize technology to increase revenues, decrease costs, improve operations, and exceed customer expectations are critical in today’s business environment. Technology, coupled with strategic planning and organizational transformation, yield unbounded rewards for those firms that dare to challenge the status quo. The Executive Program in Technology Strategy will provide senior executives and leadership with the conceptual frameworks, strategic models, and technical foundation to effectively plan, develop, implement, and sponsor innovative enterprise initiatives.
During the seminar, you will learn to:
-Formulate key strategic technology initiatives.
-Make sound decisions regarding technology investments.
-Communicate corporate competitive strategy utilizing technology lexicons.
-Effectively communicate with the CIO, CTO, and technology consulting organizations.
-Lead innovation programs with the appropriate governance.
-Estimate the ROI and benefits of strategic technical implementations.
-Develop a business case to gain funding for sponsoring strategic technical initiatives.
-Ask informed strategic technology questions and engage deeply in technical conversations.
-Determine technologies needed to support enterprise wide corporate strategic initiatives.
-Anticipate future technology trends and integrate with existing corporate programs.
-Negotiate IT services, hardware, and software contracts.
-Improve software- and hardware-related decision making.
-Network and discuss with other executives and senior corporate leadership regarding their experiences in leading change.
Dates and Fees:
Apr 14 - Apr 18 2014 $9,100.00
Jul 21 - Jul 25 2014 $9,100.00
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for the chairman, board of directors, chief executive officer, chief information office, chief financial office, and senior corporate leadership with minimal strategic technology development and implementation experience. Formal knowledge of information technology and technology concepts is not a prerequisite. This program will greatly benefit senior leadership with the ability to make corporate strategic decisions and who can sponsor innovative technical strategic initiatives. Past program members have held the positions of CEO, president, COO, CFO, CMO, CSO, senior vice president, corporate vice president, and director.