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ICT Strategy, Governance and Project Management /

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Transformational change often means taking on increasingly large and complex ICT projects – and equally increasing concerns around the risk of project failure.

This course examines the rationale for ICT strategy and the reasons why an organisation might need a governance framework. Key areas explored include: market trends that could enable or disrupt an organisation’s services; the impact of technology changes on human capital; and key risks, constraints and cost implications associated with technology choices.

It also examines factors that are critical to the successful implementation of large public ICT projects and considers the methods, tools, techniques and skills needed to be able to positively influence a project’s success.

Course Objectives

On completion, you will be able to:

  • Develop ICT strategy aligned to organisational strategy
  • Describe different types of ICT governance frameworks and the support they provide
  • Identify risks and create a risk management plan related to technology acquisition and ICT projects
  • Manage key stakeholders, provide project assurance and maintain project control
  • Describe remedies for a poorly performing project

Key Topics

  • Aligning the ICT strategy with the organisational strategy
  • Importance of good ICT governance
  • Technology choices, acquisition and risk
  • Managing and leading change and projects
  • Project methodologies, resources and assurance
  • ICT stakeholders, communications, risk and issue management
  • Realising benefits and dealing with poorly performing projects

The course in March 2019 includes attendance at the ICT Public Sector
Summit in London.

All courses will be conducted entirely in English. A proficient level of both spoken and written English is required by all delegates so that they are able to fully benefit from the course and participate in our interactive style of training.

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