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Information Technology Management for Chief Information Officer Teams


12 Feb, 2024

Course overview

Information technology lies at the heart of every business organisation the world over. Digital transformation is the buzzword in organisations and many IT departments are now expected to engage with the entire business and no longer act as the traditional back-office support function. This disruption of traditional silo’s to encourage a collaborative approach is an early step in initiating digital transformation. The information technology team, led by the chief information officer, has become a vital strategic and operational function. If you are an IT professional looking to grow and hone your skills so that you can lead an effective technology and information function, this is the IT Management for CIO Teams online short course for you.

Course curriculum

  • Module 1: The Digital Age
  • Module 2: The role of IT in an organisation
  • Module 3: Organising and leading IT
  • Module 4: IT as business technology
  • Module 5: IT service and project management
  • Module 6: Benefits realisation
  • Module 7: IT business partner
  • Module 8: Strategy and leadership

Course outcomes

  • Strong leadership and strategic skills translating into effective IT solutions for a business
  • Adept at analysing and organising existing IT systems and conceptualising solutions
  • Adapt at project management and delivering a strong IT service offering
  • Gain an understanding of the digital age and its impact on business
  • Understand the transition from IT to Business Technology
  • What does it take to become an IT business partner


Dr Abrahams

Course summary

Format: Wits certified online short course
Certification: Wits University certificate of competence
Duration: 10 weeks
Breakdown: 8 weeks consecutive online lectures, one exam in week 10
Hours per week: 5 to 7
Language: English

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Dr Abrahams

Dr Abrahams specialises in matters of digital innovation and digital transformation in African economies and societies. Barry is MD and Principal Consultant of Insyte Information Systems Engineering and a Sessional Lecturer at Wits, teaching the Principles of Software Engineering, Software Project Management, Ethics of Software Engineering and Disruptive Forces of Technology. Their expertise in the corporate and academic space has resulted in an exceptional, cross-disciplinary collaboration including Wits Enterprise, the Wits School of Economic and Business Sciences, the Johannesburg Centre for Software Engineering and the LINK Centre.