Becoming an Effective CIO

Start Date: Sep 25, 2023 End Date: Sep 30, 2023
Last Date for Application: September 11, 2023 Last Date for Early Bird: September 4, 2023
Programme Fee: 150000 INR

Plus, GST

Early Bird Fee: 139500 INR

Plus, GST

One of the main objectives of the programme on Becoming An Effective CIO is to make the participants of the programme understand the issues related to strategic planning and usage of IT in an organization. The programme also emphasises the strategic benefits and the competitive advantage that organizations across the globe have successfully achieved by managing a proper IT portfolio. Strategic management of IT should not only mean strategic utilisation of IT but should also emphasise strategic IT planning and decision-making. Thus, the programme will focus on internal and external short-term and long-term requirements for the strategic IT management of organizations.

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The programme will focus on various frameworks of strategic planning of IT road maps for organisations and will discuss issues related to management of IT projects and proper execution of the same. The programme will also emphasise various facets of IT project justification starting from various financial models to benefits management. A few topics which the programme will focus on are as follows:


  • Benefiting from disruptive innovations and transformational business
  • Aligning IT with business strategy
  • Identifying information requirements of managers
  • Managing employees and performance: The people framework
  • Concept of strategy: Corporate and competitive
  • Tracking organisational performance – BSC and strategy formulation and implementation
  • Valuation of IT projects
  • Developing an IT applications portfolio
  • Managerial evaluation of projects
  • Understanding why IT initiatives fail: Planning to succeed

The lead learning tool will be case studies which will be supplemented by lectures, group presentations, group exercises and games along with self learning. To integrate the learning, the programme will end with an integrated case or a practical problem-based group presentation.

The programme is intended for current and prospective Chief Information Officers and top managers of organizations to make them appreciate various aspects of the strategic management of IT and ensure a better alignment of IT and business strategy.  

Faculty Chair

Sanjay Verma

Programme Faculty