CIO Training Series

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Name: CIO Training Series
Date: October 15, 2018 - October 17, 2018
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
The CIO Training Series is lead by Donald Amoroso, Ph.D.  Dr. Amoroso has consulted with over 60 international organizations (such as GE Japan, BMW Japan) working with CEOs and CIOs to develop strategic plans, marketing strategies, accounting and enterprise resource management systems, and projects for information technology.  His expertise includes managing strategic innovation projects, especially information technology, in order to make changes in the competitive strategic environment and move the organization into a new space.  Dr. Amoroso is currently the Professor of Information Systems at Auburn University Montgomery, College of Business.

What past CIO Series participates of this course had to say:

"I enjoyed the session, we were provided with excellent material and through interaction with other participants, learned to appreciate the diversity of people and a little more about myself all while being totally engaged by the unique and entertaining approach delivered by Dr. Amoroso." (Perry Poulsen, CIO, Manitoba eHealth)

"An invested CIO is always looking to improve.  Participating in the CIO Series with Dr. Donald Amoroso provided the opportunity to learn with peers white getting exposure in to well researched techniques, thinking and strategic planning.  I was quick to apply a great amount learned from this session and continue to do so today." (Kent Smith, Director, Innovation & Technology - Tundra Oil & Gas)

Event Agenda:

CIO Series - 1.25 Days

Positioning the CIO
  • Where is the IS organization headed?
  • Realizing benefits of information technology
  • The Changing Role of the CIO
  • The CEO and the CIO
  • Themes for the CIO
  • Project Support
  • The CIO Leadership Profile
  • CIO and change
  • Women in Leadership
Strategic Planning Toolkit
  • Five tasks of strategic management
  • Creating a strategic vision
  • Generic strategies
  • Five Forces model/analyzing the competitive forces
  • Value chain analysis
  • Competitive strength assessment
  • Key success factors/ core competencies
  • Strategic group mapping
  • SWOT analysis
  • Blue Ocean Strategy
Managing Change in Strategy and IT Project Delivery
  • Making the case for information technology
  • Outsourcing and offshoring
  • Issues in system development
  • Managing project teams for productivity
  • Managing IT project delivery
  • Data analysis techniques (overview)
  • Providing value with data apps
Advanced CIO Series - 1.25 Days

CIO Success Factors
  • CIO: How to get there and how to keep the job
  • The CIO role-success
  • CIO competencies
  • CIO activities
  • Visioning
  • Blue Ocean Strategy
Project Portfolio Management
  • Leadership of the IT function
  • Project risk assessment
  • Managing project delivery
  • Building the governance board
  • Managing the IT project portfolio
Innovation and Value
  • Innovation tools
  • Innovation techniques
  • Creating value with digital technologies
  • Ecosystem differentiation
  • Transforming the ecosystem
* Light meals and refreshments will be provided.

435 Ellice Ave. (NRC Building)
Date/Time Information:
October 15th, 2018, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
October 16th, 2018, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
October 17th, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm noon
Contact Information: or 204-944-0533
ICTAM Members: $800
Non-Members: $975
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