PROFESSIONAL IT STRATEGY MANAGEMENT

Overview

   Nowadays, organizations and enterprises have increasingly relied on the IT application system. However, enterprise administrator regularly complaint that investments in IT and support applicable solutions in production and business activities fail to bring about efficiency up to their initial expectations. Enterprises regularly face difficulties in planning, assessing, implementing and reviewing efficiency in decision on IT investments.

At Infochief, our experts are strategy makers, IT managers and leaders in the leading organizations and groups in Vietnam and in the world who found that currently, the business strategies often lack attachment with the support of technological strategies, furthermore, technological strategies under construction or application often lack process, strategy management procedures as well as assessment of deployment for IT strategies and in other circumstances, the IT strategy is not deployed correctly. Additionally, many problems exist including a lack of detailed analytical period between IT strategy and business strategy, emphasizing the suitability level of the invested IT and measurement of IT performance.

To focus on overcoming such problems, our trainers provide you with techniques for assessing, analyzing business demands related to P.E.S.T (political, economic, social and technological environments), data from the forecast on business, competitors, business strategy objectives of leaders (Balance scorecard model) as a base to construct IT strategy direction plans attached to the actual business development periods.

This training course will facilitate the support for learners in terms of methods and IT strategic models at present in construction of IT strategies in reality and theory and equipping you with skills, forms, examples for survey, constructing and deploying an IT strategy in the context of tough competition like now.

Objectives

 i. To equip with the necessary and comprehensive knowledge about construction and management of an IT strategy in line with the actual business situation and objectives of the business prospects for IT experts and managers
ii. To improve working skills on technological project management in such an efficient manner
iii. To manage the professional IT strategic models, to serve and meet requirements of production and business activities
iv. To build an image of professional and dynamic technological experts.

What learners gain and can do after the training course ?

1. To clearly understand the business strategy models as per size of each enterprise
2. To clearly understand the IT strategic models
3. To clearly understand elements in an IT strategic plan
4. To know how to analyze in detail the inputs and outputs of an IT strategic plan
5. To know techniques for survey and analysis of business needs and directions
6. To know how to design IT strategies attached to business needs and technological investment needs by each phase
7. To clearly understand the management support system in enterprises (e-CRM, e-SCM, BI, e-Procurement,...)
8. To know how to construct a list of investment portfolio as per the prioritized roadmap
9. To know how to construct an overall IT strategic plan for enterprises
10. To know how to manage changes of organization when deploying technological strategic projects
11. To now how to manage the quality of the technological project
12. To know how to measure efficiency of return on investment (ROI) of the technological investment projects.

Participants

 i.  CIO/IT director/ IT manager and IT deputy manager
ii.  IT in charge representative
iii. Those who would like to become IT strategy consultant
iv. Those who would like to become an IT manger/leader in the future.

Contents

Day 1, 2:
Module 1 Introduction: What is the need for a differentiated IT capability
             
Environmental Factors
              Industry/Competitive drivers
              Organizational issues
              Technology enablers

Module 2 Overview of Business Capability: How does business drive IT Capability
             
Business models
              Business Strategy
              Business Processes
              Organization
              Metrics

Module 3 Business Drivers: Where does IT add value
             
Product Development
              Marketing
              After Sales Service
              Manufacturing
              Procurement
              Supply Chain
              Financials
              Administration (Human Resources)
              Vendor Management

Module 4 Information Technology Capability
             
IT Strategy
              Enterprise Architecture Planning
              E-Strategy
              Systems Strategy
              IT Processes
              IT Governance
              IT Metrics
              IT Assets

Module 5 Information Technology Capability
             
Architecture
              Hardware
              Application Software
              Databases
              Application Servers
              Middleware
              Networks
              Tools

Day 3, 4:

Module 6 E-Business: How has the Internet added to business capabilities?
             
Internet/Intranet/Extranet
              Impact on Business capability
              Internet and the new way of doing business
              e-CRM: Internet and CRM
              e-SCM: Internet and the Supply Chain
              e-Procurement: Internet and procurement
              How has the internet affected internal operations

Module 7 Measuring IT Return on Investment (ROI):
             
Why is measurement important?
              What are the common frameworks used?
              A practical approach to measuring ROI

Module 8 Key Technology issues: Technology Trends and implications
              Outsourcing
              Security
              Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues

Module 9 Case Studies: Practical Applications of creating IT value
              Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
              Sales Force Automation (SFA)
              Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
              Demand Forecasting/Production Planning/Scheduling
              Supply Chain Management (SCM)
              Procurement
              Financials
              Human Resource Management (HRIS)
              Data Warehousing and Decision Support
              Knowledge Management

Module 10 Summary and Next Steps

  Materials

 i.  The standard materials of the Infochief institute (Vietnamese)
ii.  Reference document (English)

  Training methods

The experts will apply the following training methods to convey the contents:
i.  Open discussion
ii. Case study
iii. Self-assessment
iv. Mini-lecture

  Difference of the training methods at Infochief

- Coaching based on the actual management models
- Practice training in line with the requirements of each position
- 70% is to practice the actual skills required by the daily work at the workplace
- To assure that after the training course, learners are confident at their work
- Senior staff are given priority for being introduced to our partners

Training Schedules

 Starting date Duration Time Fee      Register

Call Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 8h30 - 16h30 15,000,000 VND HCM
Preferential Condition "The preferential fee” is applied to payment made at least 10 days prior to the starting day of the training course
Duration 4 constant days

Upon completion of the course : It is a must for the learners to complete a project at the end of the course, the aim is to assess the ability to apply the training contents to the actual working environment.

Graduation certificate : To be granted by INFOCHIEF with national validity

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