Workshop: Principles of IT Leadership

Principles of IT LeadersHeads of IT have one of the most difficult management roles in a company and are generally unprepared to move from their technology roles to management.

Venue: THE GORDON INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS SCIENCE, 26 Melville Road, Illovo, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date: 17 and 18 March 2015
Organiser: This seminar is organised by IT News Africa

The objective of this workshop is to develop the skills of IT managers and heads of technology , and to create a foundation for them to build upon to achieve more success.

Heads of IT have one of the most difficult management roles in a company and are generally unprepared to move from their technology roles to management. This workshop has been designed to help any IT manager or CIO make this transition by focusing on key success factors for IT success.

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The program is designed for anyone who has responsibility for managing an IT support organization or who is being positioned to manage such an organization.

– All levels of IT management experience plus future IT managers (CIO, CTO, Head of IT, IT Managers etc.).



LiamTerblancheDr. Liam Terblanche

Dr. Liam Terblanche has been active in the field of electronic and software engineering for the last 20 years. He has a special interest in systems architecture, open source principles, signal processing, and biometrics.

He holds a Master’s degree in Software Engineering and a PhD in Technology and Innovation Management.
Dr. Terblanche is currently the Chief Information Officer and Technical Director at Accsys.


–Studies suggest over 50% of IT organizations are out of sync with their company. Unfortunately, IT managers who are out of sync usually do not realize it.

–Most IT organizations lack credibility with their business client.
Do you know why and can you fix it?

–Your IT Organization is probably viewed as reactive. Learn how to become proactive and experience positive differences.

–There is a simple reason IT managers struggle to communicate with senior managers. Learn what it is and they will take notice and want to listen to you.

–Budgets and strategies should be simple and quick to build; they are when you know how and have practical tools to help.

–IT employees can be challenging to manage. Learn what makes IT people “tick” and how to motivate and focus them to build a world class IT support team.


One delegate will win a brand spanking new Apple TV in a business card raffle! Register below and don’t forget to bring those cards.

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Topics at this intensive 2-day workshop will include:

+ key traits of a successful IT manager
+ IT Assessment
+ Developing an IT strategy that gets exco’s buy-in
+ IT Staff Motivation & Development
+ Learn to develop and implement simple IT policies that work
+ Building a formidable team
+ IT Budgeting
+ Technology Cost Saving Strategies


Your Investment: R4,950.00 per participant

Early-Bird Fee: R3,450.00 (Valid until 01 February 2015)

Registration fee includes: Facilitators’ fees, Reference/Training manuals, USB of course content, Meals & Refreshments, Training sessions on DVD, course hand-outs, Group Photos, Give Aways.


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