IT Leadership And Management Strategy

IT Leadership And Management Strategy

Sarder Learning
Updated Jun 24, 2024
Course Description

Course Introduction

There is not a single thing that businesses can do without the involvement of IT. Mike Benson, EVP CIO for DIRECTV Inc., talks about the critical relationship between the CIO and the CEO of a company and why it is important for the success of a company that they have a good working relationship. He discusses different ways in which innovation and creativity can be encouraged in an organization.


Benson discusses projects undertaken by his IT department at DIRECTV that helped grow business and improved overall work efficiency, including a decision engine that helps call centers respond to customers. He discusses the issue of involving the direct sales organization using multiple applications to make a sale.


Who Should Attend

  • CIOs
  • IT Professionals
  • Managers


Course Methodology

This self-paced e-learning course is based on an exclusive interview with Mike Benson, CIO DIRECTV.


Learning Objectives

  • How to adapt to new technologies
  • Understanding IT talent management and its challenges
  • Understanding the role of a CIO and the relationship between CIO and CEO
  • IT connection in business
  • Relation between IT and business revenue
  • Importance of fostering innovation


Course Modules

  • The Leader
  • Business Perspective And IT
  • Adapting To New Technologies
  • IT Talent Management And Challenge