Next Generation CIO

Next Generation CIO

Sarder Learning
Updated Jun 16, 2024
Course Description

Course Introduction

The role of the chief information officer (CIO) has undergone a massive transformation in responsibilities and objectives. Steve Heilenman, CIO of Computer Aid Inc. shares his thoughts on how CIOs can take their place at the executive table and become strategic partners in business decisions.


In this course you will learn the need for CIOs to be business savvy in the current economy, to have strong communication skills, know business jargon, and drive business innovation within the IT department. You will learn how innovations created for IT efficiency can be turned into consumer-facing products making the department a revenue generating center. This course also covers ten great characteristics that CIOs should possess and differences between a good manager and a good leader, and knowledge and qualities a leader should possess, including the ability to delegate successfully. Heilenman discusses different methods used by Computer Aid Inc. to retain current staff and hire new talent.


Who Should Attend

  • CIOs
  • Managers
  • IT Professionals


Course Methodology

This self-paced e-learning course is based on an exclusive interview with Steve Heilenman, CIO of Computer Aid Inc.


Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the CIOs role and how to become a successful CIO
  • Management vs. Leadership and gauging your leadership style
  • How innovation aids product creation
  • Creating the right hiring strategy and fostering team culture
  • Importance of developing a learning organization
  • Advice for future CIOs


Course Modules

  • Changing Role Of A CIO
  • Successful CIOs
  • The Right People
  • CIO: The Leader