Certificate in Chief Information Officer Practice: CIO Africa Programme
The LINK Certificate programme in Chief Information Officer (CIO) Practice -- offered at Levels 1, 2, and 3 -- covers issues relating to technology, strategic (C-level) management, business and human capital management processes, and ICT policy and regulation.
The environments of business and government have become increasingly data-driven. In this context, organisations must undertake effective business re-engineering, ensure effective security measures and risk management, and foster effective utilisation of the Internet for marketing and electronic transactions. An increasingly mobile Internet means an increasingly mobile workforce, which may present an opportunity or a threat. To manage these challenges, organisations appoint CIOs, who lead teams responsible for the strategy, design, procurement and operation of the ICT-enabled business. CIOs lead through strategic capability, technical knowledge, and excellent team-building.
Level 1 (NQF Level 6 short course): IT Management for CIO Teams: Online course (10 weeks)
Level 2 (NQF Level 7 short course): CIO Professional Practice for IT Operations and Management: Offline course (3 months)
Level 3 (NQF Level 8 short course): Advanced CIO Professional Practice for Digital Innovation and Leadership: Offline course (9 months)
Dr Luci Abrahams, Director, LINK Centre, firstname.lastname@example.org