Executive Training and Development

Develop technology leaders

Does your organization need an executive who understands how technology can transform your business and industry?

Do you need a succession plan for your CIO? Would you like to develop those skills within your own ranks?

Are you an IT Manager or IT Director who aspires to serve in the role of a Chief Information Officer in a larger business setting? Or are you a CIO in search of personal growth to become a more effective leader?

Would you like to know how the CIO role is evolving and to develop your skills to become a trusted business partner and guide in your organization?

  • Develop internal skills to execute and support your digital transformation
  • Turn technical leaders into business leaders
  • Become a savvy, value generating executive at your company

VIE is a group of former CIOs and CTOs who are passionate about developing IT talent to serve business. Throughout our careers, we have coached people to be the best that they can be. Using our collective leadership experience, we have developed a curriculum for aspiring IT leaders called the VIE IT Leadership Academy, or ITLA. The list of skills IT professionals will learn through these course offerings include:

  • IT Pyramid of Success
  • Communication and Relationship Skills
  • Business Acumen
  • Financial Savvy
  • Leading a Service Organization
  • Organizing for Project Management
  • Building and Developing a Team
  • Strategic Approach to IT
  • IT Outsourcing Strategies
  • Technology as a Business Driver
  • Trends & Hot Button Issues
  • Managing your IT career

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VIE offers one-on-one coaching services to mid-level to senior-level managers.  The objective is to help the manager through custom-tailored advice and training relevant to their personal and team situation. We offer four options including Trusted Advisor and Mentoring, Coaching – I (Lite), Coaching – II (comprehensive) and Team Engagement models.

All our coaching options include helping clients fill gaps related to leadership of their team and management in general. The initial assessment may uncover gaps related to leadership topics such as:

  • Organization mission and objectives
  • Organization business plans and metrics
  • Aligning team objectives and metrics to those of the organization
  • Motivating and leading teams
  • Communication skills
  • Other skills such as problem-solving, managing difficult situations and negotiation skills\

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Brandon Gatke

"The Essential CIO Skills Class provided me comprehensive and effective guidance on how to become a value-generating CIO."

Chief Information Officer
Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare


OFD Foods, Inc.

"VIE helped me define the IT Strategy for the company which will help OFD stabilize IT infrastructure and achieve further efficiencies in manufacturing."

 - Dale Bookwalter, VP of Finance

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Oregon Catholic Press

We rely on Manoj and his team for breadth of business experience and technical knowledge. With VIE’s help we implemented online subscription services, Agile methodologies, and Business Intelligence initiatives, just to name a few. At OCP, we value that Manoj and VIE are on our team."

- Cara Silva, Director, CIO

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