• VIE IT Leadership Academy

    VIE Services ITLA

    For aspiring IT leaders looking to become the best they can be.

    VVIE is a group of former CIOs who are passionate about developing IT talent to serve business. Throughout our careers, we have coached IT people to be the best that they can be. Using our collective leadership experience of over 500 years, we have developed a curriculum for aspiring IT leaders that we call the VIE IT Leadership Academy, or ITLA. The list of skills IT professionals will be extended through these course offerings include:

    • IT Pyramid of Success
    • Communication and Relationship Skills
    • Business Knowledge
    • 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

    ITLA Course Offerings

    Course Title: Essential CIO Skills

    University-of-PortlandCourse Title:  Essential CIO Skills, sponsored by the Robert Pamplin Jr. School of Business Administration, University of Portland

    Course Location:  University of Portland Westside Campus
    – 15220 NW Laidlaw Rd., Suite 230, Portland, OR 97229

    Are you an IT Manager or IT Director who aspires to serve in the role of a Chief Information Officer some day in a medium size or large business setting?

    Do you know what characteristics set apart CIOs from other IT leaders?

    Would you like to know where you stand on the key characteristics and how you could develop your skills to be a future CIO?

    At VIE, we define a CIO as someone who is highly accomplished in:

    • Business and Financial Skills
    • Leadership Skills
    • Communications and Relationship Building Skills
    • and, of course – Technology Strategies

     How this course can help you

    There are a number of valuable self-development opportunities available for aspiring IT leaders in Portland. They include the SIM local chapter events, the SIM RLF program and other general leadership coaching. None of these provides the specialized training needed to develop into a true CIO. VIE uses our extensive CIO leadership experience to provide a learning experience that is unmatched in the industry. We do this through half-day group meetings (mastermind style) that provide discussion and learning from the rest of the group as well from our expert CIOs.

    Learn More

    Please browse and download the VIE ITLA ‘Essential CIO Skills’ course outline, below:

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    Contact VIE Today

    If you are interested in speaking with someone from our team to learn more about the VIE IT Leadership Academy, or for more insight into ITLA course offerings please do not hesitate to contact us:

    Call VIE: 503.828.1248
    Email VIE: email now
    VIE Webform: submit our contact form.

    Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to speaking with you.

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