Education for the higher educated

Aligning Business & IT

Vlerick Business School

  • Description
  • Overview

What is the added value of following the programme 'Aligning Business and IT'?

  • Translate your business strategy into an effective IT strategy that your whole organisation can understand
  • Create an environment that promotes business success through the appropriate use of technology
  • Design an IT organisation that acts as a constructive partner to the business
  • Frame IT investments as necessary for growth and innovation
  • Set up the right IT governance mechanisms to manage IT in your organisation
  • Assess the benefits and risks of IT projects and prioritise IT-intensive projects according to business objectives

Module 1: Aligning business and IT - strategy synchronisation

  • Introducing strategic business-IT alignment
  • Alignment process and strategy synchronisation
  • IT capabilities across your business
  • Understanding the role of IT
  • How IT contributes to business model innovation

Module 2: Governance at work

  • IT governance concepts and design matrix
  • Business-wide alignment
  • IT project selection
  • Business case and portfolio management

Module 3: Managing IT intensive projects

  • Designing a modern IT organisation
  • Managing IT priorities
  • Defining and realising the benefits
  • Managing stakeholders

Level N/A
Form Dual
Incompany No
Open enrolment Yes
Lead time 3 days
Costs €2395
Class location type At the institute
Titles No title
Learning method Classroom teaching, Practical Assignments / cases
Required language skills English
Start month October
Country Belgium
Funded Private
Completion None