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Senior Leaders

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Senior Leaders

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Course description

Your organisation needs to work differently to achieve business-outcomes through emerging technologies.

However, many organisations expect ICT to deliver in the same old way, managing and driving change programmes in a silo.

Critical to your success in this rapidly evolving world, is your ability to change perception and influence peers across the business to foster a collaborative approach to leading IT-centric business change.

​This course gives you practical tools and techniques to help drive the cultural change you need to enable the best business focused outcomes.

Course details:

Duration: One day

Sectors: Public and private

Career level: Senior role

Certification: CPD certified

Physical or virtual: Virtual

Senior Leaders

Course structure

This is a practical course where we will share relevant insights and discuss the implications in your context.

We use case studies based on real examples and we will draw on the wisdom in the room.

You will participate in an interactive exercise that highlights various organisational perspectives.

During the course, you will use a stakeholder management toolkit.

Leaders who undertake a Senior Leaders course have the chance to share their thinking and learning together. Members will have the opportunity to actively contribute to the alumni network through sharing and presenting their work, participating in learning opportunities and supporting colleagues who are participating in the course.

The topics we will link into include:

  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Stakeholder management
  • Driving cultural change; working together to achieve transformation
  • Collaborative leadership
  • Communication preferences
  • Communicating business outcomes and risk
  • Managing change effectively
  • Responsibility assignment (RACI)
  • Prioritisation of work programmes to deliver results

Benefits for the individual:

  • The ability to communicate what ‘good looks like’ to the right people, in the right way
  • The knowledge to develop and implement a plan to help change the culture in your organisation
  • A platform for sharing experiences with others and the opportunity to reach out after the workshop

Benefits for the organisation:

  • Senior-level peers will recognise the essential implications of digital transformation
  • Understanding the benefits of adopting a collaborative and inclusive approach to leading business change centred around ICT
  • Building better collaboration between senior leaders

Socitm members:

Places included in your membership, subject to availability

Non-members:

Contact us for further details

Attendee requirements

We encourage delegates from senior digital/ICT managers and leaders across public services. All are key to service transformation including finance, planning, programme management, customer account management, social services, ICT, digital, HR etc.  ​

We assume participants on the course will:

  • Be in a senior digital/ICT management and/or leadership role

  • Be motivated and ambitious to succeed as a strategic leader of change

  • Be curious and open to learn

  • Be seeking principles and guidance to act strategically

  • Be willing to contribute to group discussions

Participants must have good communication skills and be willing to contribute with enthusiasm and energy.

The course is designed to minimise travel costs and time away from the office. Course materials are included. Travel and any accommodation required is the participant’s responsibility.

The course attendees will be invited to attend our President’s Conference to take part in a graduation ceremony during the evening dinner.

The course is designed to minimise travel costs and time away from the office. Course materials, refreshments and lunch are included. Travel and any accommodation required is the participant’s responsibility. Overnight stays between consecutive workshop days are expected for networking and project work.

The course attendees will be invited to attend one of our conferences to present the final group project and take part in a graduation ceremony during the evening dinner.

If any part of the course cannot be attended, then the candidate will not graduate (exceptional personal circumstances will be considered of course).

Any questions?

Any questions? Please get in touch with Dominika Szulim at dominika.szulim@socitm.net