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IT Governance

When: 6 August 2015
Registration starts at 08h30 and course starts promptly at 09h00
Where: IoDSA Training Room
144 Katherine Street, Sandton
Grayston Ridge Office Park, Block B 1st Floor
Johannesburg, Gauteng  2196
South Africa

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This one day programme is aimed at equipping directors with knowledge, insight and perspective on IT Governance and the risks it may pose for their business. Discussions will focus on the rapidly evolving nature of technology, the global environment as well as the new challenges it poses for the modern organisation and its directors. Insights from this intervention will support your journey toward gaining insight into key areas affecting IT governance and its impact on the organisation.

King Code of Governance principles (King III)
  • Principle 5.1: The board should be responsible for information technology (IT).
  • Principle 5.2: IT should be aligned with the performance and sustainability objectives of the company.
  • Principle 5.3: The board should delegate to management the responsibility for the implementation of an IT                           governance framework
  • Principle 5.4: The board should monitor and evaluate significant IT investments and expenditures.
  • Principle 5.5: IT should form an integral part of the company’s risk management
  • Principle 5.6: The board should ensure that information assets are managed effectively
  • Principle 5.7: A risk committee and audit committee should assist the board in carrying out its IT                                       responsibilities

Key focus Areas
  • Addressing IT Governance in a manner that moves beyond intimidating technical language
  • Setting the foundation – an overview of the nature of IT and the rapid advances in technology
  • The ‘Culture at the Top’ – why setting the right tone at the top of the organisation is essential
  • In-depth reviewing of King III (Chapter 5) relating to the 7 IT Governance Principles
  • Aligning strategy from board level to IT technical level
  • Discussing the various methodologies that are applied to achieve IT Governance
  • Discussing key issues involving IT Governance relating to assurance and reporting on IT.
  • Addressing key technology issues and challenges facing organisations as well as topical areas such as disruptive technologies, cloud-computing and cyber-crime.

1 Full day - 09h00 - 16h00


Presentation fees

 IoDSA Fellow:      R2 933

                                        IoDSA Members:      R3 667
Non Members:     R4 889

       Includes: VAT, Course Material, Refreshments & Lunch