CIO Institute

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Carnegie Mellon University’s CIO Institute delivers excellence in executive education for today’s leaders in business-technology.

The CIO Institute is specifically focused on helping IT leaders better align people, processes, and technology for organizational effectiveness through our flagship program, the Chief Information Officer Certificate. The CIO Institute can also develop customized programs to fit your organization’s specific training needs.

The program focuses on twelve subject areas directly related to competencies identified by the Federal CIO Council in compliance with the Clinger Cohen Act of 1996:

  • Policy and Organization
  • Leadership/Managerial
  • Process/Change Management
  • Information Resources Strategy and Planning
  • IT Performance Assessment: Models and Methods
  • IT Project/Program Management
  • Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC)
  • Acquisition
  • E-Government
  • Information Security/Information Assurance (IA)
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Technology Management and Assessment