- Develop an integrated approach to strategic management of enterprise IT.
- Acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for globally recognized certification.
Do you want to deliver more business value to your organization? This certificate program will help you develop a holistic and integrated approach to governance and management of enterprise IT. Conceived for senior and mid-level business and IT managers, the content is aligned broadly with the five domains of the CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) certification offered by ISACA: framework for the governance of enterprise IT; strategic management; benefits realization; risk optimization; and resource optimization. You'll learn to align business strategy and IT with the mission and goals of the enterprise, and how to optimize business benefits through effective investment, sourcing, deployment and performance measurement. You'll explore IT risk-management frameworks that can prevent or mitigate business losses. This certificate is offered in collaboration with the Faculty of Information.
What You'll Learn
- Apply concepts of effective IT governance and enterprise IT management.
- Develop and apply principles of strategic and operational governance and management.
- Align business strategy and IT with the mission of the enterprise.
- Leverage your IT strategic plan to deliver more business value.
- Develop an IT balanced scorecard.
You have three years from the start date of your first course to complete the certificate. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is not available for this certificate.
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Certificate Development Team
Aaron Cheng, B.Sc., B.A., MBA o Aaron Cheng is a seasoned Information Technology & Telecom Executive with over twenty-five years of experience in building and transforming Enterprise IT organizations in the Energy sector. Aaron’s most recent role was Vice-President of IT at Enercare Inc. He has led a successful IT integration of a major business acquisition while building up a new IT organization. Prior to joining Enercare, he was the Head of IT at Ontario Power Authority responsible in partnering with business clients to develop and manage province wide energy conservation programs. He has held various IT and Telecom management positions at Hydro One, including Director of IT Systems and Director of Network Engineering. Aaron also served as the Chair and President of IT Service Management Form (itSMF) Canada, which is a not for profit organization with membership across the country to promote IT Service Management best practices. Aaron has a BSC from University of Toronto, Hons BA from York University and a MBA from University of Liverpool.
Amalia Steiu, B.Sc., MSc., PMP, CIPM, CRISC Amalia is an Independent Privacy and GRC Advisor working with clients to support them in understanding IT, information security and privacy risks. She has started her career in IT prior to Y2K and evolved it into the realm of information security, privacy, audit, risk management, compliance and governance. Her industry expertise spans from pharma, financial, insurance and telecom industry through to various levels of government. Amalia has developed and delivered enterprise learning programs for project management, privacy and security for adult learners and is a frequent speaker at various conferences and symposiums.Prior to becoming an Independent Advisor, Amalia worked within IT and Compliance departments managing IT change control in the context of mergers, transformations, strategic risk management and compliance issues, conducting IT controls and privacy audits and providing management with dashboard reporting on compliance. Amalia is active on various boards, such as PMI Southern Ontario Chapter (past Director of the Board) , the IAPP Canadian Advisory Board, Executive Director for the KnowledgeFlow Foundation and she is a collaborator of ISACA and the ISACA Toronto Chapter. Part of Amalia's mandate on these boards is to create and deliver educational programs for the community to support an ongoing understanding and awareness of cyber and privacy risks, in particular for youth and seniors.
Carlos Chalico, LI, CISA, CISSP, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, PbDA, ISO 27000LA Carlos Chalico is an Information Technology Advisor with more than 18 years of experience. He has helped many companies, from Canada to Argentina, in solving problems related to IT governance, IT management and IT internal control. Carlos is currently the Director for the Eastern Region office of Ouest Business Solutions Inc. a Canadian IT consulting company headquartered in Vancouver. He also serves the ISACA Toronto chapter as the Membership Director and supports different projects from the University of Toronto. Prior to joining Ouest in November 2012, Carlos was the Managing Partner of Ernst & Young’s IT Risk and Assurance practice for Mexico and Central America. Carlos was with Ernst & Young for 16 years where he was in charge of multiple projects related to IT risks and controls including governance, management, information security and privacy. While working for Ernst and Young. Carlos was an instructor for different universities in Mexico such as Universidad Iberoamericana and Escuela Bancaria y Comercial. He has a Bachelor’s Degree on IT Management from the Centro de Educación Profesional in Mexico City and holds multiple certifications on IT audit, information security, IT governance, privacy and IT risks and controls.
Fazal Husain, B.Sc Soc, MBA (Acct.), CMA, CISA, Six Sigma Fazal Husain is a leader of Business and IT transformation, he has over 25 years experiance and has held CIO and CFO roles in healthcare and commercial organization. Fazal is currently the Director of Enterprise Solutions Services for the City of Toronto and is responsible for SAP Enterprise Planning Systems, Business Intelligence. Enterprise Mobility Solutions, Open Data, integration and Common Components, and 311 IT Support Operations. He has successfully lead the City of Toronto in developing a highly effective governance structure to manage Data, SAP Investments and Financial Planning Analysis and Reporting system. He has also developed the Citys strategic ERP 5 year RoadMap which will transform the city's back office functions. Fazal has an under graduate in Economics from University of Ottawa and a Masters in Accounting from Regis University.
Kelvin Cantafio, B.Sc. Kelvin Cantafio is a C-Level Business and Information Technology Executive with over 20 years of senior-level national and international experience in IT for Business and the Non-Profit Sector, including 13 years as the CIO and Director of IT for a multinational NGO. Kelvin is currently an Executive Partner for Gartner Canada, based in the Toronto office. Working with a diverse set of clients, including several Universities, he supports senior IT executives in areas such as strategic decision making, governance, technology optimization and benefits realization. Prior to joining Gartner, Kelvin was CIO of Plan International and led the Digital Divide Program for the International Federation of the Red Cross. Kelvin currently serves on the board of the CIO Association of Canada and previously served as Vice Chair of NetHope, an Information Technology consortium of 41 leading NGOs with combined annual revenues of over US$40 billion.
Lan Nguyen, B.Comm, EMBA Lan is the Deputy Chief Information Officer of the City of Toronto responsible for leading the Enterprise Solutions Delivery department to support enterprise and business applications and enterprise data for the city and 44 divisions.
She has over 40 years of experience in the field of information technology and a diverse background in both public sector, academic and corporate settings with extensive experience in Enterprise IT governance, IT strategic planning, business transformation, ERP implementation, IT infrastructure consolidation.
Prior to joining the City, Lan held the role of VP of Innovations and Partnerships/CIO at Centennial College of Arts and Technology where she was instrumental in establishing a new college IT governance, setting the strategic IT direction for the college to improve student services and academic competitive advantage with IT innovations.
Lan spent a significant 25 years with various Ontario Government ministries in various IT executive positions.
Lorena Ferino, MBA Lorena Ferino is a CIO with twenty years of executive experience in leading business and IT transformations while capitalizing on the intersection of strategy, process and technology to the bottom-line. Focused on driving business and technology planning and execution to achieve strategic objectives, Lorena is respected for developing business and IT strategies focused on accelerating Business Plan value, growth and risk mitigation. Lorena has work for / advised startups, not-for-profit, academic and multi-billion organizations. Lorena has helmed multi-million, multi-year and multi-phased business and IT transformation initiatives while delivering sustainable value and competitive advantage. Lorena holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, BSc. from the University of Toronto, Statistics and Mathematics and is Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT).
Milena Litoiu, M.Eng., MSc., MBA Milena has consulted for the financial, government, healthcare, and retail sectors. She currently works on a strategy/Enterprise Architecture team at a major Canadian firm. As a practitioner, Milena has experience in Enterprise Architecture, enterprise business process management; cloud computing, SOA and BIDW. Milena is active in her field, speaking at conferences, authoring papers, and contributing to industry frameworks and standards.
Omar Al Assaf, MBA, PMP Omar Al Assaf is a information technology leader with over twenty years of experience at international level. Omar is currently the Director of IT Client Services and Security at Centennial College, that oversight wide range of IT services provided to more than 30000 students and staff on daily basis. Omar brings 18 years of IT international experience gained by working for the United Nations globally. His last job before coming to Canada was IT Officer, Infrastructure and Operations, at United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Geneva, Switzerland, managing IT services for the organization Europe head quarter and 22 offices in Europe.
Kyoko Kobayashi, B.Sc. Kyoko is an IT Executive Consultant with over 20 years of executive experience specializing in building strategies with business teams to renovate technology platforms while transforming business capabilities. Her most recent roles were Vice President and CIO with 2 major Canadian retailers. Prior roles have been in senior IT leadership roles in a combination of Retail and Financial Services organizations. Focused on driving business and technology planning and execution to achieve strategic objectives, Kyoko has led and contributed to the successful delivery of broad, cross functional initiatives in these roles. Kyoko holds a Bachelor of Science with Specialization in Computer Science from the University of Toronto.