IT Governance, Risk and Compliance

Understanding Cyber Security, Governance, Risk and Compliance in a Digital Age

Course topic:

Corporate Governance

Format availability:

In-Person, Online streaming


5 Days

Introduction to the course

This intensive 5-day training course on IT Governance, Risk and Compliance offers attendees a comprehensive primer on optimizing IT governance to align with organizational goals. Participants will gain expertise to implement governance frameworks that enhance strategic IT decision-making in support of business objectives. 

Core focus areas include translating governance principles into practice, managing IT-related risks, and ensuring legal/regulatory compliance. Participants will be equipped to structure oversight processes that reduce operational and security exposures while proving due diligence. Training course completion provides the knowledge necessary to improve IT performance, build trust with partners, demonstrate transparency to stakeholders, and ultimately catalyse achievement of overarching enterprise strategies.

This training course will highlight:

  • The IT audit best practices
  • IT Cybersecurity Threats, Vulnerabilities, Risk Assessment and Mitigation
  • IT Incident Response, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Most significant IT Governance, Risk and Compliance standards
  • The Basic Principles of Information Security

Course details

At the end of this training course, you will learn to:

  • Develop skills in identifying and combating threats related to IT security.
  • Learn about the whole range of cyber security risks, issues, and threats and how to put effective controls and solutions in place.
  • Develop policy and communications to help address IT governance, compliance, and compliance.
  • Understand how to communicate security awareness and training.
  • Improve working knowledge, global industry standards and best practices in IT Governance

Participants to this training course will receive a thorough training using several techniques that include coverage of material, discussions, breakout exercises, videos, and tests. The hands-on breakout exercises will be performed in groups and will enable participants to apply the material to real world scenarios with active discussions with other members of the group. Pre-tests and post-tests will measure what was learned in this training course.

The organization will benefit from understanding the principles and how effective IT governance, risk management, and compliance can be implemented and how it provides multiple benefits as below:

  • Improved alignment between IT functions and business objectives
  • Reduced IT-related operational and regulatory risks
  • Optimization of technology investments
  • Increased reliability of systems essential for operations
  • Enhanced trust and confidence with customers/partners
  • Overall support for meeting strategic goals

The participants will gain or enhance their understanding of IT Governance, Risk and Compliance. At the conclusion of this training course, you will have the knowledge to:

  • Serve as an influential leader managing IT governance.
  • Implement governance frameworks like COBIT, ITIL, ISO
  • Conduct IT risk assessments and audits
  • Track and analyse key risk metrics.
  • Oversee compliance controls and training.
  • Provide IT oversight for boards and executives.

This training course is designed for all the people involved in IT operations, software, services, IT infrastructure, those involved in cybersecurity, management, project management and auditing

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • CIOs, IT directors/managers
  • Compliance officers
  • Risk managers
  • IT auditors
  • Operations managers
  • Finance/budget decision makers
  • Legal counselors/advisors
  • Business strategists

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Foundations of IT Governance
  • Principles of IT governance
  • Strategic alignment: Linking IT & business goals
  • IT governance frameworks like COBIT, ITIL, ISO
  • Organization, structure, and duties of committees
  • IT governance metrics and reporting tools
DAY 2:
IT Risk Management Strategies
  • Different categories of IT risks
  • Risk management planning/frameworks
  • Risk identification, analysis and response
  • Key risk indicators and monitoring
  • Risk optimization and integration
DAY 3:
IT Regulatory Compliance
  • Understanding regulations like SOX, PCI DSS, HIPAA
  • Privacy laws and data security policies
  • IT compliance audits and controls
  • Reporting processes for transparency
  • Staff training essentials
DAY 4:
Implementing IT Governance
  • Integration of governance into IT decisions
  • Budgeting with business case analyses
  • Executing on frameworks like COBIT, ITIL, CMMI
  • Developing IT strategy aligned to business
DAY 5:
Sustaining Effective IT Governance
  • Crafting an IT governance plan
  • Getting leadership buy-in
  • Making governance part of organizational culture
  • Review of key concepts & group discussion

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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24-28 Jun 2024
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