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Leadership and Innovation

IT Modernization – Leadership Development Workshop

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We are in an era of revolutionary information technologies: Cloud Computing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Computing, Internet of Things (IoT), Touch and Voice-driven User Experiences. Agile and DevOps methodologies and tools dramatically accelerate the rate of product and service development. The tools to modernize IT are plenty and powerful.

IT Leaders in large corporate and government organizations face significant challenges in leading IT Modernization efforts. Legacy technologies must be replaced. Organizational structures must be re-designed. Systems, architectures and processes must be re-engineered. The organizational culture must be transformed to embrace and encourage innovation and change.

This Leadership Development workshop (or series of workshops for custom corporate and government training programs), focused on IT Leaders at all levels, explores selected topics in leading IT Modernization efforts and programs within an organization.

Who Should Take This Course


IT Leaders at all levels of medium to large size organizations


1 year of IT Leadership or Management experience

Course Outline


· The business opportunities enabled by modern technologies

· Creating a Culture of Innovation

· Developing an IT Modernization vision and strategy

· Agile and DevOps for leaders

· Changing ingrained leadership and management practices

· Working across organizational boundaries and breaking down silos

· Organizational Change Management

· Leadership and communication for the modern workforce

· User Experience & Design Thinking

Is there a discount available for current students?

UMBC students and alumni, as well as students who have previously taken a public training course with UMBC Training Centers are eligible for a 10% discount, capped at $250. Please provide a copy of your UMBC student ID or an unofficial transcript or the name of the UMBC Training Centers course you have completed. Asynchronous courses are excluded from this offer.

What is the cancellation and refund policy?

Student will receive a refund of paid registration fees only if UMBC Training Centers receives a notice of cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the class start date for classes or the exam date for exams.

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