Take your career to the next level

Gain the confidence, skills and knowledge to grow as a leader while building an invaluable network of peers across industries. This program will allow you to lead strategic change in your organization as you explore and understand the intersection of business and technology.

The role of the Chief Information Officer is among the most dynamic in the enterprise; beyond technology and systems expertise, you need strategic leadership skills to shape your company’s success.

This program will help you gain the leadership skills and strategic perspective to take your career to the next level. Faculty members and industry experts will guide you through online modules, facilitated discussions, and a self-paced change project. You will gain an invaluable network of peers across industries while taking a program that fits with your busy life.

The CIOCAN Technology Leadership Program is offered by Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, in partnership with the CIO Association of Canada.

“This CIO Training Program provides tools and knowledge that have helped me grow in my leadership role. More precisely, I feel that I have a better understanding of how to align the IT strategy with the business strategy. I will now feel more comfortable attending strategic meetings with other executives. It helped me validate my existing knowledge, the gaps, and has pushed me to reflect on it. And lastly, it helped in building my network with other people that experience similar challenges that I do in my professional life.”
– Vice President, IT

“This CIO Leadership Training Program provided very relevant, real case scenarios, and practical guidance and concepts you can put in practice right away.”
– Senior Manager, Application Services

“In the context of value for money – the CIO Leadership Training Programexceeded my expectations. The faculty were excellent, the peer group was diverse, interested and dedicated.”
– Director, IT Infrastructure and Operations