Take your career to the next level

Elevate your leadership journey with the CIOCAN Technology Leadership Program, offered by Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business in partnership with the CIO Association of Canada. Since 2008, this program has been serving seasoned technology executives and aspiring CIOs. This program provides a comprehensive blend of strategic leadership skills and technological expertise to shape your organization’s success.

As the role of Chief Information Officer continues to evolve, so do the demands for strategic leadership beyond technical proficiency. This program equips you with the confidence, skills, and knowledge to navigate this dynamic landscape, empowering you to lead strategic change initiatives with vision and collaboration while taking you to the next level of your career.

Through a 14-week immersive experience featuring online modules, facilitated discussions, and a self-paced change project, you’ll gain actionable insights from esteemed faculty members and industry experts. Join a diverse cohort of peers from various industries, building a powerful network that extends far beyond the program.

“If the TLP can be distilled into a single idea, it would be: ‘Expanding technology leaders, thinking beyond the datacenter and into the boardroom.’ Technology professionals are good with, well, technology; the magic of the TLP program is that it helps them better contextualize their work within the broader mission of the businesses. Moreover, there are the societal, ethical, and competitive implications to consider –especially in the current age of rapid AI advances. The TLP expands IT leaders’ perspectives, and this continues further through their ongoing involvement with the CIOCAN community.” Dr. Peter Holowka, Director of Educational Technology, West Point Grey Academy; CIOCAN Vancouver Chapter President and National Board Member

Take the next step in your career and become a transformative leader in the digital age. Explore the intersection of business and technology and unlock your full potential with the CIOCAN Technology Leadership Program. Apply now, to be considered for a priority seat in our upcoming cohort starting in September.

“This CIO Technology Leadership 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 Technology Leadership 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 Technology Leadership Program exceeded my expectations. The faculty were excellent, the peer group was diverse, interested and dedicated.” – Director, IT Infrastructure and Operations