Project and Processes Management

CGEIT-Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT





Target Audience

The CGEIT certification is intended to recognize a wide range of professionals for their knowledge and application of IT governance principles and practices. It is designed for professionals who have a significant management, advisory and/or assurance responsibilities relating to the governance of enterprise IT. Among them are:

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)/President
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Chief Audit Executive (CAE)/Partner/Principal
  • Chief Information Risk Strategist
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Chief Security Officer (CSO)
  • IT Governance Director/Manager
  • IS/IT Director/Manager
  • IS/IT Consultant
  • IS/IT Audit Director/Manager
  • IS/IT Security Director/Manager
  • IS/IT Compliance Director/Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Business Manager
  • General Manager


Topics Covered

• Define, establish and maintain an IT governance framework (leadership, organizational structures and processes) to: ensure alignment with enterprise governance; control the business information and information technology environment through the implementation of good practices; and assure compliance with external requirements.

• Ensure that IT enables and supports the achievement of business objectives through the integration of IT strategic plans with business strategic plans and the alignment of IT services with enterprise operations to optimize business processes.

• Ensure that IT and the business fulfill their value management responsibilities: IT-enabled business investments achieve the benefits as promised and deliver measurable business value both individually and collectively, that required capabilities (solutions and services) are delivered on-time and within budget, and that IT services and other IT assets continue to contribute to business value.

• Ensure that appropriate frameworks exist and are aligned with relevant standards to identify, assess, mitigate, manage, communicate and monitor IT-related business risks as an integral part of an enterprise's governance environment.

• Ensure that IT has sufficient, competent and capable resources to execute current and future strategic objectives and keep up with business demands by optimizing the investment, use and allocation of IT assets.

• Ensure that business-supporting IT goals/objectives and measures are established in collaboration with key stakeholders and that measurable targets are set, monitored and evaluated.

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