Strategic Leadership and the IT Organization

Tuesday, July 19 | 9:30AM–11:00AM | Conference Room 301
Session Type: Professional Development
Successful leaders actively cultivate professional relationships with stakeholders throughout the institution to identify IT priorities, garner needed resources, and lead change. Explore institutional culture, study methods for fostering partnerships and relationships across a diverse university setting, and discuss the role IT governance plays in enabling CIOs and CISOs to promote innovation.

OBJECTIVES: Understand the importance of building strategic relationships in higher education technology leadership * Learn how to understand your institution's culture and identity * Explore ways to develop and nurture effective working relationships at your institution


  • Mark Askren

    Leadership Coach, MOR Associates, Inc.
  • Carol Smith

    Chief Information Officer, DePauw University