Thursday, December 13 | 1:00PM–2:00PM ET | Online

Industry and Campus Webinar |
Securing a Seat at the Table: The CIO's Role on the President's Cabinet

As technology continues to drive transformational change in higher education, engaging an institution's CIO in the strategic decision-making process will become even more critical. During this session, CIOs will learn how to secure positions on their presidents' cabinets and will focus on three key topics: (1) living life without a seat at the table (and the associated challenges), (2) positioning yourself to get a seat at the table, and (3) living life with a seat at the table (and how to keep your seat). You'll hear real-world experiences from a CIO who sits on her president's cabinet and from a higher education consulting leader who has worked within a wide range of college and university environments. Be ready to engage in a lively discussion regarding common challenges that many higher education CIOs encounter and learn practical ideas for better positioning yourself for a seat at the table.

Outcomes:

  • Articulate the risks and consequences of not involving IT in the strategic decision-making process
  • Better position yourself to be a member of the key senior management decision-making body at your institution
  • Become an engaged and influential member of a strategic decision-making body

Presenters

  • Matt Jones

    Managing Director, Huron
  • Sonya Watkins

    CIO, University of Central Oklahoma

Resources & Downloads

  • Slides

    715 KB, pdf - Updated on 2/28/2019
  • Transcript

    49 KB, docx - Updated on 2/28/2019
  • Recording

    Updated on 7/14/2021


Accessibility

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