3rd Annual IT Strategy and Governance (IT Governance)

Venue: Indaba Hotel, Fourways, Johannesburb

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Event Date/Time: Feb 13, 2008
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3rd Annual
IT Strategy And Governance

Ensuring Maximum Return Of Investment In Your Company With Your IT Governance Frameworks

26, 27 and 28 May 2008 Indaba Hotel, Fourways, Johannesburg

“The objectives of active software are rooted in promoting ICT good governance, and take cognisance of the fact that suppliers and licensed end-user can be proactive in complying with current protocols and quality standards”
Computer Business Review

IT Governance is an integral part of a company’s day to day runnings. It is a process that reflects the progress of an organisation’s primary objects. The proper implementation of IT governance frameworks and strategies allows investments into a company to gain great returns through accountability and progression.

Through intensive research with many key IT Governance professionals, IQPC has developed the 3rd Annual IT Strategy & Governance 2008 conference, which is designed to provide you with the information and practical strategies you will need to manage your IT Governance.

Attend the 2008 IT Strategy & Governance and you will:

• Hear from industry experts who will share with you their challenges and successes of managing IT Governance
• Have an opportunity to debate the management buy in issues that organisations encounter
• Gain an understanding of what the updated King 3 report will entail

Also be part of the following event special features:
 An interactive Panel Discussion: Assessing the role of the new Companies Bill in the formation of the King 3 report and how it affects IT Governance
 A Practical full day workshop: Adhering to good business practice by understanding the value of management involvement in IT Governing frameworks

Invited Speakers: Please log on www.iqpc.com/za/itgovernance for updates

• Susan Smit- Portfolio Manager- Dept of Defense
• Werner Carsten-Manager Systems Developer-Pioneer foods
• Theo Le Roux-Project Manager: Governance Manager-Department of Defense
• Leon Briel-Managing Director-EBS South Africa
• Elgiva Sibisi-IT Systems Manager- Royal Swazi Sugar Corporation
• Bagopi Seretse- Deputy Director IT- University of Botswana

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the best practice case studies from leading institutions! Register yourself and a team before 04 March 2007 to receive a R1000 off. To register, please contact Chimwemwe Kainja on +27 (0)11 669 5017, chimwemwe.kainja@iqpc.co.za or visit www.iqpc.com/za/itgovernance for further information.

Kind Regards,

Matshego Njumbuxa
Project Manager-Conferences
IQPC South Africa
Tel: 011 669 5082
E-mail: matshego.njumbuxa@iqpc.co.za


Day One: Monday 26 May 2008

08:00 Registration And Early Morning Refreshments

08:30 Opening Remarks

08:45 Improving Your Strategic Involvement In The Business By Being Actively
Involved In The Day To Day IT Runnings
• Investigating the impact of having an effective IT strategy in place by measuring the successes achieved previously
• Adhering to good business practice by understanding the value of management involvement in IT Governing frameworks

09:30 Analysing The Update Of The King 3 Report To Further Advance Knowledge
Of Corporate Governance Legislature Requirements
• Assessing the role of the new Companies Bill in the formation of the King 3 report and how it affects IT Governance
• Studying the changes the South African Corporate world has undergone in correlation with IT Governance since the release of the King 2 report

10:15 Refreshment and Networking

10:30 Establishing the efficacy of the Val IT Programme and Its Governance
Guiding Principles
• Defining the relationship between IT as a business and how it functions in an organisation in accordance with governance responsibilities
• Assessing the successes of Val IT as a framework since its inception in 2006 in assisting companies in realising optimal value from their IT investments

11:15 Ensuring That Your Company Gains The Maximum Return On Investment
By Implementing The Necessary IT Frameworks
• Determining the costs involved in successfully incorporating the IT frameworks across your different business units
• Establishing the best IT Framework required to best suite your corporate strategy

12:00 Lunch For Delegates And Speakers

13:00 Obtaining The Essential Components Of Effective Governance By Auditing
Your IT Governing System
• Studying the mechanisms put in place for successfully implementing IT related frameworks to determine the smooth running of your company
• Maximising the success of business goals and performance targets by effectively implementing COBIT

13:45 Establishing The Role Of IT Governance In Corporate Governance To
Understand Its Magnitude And Motive In An Enterprise
• Probing growing financial business demands related to IT governance to properly implement the necessary frameworks
• Examining the Companies Bill to assess IT Governance legislature responsibilities

14:30 Network and Refreshments

14:45 Weighing Up Strategic And Financial Requirements In An Effort To Ensure
Return On Investment When Implementing Your IT Governance Strategies
• Establishing the real return in value that the successful implementation of IT Governance frameworks has in your company
• Ensuring successful management in your IT governance strategies by financially backing it, to establish greater return in investments

15:30 Closing Remarks

16:00 Close of Conference



Day Two: Tuesday 27 May 2008

08:00 Morning Refreshments

08:30 Opening Remarks by Chairperson

08:45 Establishing Methods To Successfully Run Your IT Business: Evaluating The
Transparency and Performance Of Your Business
• Considering the components that are required to efficiently run your IT business
• Assessing alternative approaches for attaining models that enable portfolio alignment
• Achieving optional approaches to implement components required to run the IT business

09:30 Assessing Ways To Craft A Strong Governance Framework For Your
Organisation By Scrutinising The Business Impact On the Organisation
• Ensuring efficiency, decreased costs and increased control of IT infrastructures using your Governance frameworks
• Establishing an integrated IT financial management and chargeback system according to your governance requirements

10:15 Refreshments And Network

10:45 Promoting The Incorporation of IT Governance Frameworks Into Change
Management Models
• Analysing strategies for adapting Governance frameworks into the company culture for effective change management
• Assessing methods to reduce IT risks and to enhance business value during change in a company
• Establishing governance tools which drive and support IT Change management

11:30 Examining The Process Of Including IT Governance In Defining Your
Company’s Strategic Direction
• Assessing primary influences that shape the technology management techniques required in a company
• Establishing practical strategies that promote shared responsibilities for IT Governance
• Developing ways of building an IT management integration centre

12:00 Lunch For Speakers And Delegates

13:00 Improving Service Delivery For The Consumer Utilising Your IT Governing
Tools
• Identifying departments in your company with exclusive reliance on IT and establishing methods of improving them for effective consumer delivery
• Establishing effective strategies to reduce implementation and maintenance costs for your Governance frameworks

13:45 Emphasising Your Responsibility In Ensuring IT Contribution To The
Achievement Of Organisational Missions And Objectives
• Assessing the requirements needed to successfully plan an appropriate IT Governance business plan
• Creating a viable roadmap highlighting your company’s IT intended evolution
• Identifying Industry trends to enable the proper representation of the trends

14:30 Network And Refreshments

14:45 Assessing The Progress In The Implementation Of IT Governance In
Swaziland
• Examining improvements made since implementation of IT Governance in

15:30 Establishing Strategy Driven Performance Measurements In Your IT
Governance Implementation
• Assessing practical approaches to implement IT Governance
• Focusing on IT strategies to enable corporate strategy to enable proper management of day to day business runnings

16:15 Closing Remarks By Chairperson

16:45 Close of Conference Day Two

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Additional Information

DELEGATE RATE: 2 day coference R8 999.00 Excluding VAT Two Day conference Plus Workshop Day R11 999.00 Excluding VAT Two Day Conference Plus Two Workshop Days R14 999 Excluding VAT 1 day Workshop Only R3 999.00 Excluding VAT

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