Category Archives: IT Manager Institute

Weekly Special #3 from the IT Manager Institute

ACE Your Next Performance Review

 

 

 

 

 

This week’s SPECIAL OFFER is ACE Your Next Performance Review. Includes a 1-hour video plus BONUS Executive Report that will give you a simple step by step process and tools to help you boost your performance and get great Performance Reviews.

Getting better Performance Reviews leads to more money, promotions and self confidence – ALL GOOD THINGS. Make it happen with insight and resources provided in this package by investing $15.00 in your career today.

$99.00 value for only $15.00

Getting better performance reviews happens when you perform better, but there is much more to it than that. For one thing, your manager has to know you are performing better and unfortunately this doesn’t always happen.

You need to TAKE CONTROL of the situation if you truly want a better Performance Review. The training video includes a 3-part program that will give you exactly what you need to take control and get better Performance Reviews.

The Guide to Better Reviews section gives you a simple step by step process anyone can use to achieve better reviews. These steps helped me go from getting an average review to consistently achieving outstanding reviews. It made a positive difference in my career.

The 20 Tips to Influence Your Review part will also help reinforce the things you can do to improve your Performance Reviews.

Finally, the Task Management & Workflow System provides Performance Planning and Review insight from a senior management perspective of more than 30 years that can make a huge difference in how you go about your work. This section can literally make a huge impact on your career.

This package includes a BONUS Report that will reinforce everything that’s in the 1-hour video plus it gives you a special offer to one of the best organization and workflow systems for IT managers that I’ve seen.

Weekly Special #2 from the IT Manager Institute

15 Key Tools Every IT Manager Needs

Tools and templates can make your work EASIER, help you be more PRODUCTIVE, and reduce STRESS. This week’s SPECIAL OFFER gives you access to what I consider are my TOP 15 IT Manager Tools & Templates at an incredible price.

Included is a 1-hour video that discusses each tool in detail and shows you how to use them plus a download link giving you access to the 15 tools so you can use them immediately “as is” or customize as you like.

 

Order now below or CLICK HERE to Learn More. Please note, , , the offer on this linked page changes frequently.

Weekly Special #1 from the IT Manager Institute

Interviewing For a CIO Position

This week’s SPECIAL OFFER will prepare you for a CIO interview or other IT level interviews. Plus it includes a FREE DOWNLOAD of my book, What To Look For In a CIO.

Order now below or CLICK HERE to Learn More. Please note, , , the offer shown on this linked page changes frequently.

New IT Manager Training Planned for 2019

My main focus for IT Manager training in 2019 will be developing new Practical IT Manager Training Series classes. Plus, I’ll delver 2 or 3 online IT Manager Institute & ITBMC Certification classes this year.

Take a look at the planned classes for the months ahead:

IT Leader GROWTH SUMMIT 2018

I’ll be presenting in the first IT Leader GROWTH SUMMIT held by Xuviate the week of May 20-24, 2018. This is a FREE online event with over 40 speakers from around the globe on a great list of IT management topics.

REGISTER for FREE and you will receive free access to the presentations during the week of the Summit. They also offer a low cost lifetime All-Access to all presentations. If you decide to take advantage of this, be sure to use the discount code ITLGSMS104 to receive a 25% discount that I negotiated for my audience.

My topic is, Triple Threat to IT Success. In this program I’ll walk you through the 3 key causes of IT failure and what you can do to prevent them followed by interview questions and discussion with the Program Host. After my presentation, Mathias Tolken asks me a few questions and I provide candid input on a few things to help IT managers achieve more.

Many of the Presenters like me include BONUS tools and downloads designed to help you in your IT manager role.

2018 IT Manager Training Schedule

I’m excited about the training we have lined up for 2018. Take a look at the schedule to the right and click on the image to learn more about this year’s training.

GOLD MEMBERS receive new training every month plus access to over 100 recorded classes and our entire IT Manager Resources Library. Check it out at: http://itmanagerstore.com/member.

IT Manager Institute and ITBMC Program Overview

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CLICK HERE or on the image above to watch the video.

As I enter the 17th year of my company I’m excited about the emphasis on IT manager training we have planned this year. The IT Manager Institute has been a very successful program that we offer in three formats:
1. Classroom
2. Webinar
3. Online Self Study

The IT Manager Institute and ITBMC Certification Program is one of the fastest and most effective ways to develop critical IT management skills. If you want specific instruction on how to succeed and fast results, the IT Manager Institute is what you need.

The program follows a simple IT Management Process™ and provides tools and insights that can be used immediately to help IT managers of all levels achieve more™ success.

My training is practical, straightforward and to the point on how to achieve IT manager success. I teach you:
– What you need to do
– How to go about it
– Tools and examples you can use immediately

itbmcOver 1,000 IT managers from all parts of the world have attended the program in either classroom, webinar, or online Self Study with 100% positive feedback. The reason is simple: our processes and tools are practical, easy to use, and they work in the real world.

Attain ITBMC status and you will demonstrate a method of management that sets you apart from other IT managers and will help you achieve more success.

There is NO THEORY in this program. Every process and tool was created by me to help me organize, monitor and manage IT organizations in real companies. I have translated over 20 years of IT management experience into some of the most practical training for IT managers in the industry.

Check out the IT Manager Institute for yourself at:
http://itmanagerinstitute.com/training/agenda/

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2017 IT Manager Training Schedule

We have scheduled a big year of training, and I have reduced travel to be able to deliver much more online training this year. Check out our 2017 schedule below:

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Announcement – New IT Manager Training

_training-schedule-2016Our company is entering into a new phase of growth and it includes significant more focus on IT manager training.

We will deliver new training every month on a variety of topics that “help IT managers of the world achieve more success“.

Check out our Fall 2016 Schedule  —————>

MDE Enterprises, Inc.
itmanagerinstitute.com/training

2017 Schedule
will be posted soon!

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Receive 25 PDU’s for PMP Re-certification

educationTo maintain PMP status (PMI’s Project Management Professional certification), you are required to obtain 60 professional development units (PDU’s) every three years.

One of my students just told me he received 25 PDU’s after he requested PDU credit for attending the IT Manager Institute Self Study.

Here is what he received from PMI:
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Activity Title: IT Business Manager Training and Certification 
For Credential: PMP
PDUs Approved:
— Technical: 5:00
— Leadership: 10.00
— Strategic/Business: 10.00
Total: 25.00
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Prior to submitting his PDU request to PMI for approval, he asked me for information describing the IT Manager Institute. Below is what I sent him:

IT Manager Institute Program Overview

The IT Manager Institute provides practical processes, tools and templates to help IT managers of the world achieve more success. The program includes straightforward “how to” approaches and insights to manage IT organizations at any level more effectively. The Institute is a 25-hour program delivered in classroom, live webinar and in an online self-study program. It also includes a 5-part exam to qualify managers for IT Business Manager Certification (ITBMC) status plus bonus resources valued at over $1,000.   

 

Agenda
Session 1 – IT Manager Foundation   3 hours
Learn about the Triple Threat to IT Success™, key traits of a successful IT manager, and about the work behavior dynamics of IT employees that both help and hinder their efforts. This foundation material will help you understand “why” things happen as you learn best practices in how to manage technology resources effectively.

Session 2 – IT Assessment  3 hours
The key to success is knowing what to do and what you can do. Follow a proven formula to determine the needs and issues of your business client plus your IT organization’s capability and capacity to support the client. Only then can you develop an appropriate IT strategy. We will share an IT assessment process and tools developed to conduct over 40 company acquisition assessments and a case study will make it all very real.

Session 3 – IT Strategy  2 hours
Don’t wait to be asked, , , develop your IT strategy now and gain senior management’s respect. This step is key in aligning your IT focus with business need and objectives. We even give you tools to help you prioritize your work. Follow the steps in Sessions 2 and 3 and your IT organization is guaranteed to be in sync with your company’s needs.

Session 4 – IT Project Management  3 hours
Delivering projects successfully is the key to credibility. Use simple techniques and tools to manage projects effectively and you will separate your organization from others. Included are tools and templates that help you manage successful projects as well as project portfolio resources to communicate project status and value derived from your organization’s efforts.

Session 5 – IT Organization  1.5 hours
Build an appropriate team to support the business and start by conducting a skills inventory that defines both the skills you need on your team and what you have. Understanding this allows you to focus on the gaps to start achieving more success quicker and more reliably.

Session 6 – IT Staff Motivation & Development  1.5 hours
Learn to motivate your staff like never before, , , and with little or no money. Motivating employees doesn’t require lots of money but it does require an understanding of what motivates IT employees and how to go about it. You may not realize it but teamwork is not a natural thing or easy for most IT employees. Learn why and use a few proven techniques to start building a world class support team. A motivated staff can do powerful things and they will “walk through fire” for their manager.

Session 7 – IT Processes  1 hour
Sound processes can make all the difference in your IT organization’s productivity and success. In fact, there are key change management processes that are required to help your team deliver IT support successfully. Use our proven IT support processes to simplify your life and to boost your team’s productivity and success.

Session 8 – IT Policies and Procedures  1 hour
You may not like policies and procedures, but they can save you and your company lots of pain and reduce risk. Learn to develop simple policies that work for your company plus we will give you dozens of policies and procedures you can modify for your own use.

Session 9 – IT Budgeting  3 hours
Budgeting must become a skill of every IT manager because the key to the hearts of senior executives is the financial side of the business. A quick accounting primer gives you the basics of what you need to understand about senior management’s perspective and the tools they use to monitor a company’s financial performance. Then you will learn to use simple tools and techniques to streamline your budgeting process and develop budgets you can be highly confident in achieving. Budgeting is going to be much faster and easier with insider knowledge and tools from an experienced manager.

Session 10 – IT Asset Management  1 hour
Tracking the technology resources of your company is an important part of managing your IT support business. Get organized and keep it simple. These straightforward processes and tools will help you focus this part of your business in an effective way.

Session 11 – Technology Cost Saving Strategies  1 hour
Every company has significant cost saving opportunities, , , and your IT organization offers real leverage across the company you should take advantage of. Learn where the leverage points are and go after cost savings that more than pay for your IT Manager Institute class.

Session 12 – IT Measurements  2 hours
Key measurements can help you better understand your IT support business and improve your support focus. Learn to track and report meaningful data. Simple tools will help you show IT value and the successes you are achieving in such a simple way you will wonder why you haven’t been doing this already.

Session 13 – IT Communication  2 hours
Communicating effectively is more about knowing what to communicate and how to present it than anything else. It is one of the key skills that can literally boost your career. What’s difficult is that most IT managers aren’t strong communicators nor do they see the need to be. Use our simple techniques to improve your communication skills to start developing stronger relationships with your clients.

5-part IT Business Manager Certification (ITBMC) exam. Score 80% or better on all 5 parts to receive ITBMC certification.

BONUS IT Resources valued over $1,000

        15 books written on specific IT manager subjects

        IT Manager ToolKit with over 100 IT Manager tools and templates

        Executive Reports

        Samples of 20 Minute IT Manager training

 

Details of the IT Manager Institute Self Study are at:  http://itmanagerinstitute.com/training/self-study-program/