ICS Leadership
Development Programme

An education and networking programme to develop the leadership skills of top-tier IT professionals.


What Participants Are Saying:

The content was clear and very relevant. I learned a lot of skills that can be applied. Networking was also great.

Keith O'Connor
IT Manager

Great venue and very well run event. Outstanding value bringing real value and learning.

Michael Power
Head of IT and Deputy CIO
Central Bank

Thought-provoking and provides a great opportunity to analyse leadership style and address the challenges faced in this dynamic environment.

Margaret Troy
IT Director

Very impressed with the course. Extremely professionally delivered. Exceeded my expectations.

Brian O'Connor
IT Program Senior Manager


A two-day course addressing challenges in today's fast-changing IT environment.

Based on direct input from prominent industry professionals and experienced academics.

Q&A session with industry experts

Designed for CIOs and IT executives with responsibility for strategic decision-making.

Breakout sessions to allow the exchange of ideas and to translate knowledge into practical results.

Post-course networking dinner

Theme 1: How every business needs to become a digital business

Exploring the new digital world, the convergence of social, mobile, cloud and analytics

Developing a Digital Business Strategy

Theme 2: Leading business transformation in the digital age

Conflicting forces that shape decision-making

Moving from service provider to business enabler

Theme 1: Managing relationships

Becoming an effective influencer across the organisation

Managing the c-suite and the IT supply chain

Theme 2: Managing risk and innovation

Developing a responsive, innovative organisation, and becoming more agile as the pace of change quickens

Assessing the risk and impact of technology adoption

Emerging Leaders Community Forum (ELCF)

The Emerging Leaders Community Forum is a seminar day which welcomes current leadership development programme students and previous graduates.

Hosted by the CIO Advisory Board, the day will focus on some core issues such as People Management, Digital Transformation, Finance and a ‘hot topic’ such as GDPR, Asset/Vendor Management, Bi-modal IT...

Annual Leaders Conference

Join over 200 of Ireland's most influential IT leaders to discuss how innovation and technology is changing right now.

Throughout the day we will examine the impact of the newest IT trends are having on IT teams and organisations as a whole.

Course Fees: €1,706 (ICS members) and €1,895 (non-members)

For further information, contact training@ics.ie.