This course focuses on state-of-the-art strategies for portfolio management, with an emphasis on assessing, planning, and managing information technology (IT) as a portfolio of projects from the perspectives of CIOs and CFOs.
The course examines the roles of the CIO, the CFO, and other managers in developing investment assessment criteria, considers how the criteria are used in planning and managing the portfolio, and explores the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) portfolio perspective as found in Circular A-11, Part 7, Section 53, Information Technology and E-Government.
Individual and team exercises are employed, including simulation of an IT investment portfolio review by the Investment Review Board.
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.