About the Program
The SMU CIO Certification Program delivers practical advice and insight for IT managers and leaders in an informal and convenient weekend format designed for busy professionals. It provides future IT leaders with the tools and insight needed to create effective and dynamic teams that deliver. Several previous graduates are now sitting CIOs of major businesses. To maximize effectiveness, the program is held in a small-group setting with a limited number of participants.
- New CIOs or CTOs
- Individuals on a succession plan targeting the CIO or CTO role
- Individuals who are direct reports to the CIO or CTO
- Individuals desiring to understand the business of IT in today's challenging business environment
- Individuals who are considering a career change into an IT leadership role
SMU CIO Certificate is part of the SMU EMIS department’s Continued Executive Education efforts. This continuing education program was designed by the department's Distinguished Advisory Council. All proceeds from the program go to SMU EMIS graduate student scholarships and support.