Information Technology Governance

    EXCPE 3023 is offered this fall:

Explore how IT units are struc­tured and man­aged to effec­tive­ly deliv­er prod­ucts and ser­vices to orga­ni­za­tions. Find out how to link IT strat­e­gy to busi­ness val­ue, and learn about top­ics such as IT val­ue propo­si­tion, IT struc­ture and resourc­ing, IT bud­get­ing, and risk management.
Course at a glance
  • Ensure that you have the right IT governance model to enable your organization.
  • Learn through lectures, discussions, and activities.
  • Gain valuable networking opportunities and widen your circle of professional contacts.
  • Aimed at business and IT professionals, as well as those working toward a career in IT management.
  • Fully online synchronous course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
What you will learn

  • Identify the challenges resulting from a lack of governance in an organization.
  • Understand the relationship between value and governance.
  • Identify the key IT roles within an organization and their associated responsibilities.
  • Gain insights into the different governance structures and how to successfully operate within them.
  • Create activities, objectives, measures, and steering needs for enterprise portfolios, business application portfolios, and support portfolios.


Take note:

This is recommended as the second course to be taken in the Information Technology for Business Improvement series.

Nov 15, 2021Dec 2, 2021

6:00 pm – 8:20 pm MT


6:00 pm – 8:20 pm MT



6:00 pm – 8:20 pm MT




Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

21 hours of instruction

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Ashvanee Bissonauth

Your Instructor

Ashvanee BissonauthID: ashvanee-bissonauth

Ashvanee Bissonauth has over 25 years of IT experience in a variety of leadership roles. He has worked in consulting, private, and public sectors for several years and has both national and international experience. Ashvanee has successfully delivered on many initiatives of different sizes and complexities. He is well versed in strategic planning, operational delivery, and project delivery, and is familiar with Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM business technologies.

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • 21 course hours in total
  • Cost assistance: may be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant, the Canada Training Benefit, and the Skilled Immigrant Micro-Loan.
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    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until November 15, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
This course has no formal prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

This is recommended as the second course to be taken in the Information Technology for Business Improvement series.

Currently counts towards

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

This is a skills-enhancing course in

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EXCPE 3023 is offered this fall: