Managing IT Costs

IT Training - Managing IT Costs

Managing IT Costs Workshop

1 Day Course @ £99 Per Person

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Keep IT expenses down and productivity up!

Like most IT directors and managers today, you have to demonstrate a clear return on IT investments, as well as manage the day-to-day costs of your department. After this course you will confidently navigate the financial work of budgets, cost accounting, ROI and NPV, as well as employ a tool kit of IT cost management techniques.

Who should attend

IT directors and managers with up to eight years of experience, including those who manage network/systems, help-desks, projects or databases…as well as finance personnel (e.g., controllers) who oversee and/or manage the IT budget.

How You Will Benefit

  • Effectively develop, maintain and manage the IT budget
  • Understand and learn how to apply the fundamentals of finance
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities
  • Avoid needless spending: prioritise and allocate IT resources based on financial analysis
  • Communicate effectively with finance staff
  • Understand the impact that buying or selling IT equipment or services will have on your financial objectives

What You Will Cover

  • Core concepts of finance: a financial perspective for the IT professional
  • Understanding “total cost of ownership” or life cycle costs
  • Developing, selling and monitoring the IT budget
  • Diagnostic-based approaches using IT metrics and organisational benchmarks
  • Tactical ways to reduce IT costs
  • Effective procurement methods for IT services
  • Outsourcing costs vs. risk vs. pursuit of core competencies

Available Dates

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