UK, Europe, MENA GCC WAT Time Zones
CPEs: 16
Instructor: Sue Milton
Level: C-Suite
Tuition: £3,195.00
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NEW The Impact of Changing Bank Systems, Data and IT for the Bank Board and Senior Management SDIT001

Location: UK, Europe, MENA GCC WAT Time Zones

First Date: Dec 1 -2 2022

Duration: 2 days

Programme Director: Sue Milton

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Venue Details

Experience the highly-interactive expert-led experience through Virtual Classroom via Cisco by Webex from Risk Reward.

All our 2022-2023 Live and Live-Virtual Classroom events feature shared (or discrete) live chat between delegates and the expert, participate in topical surveys, polling questions, group exercises and case studies for a tried -and- true engaging and gratifying learning experience.

Need to bring this to the Board and Senior Management in-house? Simply contact us for significant cost savings and dates to best suit business and strategic goals.

"We are very pleased to have Ms Milton deliver this course again for the [bank]."
FITC Nigeria
Agenda Highlights

Session 1: the IT Department

Session 2: Strategic IT

Session 3: What is Systems Risk?

Session 4: System Risk Management and Mitigation

Session 5: Operation and Support

Session 6: IT Governance

Session 7: Information Security Governance


This course is designed to explore and/or refresh the Board and senior management as to the use and governance of IT and technology within banks and review the key challenges currently faced and the industry best practice approaches adopted to meet those challenges.



"Clear, focused, covered the material offered valued insights and perspective."
Financial regulator, Kuwait
Who Should Attend

Senior management, members of the Board, Non-Executive Directors, Heads of Committees, Finance, Operations and HR.

Participants requiring proof of training towards CPD credits obligations will receive a Certificate in Banking Systems, Data and IT for the Board and Senior Management available with an optional 20-question on-line fully invigilated quiz.

Additional Course Information

What Does It Cover?

The IT department

  • The importance of technology to a modern bank?
  • How do systems, data and technology interact?
  • Is IT a business driver or an enabler of business?
  • What does the 21st century IT department look like?
  • The role of the IT Department – purpose and objective
  • Key IT functions, emerging key roles and the approaches to enterprise wide IT
  • How does it serve the business – interaction with other departments?
  • The roles and responsibilities of the Board
  • How IT is changing and the impact of the recent crisis
  • The role of artificial intelligence, machine learning the internet of things, robotics
  • Exercise

Strategic IT

  • Why is it important?
  • Understanding the IT supple chain and how that relates to the business suplly chain
  • Understanding the resilience, privacy and security
  • Why the ‘always open for business’ needs a strategic approach to 24×7 business continuity and communication
  • Defining an integrated business and technical framework
  • Infrastructure and architecture
  • Procurement and supply chain management
  • Legal and regulatory considerations
  • Future proofing

The Governance of IT, Information, and Security – Overview

  • Governance, its objectives and why it is important
  • The many facets of governance necessary to achieve good corporate governance
  • What does the Board and the C-Suite need to know for effective oversight?

The Governance of IT, Information, and Security – the granular

  • Understanding the concepts of threats, vulnerabilities,  and risk
  • Legal and regulatory issues
  • Implementing IT governance
  • Operational resilience
  • The responsibility of senior management
  • Successful implementation
  • What does the future hold?

System risk management and mitigation

  • Management versus mitigation to increase resilience
  • Risk appetite and tolerance s to help understand the risk and the cost/benefits in controlling them
  • The role of management in  building relationships, securing the supply chain , maintaining resilience
  • Third party risk management, risks and impact
  • Why do so many IT projects fail?
    • The project lifecycle and project management for senior management
    • Post project and implementation reviews

Operations and Support

  • Support services versus Operations
  • Policy and procedures
  • Operations
  • Capacity and contingency planning
  • Support Services – justifying the spend by understanding the true cost of ownership
  • Building the right relationship – keeping the business happy
  • Service performance measurement


Learning Objectives
  • IT service providers – Gain an overview of the objectives and structure of provisioning a leading technology system and how a bank gains benefits from technology
  • Strategic IT from legacy to leading edge – Gain an overview of strategic IT in banks – what is it, why is it important and what it should focus on.
  • What is systems risk – Gain an understating of the risks associated with using technology, some of the commonly used terminology, trends in systems risk and the impact of international regulation
  •  System risk management and mitigation – Review the different types of systems risk and how they are mitigated,  managed and sound practice in the delivery of projects
  • Support and operations – Gain an understanding of operations and service delivery, from in- house to 3rd party provisioning, including the key challenges, measurement, and best practice.
  • IT governance as part of business governance – To give an introduction to integrated IT governance and the standard industry frameworks for successful implementation.
  • IT security governance as part of business governance – understand the specific challenges of governing the systems security, the role of the board and how a successful framework can be implemented.
Social Learning & Methods

Highly interactive expert-led intensive presentation, Q&A, group real-time in-depth case studies, regulation and discussion supported by key principles and theory. The virtual learning platform uses safe, industry preferred software to optimize live face-to-face visual interaction, discrete chat, for polling and quizzes.

(An invitation via email with access link is included for all participants.)


NEW The Impact of Changing Bank Systems, Data and IT for the Bank Board and Senior Management

Course Fee

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Course Fee (per person):
GBP £3,195.00 (+ UK VAT when applicable)

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