Business Technology Leaders Training Programme

Paikka: Espoo and Hauho, Finland / Online
Ajankohta: 28.10.2021–10.2.2022
Järjestäjä: SOFIGATE OY

Business Technology Leaders training programme consists of a one-day simulation game and additional 3 x 2-day modules.

The course in intended for all business and IT leaders and experts who seek for practical ways to manage the information technology to bring value for the business

This training programme will be conducted in Finnish yet some of the training materials may be in English.


  • You will get a 360° view on the technology management scenery.
  • You will know how to make the best out of the technology with the support of people, practices and tools.
  • You will understand how to enable faster development while keeping things stable.
  • You will become a technology-savvy business leader who can advance your company’s business goals.
  • You will improve your career advancement opportunities




28.10.2021 at 9:30-11:30

The purpose of the introductory module is to

  • open the discussion on business technology management challenges,
  • give information on the structure and schedules of the training program
  • introduce the participants to the training methods to be used during the program
  • provide instructions for the pre-assignments
  • create a starting point for networking with others


Module 1: Creating business value with technology – Business Technology operating model and ecosystem management

Innopoli 1, Espoo /online

During this training session, the participants will learn how to:

  • build technology roadmaps to realise the company’s strategic goals
  • serve the different business needs with value stream-based operating model
  • ensure a successful transformation with supporting tools and practices
  • create a fully operational organisation when adopting the Business Technology Standard’s roles and responsibilities
  • build a sourcing strategy that creates competitive advantage
  • protect the company’s intellectual property rights
  • make agreements in digitized world
  • build an effective vendor ecosystem
  • calculate and communicate the value of technology


Module 2: Initiatives into actions – Demand & Development Management

Innopoli 1, Espoo / online

During this training session, the participants will learn how to:

  • capture the ideas and turn them into concepts to be approved for development
  • boost innovation culture and create unified ways of working with ideas
  • create adequate yet flexible steering and prioritisation mechanisms
  • use design thinking methodology for testing the feasibility of an idea
  • co-create with partners effectively during the concept development phase
  • ensure good customer experience by using service design principles right from the beginning
  • select the best development methodology
  • orchestrate and prioritize the development requests
  • ensure business benefit realisation
  • develop agile mentality and way of working
  • allocate the resources to different projects
  • realise a fit-for-purpose governance model (Minimum Viable Governance)


Module 3: Next level service excellence, management and automation– Services

Hahkiala Manor, Hauho / online

During this training session, the participants will learn how to:

  • build secure, scalable and maintained services
  • plan the services by using service lifecycle thinking
  • make and maintain a service catalogue
  • become an excellent service manager
  • build, organise and run service integration
  • develop a roadmap for service automation
  • use AI and robotics in service management
  • use different tools to create automated service request processes


Module 4: Fast delivery from idea-to-service (Agile Leadership)

Innopoli 1, Espoo

Managing multiple requirements from multiple sources effectively and ability to select the best possible development methodology leading to fast deployment is a key to successful business transformation.

This one-day training session is based on DevOps simulation game which reveals in a fun and experiential way the typical bottlenecks and nonaligned ways of working between the business and IT especially in developing new services.

During this training session, the participants will understand how to overcome the typical challenges in agile development by learning how to:

  • create a united team culture
  • become product-focused
  • achieve faster delivery
  • select the best-fit development methodology
  • handle the multi-speed development requirements



TIVIA member price is for person members and also for the staff of company members.

TIVIA member 4165€ + VAT 24%

Non-member 4900€ + VAT 24%



You may cancel your registration up to 14 days before the training, after that the cancellation fee is 50 % of the participation fee. If the registration has not been cancelled, we will charge the whole course fee. The right to participate can be transferred to another person. You may cancel or modify your registration via e-mail: ilmoittaudu(at)



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