IT Systems are continually evolving to ensure competitiveness, enable reach to global markets and handle external pressures such as regulation. By managing, advising and assessing the enterprise’s IT infrastructure and processes, individuals play a role in IT governance and provide significant support to the board of directors and executive management. The Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) program supports increasing business demands and recognizes the wide range of professionals whose knowledge and application of IT governance principles are keys to managing the forces of transition.

With the CGEIT designation comes many professional and personal benefits including:
Worldwide recognition for professional experience·
Enhanced knowledge and skills·
Career advancement
Enhanced job placement

BecomingCGEIT certified will give you recognition for your work (in the governance of enterprise IT). More importantly, you become part of an elite group, which has done the best practices in implementation and governance.


Recognition for IT Governance Experience/Career Advancement

Achieving the CGEIT credential adds value to professionals who earn the certification and the enterprises they support. CGEIT promotes the advancement of professionals who wish to be recognized for their IT governance-related experience and knowledge. The CGEIT certification program recognizes those who demonstrate a visible commitment to excellence in IT governance practices. (See

The job practice consists of task and knowledge statements, organized by domains. The domains and their definitions are as follows:


  1. Framework for the Governance of Enterprise IT (25 percent)— Ensure the definition, establishment, and management of a framework for the governance of enterprise IT in alignment with the mission, vision and values of the enterprise.

  2. Strategic Management (20 percent) —Ensure that IT enables and supports the achievement of enterprise objectives through the integration and alignment of IT strategic plans with enterprise strategic plans.

  3. Benefits Realization (16 percent) — Ensure that IT-enabled investments are managed to deliver optimized business benefits and that benefit realization outcome and performance measures are established, evaluated and progress is reported to key stakeholders.

  4. Risk Optimization (24 percent)— Ensure that an IT risk management framework exists to identify, analyze, mitigate, manage, monitor, and communicate IT-related business risk, and that the framework for IT risk management is in alignment with the enterprise risk management (ERM) framework.

  5. Resource Optimization (15 percent) — Ensure the optimization of IT resources including information, services, infrastructure and applications, and people, to support the achievement of enterprise objectives.

Members of the ICT Steering Committee, IT professionals, Auditors, Directors of ICT, CIO etc.
CGEITs hold many prominent positions including: C-level executive, director, manager, and consultant. The following are examples of common roles and responsibilities held by current CGEITs:

  • Oversee the development and maintenance of the IT strategic plan
  • Manage IT-enabled investment portfolios through their useful asset life cycle
  • Advise on industry accepted practices and frameworks to improve IT governance
  • Develop IT and information systems strategic plans and control frameworks
  • Integrate information security into enterprise IT governance
  • Manage the enterprise architecture, including infrastructure and applications
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of the risk strategy, plan and program

Duration:   5 days

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