ACS RPL for Chief Information Officer 135111

ANZSCO 135111 Chief Information Officer plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the ICT strategies, plans and operations of an organisation to ensure the ICT infrastructure supports the organisation's overall operations and priorities. The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is the head of the IT group within an organisation, and usually reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). They provide organisations with the vision to master information technology as a competitive tool.

Description of Employment Duties:

  • analysing information needs and specifying technology to meet those needs
  • formulating and directing information and communication technology (ICT) strategies, policies and plans
  • directing the selection and installation of ICT resources and the provision of user training
  • directing ICT operations and setting priorities between system developments, maintenance and operations
  • overseeing the security of ICT systems

Description of Closely Related Core ICT Units:

  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Process Reengineering
  • Business System planning
  • Critical Path Method
  • Enterprise Architecture - (Enterprise Resource Management, Emerging Technologies)
  • ICT Management
  • ICT Strategy
  • Information System Risk Management
  • Information System Security
  • Information Systems Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • System Integration
  • Systems Acquisition – (eg: Resource Management)

Description of Additional Closely Related ICT Units:

  • Algorithm design (Algorithm development)
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Automata theory
  • Computer Science
  • Database design
  • Database implementation
  • Database Management Systems - (Relational Database, Object Oriented Database)
  • Expert Systems
  • File Processing
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Information Systems
  • Introduction to ICT - (Introduction to Computer Science, Computer Theory, Introduction to Business Computing, Computer Science I)
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Programming - (C, C++, Objective C, Visual C, Basic, Visual Basic, Java, Assembler, Cobol, Pascal, PL/1, Fortran, PHP, Pearl, AS3, FoxPro, and similar)
  • Quality management - (Quality Assurance, Software Quality)
  • Software Engineering
  • Software validation - (Software Testing, Testing strategies and methods)
  • Web Engineering - (Web Design, Internet Engineering)