Mark Toomey to present on ISO38500 in Wellington

My company, Manning Charles & Associates Limited, in conjunction with Basil Wood of BAZ IT Ltd and Infonomics Pty Ltd, Mark Toomey’s company is pleased to announce that Mark Toomey will be presenting a half day seminar on ISO 38500 – Corporate Governance of Information Technology

Effective governance of IT projects would increase GDP in Australia by between 1.6 and 3.1%! – Dr Raymond Young, Macquarie University

Mark Toomey, who worked with Dr Young at Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) to develop the world’s first jargon-free standard for corporate governance of IT, which ISO 38500 is based on, will be in Wellington presenting a seminar for business leaders on the ISO 38500 standard on April 7th.

The ISO 38500 standard is a business leaders’ framework for managing risk and maximizing the value of IT without jargon. It promotes effective, efficient, and acceptable use of IT in all organizations.

This half day introductory seminar explains the drivers for ISO 38500, the benefits of the standard, and the key concepts that it defines. It explains how corporate governance of information technology is part of corporate governance, and how the system for corporate governance of IT spans from the boardroom to the coalface of the organisation.

Participants in this seminar will learn how to:

* Articulate the drivers for, and key benefits of, effective corporate governance of IT;

* Explain how Corporate Governance of IT is part of corporate governance overall;

* Distinguish between Governance of IT and Management of IT, and position these activities in the System of Governance;

* Explain the demand and supply aspects of controlling IT;

* Describe the key activities in the Governance Cycle;

* Summarise the six principles for good governance of IT.

As part of this session, participants will briefly assess their own organisation’s effectiveness in Corporate Governance of IT, using a 30 point checklist.

Participants will receive a workbook containing the slides and their self-assessment checklist.

“My recommendation of Mark is unconditional because he is one of the few independent thinkers in the field of IT Governance. He didn’t read it in a book and simply repeat the party line, he has real insight. No one else that I’m aware of has had the understanding to convert the new Standard into a diagnostic tool.” – Dr Raymond Young

Location is in process of confirmation, but will be in the CBD.

The cost for this session will be NZ$625 + GST, including refreshments and workbook. Discount available for bookings of 3 or more

Contact me on 021 533651 or


UPDATE:– Seminar will be held at Wellesley Hotel, Maginnity Street, commencing at 9 am sharp, registration from 8:30 am followed by lunch at 1 pm

Download Registration form from link:- Brochure – Intro to ISO 38500 – Wellington-1


One response to “Mark Toomey to present on ISO38500 in Wellington

  1. The venue is the Wellesley Boutique Hotel. Seminar details and registration form for the Wellington seminar on 7 April can be downloaded here

    Seminar details and registration form for the Auckland seminar on 30 March can be downloaded here

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