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    March 19, 2018
LGCIO ProgramLGCIO Requirements    


For more information, please contact:

Aaron Kostyu, President
Director of Information Technology
Lowndes County Board of Commissioners
327 North Ashley Street
Valdosta, GA  31601
w) 229-671-2450
Karen B. Knight, Director of Corporate Sponsorship
Communications Coordinator
City of Douglasville
P.O. Box 219
Douglasville, GA 30133-0219
w) 678-449-3088



LGCIO Program

The focus of the certificate program is a curriculum consisting of Leadership/Management skills training and technical skills training related to Information Technology Management. It requires the completion of a written project demonstrating the application of learned skills.

The certificate requires the completion of 10 six-hour courses equaling 60 contact hours; 36 hours of leadership, and 24 hours of technical training.

LGCIO Material

LGCIO Curriculum

LGCIO Project Definition




Leadership Courses
  • Communication Services
  • Leadership in the Information Technology Environment
  • Influencing Strategies
  • Strategic Planning, Budgeting and Capital Planning
  • Performance Measurement, Process Analysis, and Process Improvement
  • Leadership Ethics
  • Personnel and Administrative Law: Personnel and Records
  • Service Delivery Strategies
  • Project Management
  • Contract Management: Networking and Vendor Relations
  • Group Dynamics, Group Leadership and Building Teams
  • Understanding the People Side of Information Management
  • Making Effective Presentations
  • Managing Change
  • Managing Conflict and Negotiation Skills
  • Other courses agreed upon by CVIOG and the GA GMIS Board


Technical Courses
To be defined by training committee prior to offering and relevant to leading in a technical environment and presented by ITOS faculty and staff or their designees.