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Welcome to IITP New Zealand

The Institute of IT Professionals NZ (formerly the NZ Computer Society, NZCS) is New Zealand's leading body for those working or studying in Software and Information Technology (IT) related fields.

With thousands of members throughout New Zealand and direct relationships with Government, academia and the industry, IITP is the authoritative voice of the Information Technology profession.

IITP runs hundreds of presentations, events and courses for IT professionals alongside a suite of projects from school outreach to tertiary accreditation, mentoring, certification of IT Professionals and much more.

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Upcoming Events and Workshops

Nelson's Digital Future and CITP Overview

Combining two important topics in July:. . We are well and truly in the hunt to win the Gigatown competition and despite occasional cynicism about aspects of this competition, winning will unquestionably


Introduction to Search Engine Optimisation

This full-day workshop, led by one of the SEO industry's most prominent trainers, will show you step-by-step how to optimise your or your clients' web sites to get noticed by Google and other engines. Whether you're an IT manager, coder, website coordinator or business owner, getting well placed for your key terms on search engines is hugely valuable and important.
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Engaging Suppliers and Customers

When establishing the relationship between an external service provider (outsourcer) and customer, why do we document a whole operating model spanning both organisations? The whole point of outsourcing


Social Media Marketing for Business

This full-day workshop will show you step-by-step how to implement a social media marketing strategy for a business of any size. Included will be real-life case studies, practical examples and clever ideas for using Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube and other social media channels that you can immediately adapt to suit your own requirements.
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ICT Election Update 1: Breakfast with ICT Minister Amy Adams

In this first of a series of updates on ICT leading up to the election, ICT Minister Amy Adams outlines progress in the portfolio since she took charge as well as the vision and strategy for the future.


Winning IT Tenders

In today's competitive business world, many potential projects and services are put out to tender. In the IT space, both local and central Government tender most projects meaning numerous IT companies are provided with the opportunity to bid for the work. Winning IT Tenders introduces all the elements that are needed to win a high value bid in a technical environment.


Understanding IT Governance

IT Governance is focused on the leadership, structures and processes that ensure that an organisation's information technology sustains and extends the overall organisation's strategies and objectives. This workshop explores and explains IT Governance in depth and covers the building blocks to enable effective IT Governance in your organisation.


Managing Risk in IT Projects

Risk is all around us and nowhere more so than in a project where a unique endeavour is being undertaken. Identifying and managing risk is critical to project success. This course gives participants practical skills in risk management for projects. It teaches techniques for risk identification and assessment and then goes on to explore the various options for risk response and mitigation.


Changing names and identity fraud

Organisations battling identity fraud have often cited the ability of customers to easily change their name, as one of the difficulties. The management of people's names is also perceived as a complex


Security Governance and Risk Fundamentals

Managing security correctly goes well beyond the technical; understanding the governance of information security is essential to managing information and security risks. This full-day course focuses on the fundamentals of information security governance, risk and compliance concerns.


Introduction to Web Security

These days websites are under constant attack and it's incredibly easy for a developer or administrator to make seemingly minor mistakes that have catastrophic consequences. In this full-day workshop many of the latest attacks and defenses in use today will be outlined and demonstrated.


People Management Made Easy

Many technical professionals find people management perplexing and time-consuming. They need quick ways to establish a staff-driven, high-performance workplace where people show initiative, make the appropriate calls and don't need caretaking. Learn how to change the way people think, feel and act. Participants leave with immediate changes in their approach that will create a different response from staff, reducing stress and improving results.


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