TBM Certification

TBM Executive

TBM Executive Foundation Certification

Improve your business acumen by taking the first-ever education program specifically designed for tomorrow’s business-minded technology leaders. The TBM Executive Foundation Certification provides senior IT leaders and finance managers the essential knowledge that drives business transformation within IT by running a successful Technology Business Management (TBM) program. After taking the course, you will have the opportunity to get certified by the TBM Council, giving you the ability to further demonstrate your business savvy.

Upcoming Courses

Who Should Get Educated

The TBM Executive Foundation Course is designed for senior IT and Finance leaders who need a basic understanding of the TBM framework and how it may be used to enhance the business value and outcomes of spending, resources and investments.

Recommended For:

  • Heads of IT Finance (CFOs of IT, VP/Director of IT finance)
  • TBM Program Directors (including aspiring program directors)
  • Members of the Office of the CIO (OCIO)
  • IT Vice Presidents (tower or silo leaders)
  • Senior FP&A professionals supporting IT departments
  • IT program and portfolio management (PPM/PMO) leaders
  • Service management leaders
  • IT strategy and transformation professionals
  • Senior IT project managers
  • IT governance and risk management professionals
  • Independent consultants providing TBM, ITSM, IT4IT, GRC and related offerings

What You Will Learn:

  • The need for TBM and how it drives significant cost optimization and more effective business-technology management practices
  • How to build a TBM program in your organization, including essential roles, responsibilities and skillsets
  • The essential tools of TBM, including the framework, taxonomy, model, and metrics
  • The key TBM disciplines including creating transparency, delivering value for money, shaping demand and planning for value
  • The four value conversations of TBM and their associated management metrics
  • How to drive continuous improvement with TBM
  • How to apply the tools and disciplines of TBM beyond IT

Certified TBM Executive (CTBME) RENEWAL

Current and Expired CTBMEs may renew their certification by following the link below. Candidates may choose one of several options, including a CTBME Lifetime Renewal, CTBME Annual Recurring Renewal, or a one-time CTBME Biennial Maintenance and Renewal Fee. Candidates must acquire and maintain evidence of completing 40 hours of relevant Continuing Professional Education (CPE) every two years. CTBMEs do not need to submit supporting documentation of the CPE hours at the time of renewal.

Certified Instructors

Aaron Rosenberg - Grant Thornton

Aaron Rosenberg
Grant Thornton

Alistair Mascarenhas - IT Newcom

Alistair Mascarenhas
IT Newcom

Anitha Mariappan - BZE

Anitha Mariappan

Bill Kasenchar - University of Pennsylvania

Bill Kasenchar
University of Pennsylvania

Jack Bischof - TBM Council

Jack Bischof
TBM Council

Jeff Blomker - Maryville Technologies

Jeff Blomker
Maryville Technologies

Jose Lorance - UOB Tech

Jose Lorance
UOB Tech

Kim Gordon - IT Newcom

Kim Gordon
IT Newcom

Liesel Meinecke - Synergy

Liesel Meinecke

Mina Han - REI Systems

Mina Han
REI Systems

Nico Ojeda - REI Systems

Nico Ojeda
REI Systems

Phil Gormley - Independent

Phil Gormley

Philipp Baumeister - Ellix

Philipp Baumeister

Ross Shannon - Maryville Technologies

Ross Shannon
Maryville Technologies

Sheenal Patel - Fannie Mae

Sheenal Patel
Fannie Mae

Stephanie Warren - Ellix

Stephanie Warren

Thomas Deuser - Ellix

Thomas Deuser

Todd Tucker - TBM Council

Todd Tucker
TBM Council

Xavier Bignon - Grant Thornton

Xavier Bignon
Grant Thornton

TBM Council Education Partners