Education

The TBM Council currently offers two types of courses: an Executive Primer that is a free 2-hour introduction to the TBM Council’s framework, and the Executive Foundation Course & Certification which spans 4 days (16 hours total) and provides senior IT leaders and finance managers the essential knowledge that drives business transformation within IT.

Learn more about who should take the course and primer, an overview of each, upcoming class dates, and how to get registered below. 

TBM Executive Primer

The Technology Business Management (TBM) Executive Primer is a short 2-hour introduction to the TBM Council’s framework of disciplines and value conversations for improving IT’s contribution to business performance. The Executive Primers are free to attend. Choose your region below to learn more and get registered.

TBM Executive Foundation Course & Certification

Over 4 days (16 hours), the TBM Executive Foundation Course and 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. The course and certification fee is $1,445 payable by credit card or invoice. View the course and certification overview to learn more and get registered.

Current and Expired CTBMEs may renew their certification by following the link below. 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.