City Chief Information Officer Terence L. Murchison, Sr. Graduates from the UNC CGCIO
Posted: June 29, 2017
City Chief Information Officer Terence L. Murchison, Sr. Graduates from the UNC CGCIO™ Certification Program
On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Terence L. Murchison, Sr., City of Columbia Chief Information Officer, successfully graduated from the 2016-2017 Certified Government Chief Information Officers Program™ at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Government.
Terence L. Murchison, Sr. is the Chief Information Officer for the City of Columbia Information Technology Department. He was one of the forty-eight local government, state agency, community college, and K-12 IT leaders in the state of North Carolina who successfully completed the course this year. Over the course of its existence, the CGCIO™ program has graduated over 1600 public sector technology leaders across the nation.
The CGCIO™ program is the first local government specific program for CIOs in the nation and began in 2005. The program is designed for local government Information Technology Directors and Chief Information Officers whose challenging responsibilities require a broad understanding of management, leadership, legal, regulatory, and enterprise topics. The course is approximately 240 hours in length and course instruction covers strategic technology planning, communication, project management, emerging trends, risk assessment and management, acquisition management, change management, leadership, security, legal issues and financial trends. The program seeks to elevate the position of the dedicated and talented cadre of public sector technology leaders who work tirelessly to serve the public good through strategic investments in technology.