At the IT Management Program, IT leaders develop business and technical skills through a customized educational experience featuring top industry leaders and Cisco IT executives.



Digital transformation is disrupting business in every industry. IT leaders of today are expected to deliver innovative solutions to complex business challenges with a fast, agile and dynamic approach. The IT Management Program at Cisco Live is designed to cultivate the special mix of business acumen and technological expertise needed to help you and your organization succeed in the digital era.

Join us on February 8-12, 2021 in Amsterdam for the 2021 IT Management Program to explore the most important shifts affecting IT, to make connections, and get the education and inspiration needed to build the foundation for your digital future.

The IT Management Program has sold out nine years in a row and passes are limited, so please make sure to register early and secure your spot.


Designed to educate and inspire current and future technology leaders — from managers and directors, to VP and CIOs — the IT Management Program at Cisco Live challenges and educates people in both the IT and business world.

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Information Officer

Associate CIO

Vice President of IT

IT Directors

IT Managers

IT Program Managers

IT Architects


The IT Management Program helps you master the business and technology initiatives of today so that you can lead your organization successfully into the future and position yourself as an outstanding business leader. At the IT Management Program, you will:

  1. Develop the leadership skills needed for a thriving digital future

  2. Attend exclusive sessions presented by Cisco executives and industry thought-leaders

  3. Speak directly with Cisco executives and industry leaders

  4. Understand how to use technology to drive desired business outcomes

  5. Network and build connections with peers from around the world

  6. Discuss the future of the IT industry

Your IT Management pass allows you to take advantage of any and every learning opportunity at Cisco Live. As an IT Management participant, you have access to all the main Technical Education program breakouts, to one four-hour Instructor Led Lab (subject to availability) and you can take a free Certification exam. Check out our Technical Education page for more details.


Our four-day program features a custom curated agenda focusing on the topics and themes that interest you most and is delivered in a format that encourages more discussion, more interaction and more collaboration.

Drawing from the collective knowledge of a growing community of IT managers, directors, technical architects and Cisco experts we dive into the most relevant aspects of the ‘business of IT’, from leveraging technologies that redefine business and drive innovation all the way to understanding emerging trends, developing your leadership skills and creating a culture that will attract and retain the best talent.


Our IT Roaming Reporters asked attendees what their highlights were for the week and what inspires them to return for the following year.


Access sessions from the IT Management Program 2020 in Barcelona.