CIO Milestone Module 7 - Capstone Project

Programme Code D125A
Tech Management
Learning Partner(s)
8 Days
Format In-person
Digital Strategy & Planning
Job Roles
Public Service Leader Chief Information Officer


The CIO Milestone Programme aims to enable CIOs to adopt a strategic role within their agencies to influence and drive digitalisation agenda by leveraging innovative use of technologies. A comprehensive programme paced out over seven months, it is specially designed for you to acquire deeper understanding of emerging and evolving facets of digital leadership; digital business models, sharpen your ability for high-impact stakeholder influence and distil the learnings from government digitalisation case studies that will benefit your agencies directly.

As Chief Information Officers (CIOs), Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) and Heads of Departments, be equipped with the right knowledge and tools to drive your digitalisation journey at your respective agencies. The CIO Milestone Programme is carefully designed by practitioners for practitioners to ensure that you can apply your learnings to solve real-world problems faced by your agency through six (6) modules, learning journey pit stops and capstone project components.

The Capstone Project (Module 7) is an ongoing endeavour that takes place over a few months. It serves to address a real-world challenge that your agency is currently facing and tangibly showcases your learnings through the programme. You will need to form a team (four to five members) and are expected to contribute at least eight (8) man-days of effort.

Key Takeaways

At the end of this programme, you will be able to:
  • Apply and demonstrate how learning across all six modules led to a coherent digital transformation plan which aligns with the framework for your respective agency

Who Should Attend

  • Please refer to the job roles section. 
  • Public Service Leaders or Officers in Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Director/Deputy Director of IT or Digital, Technical Solution Manager (TSM) roles.
  • Head of Departments embarking on their digital transformation journey.

Programme Structure

This module also comprises of the CIO Milestone Programme Kick-off and the two Learning Journeys planned out. 

CIO Milestone Programme Kick-off
Find out more about what the CIO Milestone Programme entails in this face-to-face session. Connect with your fellow peers and meet the practitioners who designed the programme.  

Learning Journey Pit Stop 1
Level up on your understanding of the first three modules through this learning field trip, fireside sessions with digital experts and sharing sessions with your cohort.

Mid Capstone Presentation
This mid-way checkpoint summarises your team’s “Discovery & Envisioning” and “Validation & Strategy” phases. You will be presenting to a panel comprising of GovTech, NUS-ISS and industry leaders to garner feedback.

Learning Journey Pit Stop 2
Level up on your understanding of the last three modules through this learning field trip, fireside sessions with digital experts and sharing sessions with your cohort.

Final Capstone Presentation
In tandem with Modules 5 and 6, you and your team will be working towards the final capstone project presentation to share your deliverables to a panel comprising GovTech, NUS-ISS and industry leaders. The capstone project demonstrates the holistic application of the learning across all the modules of the CIO Milestone Programme.


Full Fee

Full programme fee


9% GST on nett programme fee


Total nett programme fee payable, including GST S$5450
With effect from 1 Jan 2024

Payment for this programme is to NUS-ISS, National University of Singapore.

Upcoming Modules

Event: CIO Milestone Programme Kick-off
: Run 3: 25 Aug 2023 (0.5 day)

Event: Learning Journey Pit Stop 1
: Run 3: 12 Jan 2024 (0.5 day)

Module: Capstone Project - Mid Capstone Presentation
: Run 3: 23 Feb 2024 (1 day) 

Event: Learning Journey Pit Stop 2
Date*: Run 3: 26 Apr 2024

Module: Capstone Project - Final Capstone Presentation
: Run 3: 21 May 2024

*subject to change

How To Register

Registration for this programme is by-invitation only. Successful candidates will be notified by GovTech Digital Academy (DA).