IM8 Proficiency Development Programme - Role-based Pathways: Third Party Management

Programme Code D185
Applications Management
ICT Governance
Learning Partner(s)
0.19 Day
Format E-learning
ICT Governance ICT&SS Domain Knowledge
Job Roles
Digital Service Manager Public Service Officer (non-ICT&SS)


Understand Third Party engagement risks and how you can play an important role in managing your ICT contractors.

This programme consists of 5 role-based pathways:

1) ICT & SS management
2) Third Party Management
3) Architecture & Security
4) Engineering & Operations
5) ICT Audit

Each pathway comprises of curated modules to equip you with knowledge and proficiency across specific policy domains. This supplements ICT technical competency programmes that equip Public Officers in their roles.

This programme focuses on the Third Party Management pathway. Working with Third Parties have become a focal point to achieve cost efficiencies, value and resilience.  Third party engagement increases the Government’s exposure to risk and Public Officers play an important role in managing risk when engaging Third Parties. The Third Party Management pathway is designed to equip public officers with adequate knowledge to manage security, data, project risks and Offshore development, when engaging Third Parties.

Key Takeaways

At the end of this programme, you will be able to:
  • Recognise the need for Third Party Management Policy Domain
  • Describe what the Third Party Management Policy Domain is
  • Identify the Policy requirements for Agencies and Third Parties
  • Develop an understanding of risk assessment planning and risk mitigation when engaging Third Parties so that associated security, data, and project risks are adequately managed

Who Should Attend

  • Please refer to the job roles section.
  • Procurement Partners.


You must complete the IM8 Fundamentals programme. 

Programme Structure

Modules & Applicability:
•    Third Party Management (Governance)
•    Data
•    Third Party Management (Offshore Development)


This programme is complimentary.

How To Register

You are required to register via the LEARN Portal.

Step-by-step guide
Login to LEARN Portal
  1. If using laptop:
    • Type module title, e.g. IM8, in the search bar.
    • Click on the title.
    • Click on "Start Learning" to proceed.
  2. If using mobile:
    • Tap on the “Discover” tab.
    • Type module title, e.g. IM8, in the search bar.
    • Tap on the title.
    • Tap on "Start Learning" to proceed.

Note that the process for accessing CSC LEARN modules is generic.