Courses Details
Course Overview

COBIT 5 is the only business framework for the governance and management of enterprise IT. Launched in April 2012, COBIT 5 helps maximize the value of information by incorporating the latest thinking in enterprise governance and management techniques, and provides globally accepted principles, practices, analytical tools and models to help increase the trust in, and value from, information systems.

Learn the importance of an effective framework to enable business value. Delve into the elements of ISACA’s evolutionary framework to understand how COBIT 5 covers the business end-to-end and helps you effectively govern and manage enterprise IT. Developed for anyone interested in obtaining foundation-level knowledge of COBIT, the course explains the COBIT framework and supporting materials in a logical and example-driven approach.

Course Schedule
Target Audience
IT auditors, IT managers, IT quality professionals, IT leadership, IT developers, process practitioners, managers in IT service providing firms and university students
Course Prerequisites
Basic IT Experience
Expected Accomplishments

At the conclusion of this course, attendees will understand

  • How IT management issues are affecting organizations
  • The need for an effective framework to govern and manage enterprise IT
  • How COBIT meets the requirement for an IT governance framework
  • How COBIT is used with other standards and best practices
  • The functions that COBIT provides and the benefits of using COBIT
  • The COBIT Framework and all the components of COBIT
  • How to apply COBIT in a practical situation
Course Outline

Lesson1: Why COBIT? IT Governance and Management Challenges

  • Key Challenges of Using IT
  • Introduction to IT Governance

Lesson2: COBIT 5 Framework and Principles

  • The COBIT 5 Framework
  • COBIT 5 Principles

Lesson3: COBIT 5: Meeting Stakeholder Needs

  • Aligning Stakeholder Needs
  • COBIT 5 Goals Cascade
  • Implementation Guidance

Lesson4: COBIT 5 Enablers

  • COBIT 5 Enablers for IT Governance
  • COBIT 5 Processes
  • COBIT 5 Principles, Policies, and Frameworks
  • COBIT 5 Organizational Structures
  • COBIT 5 People, Skills, and Competencies
  • COBIT 5 Culture, Ethics, and Behavior
  • COBIT 5 Services, Infrastructure, and Applications
  • COBIT 5 Information

Lesson5: Introduction to COBIT 5 – Enabling Processes

  • COBIT 5 Process Components
  • COBIT 5 Enabler - Processes
  • COBIT 5 Processes Components: An Example

Lesson6: COBIT 5: The COBIT 5 Processes

  • The Governance Areas
  • The Management Areas

Lesson7: COBIT 5: Process Capability Assessments

  • Why Capability Assessments?
  • The New ISO/IEC 15504 Process Capability Assessment Approach

Lesson8: Apply the COBIT 4 CMM Approach Using COBIT 5 (optional)

  • Applying the COBIT 4 Maturity Model Approach with COBIT 

Associated Certifications & Exam

The COBIT 5 Foundation exam is a closed book format with 50 multiple-choice questions. The pass score is 50%. The exam duration is 40 minutes with additional 15 minutes provided for those candidates that English is their second language.

This course prepares students to write Exam:
COBIT 5 Foundation Exam