COBIT 5 Foundation Certificate

Overview

The COBIT 5 Foundation course looks at the drivers for this latest version of COBIT and the five basic principles on which the COBIT 5 framework is founded. The course also explores the enablers required for the governance and management of enterprise IT which support the integration between the goals, objectives, controls and processes of the business and IT. The COBIT 5 Foundation course includes an introduction to COBIT 5 implementation and the concepts relating to the COBIT 5 Process Assessment Model.

Objectives

Attendees can expect to gain knowledge in the following areas upon successful completion of the education and examination components related to this COBIT 5 Foundation certificate:

  • The major drivers for the development of COBIT 5
  • The business benefits of using COBIT 5
  • The COBIT 5 product architecture
  • The 5 key principles of COBIT 5 for the governance and management of enterprise IT
  • How the COBIT 5 processes and the Process Reference Model help guide the creation of the 5 principles and the 7 governance and management enablers
  • The basic concepts for the implementation of COBIT 5
  • The basic concepts of the new Process Assessment Model
  • The COBIT 5 guides and how they interrelate.

The course also prepares attendees for the APMG COBIT 5 Foundation examination which is typically included on the final afternoon of the course.

Who should attend?

The course is suitable for business managers, chief executives, IT/IS auditors, internal auditors, information security and IT practitioners, consultants and IT/IS managers requiring an insight into the enterprise governance of IT and who may also be requiring certification as a COBIT 5 implementer or assessor.

Structure and Content

The course comprises lectures, group discussion, assignments, a sample examination paper and other guidance to prepare attendees for the APMG COBIT 5 Foundation examination. The course activities are reinforced through the trainer’s proven implementation track record. The course content is based on COBIT 5, including the framework and other supporting documentation.

Overview and key features of COBIT 5

  • The drivers for the development of COBIT 5
  • The business needs of the enterprise and the benefits provided by COBIT 5.

The COBIT 5 Principles

  • Introduction to the framework principles, enablers and the process reference model
  • Principle 1 – Meeting stakeholder needs
  • Principle 2 – Covering the enterprise end-to-end
  • Principle 3 – Applying a single integrated framework
  • Principle 4 – Enabling a holistic approach
  • Principle 5 – Separating governance from management.

The COBIT 5 Enablers

  • Enabler 1 – Principles, policies and frameworks
  • Enabler 2 – Processes
  • Enabler 3 – Organisational structures
  • Enabler 4 – Culture, ethics and behaviour
  • Enabler 5 – Information
  • Enabler 6 – Services, infrastructure and applications
  • Enabler 7 – People, skills and competencies.

An Introduction to COBIT 5 Implementation & Assessments

  • The lifecycle model
  • Internal and external factors that influence change
  • Typical pain points and trigger events that drive change
  • The importance and good practice of the business case
  • The Process Capability Model (The Process Assessment Model)
  • Introduction to the Process Capability Model based on ISO 15504
  • The concepts and scope of Process Capability Assessment using the COBIT 5 Process Assessment Model

Documentation

Delegates will be issued with a course workbook, in-course hand-outs and other relevant material.


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