This three day, instructor-led IT Governance Foundation Course provides an overview the main concepts of IT Governance according to COBIT 5, ISACA’s latest governance framework, and how they can be applied. COBIT 5 provides a comprehensive framework that assists enterprises create optimal value from IT by maintaining a balance between realizing benefits and optimizing risk levels and resource use. COBIT 5 enables IT to be governed and managed in a holistic manner for the entire enterprise, taking in the full end-to-end business and IT functional areas of responsibility, considering the IT-related interests of internal and external stakeholders.
This course and the COBIT 5 Foundation certificate are mandatory for additional COBIT 5 training, including the COBIT 5 Implementation Course and Assessor Program Training.
The COBIT 5 Foundation certificate is to confirm that a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of the COBIT 5 guidance to:
Be able to understand the enterprise Governance and Management of Enterprise IT
Create awareness with their business executives and senior IT Management
Assess the current state of their Enterprise IT with the objective of scoping what aspects of COBIT 5 would be appropriate to implement.
At the conclusion of the course attendees will understand:
The major drivers for the development of a Framework
The business benefits of using COBIT 5
The COBIT 5 Product Architecture
The IT management issues and challenges that affect enterprises
The 5 Key Principles of COBIT 5 for the governance and management of Enterprise IT
How COBIT 5 enables IT to be governed and managed in a holistic manner for the entire enterprise
The key concepts in a Process Capability Assessment and the key attributes of the COBIT 5 PAM (Process Assessment Model)
How the COBIT 5 processes and the Process Reference Model (PRM) help guide the creation of the 5 Principles and the 7 Governance and Management Enablers.
This course prepares candidates for the exam leading to the COBIT 5 Foundation Certificate. The optional exam is a closed book, multiple choice exam, existing of 50 questions. The pass mark is 50% or at least 25 correct answers. The duration for the exam is 40 minutes.
Topic 2: Control Objectives to Management Practices
Topic 3: From COBIT®4.1 Management Guidelines to COBIT®5: Enabling Processes Guidelines
Module 3: The COBIT 5 enablers
Enabler 1 – Principles, Policies and frameworks
Enabler 2 – Processes
Enabler 3 – Organizational Structures
Enabler 4 – Culture, Ethics, and Behavior
Enabler 5 – Information
Enabler 6 – Services, Infrastructure and Applications
Enabler 7 – People, Skills and Competencies
Walk Through on using Goals cascade to scope Processes
Module 4: Introduction to COBIT 5 implementation
The Life cycle Approach
Inter related components of the life cycle
Understanding the enterprise internal and external factors
Key success factors for implementation
The seven phases of the Life Cycle model explained
The seven Change Enablement characteristics used in the life cycle
Change Enablement relationships to the Continual Improvement Life Cycle
Making the Business case
The differences between COBIT 4.1 and COBIT 5
Module 5 – Process capability assessment model
What is a process assessment
What is the COBIT Assessment Program
The differences between a capability and maturity assessment
Differences to the COBIT 4.1 CMM
Overview of the COBIT Capability Model & Assessments
The Process Reference Model (PRM)
The Process Assessment Model (PAM)
The Measurement Framework
Introduction to the Assessor Training Steps
Module 6 – Exam
Topic 1: preparation for the exam
Topic 2: taking the exam
This course is valuable for: Business Management, IT /IS Auditors, Internal Auditors, Information Security and IT Practitioners; Consultants, IT/IS Management looking to gain an insight into the Enterprise Governance of IT and looking to be certified as a COBIT Implementer or Assessor.
This course is also useful for those who want to gain knowledge of the scope and structure of COBIT 5 or want to improve IT Governance in their or their clients’ organizations.
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