COBIT® 5 Foundation


Course Description

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 realising benefits and optimising 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.

 

Course Objective

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
 

Target Audience

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.

 

Duration

This program is 3 days of intensive training class.

 

Course Outline

Module 1 : The key features of COBIT® 5
  • The Reasons for the Development of COBIT® 5
  • The History of COBIT®
  • The Drivers for developing a Framework
  • The Benefits of using COBIT® 5
  • The COBIT® 5 Format & product Architecture
  • COBIT® 5 and Other Frameworks
Module 2 : The COBIT® 5 principles
  • Topic 1: Enabler Focus
  • Topic 2: Control Objectives to Management Practices
  • Topic 3: From COBIT® 4.1 Management Guidelines to COBIT® 5: Enabling Processes Guideli
Module 3 : 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
  • 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 Programmer
  • 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
  • Preparation for the Exam
  • Taking the Exam