COBIT5® Foundation

//COBIT5® Foundation

Course Description

  • The COBIT® 5 -Business Framework for the Governance and Management of Enterprise IT- introduces the candidate to the five basic principles which are covered in detail and includes extensive guidance on enablers for governance and management of enterprise IT.
  • Also included is a supplementary guide outlining the foundation concepts of a process assessment model (PAM) based on the ISO 15504 approach which replaces the previous CMM (Capability Maturity Model).
  • This is an expansion of Chapter 8 of the guide and reflects key pieces of foundation knowledge that has been taken from the COBIT® Process Assessment Model (PAM) using COBIT® 5.

Course Objectives

  • The candidate should understand the key principles and terminology within COBIT® 5. Specifically, the candidate should know and understand:
    • The major drivers for the development of COBIT® 5.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
Target Audience

  • The target group of the COBIT® 5 Foundation Qualification: Operational Support and Analysis includes but is not restricted to:
    • Business Management
    • Chief Executives
    • 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.
Course Contents

  1. Overview & Key Features of COBIT 5
    • The business case for COBIT 5
    • The key differences between COBIT 4.1 and COBIT 5
  2. The COBIT 5 Principles
    • Meeting Stakeholder Needs
    • Covering the Enterprise End to End
    • Applying a Single Integrated Framework
    • Enabling a Holistic Approach
    • Separating Governance from Management
  3. The COBIT 5 Enablers
    • Principles, Policies, and Frameworks
    • Processes
    • Organizational Structures
    • Culture, Ethics and Behavior
    • Information
    • Services, Infrastructure, and Applications
    • People, Skills, and Competencies
  4. Introduction to COBIT 5 Implementation
    • What are the Drivers?
    • Where are we now?
    • Where do we want to be?
    • What needs to be done?
    • How do we get there?
    • Did we get there?
    • How do we keep the momentum going?
  5. Process Capability Assessment Model
    • Essential elements of the model
    • Differences between the COBIT 4.1 Maturity Model and the COBIT 5 Process Capability Model
    • Performing a capability assessment
  6. Representative Case Study
  7. Exam Preparation

  • There are no formal prerequisites
Exam Details

  • Type:
    • 50 Multiple choice questions
    • Single response, one of four possible answers
    • Each question is awarded one (1) mark
  • Duration
    • 40 minutes
    • For non-native speakers or candidates with a disability, an additional 10 minutes of extra time is allowed.
  • Pass Mark
    • 50{f2cff46954fa82c12f221de0247f03ecde680df8241687da90b68671e75ed8a8} (20 or more marks)
  • Invigilator / Supervisor / Proctor
    • Yes
    • Physical or Online Proctoring
  • Open Book
    • No
    • No materials are allowed in the examination room
  • Certification validity
    • Perpetual

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