COBIT 5 Foundation Training

Duration:

3 Days

Audience:

Employees of federal, state and local governments; and businesses working with the government.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Description:

COBIT 5 provides a comprehensive framework that assists enterprises in achieving their objectives for the governance and management of enterprise IT. It helps 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 both the full end-to-end business and IT functional areas of responsibility, while considering the IT-related interests of internal and external stakeholders. COBIT 5 is generic and useful for enterprises of all sizes, including commercial, not-for-profit, or public sector.

In this course interactive course, you will learn about the need for an IT governance framework and how COBIT addresses this need by providing the latest insights into enterprise-wide governance of IT. Using a logical and example-driven approach, you will cover the elements and supporting materials of the COBIT framework.

The COBIT 5 Foundation exam is closed-book with 50 multiple-choice questions.

What You’ll Learn

  • Key challenges of using IT
  • IT governance concepts and benefits
  • COBIT 5 framework, principles, and enablers
  • Relationship between stakeholder needs and governance
  • Implementation approach for using COBIT 5
  • Structure of COBIT 5 process reference model
  • Governance and management domains
  • Components of COBIT 5 processes
  • Need for capability assessments
  • COBIT 5 ISO/IEC 15504 approach
  • Application of COBIT 4 maturity model approach with COBIT 5
  • Other COBIT 5 enablers for IT governance and management

Who Needs to Attend

Business managers, IT management consultants, IT governance professionals, and auditors who wish to gain a better understanding of COBIT 5 and what it can provide their organization

Course Outline

Day 1

  1. IT Governance and Management Challenges
  2. Introduction to COBIT 5
  3. Meeting Stakeholder Needs
  4. Enabling Processes

Day 2

  1. COBIT Processes
  2. COBIT Process Components
  3. Process Capability Assessments
  4. Other Governance and Management Enablers

Day 3

  1. Exam Preparation Guidance
  2. Key COBIT 5 Facts
  3. Practice Exam
  4. Self Study
  5. Examination

Exercises:

  1. Exercise 1: IT Challenges for Callwick
  2. Exercise 2: Goals Cascade
  3. Exercise 3: Stakeholder Concerns and IT Governance Principles
  4. Exercise 4: Identifying IT processes, Practices, and Goals