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COBIT® 5 Foundation Training & Certification

DURATION: 24 Hours (3 Days)

Course Description

This IT Governance Foundation course provides an overview of the main concepts of IT Governance according to ISACA latest governance framework, and how they can be applied. The COBIT® framework assists enterprises create optimal value from IT by maintaining a balance between realizing benefits and optimizing risk levels and resource use. This framework 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 certificate are mandatory for additional training, including the Implementation course and Assessor Program training. The Foundation certificate is to confirm that a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of COBIT® 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 the COBIT® 5 framework would be appropriate to implement.

Course Objectives

  • The major drivers for the development of a Governance Framework

  • The business benefits of using COBIT® 5

  • The Product Architecture.

  • The IT management issues and challenges that affect enterprises.

  • The 5 Key Principles 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) to help guide the creation of the 5 Principles and the 7 Governance and Management Enablers.


No mandatory prerequisites although some experience in IT or related fields is recommended.


This course prepares candidates for the exam leading to the Foundation Certificate. The exam is a closed book, multiple choice exam, existing of 50 questions. The pass mark is 50% or at least 25 correct answers.

Who Should Attend

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.

COBIT® is a registered trademark of Information System Audit and Control Association® (ISACA®).

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