COBIT 5 Foundation Course

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About this Course

 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.

Important information regarding your COBIT 5 exam: Students taking this course will receive an exam voucher to take the COBIT 5 exam in an online, proctored format. There is no paper-based COBIT 5 Foundation exam administered in class.

Audience Profile 

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


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