COBIT ® is a framework for the enterprise governance and management of information and technology (I&T) that supports enterprise goal achievement.

This Foundation Course is intended for current COBIT 5 Foundation Certificate holders as well as those new to COBIT who are interested in achieving the latest foundation certificate.

This two-day course highlights the concepts, models and key definitions of the COBIT framework and helps prepare learners to take the COBIT 2019 Foundation Exam.

Module 1: Couse Introduction

  • Introductions
  • Course Description
  • Learning Objectives
  • Intended Audience
  • Course Modules
  • Exam Requirements

Module 2: Framework Introduction

  • Enterprise Governance of I&T
  • COBIT as an I&T Framework
  • Intended Audience for the COBIT 2019 Framework
  • COBIT Format and Product Architecture
  • COBIT and Other Standards
  • Training and Certification
  • Group Discussion and Questions
  • Module Summary and Sample Questions

Module 3: Principles

  • Governance “System” Principles
  • Governance “Framework” Principles
  • Module Summary

Module 4: Governance Systems and Components

  • Governance and management objectives
  • Components of the governance system
  • Focus areas
  • Design factors
  • Goals cascade
  • Exercise
  • Module Summary

Module 5: Governance and Management Objectives

  • Overview of the COBIT Core Model
  • Governance and Management Objectives Purpose statements
  • Governance and Management Objectives Detailed Guidance
  • Group Exercise
  • Module Summary

Module 6: Performance Management

  • Performance management definition, principles and overview
  • Managing performance of processes
  • Managing Performance of Other Governance System Components
  • Module summary

Module 7: Designing a Tailored Governance System

  • Introduction to designing a tailored governance system
  • Impact of design factors
  • Designing a tailored system
  • Module summary

Module 8: Business Case

  • Making a case for getting started
  • Overview of the COBIT business case
  • Example scenario
  • Module summary

Module 9: Implementation

  • Implementation guide purpose and scope
  • Implementation phases
  • Design guide and implementation guide relationships
  • Module summary

Module 10: Closing

  • Course Summary
  • Q&A
  • Examination Preparation
  • Writing official COBIT 2019 Foundation Exam
  • Recognize the target audience of COBIT 2019.
  • Identify the context, benefits and key reasons COBIT is used as an information and technology governance framework.
  • Understand the descriptions and purposes of the COBIT product architecture.
  • Recall the alignment of COBIT with other applicable frameworks, standards and bodies of knowledge.
  • Understand and describe the governance “system” and governance “framework” principles.
  • Describe the components of a governance system.
  • Understand the overall structure and contents of the Goals Cascade.
  • Recall the 40 Governance and Management Objectives and their purpose statements.
  • Understand the relationship between Governance and Management Objectives and Governance Components.
  • Differentiate COBIT based performance management using maturity and capability perspectives.
  • Discover how to design a tailored governance system using COBIT.
  • Explain the key points of the COBIT business case.
  • Understand and recall the phases of the COBIT implementation approach.
  • Describe the relationships between the COBIT Design and Implementation Guides.
  • Prepare for the COBIT 2019 Foundation exam.
  • Current COBIT 5 Foundation Certificate holders who are interested in achieving the COBIT 2019 Foundation Certificate.
  • Individuals with no previous COBIT training or certifications interested in learning the COBIT 2019 framework essentials.
  • CIO’s
  • IT Directors
  • IT Managers
  • IT Process Owners
  • Project Managers
  • Operation Managers
  • Business Managers
  • ICT Consultants
  • IT Auditors
  • Internal Auditors
  • This COBIT Foundation exam is designed to test the candidate’s knowledge of the framework as opposed to memorization.
  • Online proctored exam
  • 75 multiple-choice questions
  • Closed-book
  • One correct answer for each question, using three choices (A, B or C)
  • Two-hours duration
  • Pass rate is 65% or 49 correct answers out of 75