The purpose of the Foundation certificate is to confirm that a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of the COBIT 5 guidance 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 COBIT 5 would be appropriate to implement.
The target group for this program is: 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.
There is no prerequisite to this program other than downloading the COBIT 5 and Exam syllabus. However, the Foundation level training and certificate is a pre-requisite for the following training and certificate courses: COBIT 5 Implementation Training & certificate COBIT 5 Assessor Training & certificate
Duration This is a 3 day program with in-class exam performed at the end of the third day.
Content and Objectives
The course will provide the participants with the understanding of the key principles and terminology within COBIT 5. Specifically the candidate shall 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.
The COBIT 5 Business Framework for the Governance and Management of Enterprise IT course introduces the candidate to the five basic principles 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).
Syllabus Area CodeSyllabus Area TitleOVOverview & Key Features of COBIT 5PRThe Cobit 5 PrinciplesENThe Cobit 5 EnablersIMIntroduction COBIT 5 ImplementationPCProcess Capability Assessment Model
The COBIT 5 Foundation Outline General Introduction Purpose of the training High level learning outcomes Structure of the material Exam requirements and preparation Overview & Key Features of COBIT 5 The Reasons for the Development of COBIT 5 The Evolution of COBIT The Drivers for developing a Framework The benefits of using COBIT 5 The COBIT 5 Format & product Architecture COBIT 5 and Other Frameworks The COBIT 5 Principles Principles model Principle 1 – Meeting Stakeholder Needs Principle 2 – Covering the Enterprise End-to-End Principle 3 – Applying a Single Integrated Framework Principle 4 – Enabling a Holistic Approach Principle 5 – Separating Governance from Management The COBIT 5 Enablers Enabler 1 - Principles, Policies and Frameworks Enabler 2 - Processes Enabler 3 - Organizational Structures Enabler 4 - Culture, Ethics and Behaviour Enabler 5 - Information Enabler 6 - Services, Infrastructure and Applications Enabler 7 - People, Skills and Competencies Introduction to COBIT 5 Implementation The Life cycle Approach Inter related components of the life cycle Understanding the enterprise internal and external factors Key success factors for implementation The seven phases of the Life Cycle model explained The seven Change Enablement characteristics used in the life cycle. Change Enablement relationships to the Continual Improvement Life Cycle Making the Business case Process Capability Assessment Model What is a process assessment What is the COBIT Assessment Programme The differences between a capability and maturity assessment Differences to the COBIT 4.1 CMM Differences between the COBIT 4.1 and COBIT 5 PAMs’ Overview of the COBIT Capability Model & Assessments The Process Reference Model (PRM) Important definitions
The program includes the course materials.