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Dec 7 - Dec 11, 2020
09:00 - 17:00 (CEST)
Online

COBIT 5 Foundation & Implementation
5 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  COBIT

Course Details

COBIT 5 is the only business framework for the governance and management of enterprise IT. Launched in April 2012, COBIT 5 helps maximize the value of information by incorporating the latest thinking in enterprise governance and management techniques and provides globally accepted principles, practices, analytical tools and models to help increase the trust in, and value from, information systems.

Learn the importance of an effective framework to enable business value. Delve into the elements of ISACA’s evolutionary framework to understand how COBIT 5 covers the business end-to-end and helps you effectively govern and manage enterprise IT.  The COBIT 5 Foundation and Implementation course explains the COBIT framework and supporting materials in a logical and example-driven approach.

Get a practical appreciation of how to apply COBIT 5 to specific business problems, pain points, trigger events, and risk scenarios within the organization. Learn how to implement and apply COBIT 5 into your enterprise and how to effectively use it for client initiatives. Attendees will walk away with an appreciation of how to effectively use COBIT 5 for different organizational scenarios.

 

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Objectives

The COBIT 5 Foundation and Implementation course is designed as an advanced course leading candidates from novice to implementation skilled professionals. The course will enable you to understand how an integrated business framework for the governance and management of enterprise IT can be utilized to achieve IT business integration, cost reductions and increased productivity. The syllabus areas that this course is designed to cover are:

  • How IT management issues are affecting organizations
  • The need for an effective framework to govern and manage enterprise IT
  • How COBIT meets the requirement for an IT governance framework
  • How COBIT is used with other standards and best practices
  • The functions that COBIT provides and the benefits of using COBIT
  • The COBIT framework and all the components of COBIT
  • How to apply COBIT in a practical situation
  • How to analyze enterprise drivers
  • Implementation challenges, root causes and success factors
  • How to determine and assess current process capability
  • How to scope and plan improvements
  • Potential implementation pitfalls

Outline

Lesson 1: COBIT 5 Overview and Key Features

  • What is COBIT 5?
  • COBIT 5 Scope
  • History of COBIT 5
  • The Drivers for COBIT 5
  • Mapping COBIT 5 with other frameworks
  • Mapping COBIT 5 in a business

Lesson 2: The Five COBIT 5 Principles

  • Meeting Stakeholders Needs
  • The Goals Cascade
  • Covering an Enterprise Endo-to-end
  • Single Integrated Framework
  • Enabling a Holistic Approach
  • Separating Governance from Management

Lesson 3: The Seven COBIT 5 Enablers

  • COBIT 5 Enabler Dimensions
  • Enabler 1 – Principles, Policy and Frameworks
  • Enabler 2 – Processes
  • Enabler 3 – Organisational Structures
  • Enabler 4 – Culture, Ethics and Behaviour
  • Enabler 5 – Information
  • Enabler 6 – Services, Infrastructure and Applications
  • Enabler 7 – People, Skills and Competencies

Lesson 4: COBIT Implementation

  • Challenges to Success
  • Key Success Factors
  • COBIT 5 Lifecycle Approach
  • COBIT 5 Implementation Lifecycle
  • Phase 1 – What are the Drivers?
  • Phase 2 – Where are We Now?
  • Phase 3 – Where do we want to be?
  • Phase 4 – What Needs to be Done?
  • Phase 5 – How do we get there?
  • Phase 6 – Did we get there?
  • Phase 7 – How to Keep Momentum
  • Business Case

Lesson 5: The COBIT 5 Process Capability Model

  • What is a Process Assessment
  • What is the COBIT Assessment Programme
  • The Differences between a Capability and Maturity Assessment
  • Overview of the COBIT 5 Capability Model & Assessments
  • The Process Reference Model (PRM)
  • The Process Assessment Model (PAM)
  • The Measurement Framework

Lesson 6: Introduction and Positioning GEIT

  • Understanding IT
  • Leveraging COBIT 5 & Integrated Frameworks, Standards and Good Practices
  • Recap of Principles
  • Recap of Enablers

Lesson 7: First Steps

  • Creating the Appropriate Environment
  • Recap of the Continual Lifecycle
  • Pain Points and Trigger Events
  • Stakeholder Involvement, Needs/ Enterprise Goals to be Mapped to Pain Points and Trigger Events
  • Key Success Factors

Lesson 8: Initiate the Program

  • Challenges
  • Roles within the Phase
  • Phase Description and Objective
  • Continual Improvement Tasks
  • Change Enablement Tasks
  • Programme Management Tasks
  • Inputs
  • Processes
  • Outputs

Lesson 9: Define Problems and Opportunities

  • Challenges
  • Roles within the Phase
  • Phase Description and Objective
  • Continual Improvement Tasks
  • Change Enablement Tasks
  • Program Management Tasks
  • Inputs
  • Processes
  • Outputs

Lesson 10: Plan and Execute the Program

  • Challenges
  • Roles within the Phase
  • Phase Description and Objective
  • Continual Improvement Tasks
  • Change Enablement Tasks
  • Program Management Tasks
  • Inputs
  • Processes
  • Outputs

Lesson 11: Realising the Benefits

  • Challenges
  • Roles within the Phase
  • Phase Description and Objective
  • Continual Improvement Tasks
  • Change Enablement Tasks
  • Program Management Tasks
  • Inputs
  • Processes
  • Outputs

Lesson 12: Exam Preparation

  • Question types
  • Practice Questions

Target Audience

Although there is no mandatory requirement, ideally candidates should have at least two years of professional experience working in an IT Services environment.

The COBIT 5 Foundation & Implementation course would suit candidates working in the following IT professions or areas:

  • IT Auditors
  • IT Managers
  • IT Quality professionals
  • IT Leadership
  • IT Developers
  • Process practitioners
  • Managers in IT service providing firms

The above list is a suggestion only; individuals may wish to attend based on their own career aspirations, personal goals, or objectives. Delegates may take as few or as many Intermediate qualifications as they require, and to suit their needs.

Prerequisites

There is no prerequisite to attending this foundation course, although it is recommended that candidates should have a good understanding of enterprise governance concepts and IT organizational management. To be eligible to sit the Implementation examination, candidates must pass the Foundation examination taken during the course.