COBIT Foundation — A 2-Day Course
Please note that this course has been retired and is no longer available. Please see the Risk Management page for courses currently available in this subject area.
COBIT® (Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies) is regarded as the world's leading IT control and governance framework.
The COBIT® governance framework, supporting toolset and documentation allows managers to bridge the gap between control requirements, technical issues and business risks.
COBIT supports IT governance by providing a framework to ensure that: IT is aligned with the business, IT enables the business and maximizes benefits, IT resources are used responsibly and IT risks are managed appropriately.
On completion of this training course, delegates will be able to:
- Understand the principles and objectives of COBIT
- Identify and know when to use the various components of COBIT
- Understand the ITGI's approach to IT Governance and how COBIT supports this
- Scope and plan IT Management and Governance initiatives based on COBIT
- Assess IT Management Capability using the COBIT Maturity Models and Control Objectives
- Plan control improvements using Control Objectives and Control Practices
- Create a Performance Measurement framework using COBIT Metrics and Scorecards
- Understand how COBIT aligns with other best practice frameworks and standards such as ITIL, ISO2000, ISO17799 and ISO27001
This course is intended for:
- The course is aimed at a wide range of business managers, IT professionals and auditors who wish to gain a better understanding of COBIT and what it can do for them within their organisations.
The course contains the option to take ISACA's COBIT Foundation examination leading to the COBIT Foundation Certificate, attained by passing a 1 hour, 40 questions, multiple choice examination. The optional exam fee is £120 + VAT extra.
This course has been retired and is no longer available.
Outline Course Contents
Overview of IT Governance COBIT Origins and development COBIT Structure
- Board Briefing
- Control Objectives
- IT Assurance Guidelines
- Implementation Tool Set
- IT Governance Implementation Guide
- Control Practices
Other COBIT Components
- COBIT Security Baseline
- IT Control Objectives for Sarbanes-Oxley
- COBIT Online
- COBIT Quickstart
- Focus areas