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COBIT® 5 Foundation

Delivery Method: Onsite; E-learning



This 3-day course prepares you to take COBIT 5 Foundation exam. This is a free-standing course, but is also part of the COBIT 5 qualification scheme and provides the foundation and prerequisites for the implementation and assessor courses and examinations.

The purpose of the foundation exam is to confirm that a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding to contribute to the identification, assessment, and control of enterprise governance across all organizational perspectives. The content will include the principles, practices, analytical tools and models that are employed as part of this rapidly growing framework.


COBIT 5 is ISACA’s latest business framework for the governance, management and operation of IT across any enterprise. This course prepares delegates for the COBIT 5 Foundation exam that is taken at the end of the course. With an understanding of the COBIT 5 Framework, delegates will be able to identify and apply the COBIT 5 components in their business operations and IT activities. This course is recommended for IT professionals working in IT governance, management, operations, enterprise architecture, information security, compliance, assurance and audit. The COBIT 5 principles and enablers are generic and useful for enterprises of all sizes, whether commercial, not-for-profit or in the public sector.

This COBIT 5 Foundation course is designed as an introduction to COBIT 5 and enables 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

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

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

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

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