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COBIT is a framework for the governance and management of enterprise Information and Technology that supports enterprise goal achievement. This one-day bridge course highlights the concepts, models and key definitions of the new framework and explains the differences between this recent release of COBIT 2019 with COBIT 5.

Learning outcomes

  • Recognise the context, benefits and key reasons COBIT is used as an information and technology governance framework.
  • Recognise the context, benefits and key reasons COBIT is used as an information and technology governance framework.
  • Compare the key attributes of the updated COBIT framework with COBIT5
  • Recognise the target audience of COBIT 2019.
  • Discover the updated COBIT principles for governance system framework.
  • Identify the changes to the COBIT publications scheme.
  • Describe the updated components of a governance system.
  • Compare the updated COBIT goals cascade with COBIT5.
  • Differentiate COBIT based performance management using maturity and capability perspectives.
  • Discover how to design a tailored governance system using COBIT.
  • Describe the relationships between the COBIT Design and Implementation Guides.
  • Explain the key points of the COBIT business case.
  • Recall the alignment of COBIT with other applicable frameworks, standards and bodies of knowledge.

Who should attend

This Bridge Course is intended for current COBIT 5 Foundation Certificate holders who are interested in understanding the key differences between COBIT 5 and COBIT 2019.

Students must be a current COBIT5 Foundation certificate holder. The COBIT 5 Foundation certificate holders may choose to attend the COBIT 2019 Foundation course instead of the Bridge course.

COBIT5 Foundation certificate must be issued by one of ISACAs accreditation bodies (APMG or PeopleCert).

Course contents

1. Introduction to COBIT 2019
  • Benefits of Enterprise Governance of IT
  • Attributes and benefits of COBIT 2019
  • Updated COBIT 2019 product/family
  • Major differences between COBIT 5 and COBIT 2019
2. Changes to the COBIT Principles and Concepts
  • Six principles for a governance framework
  • Three principles of a governance system
3. New definitions of governance and management objectives including domains
  • Components of a governance system and the key differences (formerly enablers)
    • Processes, Organisational structures
    • Principles / Policies / Frameworks
    • Information
    • Culture / Ethics / Behaviour
    • People / Skills / Competencies
    • Services / Infrastructure / Applications
  • New focus areas that describe governance topics
    • Small / medium sized businesses
    • Cybersecurity
    • Risks
    • DevOps
  • New design factors
    • Enterprise strategy
    • Enterprise goals
    • Risk profile
    • Enterprise size
    • Threat landscape
    • Regulatory requirements
    • Role of IT
    • Sourcing model for IT
    • IT implementation methods
    • Technology adoption strategy
  • Updated goals cascade
4. High level description of the 40 governance and management objects
  • Purpose
  • Goals
  • Practices, related metrics and activities
  • Inputs and outputs
  • Practice capability levels
  • Policies and procedures aspects
  • Culture and behaviour aspects
  • Related guidance
5. COBIT Performance Model
  • How well the system and components work
  • Alignment to CMMI concepts
  • Difference between capability and maturity
  • Capability levels (0-5) for assessing how a process is implemented and performing.
  • Performance management guidance for assessing other governance system components
6. Designing a tailored governance system
  • Impact of design factors
  • Designing a tailored system
7. A business case for COBIT 2019
8. Implementing enterprise governance over IT

Course fees

Face-to-face classroom training

Course

Fees A$ Per Person

  • COBIT® 2019 Bridge Program (Course & Exam)
  • In-House Only - Quotation Required

Examination

  • Multiple Choice format
  • 20 questions per paper
  • 15 mark or more required to pass (out of 20 available) - 75%
  • 40 minute duration
  • Closed book.

Pre-Requisites

Students must be a current COBIT5 Foundation certificate holder. The COBIT5 Foundation certificate must be issued by one of ISACAs accreditation bodies (APMG or PeopleCert.)