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Our COBIT® 2019 Foundation training course will tach you to become proficient in the following:

  • Manage performance using COBIT® 2019.
  • Design a tailored governance system.
  • Understand and use COBIT® 2019’s goals cascade.
  • Implement COBIT® 2019 using a seven-stage model.

Our COBIT® 2019 Foundation training course covers the following modules:

Module 1: Key Concepts and Terminology of COBIT® 2019

  • Structure and format of the COBIT® 2019 framework
  • Key stakeholders of COBIT® 2019
  • Business benefits provided by COBIT® 2019

Module 2: Analysing the Six Governance Principles

Provide stakeholder value

  • Benefits realisation
  • Risk and resource optimisation
  • Supporting the creation of business value through IT
  • Transforming stakeholder needs into an enterprise's actionable strategy
  • Clarifying the purpose of the goals cascade
  • Translating high-level enterprise goals into specific IT-related goals

Holistic approach

  • Evaluating the critical components of a governance system

Dynamic governance system

  • Creating a dynamic governance system

Governance distinct from management

  • Distinguishing between governance and management in an enterprise
  • Relationships between governance and management

Tailored to enterprise needs

  • Using design factors to produce an enterprise-specific governance system
  • Using COBIT® variants to tailor for a specific purpose or context

End-to-end governance system

  • A framework for business and IT leaders
  • Interrelating key roles and activities

Module 3: Analysing the Three Governance Framework Principles

Based on conceptual model

  • Identifying key components
  • Relationships between key components
  • Maximising consistency and allowing automation

Open and flexible

  • Updating content
  • Addressing new issues
  • Maintaining integrity and consistency

Aligned to major standards

  • Alignment between COBIT® and related standards, frameworks and regulations

Module 4: The Governance System and Components

COBIT® 2019 Core Model

  • The forty governance and management objectives
  • The five-domain structure

Principles, policies, procedures

  • Meeting good practice requirements for the scope, compliance, exceptions and monitoring
  • Differentiating policies, principles and procedures


  • Reviewing the key characteristics of the process goal categories

Organisational structures

  • Implementing practices for operations, responsibility delegation and decision-making
  • The key responsibilities of key organisational roles

Culture, ethics and behaviour

  • Creating, encouraging and maintaining desired behaviours
  • Relating organisational and individual ethics with goals


  • Reviewing the information quality categories
  • Interrelating the five steps of the information cycle with the information enablers
  • Applying information attributes to layers
  • Assessing context and quality of information to the user with key attributes

Services, infrastructure and applications

  • Analysing the five architecture principles that govern the use of IT-related resources
  • Relationship with the other enablers

People, skills and competencies

  • Defining skill requirements for each role
  • Mapping the skill categories to the process domains
  • Skill categories in relation to the process domains

Module 5: Performance Management with COBIT® 2019

Performance Management Principles

  • Simple to understand and use
  • Consistent with conceptual model
  • Providing reliable, repeatable, relevant results
  • Flexible to suit different organisations
  • Supporting multiple assessment types

Managing performance of processes

  • CMMI-based process capability scheme
  • The six process capability levels
  • Focus area maturity levels
  • Managing performance of other components

Module 6: Designing and implementing a tailored governance system

The design process

  • Understanding the need for tailoring
  • Using design factors and variants
  • Stages and steps in the design process

The relationship between design and implementation
The COBIT® 2019 seven phase implementation approach

  • What are the drivers?
  • Where are we now?
  • Where do we want to be?
  • What needs to be done?
  • How do we get there?
  • Did we get there?
  • How do we keep the momentum going?

Our COBIT® 2019 Foundation training course will benefit several individuals and organisations including but not limited to:

  • IT Professionals
  • IT Governance and Compliance Officers
  • IT Auditors
  • Risk Management Professionals
  • Business Managers and Executives
  • Consultants and Advisers
  • Project Managers
  • Compliance and Legal Professionals
  • Academic and Training Institutions
  • Government Agencies
  • Internal and External Auditors
  • Cybersecurity Professionals
  • Quality Assurance Professionals

Our COBIT® 2019 Foundation training course includes the following:

  • 2-day instructor-led training course
  • Practice exams and prep questions
  • One-on-one after course instructor coaching
  • COBIT® 2019 Foundation exam voucher included
  • Pre-reading
  • Course Manuel
  • Quizzes
  • Exercises

There are no entry level requirements for our COBIT® 2019 Foundation training course.

Our COBIT® 2019 Foundation training course provides a pre-course study guide is sent to delegates for pre-course reading.

  • The Study Guide enables you to download key COBIT® 2019 information that will be required for the course.

COBIT® 2019 Foundation Exam:

Duration: 120 minutes
Format: Multiple Choice
Pass Mark: 65%.

Proctored Exam
COBIT® 2019 Foundation Certificate

You may enjoy our three-day ITIL® 4 Foundation training course.

Our ITIL® 4 Foundation training course will educate you on how to manage IT services and achieve business value within an enterprise.

Our COBIT® 2019 Foundation training course offers several benefits to individuals and organisations including but not limited to:

  • Enhanced Career Opportunities: Proficiency in COBIT® is a valuable skill sought after by employers, leading to improved career prospects and advancement opportunities for individuals.
  • Enhanced IT Governance: COBIT® provides a comprehensive framework for establishing and maintaining effective IT governance practices, ensuring that IT activities align with business objectives and contribute to organisational success.
  • Improved Risk Management: COBIT® helps identify, assess, and manage IT-related risks, enabling organisations to make informed decisions and implement controls to mitigate potential threats.
  • Better Compliance: COBIT® offers guidance on achieving compliance with industry regulations, standards, and legal requirements, helping organisations avoid penalties and legal issues.
  • Efficient Resource Management: COBIT® assists in optimising the allocation of IT resources (people, technology, infrastructure) to maximise value delivery and minimise waste.
  • Aligned IT Strategies: Learning COBIT® enables organisations to align their IT strategies and initiatives with overall business goals, leading to more strategic and effective use of technology.
  • Improved Control Framework: COBIT® provides a structured set of controls, policies, and procedures that enhance the management and control of IT processes and assets.
  • Effective Auditing and Assurance: COBIT® serves as a foundation for conducting internal and external audits, ensuring that IT controls are assessed and validated effectively.

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