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COBIT 5 Foundation Training Course

Learn How COBIT® 5 Can Align IT Goals With Strategy Objectives


COBIT is a framework for the governance and management of enterprise Information and Technology that supports enterprise goal achievement. This two day course highlights the concepts, models and key definitions of the new framework. The course will cover the eight key areas of the COBIT 2019 including: framework introduction, principles, governance system and components, governance and management objectives, performance management, designing a tailored governance system, business case and implementation.

The (included) associated online exam will need to be booked separately with ISACA at a time and date of your choosing.

Please Note

You can book this course and hold it in credit until you have decided on a specific course date. Alternatively, please view our other course dates.
Exam Included
2 Days
£1300Excl. VAT

Course Outline

What Will You Learn?

Module 1 – Course Introduction
Module 2 – Framework Introduction
Module 3 – Principles
Module 4 – Governance System and Components
Module 5 – Governance and Management Objectives
Module 6 – Performance Management
Module 7 – Designing a Tailored Governance System
Module 8 – Business Case
Module 9 – Implementation


Our COBIT 5 Foundation training course will explain the key principles of COBIT 5, and how they can be used to deliver effective management and Governance Of Enterprise IT (GEIT). It also offer you the opportunity to achieve the industry recognised COBIT 5 Qualification.

About the Course

You will learn the context, benefits and key reasons COBIT is used as an information and technology governance framework. In detail, you will be able to:

  • Recognise the target audience of COBIT 2019
  • Recognise the context, benefits and key reasons COBIT is used as an information and technology governance framework
  • Recognise the descriptions and purposes of the COBIT product architecture
  • Recall the alignment of COBIT with other applicable frameworks, standards and bodies of knowledge
  • Understand and describe the governance “system” and governance “framework” principles
  • Describe the components of a governance system
  • Understand the overall structure and contents of the Goals Cascade
  • Recall the 40 Governance and Management Objectives and their purpose statements
  • Understand the relationship between Governance and Management Objectives and Governance Components
  • Differentiate COBIT based performance management using maturity and capability perspectives
  • Discover how to design a tailored governance system using COBIT
  • Explain the key points of the COBIT business case
  • Understand and recall the phases of the COBIT implementation approach
  • Describe the relationships between the COBIT Design and Implementation Guides
  • Prepare for the COBIT 2019 Foundation exam

Who Should Attend

  • Senior Directors (CEO, CIO, CSO) who develop the strategic delivery of IT services
  • IT Managers responsible for delivering IT services
  • IT Governance Directors and Managers
  • Consultants who wish to advise their clients on the implementation of IT Governance
  • Risk and Compliance Managers

Materials Provided

  • Full Comprehensive Course Materials
  • Highly Skilled and Knowledgeable Tutors
  • COBIT 5 Foundation Examination
  • Refreshments

Organisational Benefits

  • Achieve strategic goals and realise business benefits through the effective and innovative use of IT.
  • Support compliance with relevant laws, regulations, contractual agreements and policies and gain competitive edge over other organisations.
  • Improved integration of information security in the enterprise, resulting in increased user satisfaction with information security arrangements and outcomes.
  • Understanding of responsibilities and roles in Cyber Security within the organisation
  • Better understanding of current Cyber Security posture and risks to the organisation
  • Understanding of actions required to close gaps between current Cyber Security posture and target state

Individual Benefits

  • Understanding of business requirements, mission objectives and their priorities
  • Understanding relationship of business systems and their associated risk appetite
  • Ability to make informed decisions to reduce information security incidents
  • Understanding of all compliance requirements for each business unit
  • Deliver this understanding and risk awareness to improve prevention, detection and recovery within an organisation and provide tools to their organisations to maintain high quality information to support business decisions
  • Understand COBIT approach to governance and its relationship with other IT Best Practices.


There are no formal prerequisites but it is recommended that you should have some understanding of IT Governance.


There is no prereading associated with our COBIT 5 Foundation training course.

Exam Overview

The COBIT 2019 Foundation certificate exam is an online, closed-book, remotely proctored exam. The exam covers the eight key areas and is 120 minutes long, with 75 questions and delegates will require at least 65% to pass.

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

Our COBIT 5 Foundation course also qualifies for 14 CPD/CPE credits.


COBIT 5 Foundation Certificate

Next Steps

You may want to consider ITIL 4 Foundation as your next course.


If you are successful, you will be awarded the COBIT 5 Foundation Certificate, issued by APMG-International.

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