COBIT® 2019 Foundation

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COBIT 2019 Builds on, and integrates, over 25 years of development in the Enterprise Governance of IT domain. COBIT 2019 incorporates new insights from science…

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Certificate COBIT 2019 Foundation
Duration 2 Days
Delivery Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Accreditor APMG, ISACA
Languages English

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What is included in COBIT® 2019 Foundation

Course Description

COBIT 2019 Builds on, and integrates, over 25 years of development in the Enterprise Governance of IT domain. COBIT 2019 incorporates new insights from science and developed these insights into operational practices. COBIT 2019 is a major evolution of the framework and replaces COBIT 2005.

COBIT® 2019 improves on prior versions of COBIT, and offers an update of the COBIT principles, objectives, goal cascade, and performance management, offering more and relevant guidance to organizations dealing with enterprise governance challenges.

The COBIT 2019 Foundation course is the starting point for any professional with responsibilities for the governance and management of information and technology. This two-day course highlights the concepts, models and key definitions of the COBIT framework and helps prepare learners to take the COBIT 2019 Foundation Exam.

Course Information

Certification: COBIT 2019 Foundation

Duration: 2 Days

Domain: IT Governance and Strategy

Delivery Method: Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom

Accreditor: APMG, ISACA

Available Languages: English

Purchase Options: Pay Per Use Courseware


  • IT Governance, Assurance, Risk, Compliance Managers
  • Business Manager
  • IT Managers
  • Regulators
  • Business and vendor partners, and IT Vendors

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the context, benefits and key reasons COBIT is used as an information and technology governance framework.
  • Explain the key attributes of the COBIT framework
    • Key attributes
    • Product family
    • Alignment with industry frameworks
  • Compare the COBIT principles for governance system framework.
  • Describe the components of a governance system:
    • Governance and management objectives
    • Components of the governance system
    • Focus areas
    • Design factors
    • Goals cascade
  • Describe the elements of governance and management objectives.
  • 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.
  • Describe the relationships between the COBIT Design and Implementation Guides.
  • Prepare for the COBIT 2019 Foundation exam.

Course Outline

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Course Description
  • Learning objectives
  • Intended Audience
  • Course Modules
  • Exam Requirements

Module 2: Framework Introduction

  • Enterprise Governance of Information and Technology
  • COBIT as an I&T Framework
  • COBIT Format and Product Architecture
  • Major Differences between COBIT 5 and COBIT 2019
  • COBIT and Other Standards
  • Training and Certification
  • Group Discussion Questions
  • Module Summary
  • Sample Question

Module 3: Principles

  • Governance “System” Principles
  • Governance “Framework” Principles
  • Module Summary
  • Sample Question

Module 4: Governance Systems and Components

  • Governance and Management Objectives
  • Components of a Governance System
  • Focus Areas
  • Design Factors
  • Goals Cascade
  • Group Exercise Scenario
  • Module Summary
  • Sample Question

Module 5: Governance and Management Objectives

  • Overview of the COBIT Core Model
  • Governance and Management Objectives Purpose Statements
  • Governance and Management Objectives Related Guidance
  • Exercise
  • Module Summary
  • Sample Question

Module 6: Performance Management

  • Performance Management Definition, Principles and Overview
  • Managing Performance of Processes
  • Managing Performance of Other Governance System Components
  • Module Summary
  • Sample Question

Module 7: Designing a Tailored Governance System

  • Introduction to designing a tailored governance system
  • Impact of design factors
  • Designing a tailored system
  • Module Summary
  • Sample Question

Module 8: Getting Started with COBIT: Making the Case

  • Making a Case for Getting Started
  • Overview of the COBIT Business Case
  • Example Scenario
  • Module Summary
  • Sample Question

Module 9: Implementing Enterprise Governance Over IT

  • Implementation Guide Purpose and Scope
  • Implementation Steps
  • Design Guide and Implementation Guide Relationships
  • Module Summary
  • Sample Question

Module 10: Closing

  • Course Summary

Available Courseware For COBIT® 2019 Foundation


Instructor Package

Includes a slide deck suitable for Classroom and Virtual Classroom delivery, instructor notes to guide the trainer through the course delivery, and a version of the Coursebook.


Learner Coursebook

Coursebook with all the relevant information required for the learner to take and pass the exam.


Course Agenda

Sample agendas for running successful Classroom, Virtual Classroom, or Blended Classroom sessions.

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