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Classroom Per Request (Bootcamp) 9:00AM To 1:00PM (GMT) 32 Hours Accra


COBIT 2019 is the latest iteration of the industry-leading framework for governance and management of enterprise IT and provides best practices for the governance and management of enterprise information and technology.

This course provides the knowledge needed to pass the COBIT 2019 Foundation certification exam, including a comprehensive understanding of the COBIT 2019 framework, the six key governance principles, and the components of a comprehensive governance system. Candidates will learn about COBIT 2019’s forty governance and management objectives, how performance is managed, and how to design and implement a tailored governance system for your enterprise.


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
• Benefits realization
• Risk and resource optimization
• 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 key 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: Analyzing the Three Governance Framework Principles
• Identifying key components
• Relationships between key components
• Maximising consistency and allowing automation
• Updating content
• Addressing new issues
• Maintaining integrity and consistency
• Alignment between COBIT and related standards, frameworks and

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
• Processes
• Reviewing the key characteristics of the process goal categories
• Organizational structures
• Implementing practices for operations, responsibility delegation and decisionmaking
• The key responsibilities of key organizational roles
• Culture, ethics and behavior
• Creating, encouraging and maintaining desired behaviors
• Relating organizational and individual ethics with goals
• Information
• Reviewing the information quality categories
• Interrelating the five steps of the information cycle with the information
• Applying information attributes to layers
• Assessing context and quality of information to the user with key attributes
• Services, infrastructure and applications
• Analyzing the five architecture principles that govern the use of IT-related
• 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 organizations
• Supporting multiple assessment types
• Managing performance of processes
• CMMI-based process capability scheme
• The six process capability levels
• Focus area maturity levels

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?


  • Understand the COBIT 2019 Framework
  • Understand the Principles underlying COBIT 2019
  • Performance Management
  • Design a Tailored Governance System
  • 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


COBIT 2019 Foundation is aimed at organizations of all sizes and all sectors. It is ideal for professionals involved in assurance, security, risk, privacy/compliance and business leaders and stakeholders involved in or affected by governance and management of information and IT systems, such as: IT Manager, IT Quality Professionals, IT Auditors, IT Consultants, IT Developers, IT Operational Management, ΙT Business Leadership Management.


The COBIT 2019 Foundation Certificate Exam is an online, closed-book, remotely proctored exam. The exam covers
eight domains and includes a total of 75 questions. The number of questions in each domain is based upon the
domain’s assigned weight. The chart on the right displays the domains and the weights assigned to them.

Questions                                                           Module Percent of Total
1 Framework Introduction                                   12%
2 Principles                                                         13%
3 Governance System and Components            31%
4 Governance and Management Objectives       23%
5 Performance Management                               4%
6 Designing a Tailored Governance System       7%
7 Business Case                                                  3%
8 Implementation                                                 8%

Exam-takers will be given two hours (120 minutes) to complete the exam. Each multiple-choice question has three
options with only one correct answer. A score of 65% or higher is required to pass the exam.


Is an experienced IT professional, consultant, and educator. His interests are in helping organizations to improve the performance of technology used to implement their business strategy and organizational change in order to achieve the benefits from these investments.






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