COBIT 5 Certified: Foundation

Formation inter-entreprise

À qui s'adresse la formation?

The target group for this program is:

  • Business Management,
  • Chief Executives, IT /IS Auditors, Internal Auditors
  • Information Security and IT Practitioners; Consultants
  • IT/IS Management looking to gain an insight into the Enterprise Governance of IT and looking to be certified as a COBIT® Implementer or Assessor


3,00 jour(s)

Langues(s) de prestation


Prochaine session


Although no pre-requisites are needed for Foundation level; It is highly recommended for course participants to obtain the following publication as it is critical to their success in the foundation course:

  • COBIT® 5 – A Business Framework for the Governance and Management of Enterprise IT
  • The Process Capability Supplementary Guide

Also, course participants should study the syllabus related topics that reference items from these books, prior to attending the course.


The course will provide the participants with the understanding of the key principles and terminology within COBIT® 5. Specifically the candidate shall know and understand:

  • The major drivers for the development of COBIT® 5
  • The business benefits of using COBIT® 5
  • The COBIT® 5 Product Architecture
  • The IT management issues and challenges that affect enterprises
  • The 5 Key Principles of COBIT® 5 for the governance and management of Enterprise IT
  • How COBIT® 5 enables IT to be governed and managed in a holistic manner for the entire enterprise
  • How the COBIT® 5 processes and the Process Reference Model (PRM) help guide the creation of the 5 Principles and the 7 Governance and Management Enablers
  • The basic concepts for the Implementation of COBIT® 5
  • The basic concepts of the new Process Assessment Model
  • The COBIT® 5 guides and how they interrelate

The COBIT® 5 Business Framework for the Governance and Management of Enterprise IT course introduces the candidate to the five basic principles covered in detail and includes extensive guidance on enablers for governance and management of enterprise IT. Also included is a supplementary guide outlining the foundation concepts of a process assessment model (PAM) based on the ISO 15504 approach which replaces the previous CMM (Capability Maturity Model).

  • Syllabus Area Code - Syllabus Area Title
  • OV Overview & Key Features of COBIT® 5
  • PR The COBIT® 5 Principles
  • EN The COBIT® 5 Enablers
  • IM Introduction COBIT® 5 Implementation
  • PC Process Capability Assessment Model


The purpose of the Foundation certificate is to confirm that a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of the COBIT® 5 guidance to be able to understand the enterprise Governance and Management of Enterprise IT, create awareness with their business executives and senior IT Management; assess the current state of their Enterprise IT with the objective of scoping what aspects of COBIT® 5 would be appropriate to implement.


The COBIT® 5 Foundation Outline

  • General Introduction
  • Purpose of the training
  • High level learning outcomes
  • Structure of the material
  • Exam requirements and preparation
  • Overview & Key Features of COBIT® 5
  • The Reasons for the Development of COBIT® 5
  • The Evolution of COBIT®
  • The Drivers for developing a Framework
  • The benefits of using COBIT® 5
  • The COBIT® 5 Format & product Architecture
  • COBIT® 5 and Other Frameworks
  • The COBIT® 5 Principles
Principles model
  • Principle 1 – Meeting Stakeholder Needs
  • Principle 2 – Covering the Enterprise End-to-End
  • Principle 3 – Applying a Single Integrated Framework
  • Principle 4 – Enabling a Holistic Approach
  • Principle 5 – Separating Governance from Management
The COBIT® 5 Enablers
  • Enabler 1 - Principles, Policies and Frameworks
  • Enabler 2 - Processes
  • Enabler 3 - Organizational Structures
  • Enabler 4 - Culture, Ethics and Behaviour
  • Enabler 5 - Information
  • Enabler 6 - Services, Infrastructure and Applications
  • Enabler 7 - People, Skills and Competencies
  • Introduction to COBIT® 5 Implementation
  • The Life cycle Approach
    • Inter related components of the life cycle
    • Understanding the enterprise internal and external factors
    • Key success factors for implementation
    • The seven phases of the Life Cycle model explained
    • The seven Change Enablement characteristics used in the life cycle.
    • Change Enablement relationships to the Continual Improvement Life Cycle
    • Making the Business case
  • Process Capability Assessment Model
  • What is a process assessment
  • What is the COBIT® Assessment Programme
  • The differences between a capability and maturity assessment
  • Differences to the COBIT® 4.1 CMM
Differences between the COBIT® 4.1 and COBIT® 5 PAMs’
  • Overview of the COBIT® Capability Model & Assessments
  • The Process Reference Model (PRM)

Méthodes pédagogiques

We provide the students with real life experiences; for the purpose of discussion and to show the value of using best practice, we could use the client organization as “Case study” example (where private course is delivered).

Certificat, diplôme

Attestation de présence remis à l'issu du cours à chaque participant - Préparation de la certification MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate)

Informations supplémentaires

Any facility access, class or exam or material or other special requirements should be communicated ahead of time so that we can accommodate you.

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