CobiT 5 Foundation, Exam included


ISACA's COBIT® 5 is a framewotk to guide for governance and management of enterprise Information Technology.
This course provides a very good insight into COBIT® 5, including an introduction to the COBIT Assessment Programme using COBIT® 5.
It supports participants to understand approach, issues and challenges of IT governance and good practices in order to create value for the business.


This course is intended to current COBIT® 4.1 users,  people who are new to COBIT and want to learn about COBIT® 5 and all IT professionals interested in audit, assurance, risk, security and governance.

The certification is mandatory to get certified COBIT® 5 Implementer or COBIT® 5 Assessor.


No prerequisite for this course.

At course completion

After completing this course, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss importance of IT management for organizations and benefits business will get using COBIT 5
  • Understand governance of enterprise IT and boundaries between governance and management
  • Discover COBIT® 5 Product Architecture
  • Understand the 5 Principles of COBIT® 5 for the governance and management of enterprise IT
  • Understand the 7 Enablers of COBIT® 5
  • How the COBIT 5 processes and the Process Reference Model (PRM) support the 5 Principles and the 7 Governance and Management Enablers
  • Discover the basic concepts of the implementation of COBIT 5 and of the new Process Capability Assessment Model (PAM)
  • Prepare for and sit the COBIT 5 Foundation exam

Course outline

Introduction to COBIT 5
  • Structure of the COBIT 5 framework
  • Business needs and benefits provided by COBIT 5

Analyzing the 5 Principles

  • Principle 1: Meeting Stakeholder Needs (and clarifying the goals cascade)
  • 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

Investigating the 7 Enablers

  • Principles, policies and frameworks
  • Processes
  • Organizational structures
  • Culture, ethics and behavior
  • Information
  • Services, infrastructure and applications
  • People, skills and competencies

The Foundations of COBIT 5 Implementation

  • Applying the continual improvement life cycle to enable change
  • Integrating the COBIT 5 Process Capability Model
  • Scoping and the Process Assessment Model (PAM)
  • Implementing a Process Reference Model (PRM) with COBIT 5

Exam preparation