CobiT 5 Foundation, Exam included


ISACA's COBIT® 5 is a framewotk to guide for governance, management, and auditing 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 for people who want to learn about COBIT® 5 and all IT professionals interested in audit, assurance, risk, security,  governance, and IT management.


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


The COBIT® Foundation examination is made of 50 multiple-choice questions, lasts 40 minutes, and is successful when you answer correctly to at least 50% of questions.

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


Printed slides to review and take notes
Official publication "COBIT® 5 Framework"
Companion book to get help to prepare your examination

Cursus de certification

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


Lab 1: Refine and adapt the proposed IT Goals to your current context
Lab 2: Evalute one/two of the processes within your current (or past) professional environment
Lab 3: Simulate the 7 phases of implementation life cycle using resulst of Lab 2

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