Introduction to COBIT® 5

Course Description

 

This course provides an introduction to COBIT 5, ISACA’s new governance framework. You will learn about the key reasons ISACA created the framework, the five basic principles, the seven governance and management enablers, and updated goals cascade in COBIT 5. You also gain an understanding of how to implement COBIT 5 and use the new COBIT Assessment Program.

 

In This Course You Will Learn How To:

  • Discuss the reasons created and updated the framework
  • Discuss how IT management issues affect organizations
  • Explain the differences between management and governance
  • Discuss the COBIT 5 Enabler Guide, including the Goals Cascade and the Process Reference Model
  • Discuss the key components of an implementation program
  • Explain how the assessment program works

 

Prerequisites

 

None

 

 

Outline

 

Module 00: Introduction to COBIT® 5 - Course Introduction

 

Module 01: Key Features of COBIT 5

  • Evolution
  • Business Benefits
  • Drivers
  • Format

 

Module 02: What’s New in COBIT 5

  • Key Areas of Change
  • New and Modified Processes
  • Revised Goals Cascade
  • Improved RACI Charts
  • COBIT Assessment
  • Quiz: COBIT 5 Overview

 

Module 03: COBIT 5 Principle #1 and 2

  • Meeting Stakeholder Needs
  • Internal and External Stakeholders
  • Using the Goals Cascade
  • Covering the business end-to-end

 

Module 04: Principle #3, 4

  • Applying a single integrated Framework
  • Enabling a holistic Approach
  • Introducing COBIT 5 Enablers
  • Quiz: COBIT 5 Enablers

 

Module 05: Principle #4 Enabler Dimensions & Principle 5

  • The Enabler Dimensions
  • Enabling a Holistic Approach
  • Reviewing enablers and their dimensions
  • Creating and Maintaining Enablers
  • Separating Governance from Management

 

Module 06: Implementing COBIT

  • Creating the Necessary Environment for change
  • The Life Cycle Approach
  • The stages of the life cycle
  • Quiz: COBIT 5 Implementation

 

Module 07: Pain Points and Challenges

  • Identifying pain points and triggers
  • Identifying drivers
  • Gaining consensus
  • Obtaining quick hits
  • Doing too much or wrong priority

 

Module 08: COBIT Assessment Program

  • The elements of the assessment program
  • Types of assessments
  • Benefits of using the model
  • Roles and classes of assessment
  • Assessment model dimensions

 

Module 09: Process Assessment

  • The Process Assessment diagram
  • Levels and attributes
  • Rating scales
  • Assessment steps
  • Quiz: COBIT 5 Levels and Ratings