16Oct 2012

COBIT® (Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies) is widely regarded as the world’s leading control and governance information technology (IT) framework.


At the conclusion of this course, attendees will understand:

  • How IT management issues are affecting organizations both negatively and positively
  • How effective IT frameworks are used to govern and manage enterprise IT
  • How COBIT meets the requirement for an IT governance framework
  • How COBIT is used with other standards and best practices
  • COBIT 5 functions and advantages of using it
  • The COBIT Framework and all the components of COBIT
  • How COBIT can be used with reference to real world examples and case studies


Course Objectives

On completion of this 3 day training course, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the principles and objectives of COBIT
  • Identify and know when to use the various components of COBIT
  • Understand the ITGI’s approach to IT Governance and how COBIT supports this
  • Scope and plan IT Management and Governance initiatives based on COBIT
  • Assess IT Management Capability using the COBIT Maturity Models and Control Objectives
  • Plan control improvements using Control Objectives and Control Practices
  • Create a Performance Measurement framework using COBIT Metrics and Scorecards
  • Understand how COBIT aligns with other best practice frameworks and standards such as ITIL, ISO2000, ISO17799 and ISO27001



  • Overview of IT Governance COBIT Origins and development COBIT Structure
    • Board Briefing
    • Framework
    • Control Objectives
    • IT Assurance Guidelines
    • Implementation Tool Set
    • IT Governance Implementation Guide
      • Control Practices
      • Other COBIT Components
      • COBIT Security Baseline
      • IT Control Objectives for Sarbanes-Oxley
      • COBIT Online
      • COBIT Quickstart
      • Implementing COBIT
        • Objectives
        • Focus areas
        • Approaches
        • Tools
        • Aligning COBIT to other best practices frameworks and standards