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CGEIT Training

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CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) Course Outline


Domain 1 - IT Governance Frameworks 

  • Understand Governance Frameworks  
  • Choosing a Framework  
    • Introduction to ITIL®  
    • ISO/IEC 20000  
    • Relationships Between ISO 20000 and ITIL®  
    • Differences Between ITIL® and ISO/IEC 20000  
    • COBIT® 
    • Benefits of Using COBIT® 5  
    • COBIT® – Goals Cascade  
    • Implementing COBIT®  
    • COBIT® Processes  
    • IT Governance Framework  
    • COBIT® Goals and Metrics  
  • Deciding Scope  
  • RACI Matrix  
  • Organisation 
  • Dimensions of Project Management  

Domain 2 - Strategic Management 

  • Business IT-Alignment  
  • Aligning IT and Business Strategy  
  • IT Strategic Planning Process  
  • Enterprise Strategic Alignment  
  • Identifying IT Strategies  
    • SWOT Analysis  
    • BCG Matrix  
  • IT Balanced Scorecard  
  • Enterprise Architecture (EA)  
    • EA Framework  
    • NIST EA Model 

Domain 3 - Benefits Realisation 

  • IT Investment Management
  • IT Investment and Portfolio Management
  • Benefit Calculation Techniques
  • Maturity Model
  • Benchmarking
  • KPIs and CSFs
  • Statistics
  • Continued Improvement
  • Performance Measurement
  • Metrics
  • Cost Optimisation
  • Value Delivery
  • Val IT Framework

Domain 4 - Risk Optimisation 

  • Risk Optimisation  
  • Risk Management Frameworks  
  • Using the COSO Framework Effectively 
  • Risk Management  
    • Identification of Risks and Vulnerabilities  
    • Identify Business Risks  
    • Key Risk Indicators  
    • Risk Analysis  
    • Strategies of Risk Management  
  • Comprehending and Supporting BCP and DRP  
  • Risk Appetite and Tolerance  
  • Stakeholder Engagement  
  • Why do we need to Engage with Stakeholders? 
  • Risk Communication  
  • Communication Challenges 
  • What Needs to be Communicated? 

Domain 5 - Resource Optimisation

  • Resource Management
    • Human Resource Management, Procurement and Assessment
    • Human Resource Training and Development
  • Outsourcing and Offshoring Approaches
  • Service Level Agreements
  • Supportive Service Agreements
  • Methods for Recording/Monitoring IT Resources

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To attend and get CGEIT certification, you must have 5 or more years of experience relating to IT governance, including 1 year working in the definition, establishment and management of a framework for the Governance of Enterprise IT.


This CGEIT training course provided by The Knowledge Academy is ideal for anyone who wants to gain in-depth knowledge of the five domains covered by the CGEIT. However, this course will be more beneficial for: 

  • IS/IT Directors 
  • IS/IT Managers 
  • IS/IT Consultants 
  • IT Governance Professionals 
  • IS/IT Executives 

CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) Course Overview

CGEIT (Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT) is designed for IT governance professionals or significant advisory or assurance responsibility. The CGEIT qualification is an internationally recognised symbol of excellence in IT governance awarded by ISACA. CGEIT aims to ensure that the IT infrastructure effectively meets and maintains an organisation's business goals. The beginning of CGEIT is equivalent to developing the importance and relevance of IT governance in more prominent organisations. Holding CGEIT knowledge allows you to excel in your desired career and use upcoming opportunities.

The Knowledge Academy's 2-day CGEIT Training course provides delegates with in-depth knowledge of the IT governance framework. Delegates will gain knowledge starting from the basics and go all the way to effectively implement the IT governance framework in an organisation. They will understand various methods for recording/monitoring IT resources and business-IT alignment. During this interactive training, delegates will learn about various topics such as IT investment management, portfolio management, risk optimisation, etc. This training will be conducted by our professional trainer who has years of experience in teaching IT courses.

This course will cover various topics, such as: 

  • Governance overview 
  • Benefits of IT governance 
  • Dimensions of project management 
  • IT strategic planning process  
  • IT investment management  
  • Resource management  
  • Service level agreements  

At the end of this training, delegates will be able to identify IT strategies and have a deep understanding of the roles and responsibilities of various focus areas of IT governance. They will also be able to effectively identify, control, monitor, and analyse IT-related business risk in an organisation. If delegates want to upskill their knowledge and skills regarding cybersecurity, they can select our other Cyber Security Training courses, including Cyber Security Awareness, Cyber Security Risk Management, Certified Cyber Security Professional (CCS-PRO) and many more.

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CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) Exam Information

This course does not include the CGEIT exam; it must be booked separately through ISACA.

The exam covers knowledge across the five CRISC domains. It consists of 150 questions and lasts 4 hours.

What's included in this CGEIT Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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