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COBIT® Foundation Course Outline

You’ll be learning about the following topics:

  • Why COBIT® was introduced, its version history and how it has developed
  • The 5 underlying principles behind COBIT®
  • The Seven Enablers of effective IT governance described by the COBIT® framework
  • The business case for COBIT® and how to present it to stakeholders
  • How to use the COBIT® Process Capability Model
  • How to implement COBIT® in an organisation

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Who should attend this COBIT® Foundation Course?

The COBIT® Foundation Course is suitable for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of IT governance and its critical role in organisational success. This COBIT® Training can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • IT Professionals
  • Business Managers
  • Internal and External Auditors
  • IT Consultants
  • Risk and Compliance Professionals
  • Executives
  • Project Managers

Prerequisites of the COBIT® Foundation Course

There are no formal prerequisites required for attending this COBIT® Training. However, a basic understanding of IT and experience in IT Management or Governance might help those looking to join the course.

COBIT® Foundation Course Overview

COBIT® (Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies) Foundation Course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of governance and management of enterprise IT. Its relevance lies in establishing a framework for aligning business goals with IT functions, ensuring effective risk management and compliance.

Proficiency in this COBIT® Course is crucial for IT professionals, Auditors, Consultants, and Governance Practitioners. Mastering COBIT® enables individuals to navigate complex IT environments, enhance decision-making, and ensure alignment between IT and business objectives. IT managers, compliance professionals, and governance officers should develop expertise in COBIT® for effective organisational governance.

This intensive 2-day training offered by The Knowledge Academy equips delegates with a foundational knowledge of COBIT®'s principles, framework, and implementation strategies. Delegates will gain insights into IT governance and its impact on business performance. During the training, practical exercises and case studies foster a deeper understanding of how COBIT® principles are applied in real-world scenarios.

Course Objectives

  • To comprehend the fundamentals and key concepts of COBIT®
  • To understand the components and principles of IT governance and management
  • To learn how COBIT® aligns IT goals with business objectives
  • To explore COBIT's role in risk management and compliance
  • To apply COBIT® principles in practical scenarios for effective governance
  • To grasp the relationship between COBIT® and other frameworks like ITIL and ISO standards

After completing this COBIT® Course, delegates can opt for the COBIT® Foundation Certification exam. This certification validates the understanding of COBIT® principles and demonstrates proficiency in applying COBIT® for effective IT governance.

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What's included in this COBIT® Foundation Course?

  • COBIT® Foundation Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • COBIT® Foundation Certificate 
  • Digital Delegate Pack

COBIT® Foundation Exam Information

The COBIT® Foundation exam assesses participants' understanding of the COBIT® framework, which is a globally recognised framework for the governance and management of enterprise information technology. This certification focuses on evaluating an individual's knowledge of IT governance and management practices. 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 50 
  • Total Marks: 50 Marks  
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 25/50 Marks 
  • Duration: 40 Minutes 
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

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Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led COBIT® Training | COBIT® Foundation Training in Ottawa. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's COBIT® Training | COBIT® Foundation Training in Ottawa, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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COBIT® Training | COBIT® Foundation Training in Ottawa FAQs

The COBIT® Training Course equips individuals with comprehensive knowledge of the Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies framework. COBIT® Training Online focuses on governance and management of enterprise IT, covering principles and guidelines for effective IT governance.
Yes, The Knowledge Academy’s COBIT® Training Course is fully accredited by APMG.
There are no formal prerequisites required for attending this COBIT® Training. However, a basic understanding of IT and experience in IT Management or Governance might help those looking to join the COBIT® Course.
The Knowledge Academy’s COBIT® Course is a 2-day course. If you are self-studying for the exam, the amount of time required to learn the material will depend on the individual.
This certification does not expire.
To acquire this certification, start by selecting the appropriate certification level (Foundation, Implementation, Assessor, etc.) based on your expertise. Next, join our accredited COBIT® Course provided by The Knowledge Academy and study the COBIT framework thoroughly, understanding its principles and practices.
This course offers validation, career advancement, networking opportunities, and expertise in managing IT for business alignment. Join our COBIT® Course to know more about COBIT®.
The salaries of COBIT® certified professionals range widely based on experience and roles. Professionals certified in COBIT® 5 earn an average annual salary that ranges from £31,000 - £49,000. Elevate your earning potential with our COBIT® Training.
COBIT® Training can significantly enhance career prospects by providing expertise in IT governance, enhancing job performance, and opening doors to higher roles in IT management and governance.
COBIT helps align IT with business goals, ensures effective governance, risk management, and compliance, enhancing organisational performance and enabling strategic decision-making.
COBIT 2019: Framework and Implementation and COBIT 5: A Business Framework for the Governance and Management of Enterprise IT are highly recommended for understanding COBIT principles and practices.
COBIT exams validate skills in IT governance and management, enhancing career prospects and demonstrating proficiency in COBIT frameworks and principles.
After COBIT, advance skills with specialised training in areas like cybersecurity or IT governance. Pursue certifications such as CISA, CISM, or ITIL for career growth.
COBIT® Training encompasses Foundation, Implementation, and Assessor levels, equipping professionals with governance and management of enterprise IT skills, from basic understanding to practical application and assessment expertise.
COBIT® Foundation Training covers governance and management of enterprise IT, focusing on maximising the value of Information Technology and risk management and aligning IT with business goals.
This certification is vital for IT professionals aiming to excel in enterprise IT governance, offering a framework for managing and controlling information and technology with global recognition.
COBIT® Training is ideal for IT professionals, Auditors, Consultants, Managers, and leaders seeking to understand governance and management of enterprise IT, aiming to align IT with business objectives.
COBIT® Training is updated every few years, with the latest version, COBIT 2019, released in 2018, succeeding COBIT 5 from 2012, to stay abreast of evolving IT governance and management practices.
Yes, COBIT® Training typically includes an exam that assesses one's understanding of the framework's principles, practices, and analytical tools, leading to certification upon successful completion.
The Knowledge Academy stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking this COBIT® Course.
The training fees for COBIT® Foundation certification in Ottawa starts from CAD4995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for COBIT® Foundation.
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