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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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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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CGEIT training (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) FAQs


There are no prerequisites for the course, but the CGEIT exam requires five or more years of experience managing and/or supporting the governance of enterprise IT.
No, the exam must be booked separately through ISACA.
Your instructor will be an IT governance expert with years of experience in the establishment and support of IT governance.
Please arrive at the venue at 8:45 am.
Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) is a vendor-neutral certification made for IT professionals responsible for maintaining IT enterprise governance to prove their abilities in the field.
SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) is a framework used to estimate the competitive position of an organisation and to enhance strategic planning.
In this CGEIT Training course, you will learn various concepts such as IT investment management, portfolio management, risk optimisation, and how to operate the enterprise's IT and business systems with greater efficiencies and optimum effectiveness. 
Strategic management, benefits realisation, risk management, resource optimisation, and framework for the Governance of enterprise IT are five specific domains covered by CGEIT.
The various principles of COBIT® are meeting stakeholder needs, covering the enterprise end-to-end, applying a single integrated framework, enabling a holistic approach and separating governance from management.
The price for CGEIT training (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for CGEIT training (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT).
Please see our CGEIT Training courses available in the United Kingdom

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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