Get a practical appreciation of how to apply COBIT 5 to specific business problems, pain points, trigger events and risk scenarios within the organization. Learn how to implement and apply COBIT 5 into your enterprise and how to effectively use it for client initiatives. Attendees will walk away with an appreciation of how to effectively use COBIT 5 for different organizational scenarios.


The course is supported by practical exercises and engaging case-based scenarios. Candidates learn how to apply the COBIT 5 continual improvement lifecycle approach to address requirements and establish and maintain a sustainable approach to governing and managing enterprise IT as “normal” business practice.


COBIT 5 provides the next generation of ISACA’s guidance on the enterprise governance and management of IT. It builds on more than 15 years of practical usage and application of COBIT by many enterprises and users from business, IT, risk, security and assurance communities. Today, more than ever, information and related technologies need to be governed, managed and operated in a holistic manner—with a single, integrated process model that provides end-to-end coverage of the roles, responsibilities and practices required.


COBIT 5 provides a comprehensive framework that assists enterprises in achieving their objectives for the governance and management of enterprise IT. It helps enterprises create optimal value from IT by maintaining a balance between realizing benefits and optimizing risk levels and resource use. COBIT 5 enables IT to be governed and managed in a holistic manner for the entire enterprise, taking in both the full end-to-end business and IT functional areas of responsibility, while considering the IT-related interests of internal and external stakeholders. COBIT 5 is generic, and is useful for enterprises of all sizes; whether commercial, not-for-profit or in the public sector.



At the end of this course, you will gain competencies in:

  • How to analyze enterprise drivers
  • Implementation challenges, root causes and success factors
  • How to determine and assess current process capability
  • How to scope and plan improvements
  • Potential implementation pitfalls



A wide range of IT auditors, IT managers, IT quality professionals, IT leadership, IT developers, process practitioners and managers in IT service providing firms, business managers.



Successful Completion of the COBIT 5 Foundation Exam.



Module 1: Positioning IT Governance

  • Benefit Realization
  • Risk Optimization
  • Resource Optimization
  • Environmental Factors
  • IT Governance Frameworks
  • Applying IT Governance


Module 2: Taking the First Steps

  • Environment for IT Governance Implementation
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • RACI Chart for Implementation
  • Life-cycle Approach and Phases
  • Pain Points and Trigger Events
  • Continual Improvement, Change Enablement and Program Management


Module 3: What Are the Drivers?

  • Drivers for IT Governance
  • Key Role Players
  • Tasks, Inputs and Outputs
  • Challenges
  • Root Causes
  • Critical Success Factors
  • Continual Improvement, Change Enablement and Program Management


Module 4: Where Are We Now? And Where Do We Want to Be?

  • Root Causes for Overcoming Implementation Challenges
  • Implementation Pitfalls
  • Target Capability
  • Identify Challenges
  • Encouraging Management
  • Defining Roles
  • Planning and Scoping
  • Continual Improvement, Change Enablement and Program Management


Module 5: What needs to be done? And How do we get there?

  • Initiating the Program
  • Success Factors
  • Planning
  • Getting Commitment
  • Target Setting
  • Availability of Key Roles
  • Overcome Fear of Bureaucracy
  • Continual Improvement, Change Enablement and Program Management


Module 6: Did we get there? And how do we keep the momentum going?

  • Adoption by Role Players
  • Demonstrating Benefits
  • Using Momentum
  • Continual Improvement, Change Enablement and Program Management


Related Certification

  • COBIT® 5 Implementation