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Overview

Risk management provides the framework that contains all activities needed to assess and prioritize and identify the type of risk which may have an impact on the organizations objectives from different perspectives like stratergic,project,program and operational.

 

Target group

M_o_R is suited for those who are responsible for identifying, analyzing and managing risk at strategic, program, project and operational levels such as Business Change Managers, Program and Project Managers, Risk Managers, Operational staff and managers, and in fact: everybody in the organization.

Learning Outcomes

Know the facts, terms, concepts and relationships between the four elements of the M_o_R® framework (principles, approach, processes and embedding and reviewing) Understand how the M_o_R® principles, approach, and processes are used .Be able to identify the M_o_R® framework documents and understand their uses and differences.

Duration: 2days Workshop + Post Workshop Support

Deliverables

  • 2 days Instructor-Led Classroom training from Certified Trainer of Senior Profile.
  • Course materials (soft copy) and practice exercises for exam.
  • Course Completion certificate

COBIT

COBIT® 5 Certifications

COBIT 5 is the latest edition of ISACA’s globally accepted framework and consists of five certification levels:

a.COBIT 5 Foundations

Obtaining the Foundation level demonstrates basic knowledge and understanding of the COBIT 5 guidance, principles and models. Candidates will be able to:

  • Gain a holistic understanding of the governance and management of an organization’s internal information systems and technology.
  • Provide top management with an overview of current IT enterprise findings, identifying key problem areas of improvement.
  • Recommend improvements, by implementation aspects of COBIT 5.

b.COBIT 5 Implementation

Practical understanding on how to implement, apply and integrate COBIT 5 within an organization, reducing business risk and improving business performance. Candidates will be able to:

  • Effectively analyse business IT operations.
  • Source the root of problem areas and implement change through scope and plan.
  • Assess and resolve current process capabilities.
  • Implement the latest good practices, in order to avoid future risk and process capability delay.

c.COBIT 5 Assessors

The Assessors level provides methods, guides and models, supported by several case studies that will provide knowledge on how to implement and process assessment. Learn how to analyse results to provide a clear outcome of process capabilities. Direct process improvements in accordance to current business goals and benchmarks, whilst measuring achievements. Candidates will be able to:

  • Approach, plan and implement improvements using good practices.
  • Implement one framework to support all IT management capabilities.
  • Use COBIT 5 metrics and scorecards to create a performance measurement framework for an organization.
  • Perform and process capability assessment using COBIT 5 guides, models and methods.
  • Brief team members with clear plans and structure.
  • Identify roles and responsibilities in the process capability assessment process.

 

d.COBIT 5 Assessor for Security

This level is based on a clear understanding of process cybersecurity capabilities of an IT system. It provides knowledge on how to perform a process assessment and how to analyse the results, to provide a clear determination of process cybersecurity capability.

e.COBIT 5 Implementing the NIST Standards using COBIT 5 (INCS)

Provides guidance on how to implement the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) through a seven-step process, aligned with COBIT 5 principles. Candidates will be able to:

  • Understand in-depth the relationship between business information, IT systems and cybersecurity risk.
  • Raise awareness of business impacts, as a result of cybersecurity factors.
  • Reduce and manage the operational environment, by detecting and ultimately managing the possibility of a cybersecurity attack.
  • Prioritize mission objectives in accordance to cyber threats.
  • Detect and implement security controls, to bridge the gap between cybersecurity requirements and operational security risk.

Course objectives

After completing the COBIT 5 Foundation course, delegates will have a thorough understanding of:

  • How IT management issues are affecting organizations
  • The need for an effective framework 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
  • The functions that COBIT provides and the benefits of using COBIT
  • he COBIT Framework and all the components of COBIT
  • How to apply COBIT in a practical situation

Target audience

The target group of COBIT 5 Foundation course includes, but is not restricted to:

  • IT auditors
  • IT managers
  • IT quality professionals
  • IT leadership
  • IT developers
  • Process practitioners and managers in IT service firms
  • BusinessManagement and
  • CEO’s

Duration: 2days Workshop + Post Workshop Support

Deliverables

  • 2 days Instructor-Led Classroom training from Certified Trainer of Senior Profile.
  • Course materials (soft copy) and practice exercises for exam.
  • Course Completion certificate
Course Content:
Session 1:
Overview
Why develop COBIT 5
The Evolution of COBIT 5
COBIT 5 Objectives
COBIT 5 Scope
Information
Enterprise Benefits
Stakeholder Value
The Board & Executive
Session 2:
The 5 Key Principles of COBIT 5
1. Meeting stakeholder needs
COBIT 5 Goals Cascade
2.Covering the Enterprise End-to-End
Governance Approach
Governance Enablers
Governance Scope
Roles, Activities & Relationships
3.Applying a Single Integrated Framework
COBIT 5 and Legacy ISACA Frameworks
COBIT 5 Framework Integrator
COBIT 5 Framework For the Governance
Management of Enterprise IT
4.Enabling a Holistic Approach
COBIT 5 Enterprise Enablers
Systematic Governance & Management
Enabler Dimensions
Enabler Performance
Management
5. Separating Governance From Management
Interaction  between  Governance  & Management
Framework Integrator
Session 3:
Implementation Guidance
Creating the Appropriate Environment
Pain Points & Trigger Events

Challenges to Success

The Lifecycle Approach
Enabling Change
Making a Business Case
Session 4:
Process Capability Assessment Model
COBIT 5 PAM & ISO/IEC15504
Maturity and Capability Assessments
Session 5:
Mapping Enterprise Goals & Processes
Linking Enterprise & IT Goals
Linking IT Goals & Processes
Linking Stakeholder Needs to Enterprise Goals
Session 6:
COBIT 5 Enablers
Principles, Policies & Frameworks
COBIT 5 Reference Model
Organisational Structures
Responsibilities & Characteristics of Roles
Culture, Ethics & Behaviour
Information
Services, Infrastructure and Applications
People, Skills & Competencies
Session 7:
COBIT and Other Standards & Frameworks
COBIT 5 comparison with ISO/IEC38500
Governance of IT ISACA Certifications
Comparison – ITIL and ISO/IEC20000
Comparison – ISO/IEC27000
Comparison – ISO 31000
Comparison – TOGAF
Comparison – CMMI
Comparison – Prince2
Session 8:
Writing Exams
Exam Requirements and Preparation
Mock exam

Associated Certifications & Exam

ISACA offers professionals who have mastered the content in the COBIT 5 Foundation course an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge by taking an exam and earning a foundation level certificate.

 

COBIT 5 Foundation Exam

ISACA offers professionals who have mastered the content in the COBIT 5 Foundation Course an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge by taking an exam and earning a certificate of completion. These professionals understand the IT management issues organizations face today and know how to use COBIT to respond to these challenges. These professionals have used the elements of COBIT, in practice, and are prepared to recommended applications of COBIT for enterprise-wide projects.

The exam consists of 50 multiple-choice questions and requires a score of 50% or higher to pass.

 

Prerequisite None
Audience IT auditors, IT managers, IT quality professionals, IT leadership, IT developers, process practitioners, managers in IT service providing firms
Preparation Resources COBIT 5 Foundation Course
COBIT 5: A Business Framework for the Governance and Management of Enterprise IT

Note: candidates are permitted to self-study for the COBIT 5 Foundation exam.  ISACA does suggest that potential candidates first take the Foundation Course to help them successfully

COBIT 5 Implementation Exam

For professionals that understand how to apply the all the elements of COBIT 5 across the enterprise and have mastered the approach to implementing the “Governance of Enterprise Information Technology or (GEIT)” based on a continual improvement life cycle. These professionals have demonstrated the understanding of how COBIT 5 should be tailored to suit an enterprise’s specific needs.

Prerequisite Successful completion of the COBIT 5 Foundation Exam
Successful completion of the COBIT 5 Implementation Course
Audience IT auditors, IT managers, IT quality professionals, IT leadership, IT developers, process practitioners , Managers in IT service providing firms, business managers
Preparation Resources COBIT 5 Implementation Course
COBIT 5: A Business Framework for the Governance and Management of Enterprise IT
COBIT 5 Implementation Guide

COBIT 5 Assessor Exam

For those professionals that have mastered the understanding of how to perform a formal Process Capability Assessment and how it can be used to:

  • Enable business goals
  • Prioritize improvement initiatives
  • Identify opportunities for improving the governance and management of information and technology assets

These professionals ensure stronger, more reliable control over internal processes and provide stakeholders a clear line of sight into process capabilities, allowing IT leaders to redirect or liberate resources – from service delivery to designing and implementing technology-enabled, information-rich and transformed business process – to increase innovation and value for the enterprise.

Prerequisite Successful completion of the COBIT 5 Foundation Exam
Successful completion of the COBIT 5 Assessor Course
Audience Internal and External Auditors, IT Auditors and Consultants
Preparation Resources COBIT 5 Assessor Course
COBIT 5: A Business Framework for the Governance and Management of Enterprise IT
The Assessor Guide: using COBIT 5
The Process Assessment Model (PAM): using COBIT

Implementing NIST Cybersecurity Framework Using COBIT 5 Exam

ISACA offers professionals who have mastered the content in the COBIT 5 Foundation Course an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge by taking an exam and earning a certificate of completion. These professionals understand the goals and content of the Cybersecurity Framework and how implement the seven Cybersecurity Framework implementation steps using COBIT 5.

The exam consists of 75 multiple-choice questions and requires a score of 50% or higher to pass.

Audience Individuals with a basic understanding of both COBIT 5 and security concepts, and who are involved in improving the cybersecurity program for their enterprises.
Preparation Resources COBIT 5 Foundation Course
COBIT 5: A Business Framework for the Governance and Management of Enterprise IT
Implementing NIST Cybersecurity Framework Using COBIT 5 (publication)