Course description

  • What are the course objectives?

    The COBIT 5 Foundation course is designed for IT professionals seeking a deeper knowledge and understanding of the governance and management of enterprise IT. COBIT 5 is the only business framework for governance and management of enterprise IT from ISACA®, the creators of the COBIT 5 framework. The framework incorporates thought leadership and guidance from business, IT, and governance experts around the world.
     
    The Simplilearn COBIT 5 course includes six lessons that cover the five principles and seven enablers that form the basis of the COBIT 5 business framework. Real-life scenarios and quizzes complement the COBIT training.

    On completing the COBIT 5 Foundation course, you will be able to:
    • Pass the COBIT 5 Foundation exam and earn a COBIT 5 certificate
    • Understand the IT management issues in your organization/enterprise and implement COBIT to respond to those challenges
    • Put into practice the knowledge you get from the COBIT 5 framework and recommend applications of COBIT for enterprise-wide projects
    • Take advanced COBIT 5 courses and their exams such as:
      • COBIT 5 Implementation - to master the governance of enterprise IT based on a continual improvement lifecycle
      • COBIT 5 Assessment - to be able to perform formal process capability assessments.

  • What skills will you learn?

    At the end of the Simplilearn’s COBIT 5 Foundation course, participants will be able to:

    • Recognize the need for an effective framework to govern and manage enterprise IT and learn to create value for enterprises
    • Relate to the COBIT framework concepts and understand its use with other standards and best practices
    • Understand the five principles and seven enablers along with the importance of good practices for better governance and management
    • Understand the IT management issues that are affecting organizations, including pain points and trigger events that organizations experience
    • Learn the functions that COBIT provides, the benefits of using COBIT, various governance and management processes and the process reference model
    • Implement COBIT® in practical situations for issues that generally occur in enterprises
    • Understand the concepts of process capability assessments and how various processes may be improved through the Seven-stage Lifecycle approach

  • What career benefits are in store for you?

    The COBIT® 5 Foundation course is a professional stepping stone for enhancing IT knowledge and performing implementations and assessments of IT frameworks. This COBIT Certification course will help you shape your career by demonstrating your IT expertise and adding value to process improvements in your IT organization. After completing the COBIT training course you’ll be well positioned to become an IT auditor, IT quality professional, or other in-demand IT roles.
     
    In India, COBIT has been recognized by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and has been adopted by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG). Among the leading private banks, HDFC has adopted COBIT, and a case study on its implementation is available on the official COBIT 5 website.
     
    Many other Asian countries such as the Philippines and the UAE have adopted and accepted COBIT for their audit institutions or finance audit departments in government agencies and organizations.
     
    In North America, South America, Australia and Europe, COBIT is widely adopted and used in various multinational companies, government departments and financial institutions for audits and assessments. A comprehensive list is available on the COBIT 5 website.
     
    Professionals certified in COBIT 5 can earn an average monthly salary that ranges between $112,000 and $122,000.

  • Who should take this course?

    If you’re working in audit and insurance, risk management, information security, regulatory and compliance, or governance of enterprise IT, then COBIT is your one stop solution for mastering information technology. IT professionals such as auditors, IT managers, quality professionals, developers, process practitioners, and managers in IT service-providing firms (or IT service-providing departments of any firm) will find this COBIT 5 course helpful in advancing their career.

Course preview

    • Lesson 0 - Introduction to COBIT® 5 13:27
      • 1 Introduction to COBIT® 5 01:09
      • 2 Course Objectives 00:22
      • 3 About ISACA® 01:15
      • 4 COBIT® 5 Certification Program Overview 02:19
      • 5 COBIT® 5 Certification—Benefits for Individuals 00:41
      • 6 COBIT® 5 Certification—Benefits for Organisations 00:41
      • 7 Purpose of the COBIT® 5 Foundation Certification 00:46
      • 8 Purpose of the COBIT® 5 Foundation Certification (contd.) 01:00
      • 9 Target Audience of the COBIT® 5 Foundation Course 00:39
      • 10 Learning Outcomes of the COBIT® 5 Foundation Course 01:03
      • 11 Learning Areas of the COBIT® 5 Foundation Course 01:16
      • 12 COBIT® 5 Foundation Certification Examination 01:00
      • 13 Preparation for the COBIT® 5 Foundation Certification Examination 01:07
      • 14 Conclusion 00:09
    • Lesson 1.0 - Overview and Key Features of COBIT® 5 12:49
      • 1 Overview and Key Features of COBIT® 5.0 00:45
      • 2 Objectives 00:29
      • 3 Reasons for the Development of COBIT® 5 01:12
      • 4 Evolution of COBIT® 5 01:12
      • 5 Evolution of COBIT® 5 (contd.) 01:33
      • 6 Drivers for the Development of a Framework 02:49
      • 7 Scope of COBIT® 5 00:40
      • 8 Importance of Information in an IT Framework 00:57
      • 9 Enterprise IT Requirements 01:05
      • 10 Creating Stakeholder Value 00:55
      • 11 Summary 01:12
    • Lesson 1.1 - COBIT® 5 and Other IT Governance Frameworks 14:31
      • 1 COBIT® 5 and Other IT Governance Frameworks 00:16
      • 2 Objectives 00:24
      • 3 Benefits of COBIT® 5 01:05
      • 4 The COBIT® 5 Format 00:29
      • 5 COBIT® 5 Product Family 02:28
      • 6 COBIT® 5 Mapping Summary 02:49
      • 7 COBIT®—Integration with Other IT Governance Frameworks 02:00
      • 8 Where Does COBIT Fit in 01:38
      • 9 COBIT® 5 Mapping Specifics 02:21
      • 10 Summary 01:01
    • Lesson 1.2 - Quiz
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 1.3 - Conclusion 00:12
      • Conclusion 00:12
    • Lesson 2.0 - Overview of COBIT® 5 Principles and Principle 1 17:02
      • 1 Overview of COBIT® 5 Principles Principle 1 00:20
      • 2 Objectives 00:21
      • 3 COBIT® 5 Principles
      • 4 Principle 1—Meeting Stakeholder Needs 02:46
      • 5 Meeting Stakeholder Needs—Governance 00:55
      • 6 External Stakeholders 00:43
      • 7 Internal Stakeholders 01:09
      • 8 COBIT® 5 Goals Cascade
      • 9 COBIT® 5 Goals Cascade Steps 00:45
      • 10 Step 1—Identify the Influence of Key Stakeholder Drivers on Stakeholder Needs 01:20
      • 11 Step 2—Stakeholder Needs Cascade to Enterprise Goals 00:41
      • 12 Step 2—Stakeholder Needs Cascade to Enterprise Goals (contd.) 01:07
      • 13 Step 2—Stakeholder Needs Cascade to Enterprise Goals (contd.) 01:54
      • 14 Step 3—Enterprise Goals Cascade to IT-related Goals 00:17
      • 15 Step 3—Enterprise Goals Cascade to IT-related Goals (contd.) 03:10
      • 16 Step 4—IT-Related Goals Cascade to Enabler Goals 00:31
      • 17 Summary 01:03
    • Lesson 2.1 - COBIT® 5 Principles 2 and 3 10:36
      • 1 COBIT® 5 Principles 2 and 3 00:11
      • 2 Objectives 00:22
      • 3 Principle 2—Covering the Enterprise End-to-End 00:36
      • 4 Principle 2—Covering the Enterprise End-to-End (contd.) 00:19
      • 5 Governance Approach 01:03
      • 6 Governance Roles, Activities and Relationships 01:19
      • 7 Owners and Stakeholders—Governance Roles, Activities and Relationships 00:35
      • 8 Governing Body—Governance Roles, Activities and Relationships 00:34
      • 9 Management—Governance Roles, Activities and Relationships 00:35
      • 10 Operations Team—Governance Roles, Activities and Relationships 00:33
      • 11 Principle 3—Applying a Single Integrated Framework 01:35
      • 12 COBIT® 5 Single Integrated Framework 01:00
      • 13 COBIT® 5 and Legacy ISACA® Frameworks 00:21
      • 14 COBIT® 5 Product Family 00:40
      • 15 Summary 00:53
    • Lesson 2.2 - COBIT® 5 Principles 4 and 5 09:57
      • 1 COBIT® 5 Principles 4 and 5 00:15
      • 2 Objectives 00:22
      • 3 Principle 4—Enabling a Holistic Approach 00:59
      • 4 COBIT® 5 Enablers 00:27
      • 5 COBIT® 5 Enabler Dimensions
      • 6 COBIT® 5 Enabler Performance Management 01:55
      • 7 Principle 5—Separating Governance from Management 00:28
      • 8 Governance vs. Management 01:00
      • 9 Interaction between Governance and Management Entities 00:43
      • 10 COBIT® 5 Process Reference Model (PRM) 00:28
      • 11 Governance-Management Interaction for Each Enabler 02:24
      • 12 Mapping Enterprise Goals to Governance and Management
      • 13 Summary 00:56
    • Lesson 2.3 - Quiz
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 2.4 - Conclusion 00:11
      • Conclusion 00:11
    • Lesson 3.0 - Overview of COBIT® 5 Enablers Enabler 1 11:05
      • 1 Overview of COBIT® 5 Enablers: Enabler 1 00:22
      • 2 Objectives 00:23
      • 3 COBIT® 5 Enterprise Enablers 00:53
      • 4 Recap of Principle 4—Enabling a Holistic Approach 00:25
      • 5 Enabling a Holistic Approach Principle—Problem Statement 01:03
      • 6 Enabling a Holistic Approach Principle—Solution 02:07
      • 7 Enabler 1—Principles, Policies and Frameworks 00:31
      • 8 Principles vs Policies 00:59
      • 9 Characteristics of a Good Policy 01:16
      • 10 Good Practice Requirements 00:22
      • 11 Relationship Between the First Enabler and Others 00:36
      • 12 Principles, Policies and Frameworks—Problem Statement 00:39
      • 13 Principles, Policies and Frameworks—Solution 00:32
      • 14 Summary 00:57
    • Lesson 3.1 - COBIT® 5 Enabler 2 12:08
      • 1 COBIT® 5 Enabler 2 00:10
      • 2 Objectives 00:24
      • 3 Enabler 2—Processes 00:51
      • 4 Process—Key Terms 00:56
      • 5 Processes—Life Cycle and Good Practices 01:00
      • 6 COBIT® 5 PRM Domains 00:48
      • 7 COBIT® 5 Process Reference Model Structure 01:28
      • 8 Components of a Process 00:55
      • 9 Process Goals 01:58
      • 10 Internal and External Stakeholders 00:52
      • 11 Relationship between the Second Enabler and Others 00:38
      • 12 Processes—Problem Statement 00:46
      • 13 Processes—Solution 00:28
      • 14 Summary 00:54
    • Lesson 3.2 - COBIT® 5 Enablers 3 and 4 16:30
      • 1 COBIT® 5 Enablers 3 and 4 00:14
      • 2 Objectives 00:24
      • 3 Enabler 3—Organisational Structure 00:48
      • 4 Constituents of Good Practices in Enterprises
      • 5 Roles and Organisational Structure 01:48
      • 6 Roles and Organisational Structure (contd.) 05:53
      • 7 Organisational Structures—Problem Statement 00:55
      • 8 Organisational Structures—Solution 00:40
      • 9 Enabler 4—Culture, Ethics and Behaviour 01:10
      • 10 Culture Ethics and Behaviour and Organisational Goals 00:51
      • 11 Relationship between the Fourth Enabler and Others 00:29
      • 12 Culture, Ethics and Behaviour—Problem Statement 01:16
      • 13 Culture, Ethics and Behaviour—Solution 01:11
      • 14 Summary 00:51
    • Lesson 3.3 - COBIT® 5 Enabler 5 02:40
      • 1 COBIT® 5 Enabler 5 00:10
      • 2 Objectives 00:10
      • 3 Enabler 5—Information 00:10
      • 4 Information Quality Categories 00:10
      • 5 Concept of Information Criteria 00:10
      • 6 Business Requirements from COBIT® 4.1 00:10
      • 7 COBIT® 5 Equivalent 00:10
      • 8 Meta Data Information Cycle 00:10
      • 9 Information Attributes 00:10
      • 10 Information Layers 00:10
      • 11 Uses of the Information Model 00:10
      • 12 Information Model—Information Specifications 00:10
      • 13 Information Model—Determine Required Protection 00:10
      • 14 Information Model—Determine Easy Usage 00:10
      • 15 Contextual and Representational Quality of Information 00:10
      • 16 Summary 00:10
    • Lesson 3.4 - COBIT® 5 Enablers 6 and 7 09:47
      • 1 COBIT® 5 Enablers 6 and 7 00:15
      • 2 Objectives 00:24
      • 3 Enabler 6—Services, Infrastructure and Applications 00:39
      • 4 Architecture Principles
      • 5 Relationship between the Sixth Enabler and Others 00:54
      • 6 Services, Infrastructure and Applications—Problem Statement 01:00
      • 7 Services, Infrastructure and Applications—Solution 00:44
      • 8 Enabler 7—People, Skills and Competencies 01:13
      • 9 Good Practices 00:47
      • 10 Skill Categories 01:22
      • 11 People, Skills and Competencies—Problem Statement 00:45
      • 12 People, Skills and Competencies—Solution 00:46
      • 13 Summary 00:58
    • Lesson 3.5 - Quiz
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 3.6 - Conclusion 00:09
      • Conclusion 00:09
    • Lesson 4.0 - Introduction to COBIT® 5 Implementation 07:28
      • 1 Introduction to COBIT® 5 Implementation 00:16
      • 2 Objectives 00:26
      • 3 Governance of Enterprise IT 00:35
      • 4 COBIT® 5 Implementation Guide 01:21
      • 5 Challenges in Implementation 00:30
      • 6 COBIT® 5 Implementation Phases 00:29
      • 7 Enterprise Internal and External Factors 00:53
      • 8 Key Factors for Successful Implementation 00:49
      • 9 Three Interrelated Lifecycle Components 00:47
      • 10 Three Interrelated Lifecycle Components (contd.) 00:24
      • 11 Summary 00:58
    • Lesson 4.1 - COBIT® 5 Implementation Phases 22:14
      • 1 COBIT® 5 Implementation Phases 00:18
      • 2 Objectives 00:21
      • 3 Phase 1 What Are the Drivers 00:31
      • 4 Recognise Need to Act 00:42
      • 5 Typical Pain Points 01:09
      • 6 Trigger Events 00:50
      • 7 Purpose of Phase 1 02:16
      • 8 Phase 2—Where Are We Now? 00:30
      • 9 Purpose of Phase 2 01:04
      • 10 Implementation Phase 2—Problem Statement 01:11
      • 11 Implementation Phase 2—Solution 00:54
      • 12 Phase 3—Where Do We Want to Be? 00:31
      • 13 Purpose of Phase 3 00:55
      • 14 Implementation Phase 3—Problem Statement 01:10
      • 15 Implementation Phase 3—Solution 00:52
      • 16 Phase 4—What Needs to Be Done? 00:29
      • 17 Purpose of Phase 4 01:17
      • 18 Phase 5—How Do We Get There? 00:29
      • 19 Purpose of Phase 5 01:05
      • 20 Phase 6—Did We Get There? 00:32
      • 21 Purpose Of Phase 6 01:16
      • 22 Phase 7 How Do We Keep the Momentum Going 00:29
      • 23 Purpose of Phase 7 01:03
      • 24 Importance of the Business Case 00:47
      • 25 Information Available in a Good Business Case 00:28
      • 26 Summary 01:05
    • Lesson 4.2 - Quiz
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 4.3 - Conclusion 00:10
      • Conclusion 00:10
    • Lesson 5.0 - Process Capability Assessment Model 17:41
      • 1 Process Capability Assessment Model 00:18
      • 2 Objectives 00:28
      • 3 Process Assessment 01:14
      • 4 Process Capability Assessments 00:35
      • 5 COBIT® Assessment Programme 00:55
      • 6 COBIT® Capability Assessment Guides 00:50
      • 7 Capability Assessment vs Maturity Assessment 01:08
      • 8 COBIT® Assessment Programme and Other Maturity Models 01:04
      • 9 COBIT® 4.1 MM Attributes vs. ISO/IEC 15504 02:18
      • 10 Benefits of the ISO/IEC 15504 Approach 01:08
      • 11 Purpose of a Process Assessment 00:42
      • 12 Key Terms Related to ISO/IEC 15504 02:01
      • 13 Overview of the Assessment Approach 02:06
      • 14 Moving to the COBIT® Assessment Programme 00:22
      • 15 Process Assessment Model—Scope 00:46
      • 16 Capability Dimension vs Process Dimension 00:39
      • 17 Summary 01:07
    • Lesson 5.1 - Process Attributes and Process Capability Levels 17:27
      • 1 Process Attributes and Process Capability Levels 00:14
      • 2 Objectives 00:21
      • 3 Measurement Framework 01:12
      • 4 PProcess Attribute 1.1—Process Performance 00:22
      • 5 Process Attribute 2.1—Performance Management 00:53
      • 6 Process Attribute 2.2—Work Product Management 00:39
      • 7 Assessment Indicators 01:30
      • 8 Indicators with COBIT® 5 PRM 01:18
      • 9 Assessing Process Capability 02:52
      • 10 Mapping PAM to PRMs 00:57
      • 11 Process Capability Levels 02:13
      • 12 Process Attribute Rating Scales 01:18
      • 13 Process Attribute Ratings and Capability Levels 00:51
      • 14 Target Process Capabilities 00:41
      • 15 Consequence of Capability Gaps 01:18
      • 16 Summary 00:48
    • Lesson 5.2 - Quiz
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 5.3 - Conclusion 00:08
      • Conclusion 00:08
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Exam & certification FREE PRACTICE TEST

  • How do you become a certified COBIT 5 professional?

    • To pass the COBIT 5 Foundation exam, the candidate should have thorough knowledge of the five COBIT 5 principles, the seven COBIT 5 enablers, the seven-phase implementation lifecycle, and the process capability assessment.
    • One must possess experience in providing IT service and should have donned various roles in Enterprise IT to be able to understand and relate to the concepts covered in the COBIT course. There is no other prerequisite for this course.
    • The online or paper-based examination consists of 50 multiple-choice questions and requires a score of 50% or higher to pass, which means that at least 25 questions have to be answered correctly.
    • Once the online examination is completed, a score with “Pass” or “Fail” is generated. For the paper-based examination, please contact your Simplilearn coordinator for more details.

  • What are the prerequisites for a COBIT 5 certification?

    No formal qualification is required to take this COBIT course or complete the exam, other than the experience and knowledge of IT service-providing firms or IT service-providing departments of any firm.

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    Online Self learning:
    1. Complete 85% of the course.
    2. Complete one simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

  • Until when can I procure voucher from Simplilearn?

    Your exam voucher fee is included in the price of this course. However, you must procure the exam voucher within six months from the date of course purchase.In the event that an exam price does go up and you have not yet booked the exam, you will need to pay the difference in amount to Simplilearn.

  • How frequently does exam fee change?

    Exam prices are dynamic and governed by the certification body. Normally price changes are announced during the end of the calendar year. You will be liable to pay the difference amount to Simplilearn if you had not booked the exam and the exam price is hiked in the meantime.

  • What is the validity of my exam voucher?

    Exam vouchers are valid for 1 year from the date of issuance. If you do not book the exam within 1 year from purchase of voucher, you will need to buy the voucher again per the actual price.

  • How will I take the exam?

    For customers outside India, web-based exam vouchers will be booked, and for India customers, only paper-based exam will be booked. Customers are expected to book the exam before the expiration of validity of their course.

  • I would like to book paper-based exam in India, what is the process?

    You can book paper-based exam by contacting our team and walk into the centers at below mentioned cities to take the exam.

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  • Does the course fee include in examination fees as well?

    Yes, the course fee is inclusive of the examination fee.
     

  • How do I schedule my exam?

    For assistance in scheduling your exam, reach out to the sales consultant (inside sales manager) or raise a request to the support team of Simplilearn.  


     

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    No, exam voucher cost cannot be refunded once it is issued to a learner as we procure this from third party bodies. Simplilearn does not own the voucher policies and cost.

Reviews

Ramya Premrajan
Ramya Premrajan QA Manager @ Syntel, Bangalore

The trainer is extremely knowledgeable. With the most reliable WebEx training platform, and the trainer's interactive and communication skills, it felt as though I was in a class room training. Thanks for giving me the satisfaction that your Simplilearn online training was more than worth the money!

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Ramachandran Sundaresan
Ramachandran Sundaresan Practice Partner - IT Strategy & Governance at Wipro Consulting, Bangalore

The course was conducted well. It elicited good interest and participation.

Ramraj Vupputur
Ramraj Vupputur Senior Risk Manager at Oracle Financial Services Software, Bangalore

The training session was good and the trainer was very good with the examples.

Anirban Chakraborty
Anirban Chakraborty DGM - IT operations and support, Bangalore

The course ware was very good. What made it interesting is the way the trainer explained all the points lucidly to make the concept Simple & Practical.

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Sudhir Sasidharan
Sudhir Sasidharan Bangalore

The training was very good and concise. Very good discussions as far as practical examples were concerned.

Nikhil Nair
Nikhil Nair Associate Principal at Sutherland, Mumbai

Simplilearn provides best quality content relevant to the industry and keeps it up to date. Happy with the overall course quality. Thank you Simplilearn.

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Chandrakesh Rai
Chandrakesh Rai Consultant, Mumbai

The training is concise and it provides clarity on the subject.

Fazil Rahman Pulikkuth
Fazil Rahman Pulikkuth Executive Administrator at Aman Perfumes, Cochin

This course has successfully covered all the required information about COBIT in a very simple manner .

Kumar Devesh
Kumar Devesh Pune

The Training was good and we gained a lot of knowledge; fully satisfied.

Pranit Prakash
Pranit Prakash Pune

At high Level, it was good. Looking forward to next level of Implementation course.

Sivakumar Narayanaswamy
Sivakumar Narayanaswamy Pune

Concepts and Foundations of COBIT 5 are articulated in a professional way

A R Gomathinayagan
A R Gomathinayagan Chennai

Helped me to understand the basics of COBIT 5 Foundation and its Framework

Arun Rohilla
Arun Rohilla Pune

COBIT5 course content is good and relevant.

Divya Verma
Divya Verma Gurgaon

COBIT5 training provided was very useful and specially the examples quoted were explanatory and helped me to understand even complex things.

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Muralikrishna J
Muralikrishna J Senior Consultant at Wipro Technologies, Chennai

Overall the training helped a lot to get a complete understanding on the subject which can be applied on the real time job.

FAQs

  • How many questions comprise the COBIT 5 Foundation examination?

    The COBIT® 5 Foundation exam comprises 50 multiple-choice questions that are to be completed in 40 minutes. A total of 50% (25/50) is required to pass, and it is a closed book exam. Computer-based testing is the standard method for COBIT 5 exams, but paper-based testing is also available.

  • What happens after passing the exam?

    After passing the exam, the names of successful candidates will appear in the Successful Candidate Register (if candidates have opted to register). The certificate will be sent to candidates at their correspondence addresses.

  • Do I need to renew my COBIT certification?

    The COBIT 5 qualifications are valid for an indefinite period of time and do not expire, so there is no need to renew the certificate once you pass the exam.

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