Cobit Foundation 2019

Cobit Foundation 2019

Course overview

Over the years, best-practice frameworks have been developed and promoted to assist in the process of understanding, designing and implementing enterprise governance of IT (EGIT). COBIT 2019 builds on and integrates more than 25 years of development in this field, not only incorporating new insights from science, but also operationalizing these insights as practice.

Learners will dive into the heart and structure of the of the COBIT framework, including:

  • New framework introduction
  • Key concepts and terminology
  • Governance and Framework Principles
  • Governance system and components
  • Governance and management objectives
  • Performance management
  • Designing a tailored governance system

Target audience

  • Business Management
  • IT /IS Auditors
  • Information Security and IT Practitioners
  • Consultants
  • IT/IS Management


At the conclusion of this course, attendees will understand:

  • Recognize the context, benefits and key reasons COBIT is used as an information and technology governance framework.
  • Explain the key attributes of the COBIT framework.
    • Key attributes
    • Product family
    • Alignment with industry frameworks
  • Compare the COBIT principles for governance system framework.
  • Describe the components of a governance system:
    • Governance and management objectives (see 5 below)
    • Components of the governance system
    • Focus areas
    • Design factors
    • Goals cascade
    • Describe the elements of governance and management objectives.
    • Differentiate COBIT based performance management using maturity and capability perspectives.
    • Discover how to design a tailored governance system using COBIT.
    • Explain the key points of the COBIT business case.
    • Describe the relationships between the COBIT Design and Implementation Guides.
    • Prepare for the COBIT 2019 Foundation exam


There are no formal prerequisites; however, it is recommended that participants have experience in the IT governance domain.

Certification info

  • The exam is in closed-book format with 75 multiple-choice questions.
  • The pass score is 65% or higher.
  • Exam takers will be given 120 minutes (2 hours) to complete the exam

Exam Provider:

  • Peoplecert