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COBIT 5 Principles and Implementation

COBIT 5 Principles and Implementation

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The COBIT 5 IT-enterprise governance and management business framework provides guidance and best practices to meet stakeholders' varying needs. The framework enables the governance entity, usually the board, to set an appropriate governance direction to meet stakeholders' expectations and provide management with a process framework that maximizes enterprise value while optimizing operational risk. This course gives an overview of the COBIT 5 principles of holistic integration, and the treatment of governance and management processes. The latter part of the course covers concepts necessary for the successful implementation of COBIT 5 to an enterprise. The content covered in this course will help learners successfully prepare for the COBIT 5 Foundation Exam.

Target Audience
This path is targeted towards IT professionals, including auditors, managers, quality professionals, developers, and process practitioners who have an interest in gaining foundational knowledge of COBIT. The path serves as preparation for the COBIT 5 Foundation exam leading to certification.


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COBIT 5 Principles and Implementation

  • start the course
  • describe holistic integration
  • recognize how enablers are interconnected
  • identify the various enabler dimensions
  • recognize how to monitor enabler performance
  • describe how enablers are applied in practice
  • recognize the difference between governance and management
  • identify how governance and management interact with one another
  • distinguish between governance practices and management practices
  • identify key features of end-to-end enterprise coverage and the COBIT 5 framework integrations; recognize how COBIT 5 implements a holistic approach; and describe and distinguish between governance and management processes
  • identify how to achieve optimal implementation and the considerations to account for
  • recognize implementation success factors and considerations for developing an appropriate environment for implementation
  • identify the pain points and trigger events for implementing the COBIT 5 GEIT framework
  • identify the important factors to include in a business case
  • list the implementation life cycle components
  • list the life cycle phases
  • recognize characteristics of the principles and policies enabler
  • recognize characteristics of process enabling
  • recognize characteristics of enterprise structure enablers
  • recognize characteristics of cultural and behavioral enablers
  • recognize characteristics of the information enabler
  • recognize characteristics of the services, infrastructure, and applications enabler
  • recognize characteristics of the people, skills, and competencies enabler
  • identify key differences between COBIT 4.1 and COBIT 5
  • recognize the various benefits of COBIT 5
  • identify key steps to assessing the capability level 1 of objectives and processes
  • list the implementation life cycle approach phases, identify the COBIT 5 implementation enablers, and recognize key concepts of the process capability model
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