Defining & Governing Enterprise IT To Deliver Business Value

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This three-day course provides IT leaders with an end-to-end business view of the principles, processes and roles required to establish an IT organization and operation that directly supports the goals of the business. This course prepares you for the exam leading to the COBIT®5 Foundation Certificate.

The learning objectives of this course are accomplished through an understanding of COBIT 5 – an internationally accepted framework from ISACA® for governing and managing enterprise IT that supports business executives in their achievement of business goals. You will gain an understanding of how to use practical tools to:

  • Establish effective IT project and process oversight
  • Assess the current state of IT
  • Undertake strategic planning of IT
  • Ensure IT risk mitigation, monitoring and controls are in place to ensure the business meets its regulatory compliance requirements

The key learning areas covered in this course are:

  • An overview of Governance of Enterprise IT (GEIT) and its critical role in enabling business objectives
  • Understanding how external and internal stakeholder goals drive IT prioritization and strategy
  • The Five Principles of GEIT
  • How to integrate IT Management frameworks such as ITIL®, TGOAF, PMBoK®, etc. 
  • The Seven IT Enablers required to achieve business objectives
  • An Introduction to IT Governance transformation and implementation
  • Enabling Continual Improvement based on the Process Capability Assessment Model

  • How to establish effective strategic IT oversight practices and controls
  • The major drivers for Enterprise IT Governance
  • The business benefits of using effective IT Governance
  • How IT Governance enables the integration of IT Management frameworks
  • How COBIT 5 enables IT to be governed and managed in a holistic manner
  • The basic concepts for the implementation of IT governance practices

  • Senior IT Leaders & Managers
  • Business Process Owners & Business Process Consultants
  • IT/IS Auditors, Internal Auditors
  • IT Consultants
  • Individuals who wish to be certified as a COBIT Implementer or Assessor

There are no prerequisites for this course. Work experience in IT governance, IT process management or IT Service Management is recommended.


  • The closed book exam is 40 minutes in duration, includes 50 multiple-choice questions and is administered online by an independent examination body. Participants are provided with an exam voucher so they can schedule the exam at their convenience on any date after completion of the course.
  • You must achieve a passing mark of 50% to attain your certificate
  • After completion of this course, you may apply for self-directed learning PDUs through PMI. Letter of attendance is available upon request.

Material for this course will only be provided as downloadable soft copy files that can be viewed on a variety of devices. Attendees may print a hard copy of the files in whatever format best meets their needs, and can use the files under the Pink Elephant Terms of Use.


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Duration (In-House):
3 Days

Formats Offered:
  • Live Classroom
  • Web-Based

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