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COBIT 2019 Design and Implementation

Training Topic: 
IT Governance
Training Framework/Standard: 
COBIT 2019

COBIT 2019 is a framework for the governance and management of enterprise Information and Technology that supports enterprise goal achievement. This Design and Implementation course is intended for more experienced users to COBIT who are interested in more advanced use of the framework, i.e. designing governance systems and running governance improvement programs.

This course requires the COBIT 2019 Foundation Certificate to be successfully achieved. This two-day course is structured around the COBIT 2019 Design Guide and the COBIT 2019 Implementation Guide.

Module 1: Introduction

  • Welcome
  • Course Introduction
  • Learning objectives
  • Exam Introduction

Module 2: COBIT 2019 Basic Concepts

  • COBIT 2019 Architecture
  • Governance and Management Objectives
  • Components of the Governance System
  • Design Factors
  • Focus Areas
  • Performance Management
  • Designing and Implementing a Tailored Governance System

Module3: Design Factors for a Governance System

  • Definition and Overview
  • Enterprise Strategy
  • Enterprise Goals
  • Risk Profile
  • I&T Related Issues
  • Threat Landscape
  • Compliance Requirements
  • Role of IT
  • Sourcing Model of IT
  • IT Implementation Methods
  • Technology Adoption
  • Enterprise Size
  • Industry Dimension
  • Case Study and Exercises

Module 4: Impact of Design Factors

  • Introduction
  • Management Objective Selection
  • Component Variations
  • Specific Focus Areas
  • Module 5: The Governance Systems Design Workflow
  • Introduction
  • Step 1: Understand Enterprise Context and Strategy
  • Step 2: Determine Initial Scope of the Governance System
  • Exercises
  • Step 3: Refine to Scope of the Governance System
  • Step 4: Resolve Conflicts and Conclude Governance System Design
  • Exercises

Module 6: The Governance Design Toolkit

  • Introduction
  • Walkthrough
  • Example
  • Exercises

Module 7:  Implementing and Optimising I&T Governance Overview

  • COBIT 2019 Implementation Guide
  • Positioning I&T Governance
  • Creating Appropriate Environment
  • Governance Implementation Roadmap
  • Trigger Events for Governance Improvement
  • Stakeholders

Module 8: Governance Implementation Lifecycle

  • Phase 1: What are the Drivers?
  • Phase 2: Where are we now?
  • Phase 3: Where do we want to be?
  • Exercises
  • Phase 4: What needs to be done?
  • Phase 5: How do we get there?
  • Phase 6: Did we get there?
  • Phase 7: How do we keep momentum going?
  • Exercise

Module 9: Key Decision Matrix

  • Decision Matrix
  • Group Discussion

Module 10: Closing Remarks

  • Review of learning objectives
  • Q&A
  • Describe the key concepts of COBIT 2019 as taught in the COBIT Foundation course.
  • Describe the benefits of the COBIT 2019 Design Guide for its target audience.
  • Describe the current design factors in COBIT 2019.
  • Apply the design factor concept to identify relevant values.
  • Describe the impact design factors can have on the design of a governance system.
  • Describe the design workflow of a governance system.
  • Use the steps in the design workflow for governance systems.
  • Apply the design workflow to a concrete situation in order to obtain a governance system design.
  • Describe and use the design guide toolkit in a concrete situation.
  • Use the mapping tables between design factors and governance/management objectives pragmatically.
  • Describe purpose and scope of the COBIT 2019 Implementation Guide.
  • Apply the implementation methodology and approach for a governance implementation program.
  • Combine the process from both the COBIT 2019 Implementation Guide and the COBIT 2019 Design Guide to use in concrete situations.
  • Apply the objectives, descriptions and tasks of the seven implementation phases in concrete situations
  • Apply the challenges, root causes and critical success factors of the seven implementation phases to concrete situations.
  • Apply the key decision topics and related responsibilities for governance implementation to concrete situations.
  • CIO’s/ IT Directors/ IT Managers
  • IT Process Owners
  • Project Managers/ Operation Managers/ Business Managers
  • The exam tests the degree to which the candidates have understood the COBIT 2019 key concepts, the COBIT 2019 Design Guide and the COBIT 2019 Implementation Guide, and the degree to which the candidates can apply these concepts in (simulated) practice, how they analyze a governance related problem and propose COBIT 2019 based solutions:
  • The exam is an online-proctored exam.
  • The exam contains 60 multiple-choice questions for a total of 60 points.
  • The candidates have three hours (180 min) to complete the exam.
  • Passing grade is 60% or 36 points.

This course requires the COBIT 2019 Foundation Certificate to be successfully achieved.