COBIT® 5 Implementation Course

COBIT® 5 Implementation Course

Course Prerequisite

  • Successful completion of the COBIT®5 Foundation Exam
  • It is a mandatory requirement for all candidates to have passed the COBIT®5 Foundation Exam for applying for and attending the COBIT®5 Implementation Course.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, delegates will understand

  • How to analyze enterprise drivers
  • Implementation challenges, root causes and success factors
  • How to determine and assess current process capability
  • How to scope and plan improvements
  • Potential implementation pitfalls

Course Outcome

On completion of COBIT®5 Implementation training and exam candidates will be able to apply the COBIT®5 good practice continual improvement lifecycle approach to GEIT, tailored to suit the needs of a specific c enterprise.

In particular:

  • Analyze the enterprise drivers
  • Apply the implementation challenges, their root causes and success factors
  • Assess current process capability
  • Determine target process capability
  • Scope and plan improvements
  • Consider practical implementation factors
  • Identify and avoid potential pitfalls
  • Leverage the latest good practices
  • Apply the COBIT®5 continual improvement lifecycle approach to address the requirements and establish and maintain a sustainable approach to governing and managing enterprise IT as normal business practice

Course Outline

Day 1

Chapter 1: Introduction

  • Purpose
  • Key Elements
  • Critical Successful factors

Chapter 2: Positioning GEIT

  • Understanding GEIT
  • Leveraging COBIT 5 & Integrating frameworks, standards and good practices
  • Recapping principles & the 7 enablers

Chapter 3: The 1st Steps towards GEIT

  • Creating the appropriate environment
  • The Continual Life Cycle Model
  • Pain Points & Trigger Events
  • Stakeholder Involvement Needs/Enterprise Goals Mapped to Pain Points & Trigger Events
  • Key Success factors

Chapter 4: Initiate the Programme

    Phase 1: What are the drivers?
  • Challenges:
    • Root Causes
    • Success factors
  • Objective
  • Description
  • Roles & Responsibilities
    • Roles
    • RACI Chart
  • Implementation Life Cycle Components & Tasks
    • Continual Improvement Tasks
    • Change Enablement Tasks
    • Programme Management Tasks
  • Inputs
  • Outputs

Chapter 5: Define Problems and opportunities 2 Hours

    Phases 2 & 3: Where are we now and Where do we want to be?
  • Challenges:
    • Root Causes
    • Success factors
  • Objective
  • Description
  • Roles & Responsibilities
    • Roles
    • RACI Chart
  • Implementation Life Cycle Components & Tasks
    • Continual Improvement Tasks
    • Change Enablement Tasks
    • Programme Management Tasks
  • Inputs
  • Outputs

Day 2

Chapter 6: Plan and Execute

    Phases 4 & 5: What needs to be done and How do we get there?
  • Challenges:
    • Root Causes
    • Success factors
  • Objective
  • Description
  • Roles & Responsibilities
    • Roles
    • RACI Chart
  • Implementation Life Cycle Components & Tasks
    • Continual Improvement Tasks
    • Change Enablement Tasks
    • Programme Management Tasks
  • Inputs
  • Outputs

Chapter 7: Realize the Benefits Phases & Review Effectiveness of the Improvements

    Phases 6 & 7: Did we get there and How can we keep the momentum?
  • Challenges:
    • Root Causes
    • Success factors
  • Objective
  • Description
  • Roles & Responsibilities
    • Roles
    • RACI Chart
  • Implementation Life Cycle Components & Tasks
    • Continual Improvement Tasks
    • Change Enablement Tasks
    • Programme Management Tasks
  • Inputs
  • Outputs

The COBIT®5 Implementation Examination

The practitioner level examines learning levels 3 (application) and 4 (analysis). This is a 2.5-hour scenario based objective test examination. The exam consists of 4 questions worth 20 marks, giving a maximum of 80 marks. The pass mark is 50% (40 marks). The syllabus area to which each question refers is clearly stated within the question.

Reference Material

Delegates may only reference to their own copy of the COBIT®5 Implementation Guide during the examination. No other additional support material is permitted.



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