COBIT 5 Foundation Course

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3-Day COBIT 5 Foundation Course

  • Certificate: COBIT 5 Foundation (official exam)
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Format: Classroom or Virtual

Course Description

This three day, instructor-led IT Governance Foundation Course provides an overview the main concepts of IT Governance according to COBIT® 5, ISACA’s latest governance framework, and how they can be applied. COBIT® 5 provides a comprehensive framework that assists enterprises create optimal value from IT by maintaining a balance between realizing benefits and optimizing risk levels and resource use.

COBIT® 5 enables IT to be governed and managed in a holistic manner for the entire enterprise, taking in the full end-to-end business and IT functional areas of responsibility, considering the IT-related interests of internal and external stakeholders.

This course and the COBIT® 5 Foundation certificate are mandatory for additional COBIT® 5 training, including the COBIT® 5 Implementation Course and Assessor Program Training.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of the course attendees will understand:

  • The major drivers for the development of a Framework
  • The business benefits of using COBIT® 5
  • The COBIT® 5 Product Architecture.
  • The IT management issues and challenges that affect enterprises.
  • The 5 Key Principles of COBIT® 5 for the governance and management of Enterprise IT
  • How COBIT® 5 enables IT to be governed and managed in a holistic manner for the entire enterprise.
  • The key concepts in a Process Capability Assessment and the key attributes of the COBIT® 5 PAM (Process Assessment Model)
  • How the COBIT® 5 processes and the Process Reference Model (PRM) help guide the creation of the 5 Principles and the 7 Governance and Management Enablers.

The COBIT® 5 Foundation certificate is to confirm that a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of the COBIT® 5 guidance to:

  • Be able to understand the enterprise Governance and Management of Enterprise IT
  • Create awareness with their business executives and senior IT Management
  • Assess the current state of their Enterprise IT with the objective of scoping what aspects of COBIT® 5 would be appropriate to implement.

Target Audience

This course is primarily intended for:

  • 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


The exam is closed book with forty multiple-choice questions. The pass score is 50% (25 out of 50 questions). The exam lasts 40 minutes. The exam can be taken in two formats: Paper based or online.

There are no pre-requisites for this course, although a basic knowledge of IT Governance concepts will be helpful.

Project Management Institute – Professional Development Units (PDUs)

The course is available in (public and in-house) classroom and virtual format.

Learning Material

Pink Elephant COBIT 5 Course Workbook

Students will receive a COBIT 5 Foundation classroom workbook containing all of the presentation materials, course notes, case study and sample exams. All Classroom Workbooks are standard delivered as e-materials. It is however possible to order hard copy course booklets.

Fees and Registration

Kuala Lumpur – Public

27-29 August 2018

MYR 4,495.00


Hong Kong – Public

29-31 October 2018

HKD 8,990.00


Singapore – Public

17-19 December 2018

SGD 1,695.00