Specialised  Management Group (SMG) COBIT 5 Foundation Specialised Management Group (SMG)

COBIT 5 is the only business framework for the governance and management of enterprise IT. Launched in April 2012, COBIT 5 helps maximise the value of information by incorporating the latest thinking in enterprise governance and management techniques, and provides globally accepted principles, practices, analytical tools and models to help increase the trust in, and value from, information systems.

This course explains the elements of the COBIT 5 framework using a case study and interactive presentations and exercises. It will help you build your understanding of COBIT 5 and the governance and management of enterprise IT (GEIT) to create awareness of GEIT at senior level and assess the current state of GEIT in your organisation. It will also help you to start the process of scoping which aspects of COBIT 5 are appropriate to implement.

This course is designed as an introduction to COBIT 5 and enables you to understand how an integrated business framework for the governance and management of enterprise IT can be utilised to achieve IT business integration, cost reductions and increased productivity. The syllabus areas that this course is designed to cover are:

  • How IT management issues are affecting organisations
  • The need for an effective framework to govern and manage enterprise IT
  • How COBIT meets the requirement for an IT governance framework
  • How COBIT is used with other standards and best practices
  • The functions that COBIT provides and the benefits of using COBIT
  • The COBIT Framework and all the components of COBIT
  • How to apply COBIT in a practical situation

Who should attend

Although there is no mandatory requirement, ideally candidates should have at least two years professional experience working in an IT Services environment.

The COBIT 5 Foundation course would suit candidates working in the following IT professions or areas:

  • IT Auditors
  • IT Managers and leadership
  • IT Quality professionals
  • IT Developers
  • Process practitioners
  • Managers in IT service providing firms

Founded in 2007, Specialised Management Group (SMG) is a leading provider of Specialised Consulting and Methodology, Six Sigma and professional Project and Process Management training. Based in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), their services extend across three continents, from the Middle East to North Africa and Asia.

With more than 60 years of intellectual capacity in Project and Process Management, the team recognises the need for quality and bespoke service within the unique markets encountered.

The company is a globally Registered Education Provider (REP®) through the Project Management Institute PMI®.

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