ISO/IEC38500 IT Corporate Governance Manager Optimizer Middle East
Price: AED 11,019

    Course details

    This three day intensive course enables the participants to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing corporate governance of Information Technology as specified in ISO/IEC 38500. Participants will also gain a thorough understanding of best practices used to implement guidance for Corporate Governance of IT from all areas of ISO/IEC 38500. ISO/ IEC 38500 applies to the governance of management processes (and decisions) relating to the information and communication services used by an organization. These processes could be controlled by IT specialists within the organization or external service providers, or by business units within the organization.

    Who should attend?

    • Project managers or consultants wanting to prepare and to support an organization in the implementation of corporate governance of Information Technology
    • ISO/IEC 38500 auditors who wish to fully understand the corporate governance of IT implementation process
    • Senior Managers responsible for the IT governance of an enterprise and the management of its risks
    • Members of groups monitoring the resources within the organization
    • External business or technical specialists, such as legal or accounting specialists, retail associations, or professional bodies
    • Vendors of hardware, software, communications and other IT products
    • Internal and external service providers (including consultants)

    Learning objectives

    • To understand the implementation of guidance for the corporate governance of IT in accordance with ISO/IEC 38500
    • To gain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques required for the effective management of an corporate governance of IT
    • To understand the relationship between the components of a corporate governance of IT, including responsibility, strategy, acquisition, performance, conformance, human behavior
    • To acquire necessary expertise to manage a team implementing ISO/IEC 38500

    Course Agenda

    Day 1: Introduction to Corporate Governance of Information Technology as required by ISO/IEC 38500

    • Introduction to corporate governance of IT
    • Fundamental principles of corporate governance of IT
    • Initiation process of corporate governance of IT
    • Definition of the scope
    • Corporate governance application
    • Objectives of ISO/IEC 38500
    • Benefits of using this standard
    • Referenced documents
    • Definitions

    Day 2: Framework and Guidance for Good Corporate Governance of IT

    • Principles
    • Model
    • Responsibility of directors for corporate governance of IT
    • Strategy of IT development
    • Acquisition
    • Performance of corporate governance of IT
    • Conformance
    • Human Behavior

    Day 3: Certification Exam


    • Knowledge on IT Corporate Governance is preferred.

    Educational approach

    This training is based on both, theory and practice:

    • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
    • Practical exercises
    • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
    • Practice test similar to the certification exam

    To benefit from the practical exercises, the number of training participants is limited

    Examination and Certification

    The "PECB Certified ISO/IEC 38500 Corporate Governance of IT Manager" exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:

    • Domain 1: Fundamental concepts, approaches, methods and techniques of Information Technology governance management
    • Domain 2: Implementation of an Information Technology governance management program
    • Domain 3: Information Technology governance assessment based on ISO/IEC 38500

    The "PECB Certified ISO/IEC 38500 Corporate Governance of IT Manager" exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)

    Duration: 2 hours

    For more information about the exam, refer to the PECB section on ISO/IEC 38500 Corporate Governance of IT Manager Exams

    After successfully completing the "PECB Certified ISO/IEC 38500 Corporate Governance of IT Manager" exam, participants can apply for the credentials of PECB Certified ISO/IEC 38500 Provisional Corporate Governance of IT Manager or PECB Certified ISO/IEC 38500 Corporate Governance of IT Manager, depending on their level of experience

    A certificate will be issued to the participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential

    For more information about the ISO/IEC 38500 certifications and the PECB certification process, refer to the PECB section on ISO/IEC 38500 Corporate Governance of IT Certifications

    General information

    Exam and certification fees are included in the training price

    A student manual containing over 350 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to the participants

    A participation certificate of 21 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants

    In case of failure of an exam, the participants are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain condition

    Updated on 23 January, 2020

    About Optimizer Middle East


    Optimizer Middle East is a professional organization located in Business village, Deira, Dubai, UAE and active in the MENA countries. The core business of the organization encompass services and consultancies in accounting management systems based on international standards and professional training including technical, management and accounting with the objective of developing personnel skills. 

    We have executed various professional development projects the Gulf region and North Africa till date targeting to be a leader for Training and development in the area.


    We Optimizer Middle East shall become the professional umbrella for all the training and development professionals in MENA regions.


    Develop, organize, sustain through providing professional services, consultancies and training with the objective of disseminating standardized and developed professional practices to individuals and private as well as governmental organizations in MENA region.

    Our Objectives:

    • Provision of knowledge as skills
    • Empowering individuals and organizations in MENA region with the latest professional advanced tools  
    • Introduction of conceptual practices in the organizational activities
    • Qualifying professional experts in the government and private sector
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