Course Code: 223

COBIT 5 Awareness

Class Dates:
1 Days
Class Time:
Instructor-Led Training, Virtual Instructor-Led Training


  • Course Overview
  • 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 one day awareness course will give you a flavour of what COBIT 5 is, and when used effectively can govern the use of your existing processes throughout your IT Enterprise. The course will introduce COBIT 5 and how it works with existing frameworks, discuss the COBIT 5 principles, highlight the COBIT 5 enablers, and discuss how you would measure and assess processes using the framework.

  • Audience
  • Although there is no mandatory requirement, ideally candidates should have at least two year’s professional experience working in an IT Services environment.

    The COBIT 5 Awareness course would suit candidates working in the following IT professions or areas:
    · IT Auditors,
    · IT Managers
    · IT Quality professionals
    · IT Leadership
    · IT Developers
    · Process practitioners
    · Managers in IT service providing firms

    The above list is a suggestion only; individuals may wish to attend based on their own career aspirations, personal goals or objectives. Delegates may take as few or as many Intermediate qualifications as they require, and to suit their needs.


  • There is no prerequisite to attending this awareness course, although it is recommended that candidates should have a good understanding of enterprise governance concepts and IT organisational management.

Course Details

  • Lesson 1: COBIT 5 Overview and Key Features
  • What is COBIT 5?
  • COBIT 5 Scope
  • History of COBIT 5
  • The Drivers for COBIT 5
  • Mapping COBIT 5 with other frameworks
  • Mapping COBIT 5 in a business
  • Lesson 2: The Five COBIT 5 Principles
  • Introduction to Meeting Stakeholders Needs
  • Introduction to The Goals Cascade
  • Introduction to Covering an Enterprise Endo-to-end
  • Introduction to Single Integrated Framework
  • Introduction to Enabling a Holistic Approach
  • Introduction to Separating Governance from Management
  • Lesson 3: The Seven COBIT 5 Enablers
  • COBIT 5 Enabler Dimensions
  • Introduction to Enabler 1 – Principles, Policy and Frameworks
  • Introduction to Enabler 2 – Processes
  • Introduction to Enabler 3 – Organisational Structures
  • Introduction to Enabler 4 – Culture, Ethics and Behaviour
  • Introduction to Enabler 5 – Information
  • Introduction to Enabler 6 – Services, Infrastructure and Applications
  • Introduction to Enabler 7 – People, Skills and Competencies
  • Lesson 4: COBIT Implementation
  • Challenges to Success
  • Key Success Factors
  • COBIT 5 Lifecycle Approach
  • COBIT 5 Implementation Lifecycle
  • Phase 1 – What are the Drivers?
  • Lesson 5: The COBIT 5 Process Capability Model
  • What is a Process Assessment
  • What is the COBIT Assessment Programme
  • The Differences between a Capability and Maturity Assessment
  • Overview of the COBIT 5 Capability Model & Assessments