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COBIT 5 Certification Training

The COBIT® 5 Foundation course is the stepping stone to enhance the knowledge of IT Professionals and perform implementations and assessments of the framework within organizations. This course will aid you in shaping your career through value addition and process improvements that you will have to demonstrate or bring about in your roles within the enterprise. Implementation usually leads to recognition, respect, and growth in career. After completing this course, you will be eligible to become an IT auditor, IT quality professional, and IT developer – among others.

In the COBIT® 5 Certification Training course you will learn to Implement COBIT® in practical situations for issues that generally occur in enterprises. You will gain an understanding of the concepts of process capability assessments and how various processes may be improved through the Seven-stage Lifecycle approach. Upon completion of the course you will be prepared to sit for the COBIT® 5 Foundation exam. The exam fee is not included with the course.

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES390

What You Will Learn
  • Recognize the need for an effective framework to govern and manage enterprise IT and value creation for enterprises
  • Relate to the COBIT® framework concepts and understand its use with other standards and best practices
  • Understand the five principles and seven enablers along with the importance of good practices for better governance and management
  • Understand the IT management issues that are affecting organizations
  • Know the pain points and trigger events that organizations experience
  • Understand more about the functions that COBIT® provides and the benefits of using COBIT®
  • Know various governance and management processes and the process reference model
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 20 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Open the door to a career as an IT auditor, IT quality professional, or IT developer
  • Prepare for COBIT 5 Certification
  • Qualify for positions that regularly earn six-figure salaries


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  1. Introduction to COBIT® 5
    1. About ISACA®
    2. COBIT® 5 Certification—Benefits for Enterprises
    3. Purpose and Target Audience for COBIT® 5
    4. Learning Outcomes of the COBIT® 5 Foundation Course
    5. COBIT® 5 Foundation Certification Examination
    6. Preparation for the COBIT® 5 Foundation Certification Examination
  2. Overview of the COBIT® 5 Framework
    1. COBIT® 5 and Other IT Governance Frameworks
  3. Learning Area Module: PR – Principles
    1. The COBIT® 5 Principles
    2. Principle 1 – Meeting Stakeholder Needs
    3. Principle 2 – Covering the Enterprise End-to-End
    4. Principle 3 – Applying a Single Integrated Framework
    5. Principle 4 – Enabling a Holistic Approach
    6. Principle 5 – Separating Governance from Management
  4. Learning Area Module: EN—Enablers
    1. Enabler 1 – Principles, Policies and Frameworks
    2. Enabler 2 – Processes
    3. Enabler 3 – Organizational Structures
    4. Enabler 4 – Culture, Ethics and Behavior
    5. Enabler 5 – Information
    6. Enabler 6 – Services, Infrastructure and Applications
    7. Enabler 7 – People, Skills and Competencies
  5. Learning Area Module: IM—Implementation
    1. COBIT 5 Implementation—Phases 1-7
    2. The Business Case
  6. Learning Area Module: PC—Process Capability
    1. Process Capability Assessment Model
    2. Process Attributes and Process Capability Levels

Instructors & Support

No instructor

This is not an instructor facilitated course; however, support will be provided through email, online forms, and phone.




There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is recommended to have experience and knowledge of IT service-providing firms or IT service-providing departments of any firm.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
  • At least 512MB of RAM (we recommend 1GB or more)

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. You will receive the digital edition of the following textbook:

  • COBIT 5 eBook


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Can I register for a course if I am an international student?

Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

Yes, upon completion of this course you will be prepared to sit for the COBIT® 5 Foundation exam. The exam fee is not included with the course.

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Can I get financial assistance?

This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more:

How can I get more information about this course?

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About Certification


ISACA is a nonprofit, independent organization that works to implement globally accepted practices and cutting-edge knowledge throughout the information systems industry. With more than 140,000 professionals in 180 countries, ISACA is truly a worldwide association and can provide you with the credentials and prestige you need to get ahead in your career. Enroll in a course certified by ISACA and start toward a career in a lucrative and growing industry.