COBIT® 5 Assessor

COBIT 5 Training

The COBIT 5  Assessor course provides methods to help guide implementation activities and is supported by several case studies.

Attendees will learn how to perform a process assessment and how to analyse the results to provide a clear determination of process capability. Attendees will also learn how these results can be used for process improvement, measuring the achievement of current or projected business goals, benchmarking, consistent reporting and organizational compliance ultimately driving value to the business.

 

 


 

Summary of the COBIT 5 Process Capability Model

COBIT Assessor

The target group of the COBIT 5 Assessment course include, but are not restricted to:

  • Internal & external Auditors who want to add process capability assessments to the scope of their audits.
  • IT auditors who want to add process capability assessments to the scope of their audits.
  • Consultants who want to be allowed to perform independent process assessments on behalf of their clients.

Upon the successful completion of this training course, candidates will know:

  • How to perform a process capability assessment using the Assessor Guide
  • How to apply the Process Assessment Model (PAM) in performing a process capability assessment.
  • Be able to identify and assess the roles and responsibilities in the process capability assessment process.
  • Be able to perform and assess the 7 steps outlined in the Assessor Guide.

A successful practitioner candidate will be able to become an assessor or a lead assessor and apply for full ISACA certification if they can supply further proof of the competences required by ISACA.

Day 1

  • Introduction and review of COBIT 5 foundation
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Initiation if the assessment
  • Scoping

Day 2

  • Planning and briefing
  • Data collection
  • Data validation
  • Process attribute rating
  • Assessment reporting
  • Performing a self-assessment

Day 3

  • Revision
  • Writing a sample exam
  • Write the exam (recommended)

 

The formal course is based on a set of lectures supported by slides, student handbook, exercises and sample examination questions. This course consists of a student manual that expand on the topics covered in the lectures. Students should use this material to prepare for the exam.

It is a mandatory requirement for all candidates to have passed the COBIT 5 Foundation Exam before applying for and attending this training and certificate course. It is recommended that candidates have experience of working in a management or supervisory role within an IT/IS setting or a similar business role.

A maximum of 16 participants will be allowed to attend a classroom course.

The course do not by default include the exam. The exam can be booked with the course or separately at a later stage. We strongly recommend writing the exam at the end of the course.

The exam is a 2.5 hour objective test examination. Each of the 8 questions is worth 20 marks, giving a maximum of 80 marks in the paper. The pass mark is 50% (40 marks).

The exam is to be taken with the support of the COBIT 5 Assessor Guide and the COBIT 5 Process Assessment Model (PAM) only.

Exams will be supervised.