COBIT 5 Assessor
COBIT 5® governance framework for IT - Assessor certification
  • About
  • Overview
  • Objective
  • Outline

atocob-pplThe COBIT 5 Assessor certification course is a practitioner-level training that focuses on how to apply the COBIT 5 Process Assessment Model (PAM) and how to analyse the results. This course provides methods to help guide implementation activities and is supported by several case studies.

The COBIT 5 Assessor course provides a basis for assessing an enterprise’s process capabilities against the COBIT 5 Process Assessment Model (PAM).

Participants learn how to assess the current state of their Enterprise IT with the objective of scoping what aspects of COBIT® 5 would be appropriate to implement.

You will learn how to perform a process assessment and how to analyze the results to provide a clear determination of process capability.

• Understand the ISO 15504 process capability assessment specification
• Perform an assessment according to the COBIT Process Assessment Model (PAM)
• Use the COBIT 5 Process Reference Model for a process assessment
• Initiate and Scope an Assessment
• Plan an Assessment and Brief the teams and management
• Data Collection and Validation
• Analyse and rate the process attributes & capability levels
• Prepare and present assessment reports
  • Target Group
  • Prerequisites
  • Deliverables
  • Certification exam

Upon successful completion of the Assessor course and exam and upon meeting specific knowledge requirements, candidates are able to apply to ISACA to be designated as a COBIT Certified Assessor. The target group of the COBIT 5 Assessor certification includes, but is not restricted to:

  • IT /IS Auditors, Internal Auditors
  • Information Security and IT Practitioners; Consultants

This designation is the only globally accepted certification for COBIT assessors. COBIT 5 Certified Assessors are highly competent IT and business professionals who have been trained in performing COBIT-based IT process assessments and have experience in planning, building, running and/or monitoring IT processes.

Candidates wishing to be trained and examined for this qualification must already hold the COBIT 5 Foundation Certificate which must be presented as documentary evidence to gain admission. It is recommended that candidates have some prior experience with areas of governance of IT.

  • IT governance
  • Process assessment
  • Process improvement

The classroom training is delivered in varying formats and training includes lecture and interactive sessions where the instructor covers each knowledge area and follows it up through a discussion session and hands-on exercises to reinforce the knowledge imparted. Accredited courseware will be provided as classroom handouts (hard copy) which include:

  • Presentation material
  • Homework and assignments
  • Summary course notes
  • Sample practice tests
  • Assessment exams

The course is assignment based, with practical coursework and is based upon the latest edition of ISACA's globally accepted COBIT® 5 framework and prepares delegates for the COBIT® 5 Assessor certificate examination.

Exam : Open book (COBIT Manuals), supervised ; online / paper
Questions : 8
Time : 150 minutes
Type : Multiple choice, scenario-based
Pass Score : 20/40 or 50%
  • The training helped us understand the concepts by interlinking real life scenarios making them easy to remember
    Aparna Samala IT Manager at CA Technologies
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High Quality Training
All our training programs are delivered by senior trainers with real-world consulting experience. Deliverables include hard-copy accredited course-ware and the official certification exam.
On-Site / Public Schedule
Training can be delivered on-site at a location of your choice - exclusively for your organization. Please contact us with your specific requirements.