COBIT5 Assessor Course

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At the conclusion of this course, attendees will understand:

  • How to perform a process capability assessment using the Assessor Guide: using COBIT5
  • How to apply the Process Assessment Model (The PAM) in performing a process capability assessment Specifically
  • To use the Process Reference Model, in particular to be able to use the 37 processes outlined in the PRM
  • To apply and analyse the measurement model in assessing process capability levels
  • To apply and analyse the capability dimension using generic criteria outlined in the PAM
  • How to identify and assess the roles and responsibilities in the process capability assessment process
  • How to perform and assess the 7 steps outlined in the Assessor Guide, Specifically
  • Initiate a process assessment
  • Scope an assessment, using the tools provided and the PAM for the selection of the appropriate processes
  • Plan and brief the teams
  • Collect and validate the data
  • Do a process attribute rating
  • Report the findings of the assessment
  • How to use the self-assessment guide

Who Should Attend?

  • Internal & external Auditors who want to add process capability assessments to the scope of their audits and need to demonstrate the requirement of ‘independence’ in performing an assessment.
  • IT auditors who want to add process capability assessments to the scope of their audits and need to demonstrate the requirement of ‘independence’ in performing an assessment.
  • Consultants who want to be allowed to perform independent process assessments on behalf of their clients.

Prerequisites: Successful Completion of the COBIT 5 Foundation Exam

Assessment Exam Format:

  • Objective testing
  • 8 questions per paper with 10 marks available per question
  • 40 marks or more required to pass (out of 80 available) – 50%
  • 2 ½ hours duratio
  • Open book (‘COBIT 5 Assessor Guide: Using COBIT 5’ and ‘COBIT Process Assessment Model (PAM): Using COBIT 5’ books only).

Duration: 3 Days / 20 Hours including EXAM

DAY 1

Syllabus area title

  • Introduction
  • Overview & Recap Foundation – The PAM
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Q1 – Case study using Sample paper
  • Initiation of the Assessment
  • Q2 – Case study using Sample paper
  • Scoping
  • Q3 – Case study using Sample paper
  • Planning and Briefing
  • Q4 – Case study using Sample paper

DAY 2

  • Data Collection
  • Q5 – Case study using Sample paper
  • Data Validation
  • Q6 – Case study using Sample paper
  • Process Attribute Rating
  • Q7 – Case study using Sample paper
  • Assessment Reporting
  • Q4 – Case study using sample paper

DAY 3

  • COBIT 5 Assessor Exam