The COBIT5 Assessor training lays the foundation to assess the capabilities of an organization against the COBIT5 Process Assessment Model (PAM).
Participants will learn how to perform a process assessment and how to analyze the results to provide a clear setting of process capability. Participants 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.
Course & Learning Objectives
At the end of this training, participants will understand:
How to perform a process capability assessment using the Assessor Guide.
How to apply the Process Assessment Model (the PAM) in performing a process capability assessment. Topics covered include:
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. Topics covered include:
Initiate a process assessment
Scope an assessment, using the tools provided and the PAM for the selection of the appropriate processes
Plan & Brief the teams
Collect & Validate the data
Do a process attribute rating
Report the findings of the assessment
Overview and Recap of COBIT Foundation
Generic concepts of COBIT5
Overview of the COBIT5 Assessment Model
Roles and Responsibilities
Responsibilities for the different roles
Initiation of the Assessment
Initiation phase in detail
Scoping of the Assessment
The Scoping Processes
Applying Scoping Processes
Planning the Assessment and Briefing the Teams
The different steps
Applying the Planning and Briefing phase correctly
Working with the COBIT Data Collection phase
Analyzing the accuracy and completeness of evidence
Applying the most important concepts
Process Attribute Rating
Self-Assessments and Simulation of an Assessment
Who should attend ?
This course is designed for external auditors, IT auditors and consultants.
Participants need to have the COBIT5 Foundation certificate.
About the Examination
The COBIT5 Assessor exam is a 2½ hour objective testing exam. The exam has 8 questions per paper with 10 marks available per question. You need 40 marks or more required to pass (out of 80 available). The exam is Open book, using COBIT 5 books only (‘COBIT 5 Assessor Guide: Using COBIT 5’ and ‘COBIT Process Assessment Model’ )
Participants will receive a comprehensive set of accredited training material and the COBIT5 Assessor Guide.