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COBIT5® Foundation

Alannah Murray

Alannah has over 20 years’ experience in IT with a proven track record in designing and implementing service management processes and tools for Blue Chip organisations.  Alannah possesses a determined and enthusiastic personality and is an exceptional communicator with the ability to consult effectively and with influence at all levels.

She is a dedicated and driven professional with excellent leadership skills which have been obtained within key roles requiring advanced Service Management capabilities. She consistently demonstrates the commitment necessary to ensure full client satisfaction. She bears the responsibility for equipping staff with the expertise and motivation required to deal with the demands of both the business and IT service providers. Alannah is an ITIL Expert. In addition, she is PRINCE2® and COBIT5® certified and she has an excellent understanding of management methodologies and frameworks which translate her key qualities into her ability to provide effective management across all areas of a business function.  She also possesses the ability to strategize and implement key initiatives to ensure that future business growth and development are in line with the wider objectives of the organization.

COBIT 5 is the latest edition of ISACA’s globally accepted framework, providing an end-to-end business view of the governance of enterprise IT that reflects the central role of information and technology in creating value for enterprises.

The COBIT 5 Foundation course is the entry level certification course during which the candidate will learn about the five basic principles on which COBIT 5 is founded and the enablers for governance and management of enterprise IT which support the integration of IT with the enterprise.   The course explains the COBIT framework and supporting materials in a logical and example-driven approach

Course Objectives

  • To understand how IT management issues are affecting organizations
  • The need for an effective framework to govern and manage enterprise IT
  • How COBIT is used with other standards and best practices
  • The functions that COBIT provides and the benefits of using COBIT
  • How to apply COBIT in a practical situation

Who should attend?

Business managers, IT management consultants, IT governance professionals, and auditors who wish to gain a better understanding of COBIT 5 and what the framework can provide their organization

Exam & Certification

COBIT 5 Foundation certificate (1 hour exam at the end of day 3)

Duration and Delivery

3 Day Instructor-led classroom.


Some experience working in an IT organisation is recommended.

COBIT5® helps enterprises of all sizes to:

  • Maintain high-quality information to support business decisions
  • Achieve strategic goals and realize business benefits through the effective and innovative use of IT
  • Achieve operational excellence through reliable, efficient application of technology
  • Maintain IT-related risk at an acceptable level
  • Optimize the cost of IT services and technology

Support compliance with relevant laws, regulations, contractual agreements and policies