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The just-released COBIT 2019 is the best COBIT yet, featuring many positive changes including modified principles, new design factors, updated goals cascade, modified processes (from 37 to 40), updated performance management, new detailed governance and management objectives.

This Design and Implementation course is intended for more experienced users to COBIT who are interested in more advanced use of the framework, i.e. designing governance systems and running governance improvement programs. This course requires the COBIT 2019 Foundation Certificate to be successfully achieved. This two-day course is structured around the COBIT 2019 Design Guide and the COBIT 2019 Implementation Guide.


At the end of the program, the participants will be able to :

  • Describe the key concepts of COBIT 2019 as taught in the COBIT Foundation course.
  • Describe the benefits of the COBIT 2019 Design Guide for its target audience.
  • Describe the current design factors in COBIT 2019.
  • Apply the design factor concept to identify relevant values.
  • Describe the impact design factors can have on the design of a governance system.
  • Describe the design workflow of a governance system.
  • Use the steps in the design workflow for governance systems. 
  • Apply the design workflow to a concrete situation in order to obtain a governance system design.
  • Describe and use the design guide toolkit in a concrete situation.
  • Use the mapping tables between design factors and governance/management objectives pragmatically.
  • Describe purpose and scope of the COBIT 2019 Implementation Guide. 
  • Apply the implementation methodology and approach for a governance implementation program.
  • Combine the process from both the COBIT 2019 Implementation Guide and the COBIT 2019 Design Guide to use in concrete situations.
  • Apply the objectives, descriptions and tasks of the seven implementation phases in concrete situations.
  • Apply the challenges, root causes and critical success factors of the seven implementation phases to concrete situations.
  • Apply the key decision topics and related responsibilities for governance implementation to concrete situations.

The session COBIT® 2019 Design & Implementation (ISACA®) is aimed to any stakeholder with responsibilities for designing enterprise governance systems and implementing governance systems within their organization.


The program is 2 days of intensive training class.


COBIT 2019 Foundation successfully passed.


  1. COBIT 2019 Architecture
  2. COBIT 2019 Architecture and Products
  3. Governance & Management Objectives
  4. Components of the Governance System
  5. Design Factors
  6. Focus Areas
  7. Performance Management
  8. Designing and Implementing a Tailored Governance System
  9. Conclusion and Module Summary
  1. Definition and Overview
  2. Design Factor 'Enterprise Strategy'
  3. Design Factor 'Enterprise Goals'
  4. Design Factor 'Risk Profile'
  5. Design Factor 'I&T Related Issues'
  6. Design Factor 'Threat Landscape'
  7. Design Factor 'Compliance Requirements'
  8. Design Factor 'Role of IT'
  9. Design factor 'Sourcing model for IT'
  10. Design Factor 'IT Implementation Methods'
  11. Design Factor 'Technology Adoption'
  12. Design factor 'Enterprise Size'
  13. Industry dimension
  14. Case Study and Exercises
  15. Module sample questions
  1. Introduction
  2. Management Objective Selection
  3. Component Variations
  4. Specific Focus Areas
  5. Module Summary
  6. Module sample questions
  1. Introduction
  2. Step 1: Understand enterprise context and strategy
  3. Step 2: Determine initial scope of the governance system
  4. Exercises
  5. Step 3: Refine the scope of the governance system
  6. Step 4 – Resolve conflicts and conclude governance system design
  7. Exercise
  8. Module Summary
  9. Module sample questions
  1. Introduction
  2. Walkthrough
  3. Example
  4. Exercise
  5. Module Summary
  6. Module sample questions
  1. COBIT 2019 Implementation Guide
  2. Positioning I&T governance
  3. Creating Appropriate Environment
  4. Governance Implementation Roadmap
  5. Trigger events for governance improvement
  6. Stakeholder stakes and roles
  7. Module Summary
  8. Module sample questions
  1. Phase 1 – What are the drivers?
  2. Phase 2 – Where are we now?
  3. Phase 3 – Where do we want to be?
  4. Exercise
  5. Phase 4 – What needs to be done?
  6. Phase 5 – How do we get there?
  7. Phase 6 – Did we get there?
  8. Phase 7 – How do we keep the momentum going?
  9. Exercise
  10. Module Summary
  11. Module sample questions
  1. Decision Matrix
  2. Group Discussion
  3. Module sample questions

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