Using COBIT® 5 provides the main guidance on performing a process capability assessment, the roles, responsibilities and competences

COBIT® Assessor Course

Why should you attend?

The Assessor Guide using COBIT® 5 provides the main guidance on performing a process capability assessment, the roles, responsibilities and competences required and the key steps required, from assessment initiation to reporting of the assessment results. The Process Assessment Model (PAM): using COBIT® 5 which is the model used by assessor to perform an assessment is used by candidate to reference the process content to be used in the assessment. The syllabus is based on these two guides. Note that foundation questions based on the COBIT PAM will not be retested. The Assessor training and certification is a Practitioner-Level training and certification course that focuses on how to apply the PAM and how to analyze the results.

Who should attend?

  • Internal & external Auditors who want to add process capability assessments to the scope of their audits.
  • IT auditors who want to add process capability assessments to the scope of their audits.
  • Consultants who want to be allowed to perform independent process assessments on behalf of their clients.

Learning Objectives

Upon the successful completion of this training course, candidates will know:

  • How to perform a process capability assessment using the Assessor Guide: using COBIT® 5
  • How to apply the Process Assessment Model (PAM) in performing a process capability assessment. Specifically:
  • To use the Process Reference Model (PRM), in particular to be able to apply the 37 processes outlined in the PRM.
  • To apply and analyze the measurement model in assessing process capability levels.
  • To apply and analyze the capability dimension using generic criteria outlined in the PAM.
  • Be able to identify and assess the roles and responsibilities in the process capability assessment process.

Be able to perform and assess the 7 steps outlined in the Assessor Guide specifically how to:

  • 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.

Pre-requisites 

It is a mandatory requirement for all candidates to have passed the COBIT® 5 Foundation Exam before applying for and attending this training and certificate course.

 COBIT ® is a Registered Trade Mark of ISACA® in the United States and other countries.

Exam format

  • Questions: 8 questions per paper with 10 marks available per question.
  • Duration: 2:30 hours (+ 30 extra time non English native speakers)
  • Pass mark: 40/80 = 50%
  • Open book: COBIT® 5 Assessor guide & COBIT® Process Assessment Model (PAM) (Using COBIT® 5 books only)
  • Language: English

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 COBIT ® is a Registered Trade Mark of ISACA® in the United States and other countries.