IT Governance Using COBIT and Val IT 

 

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Student Book

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  • Chapter 1, Purpose of This Document: to develop a learning resource that can be used effectively by students who have little or no business experience.
  • Chapter 2, Governing IT Resources, describes IT governance practices and how an organization can create business value through IT investments.
  • Chapter 3, Managing IT Risks, presents a framework of control objectives designed to help an organization manage risks that threaten information and related technology.
  • Chapter 4, Providing IT Assurance, describes the processes that assurance professionals use to evaluate and report on the effectiveness of IT controls.
  • Chapter 5, Auditing IT Controls Over Financial Reporting.
  • The Appendix contains the COBIT components for five processes: DS2 (expanded as an example), PO9, AI2, DS5 and ME2.

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PowerPoint Presentation

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This PowerPoint Presentation of 35 slides introduces COBIT as a solution to the need for a control and governance framework, explains the COBIT elements, and provides a brief walkthrough of each of the components of COBIT, i.e., control objectives, management guidelines, control practices and assurance steps. This presentation can be used as a stand-alone teaching aid for those professors just getting started with COBIT. It can also serve to supplement those materials that they may have created on their own.

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City Medical Partners Case Study

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Tampa Bay Office Furniture Inc. A Case Study

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TIBO Case Study

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This extensive Case Study can be used in the classroom, to enable students to experience the use of COBIT in a practical situation. This case is comprehensive and aimed at the graduate level where the knowledge and interest is at a deeper level. The Case Study material provides a detailed description of a case company, and questions/assignments for the students.

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  Download Case Study in Spanish (Academic Advocates only; 51-page PDF)

  Download Case Study Answers/Solutions (Academic Advocates only; Teaching Notes, 8-page PDF)

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Caselets, 2nd Edition

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Caselets, 3rd Edition

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These mini-cases are applicable for smaller classroom COBIT exercises at graduate or undergraduate level. These caselets may also be used by academics at professional conferences. Each caselet provides a case description, questions/assignments for students.

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