COBIT 5 Assessor Course 


Course Description

The COBIT 5 Assessor course provides a basis for assessing an enterprise’s process capabilities against the COBIT 5 Process Assessment Model (PAM). Evidence-based to enable a reliable, consistent and repeatable way to assess IT process capabilities, this model helps IT leaders gain C-level and board member buy-in for change and improvement initiatives.

Assessment results provide a determination of process capability. They can be used for process improvement, delivering value to the business, measuring the achievement of current or projected business goals, benchmarking, consistent reporting and organizational compliance.

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Prerequisites: Successful Completion of the COBIT 5 Foundation Exam
Available Through: Accredited Training Organization (ATO)
Recommended Length: 3 days
Target Audience: Internal and external auditors, IT auditors and consultants

At the conclusion of this course, attendees will understand

  • How to perform a process capability assessment using the Assessor Guide: using COBIT 5
  • How to apply the Process Assessment Model (The PAM) in performing a process capability assessment
    • 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
    • Initiate a process assessment
    • Scope an assessment, using the tools provided and the PAM for the selection of the appropriate processes
    • Plan and brief the teams
    • Collect and validate the data
    • Do a process attribute rating
    • Report the findings of the assessment
  • How to use the self-assessment guide

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COBIT 5 Assessor Exam

ISACA offers professionals who have mastered the content in the COBIT 5 Assessor Course an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge by taking an exam and earning a certificate.

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COBIT 5 Certified Assessor

Please be advised that effective 7 October 2019, ISACA no longer accepts new COBIT 5 Certified Assessor applications. Existing COBIT 5 Certified Assessors may continue to renew their certification.

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