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Advance and affirm your understanding and ability to optimize enterprise information and technology (I&T) assets. Leverage the updated globally accepted framework for enterprise governance of information and technology (EGIT) by obtaining ISACA®’s COBIT® 2019 Foundation Certificate. The COBIT framework builds on and integrates more than 25 years of best-practices in:

  • Understanding, aligning and communicating enterprise governance of IT
  • Working with and alignment to leading global standards industry frameworks
  • Operationalizing understanding into practice

The COBIT 2019 Foundation Certificate affirms holders’ understanding of the COBIT framework, its concepts, principles and terminology, and competency in designing a tailored governance system that maximizes the value of enterprise I&T investments.


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Schedule and take the COBIT 2019 Foundation Certificate Exam online at your convenience. The closed-book, remotely proctored exam covers eight domains and includes a total of 75 questions. The number of questions in each domain is based upon the domain’s assigned weight. The chart details the domains and the weights assigned to them.

  • 12%

    Framework Introduction

  • 13%


  • 3%

    Business Case

  • 30%

    Governance System and Components

  • 7%

    Designing a Tailored Governance System

  • 23%

    Governance and Management Objectives

  • 4%

    Performance Management

Exam-takers will be given two hours (120 minutes) to complete the exam. Each multiple-choice question has three options with only one correct answer. A score of 65% or higher is required to pass the exam. Review the COBIT 2019 Exam Candidate’s Guide to learn more about the exam and what to expect before, during and after.