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COBIT 5 Foundation

COBIT Foundation Classroom Training and Certification Boot Camp

SecureNinja's The COBIT 5® Foundation training and certification boot camp in Washington, DC and San Diego, CA is a 3-day interactive, classroom-based learning experience. Participants learn about the need for an IT control framework and how COBIT addresses this need by providing a globally accepted IT governance and control framework. This course explains the elements and supporting materials of the COBIT framework using a logical and example-driven approach for everyone interested in obtaining Foundation-level knowledge of COBIT.

Recommended Audience

A wide range of business managers, IT management consultants, IT governance professionals, and auditors who wish to gain a better understanding of COBIT and what it can provide to their organization.

 Topics covered

  1. Course Introduction
  2. Why COBIT
  3. COBIT: An Introduction
  4. The COBIT Cube
  5. The COBIT Components Part I
  6. The COBIT Components Part II
  7. Assurance Guidance
  8. COBIT Resources
  9. Inter-Relationships with other Frameworks, Standards and Regulations
  10. Exam Preparation Guide
  11. Self Study
  12. Exam
  13. Closure and Feedback

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will gain competencies in:

  • How IT management issues are affecting organizations
  • The need for an effective framework to govern and manage enterprise IT
  • How COBIT meets the requirement for an IT governance framework
  • How COBIT is used with other standards and best practices
  • The functions that COBIT provides and the benefits of using COBIT
  • The COBIT Framework and all the components of COBIT
  • How to apply COBIT in a practical situation


There are no formal prerequisites; it is recommended that participants have experience in the IT governance domain. 

 COBIT 5 Foundation Exam

At the end of a 3-day COBIT 5 foundation training course, candidates will be ready to take the COBIT 5 Foundation Exam. The training course prepares learners for the exam with extensive exam training and adjusted content to the official syllabus. Details of the exam:

  •     Paper-based and web-based
  •     Proctored
  •     40 minutes
  •     50 multiple-choice questions
  •     Each question is worth 1 mark, the pass mark is 25
  •     Available in English


  • 19.5 CPEs
  • 21 PDUs (3 days) 

Course Duration

  • 24 Hours

About SecureNinja  

SecureNinja Training is the DC’s Area’s #1 Expert IT Training Center . We are conveniently located in beautiful Historic Old Town Alexandria, VA enhancing your training experience and featuring:

  • Metro Accessibility - Short walk from Metro Blue/Yellow Line (leave the car behind)
  • 4 minute Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
  • Available Parking
  • World class restaurants and shops at your footsteps
  • Closest Expert IT & IT Security Training Center to Fort Belvoir, Boiling AFB, Fort Myer, Department of Homeland Security, US Department of Navy, US Coast Guard, Fort McNair, Washington Navy Yard and the Pentagon

 Why Choose SecureNinja for your Washington DC Expert IT Training?  

  • Expert Instructors
  • Highest Pass Rates
  • Choose from Day, Evening & Weekend Classes to meet your busy schedule
  • Accelerated Boot Camps Save You Time And Money
  • Paid Internships & Job Referrals!
  • Meet Your DoD 8570-1 Certification Needs. Get Compliant!
  • SecureNinja is the ONLY Testing Center that offers ALL 5 industry standard test vendors in the DC / Baltimore Metropolitan Area. ( VUE, Kryterion-Online, Certiport and Impact-Testing)
  • Lowest Prices! We are locally based keeping our overhead low so we can pass the savings along to you
  • Washington DC Metro and Northern Virginia is our Home.  Most training centers set up shop in hotels or rented centers.  When you have a need, request or encounter a problem they are not there to answer. Our physical location in Alexandria is open 7 days a week and our staff always there to help.
COBIT 5 Foundation Classes Schedule
Sep. 30, 2019 Oct. 02, 2019 Alexandria Mon-Wed OPEN Bootcamp
Sep. 30, 2019 Oct. 02, 2019 Live Online Mon-Wed OPEN Online
Feb. 03, 2020 Feb. 07, 2020 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Feb. 03, 2020 Feb. 07, 2020 Live Online Mon-Fri OPEN Online
May. 04, 2020 May. 08, 2020 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
May. 04, 2020 May. 08, 2020 Live Online Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Aug. 03, 2020 Aug. 07, 2020 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Aug. 03, 2020 Aug. 07, 2020 Live Online Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Nov. 02, 2020 Nov. 06, 2020 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Nov. 02, 2020 Nov. 06, 2020 Live Online Mon-Fri OPEN Online

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