In this course participants will master the understanding of how to perform a formal Process Capability Assessment and how it can be used to enable business goals, prioritize improvement activities and identify opportunities for improving the governance and management of IT assets.
- 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.
At the end of this course, you will gain competencies in:
- How to perform a process capability assessment using the Assessor Guide / COBIT 5
- How to apply the Process Assessment Model (The PAM) in performing a process capability assessment. Specifically, how to use the Process Reference Model, in particular to be able to use the 37 processes outlined in the PRM; how to apply and analyze the measurement model in assessing process capability levels; and how to apply and analyze 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
Scenario-driven learning has always been one of the key success factors of the COBIT training approach, since it puts participants in the right mind-set to apply the principles of COBIT in real life. The all-new case study takes this into account and builds on it by:
- Providing more business-focused challenges through situations and cases
- Presenting a real world connect using situations that can occur in day-to-day life
- Discussing the application of COBIT with others
Successful Completion of the COBIT 5 Foundation Exam.
You will receive a printed copy of the classroom presentation materials and the printed Workbook, which contains additional reference material, such as the syllabus, glossary, process reference guide and the mock exam.
The COBIT 5 Assessor examination paper consists of three booklets: the scenario booklet, question booklet and the answer (sheet) booklet. The Scenario Booklet contains a scenario providing a description of performing a Process Capability Assessment using the COBIT 5 Process Assessment Model (PAM). In total, there are eight questions, each testing one syllabus area, in various formats (multiple choice, multiple response, matching responses and evaluating statements).
- The pass mark for the Assessor exam is 50%. Each of the eight questions contains 10 question lines, each of which attracts 1 mark, giving a total of 80 marks. Each of the eight questions will be sub-divided into parts. Each of these ‘part-questions’ will identify the portion of the 10 marks allocated to it.
- The exam is 150 minutes in duration.
- You may reference your copy of the COBIT 5 PAM and Assessor Guide during the examination, no additional support material is permitted.
- A successful practitioner candidate will be able to become an assessor or a lead assessor and apply for full ISACA certification if they can supply further proof of the competences required by ISACA