COBIT 5 Foundation Training

COBIT provides the latest thinking in Enterprise Governance of Information & Technology (EGIT) with a comprehensive set of guidance, tools, models, and resources to help business leaders achieve their objectives for effective IT governance. This COBIT 5 Foundation training in Dubai ensures that professionals are equipped with a foundational knowledge of this IT governance framework and the ways to align IT goals with strategic business objectives. This course is ideal for professionals to build a pathway to a successful career in IT governance.

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  • 9 Mar, 2024 / 30 Mar, 2024
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What is this COBIT 5 Foundation course all about?

The COBIT 5 Foundation course in Dubai is designed to provide professionals with a deep understanding of the COBIT framework for managing and governing enterprise IT environments. This immersive training introduces participants to five basic principles to guide them through the process of implementing IT governance in an organization. With the aid of a logical and example-driven training approach, this training covers the elements and supporting materials of the COBIT framework and enables professionals to gain the latest insights into enterprise-wide governance of IT.

Why is getting trained on COBIT 5 Foundation important?

COBIT is a leading framework for the governance and management of enterprise IT. Getting trained on COBIT 5 Foundation equips professionals with the knowledge of enterprise governance and management techniques to consistently increase the value of the IT systems of their organizations. This COBIT 5 training imparts professionals with sufficient knowledge and understanding of the COBIT 5 guidance helping them to gain an upper hand in today’s competitive employment market.

Why do companies hire professionals with COBIT 5 Foundation certification?

With digital transformation becoming a big factor of today’s world, COBIT plays a vital role in helping companies achieve their digital transformation goals. Today, COBIT 5 is widely used by organizations to align their IT and overall strategic business goals. Companies hire professionals with COBIT 5 certification for their expert knowledge of the COBIT framework. Certified COBIT professionals help organizations balance their resource usage, risk optimization, and realize benefits, helping them to improve business outcomes and ensure that they have supporting IT systems.

Industry Trends

As the principles of COBIT 5 are being accepted by companies across the globe, the demand for COBIT framework knowledge is highly valued in almost every industry and business sector, regardless of its size. The COBIT 5 Foundation certification comes with its own set of merits and opportunities in the market. Let us see how.

Market trends

As companies rush to go digital, IT professionals are in high demand. According to the U.S Bureau of Labour Statistics, employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 13% from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. Hence, the demand for skilled COBIT professionals will rise stemming from a greater emphasis on certified IT professionals.

Salary Trends

The IT field has proven to be a growing and dynamic market with plenty of fulfilling and promising opportunities. With the right certifications, professionals are offered high salaries and successful careers. The COBIT 5 Foundation certification helps professionals significantly increase their earning potential. As per the data from, the average salary for a Senior IT Auditor is AED 13,317 per month in Dubai.

Demand & Opportunities

The wide acceptance of the COBIT 5 framework is creating humongous employment opportunities in various sectors. The COBIT 5 Foundation certification gives an assurance of the necessary competency in related roles, thus making these opportunities easier to avail.

A few of the most-sought COBIT 5 jobs available in the Dubai region (as observed in popular Dubai job portals) follow:

  1. IT Managers plan, organize, control, and evaluate IT and electronic data operations of their organization 
  2. IT Business Managers develop IT business management goals and objectives that tend to growth and prosperity of the organization
  3. IT Auditors analyze and assess organizations; technological infrastructure to ensure processes and systems run accurately and efficiently
  4. IT Security Consultants protect networks through situational assessment and suggestions for new security measures
  5. IT Operations Managers are responsible for overseeing network infrastructure and systems functionality in organizations

Course Outcome

Successful completion of the COBIT 5 Foundation course will help you to:

  • Gain a fundamental understanding of the COBIT 5 framework
  • Understand the governance and management of enterprise IT
  • Understand the relationship between COBIT 5 and other management practices
  • Utilize COBIT 5 to analyze the process effectiveness in various functions
  • Efficiently align IT governance with your organization's goals

Course Module

  • Structure of the COBIT 5 framework
  • Business needs and benefits provided by COBIT 5

Principles, policies, and frameworks

  • Meeting good practice requirements for the scope, compliance, exceptions, and monitoring
  • Differentiating policies and principles


  • Reviewing the key characteristics of the process goal categories
  • The Process Reference Model

Organizational structures

  • Implementing practices for operations, responsibility delegation, and decision-making
  • The key responsibilities of key organizational roles

Culture, ethics, and behavior

  • Creating, encouraging, and maintaining desired behaviors
  • Relating organizational and individual ethics with goals


  • Reviewing the information quality categories
  • Interrelating the five steps of the information cycle with the information enablers
  • Applying information attributes to layers
  • Assessing context and quality of information to the user with key attributes

Services, infrastructure, and applications

  • Analyzing the five architecture principles that govern the use of IT-related resources
  • Relationship with the other enablers

People, skills, and competencies

  • Defining skill requirements for each role
  • Mapping the skill categories to the process domains
  • Skill categories in relation to the process domains

  The core facts, terms, and concepts based on ISO 15504

  • The six capability levels
  • The nine attributes
  • The rating scale
  • Defining key ISO 15504 terms

Scoping and the Process Assessment Model (PAM)

  • Identifying the reasons to conduct a process assessment
  • Differences between maturity and capability assessments
  • Implementing a Process Reference Model with COBIT 5

Meeting stakeholder needs

  • Benefits realization
  • Risk and resource optimization
  • Supporting the creation of business value through IT
  • Transforming stakeholder needs into an enterprise's actionable strategy
  • Clarifying the purpose of the goals cascade
  • Translating high-level enterprise goals into specific IT-related goals

Covering the enterprise end-to-end

  • A framework for business and IT leaders
  • Interrelating key roles and activities

Applying a single integrated framework

  • Implementing COBIT 5 as an integrator
  • Aligning the practices into a single model

Enabling a holistic approach

  • Evaluating the key components of the enabler dimension
  • Reviewing measurement indicators for achieving goals

Separating governance from management

  • Balancing enterprise direction and objectives
  • Governance vs. management of IT

Recalling the facts, terms & concepts of implementation

  • Management of the program
  • Change enablement
  • Core continual improvement life cycle

Applying the continual improvement life cycle to enable change

  • Reviewing enterprise-specific internal and external environments related to change management
  • Addressing pain points and trigger events
  • Phases and characteristics of the life cycle model
  • Realizing business benefits with a good business case

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Expert Instructors & Teaching Methods

Mr. Babatunde is a certified IT consultant and one of the leading corporate trainers in the MENA region. With more than 15 years of experience under his name, he has helped many companies grow. His knowledge in IT and related domains has helped many individuals to succeed. He is an expert trainer in computer networking, web designing, Scrum, and many more. His valuable inputs have shaped many industries, and so far he has trained 10,000+ students successfully. Mr. Babatunde's experience extends from professional services to retail. He has played a crucial role in shaping life-changing innovations and helped many organizations produce breathtaking technology. Mr. Babatunde believes all students should feel appreciated and encouraged in a positive classroom environment. He uses various techniques to cater to different learning styles and makes the training more interactive. He has played a pivotal role in shaping students to achieve their full potential and develop into successful and well-rounded individuals and be industry ready at the same time.

Work Experience

  • ⦾ Corporate Trainer, Learners Point Academy, Dubai
  • ⦾ Cloud Consultant, Country Kitchen Restaurants, Dubai
  • ⦾ Customer Relationship Management Specialist, Sell Systems, United Kingdom
  • ⦾ Software Engineer, JP Morgan Chase & Co., United States
  • ⦾ System Administrator Team Lead, Exclusive Platform (XPL Developers), Nigeria
  • ⦾ Lead Information Technology Specialist, Lovelamp Systems & Consulting, Nigeria
  • ⦾ Data Specialist, CCR, Nigeria


Top Skills


  • ⦾ Computer Networking
  • ⦾ Web Designing
  • ⦾ Computer Network Operations
  • ⦾ COBIT
  • ⦾ TOGAF
  • ⦾ ITILv4
  • ⦾ PMP
  • ⦾ SCRUM
  • ⦾ ISO Standards
  • ⦾ IT Governance

Mr Babatunde Abioye

Mr. Kashif is an experienced management consultant having more than 20 years of training experience in corporate governance, risk management, compliance in finance, and many more. His vision has transformed many organizations into successful ventures in UAE and globally. Mr. Kashif’s sound judgment and input have helped many organizations to run smoothly. Being a well-known Chartered Accountant himself, Mr. Kashif knows about Process Auditing, Developing Internal Controls, Investment Management, and many more. Apart from his educational qualification, he is an experienced visionary. His insights have helped organizations immensely, and they are enjoying the reaps of success. He has won many international accolades to date. With the “Communicator of the Year” award under his belt, his teaching has motivated students to aim for excellence. Mr. Kashif uses different methodologies to accommodate various learning approaches and makes the teaching engaging and interactive. He is committed to assisting students in realizing their maximum potential and helping them into successful, well-rounded people, both within and beyond the classroom walls.

Work Experience

  • ⦾ Partner, NSKT Global, Dubai
  • ⦾ Group Internal Audit Manager, Mohammad Omar Bin Haider Holding Group, Dubai
  • ⦾ Head of Internal Audit, Dulsco, UAE
  • ⦾ Head of Risk & Internal Audit, Bukhatir Group, Sharjah
  • ⦾ Group Internal Auditor, Al Abbas Group, Dubai
  • ⦾ Senior Auditor, KPMG, Dubai
  • ⦾ Semi Senior, Deloitte, Saudi Arabia


Professional Certifications


  • ⦾ Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • ⦾ Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • ⦾ Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • ⦾ Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)
  • ⦾ COBIT 5

Mr. Kashif Husein

Why Count on Learners Point?

Being the leading providers of the COBIT 5 Foundation training in Dubai, at Learners Point we help professionals master the necessary skill sets to successfully complete the COBIT 5 Foundation certification.

Following are the USPs our COBIT 5 Foundation training course offers you:

  • We look at real-world scenarios organizations face and formulate our COBIT 5 Foundation training course evaluating practical requirements
  • Apart from theoretical knowledge, we also focus on practical case studies to give you a reality check and insight into what exactly will be asked of you while delivering in a demanding role
  • Our bespoke COBIT 5 course also equips you with hands-on experience by offering assignments related to the actual work environment
  • Apart from organizing group sessions, we also offer a guided learning experience to enhance the quality of our COBIT 5 training program
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional

Learners Experience

"The COBIT 5 Foundation training was a great learning experience. The course content was very relevant to my job and provided me with a good understanding of IT governance. The trainers were very knowledgeable and provided useful insights."

Nauman Saifi

IT Auditor

"The COBIT 5 Foundation training exceeded my expectations. The course was well-organized and provided a clear understanding of the COBIT 5 framework. The trainers were very patient and ensured that everyone understood the concepts."

Kenny Seville

IT Security Analyst

"The COBIT 5 Foundation training was a valuable investment in my career. The certification is highly recognized and will enhance my job prospects. The trainers were very supportive and provided excellent guidance throughout the course."

Karolina Frankestian

IT Risk Analyst

"The COBIT 5 Foundation training was very informative and easy to follow. The trainers provided practical examples that helped me understand the concepts better. I feel like I have gained a good understanding of IT governance and its importance in organizations."

Vanita Murad

IT Compliance Analyst

"The COBIT 5 Foundation training was an excellent introduction to IT governance. The course content was well-structured and provided a comprehensive overview of COBIT 5. The trainers were very knowledgeable and made the learning experience enjoyable."

Rehan Zaq

IT Governance Analyst

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FAQs on COBIT 5 Foundation Training

As digital transformation becomes a big factor in ensuring a company’s survival in today’s corporate world, COBIT 5 certified professionals are one of the most sought-after candidates in the IT industry. With the ever-growing demand for COBIT certified professionals for IT roles, choosing a career in COBIT will offer professionals a promising and lucrative career.
COBIT is a leading framework for the governance and management of enterprise IT. This COBIT 5 Foundation training equips you with the knowledge of enterprise governance and management techniques to consistently increase the value of the IT systems of your organization. This COBIT 5 training imparts you with sufficient knowledge and understanding of the COBIT 5 and helps you gain an upper hand in today’s competitive employment market.
The COBIT 5 Foundation training in Dubai is ideal for professionals looking to master the fundamentals of the COBIT 5 framework. It is ideal for:
1) Business Management professionals
2) IT/IS Auditors
3) Internal Auditors
4) Information Security
5) IT Practitioners
6) IT Consultants
7) IT/IS Management professionals
The training at Learners Point is interactive, immersive, and intensive hands-on programs. We offer 3 modes of delivery and participants can choose from instructor-led classroom-based group coaching, one-to-one training session, or high-quality live and interactive online sessions as per convenience.
Today, Dubai’s technological advancements are growing at record rates without showing any signs of slowing down. Due to its emerging market, Dubai is attracting aspiring professionals from around the world. As the IT job market is ripe, the demand for skilled COBIT professionals is high and is bound to continue at an impressive rate. Having a COBIT 5 Foundation certification can better career prospects, bring numerous opportunities, and increase earning potential of professionals.
With the increasing adoption of the COBIT framework in businesses, being skilled and trained on COBIT 5 will help you gain a competitive edge in today’s world. The COBIT 5 Foundation training is beneficial for you to gain knowledge of the globally accepted IT governance framework and the ways to use it to align IT goals with strategic business objectives. This comprehensive training trains you on the best tools and techniques to increase the business productivity effectively.
No, there are no prerequisites for enrolling in this COBIT 5 Foundation course. Although a basic understanding of the nature of COBIT will be helpful.
At Learners Point, if a participant doesn’t wish to proceed with the training after the registration due to any reason, he or she is entitled to a 100% refund. However, the refund will be issued only if we are notified in writing within 2 days from the date of registration. The refund will be processed within 4 weeks from the day of exit.
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