COBIT 2019 Foundation with Deep Dive into IT Governance

Starts:  Apr 18, 2024 08:00 (VET)
Ends:  Apr 19, 2024 17:00 (VET)
Associated with  Curacao Chapter


COBIT 2019 is a comprehensive framework for IT governance and management that is widely used by organizations to manage and optimize their information and technology resources. One of the best things about the COBIT 2019 framework is that it provides a structured and holistic approach to IT governance and management that aligns IT activities with business objectives and helps organizations to manage IT risks and opportunities in a systematic and effective manner. The COBIT 2019 framework is a valuable tool for organizations looking to improve their IT governance and management practices and maximize the value of their IT investments.

Some specific benefits of the COBIT 2019 framework include:

  • Improved alignment between IT and business goals: The COBIT 2019 framework helps organizations to align their IT activities with their overall business goals, ensuring that IT investments and activities are focused on delivering value to the business.
  • Better management of IT risks: COBIT 2019 provides a comprehensive framework for managing IT risks, including cybersecurity risks, by identifying, assessing, and managing risks in a structured and consistent manner.
  • Enhanced compliance with regulations and standards: COBIT 2019 is designed to help organizations comply with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards, such as GDPR, PCI-DSS, and ISO 27001.
  • Improved performance measurement: COBIT 2019 provides a set of metrics and performance indicators that can be used to measure and monitor the effectiveness of IT processes and activities, helping organizations to identify areas for improvement.

Course Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand IT Governance
  • Understand how the COBIT 2019 framework is organized
  • Recognize the context, benefits and key reasons COBIT is used as an information and technology governance framework
  • Understand from the IT Governance perspective how to implement COBIT
  • Explain the key elements of the COBIT framework such as 
    • Key attributes
    • Product family
    • Alignment with industry frameworks
  • Compare the COBIT principles for governance system framework.
  • Describe the components of a governance system:
    • Governance and management objectives
    • Components of the governance system
    • Focus areas
    • Design factors
    • Goals cascade
  • Discover how to design a tailored governance system using COBIT.
  • Describe the elements of governance and management objectives.
  • Differentiate COBIT based performance management using maturity and capability perspectives.
  • Explain the key points of the COBIT business case.
  • Describe the relationships between the COBIT Design and Implementation Guides.
  • Prepare for the COBIT 2019 Foundation exam


Target Audience

IT managers and professionals, IT auditors, IT governance, risk and compliance professionals, IT security practitioners, business process practitioners, and all business professionals interested in how to improve and assure the delivery of value from IT.

Current COBIT 5 Foundation Certificate holders who are interested in achieving the COBIT 2019 Foundation Certificate.

Individuals with no previous COBIT training or certifications interested in learning the COBIT 2019 framework essentials.

Course Duration:

2 days.




Member: US $ 400

Non-Member US $ 450

Course Materials:

It is important to download the following documents and have them available for the training days:

 Certification and Exam

You must pass the COBIT 2019 Certificate Foundation exam and have a twelve (12) month eligibility period to take the exam. This is a closed book, 2 hour, 75-question, multiple-choice exam. You must achieve a passing mark of 65% to attain your certificate.

The exam is done outside of the course and is online and remotely proctored.
Exam costs are US $ 175.
To pay and signup for the exam click here:

Professional Education

With this course you will obtain 14 CPE hours, valid for ISACA certifications.

Individuals holding an ISACA certification (CISA/CISM/CGEIT/CRISC) may claim two (2) additional CPE credits when a passing score is achieved on the exam.

About the trainer:

Mr. Carolus Walters CISA, CISM, Network+, Security+, has more than 30 years of experience in the IT Industry in the financial sector. He has worked in various roles amongst others:  systems analyst/programmer; head of the systems development department; project manager; IT Auditor; policy writer; IT security management consultant and is currently the head of the IT, Cyber and Operational Risk Department at the Central Bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten.

Mr. Walters is the co-founder of the ISACA Curaçao Chapter and acting President.

He was the lead writer to compose the IT regulations (Provisions and Guidelines) for the country of Curaçao and Sint Maarten for Business Continuity Management, Information Security Management, IT Service Management, IT Governance and gave input to write the Provisions and Guidelines for E-Banking.

During his career he has seen many data centers and examined many organizations in the area of IT Governance, Information Security Management, Business Continuity Management, IT Service Management, System Development and Maintenance and Outsourcing.

He holds a degree in Business Administration and Computer Science from the University of Applied Sciences in Utrecht, the Netherlands. In more recent years he has studied various standards amongst other ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 27000, ISO 31000, ISO 9001, ISO 38500, Prince 2, Agile Project Management, COBIT 3.0, 4.0, 4.1, 5.0 and 2019.

Mr. Walters is a certified COBIT Foundation trainer since 2014.

Register Fee:
Members 400 US$ 
Non-Members 450 US$


Centrale Bank van Curacao en Sint Maarten


Cai Walters
+5999 5253485