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COBIT® 2019 Advanced Level


COBIT 2019 Design and Implementation Course

This COBIT 2019 Design and Implementation Course is intended for more experienced COBIT users who are interested in more advanced use of the framework (i.e., designing governance systems and running governance improvement programs). This 3 day course is structured around the COBIT 2019 Design Guide and the COBIT 2019 Implementation Guide.


All delegates attending this course must have knowledge of the COBIT 2019 framework and have attended and passed the COBIT 2019 Foundation course and exam.

COBIT 2019 Design and Implementation Course Objectives

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

  • Describe the key concepts of COBIT 2019 as taught in the COBIT Foundation course.
  • Describe the benefits of the COBIT 2019 Design Guide for its target audience.
  • Describe the current design factors in COBIT 2019.
  • Apply the design factor concept to identify relevant values.
  • Describe the impact design factors can have on the design of a governance system.
  • Describe the design workflow of a governance system.
  • Use the steps in the design workflow for governance systems. 
  • Apply the design workflow to a concrete situation in order to obtain a governance system design.
  • Describe and use the design guide toolkit in a concrete situation.
  • Use the mapping tables between design factors and governance/management objectives pragmatically.
  • Describe purpose and scope of the COBIT 2019 Implementation Guide. 
  • Apply the implementation methodology and approach for a governance implementation program.
  • Combine the process from both the COBIT 2019 Implementation Guide and the COBIT 2019 Design Guide to use in concrete situations.
  • Apply the objectives, descriptions and tasks of the seven implementation phases in concrete situations.
  • Apply the challenges, root causes and critical success factors of the seven implementation phases to concrete situations.
  • Apply the key decision topics and related responsibilities for governance implementation to concrete situations.

Who should attend?

The course is suitable for business managers, chief executives, IT/IS auditors, internal auditors, information security and IT practitioners, consultants and IT/IS managers requiring an insight into the practical implementation of the governance and management of enterprise IT.

Structure and Content

The course comprises lectures, group discussion, case study based assignments, a sample examination paper and other guidance to prepare attendees for COBIT 2019 Design and Implementation examination. The course activities are reinforced through the trainer’s proven implementation track record.


Attendees will be issued with an in-course workbook and hand-outs and the relevant ISACA COBIT 2019 Guides along with other relevant material.


There are no specific requirements for pre-reading.



The COBIT 2019 Design & Implementation Certificate Exam is an online, closed-book, remotely proctored exam. The exam covers seven domains and includes a total of 60 multiple-choice questions designed to ascertain a candidate’s ability to apply the domain area content. 

Exam takers will be given three hours (180 minutes) to complete the exam. Each multiple-choice question has four options with only one correct answer. A score of 60% or higher is required to pass the exam. Candidates must have successfully passed the COBIT 2019 Foundation Certificate Exam to take the exam.



Location Duration (Days)
Date From Date To
Johannesburg 3 2020/02/05 2020/02/07
Johannesburg 3 2020/04/22 2020/04/24
Johannesburg 3 2020/06/10 2020/06/12
Johannesburg 3 2020/08/19 2020/08/21
Johannesburg 3 2020/10/07 2020/10/09
Johannesburg 3 2020/12/09 2020/12/11


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  • CLASSROOM-TRAINER (Public) - A public schedule of classroom based training events
  • CLASSROOM-TRAINER (Private) - Onsite, private training courses for individual organizations and their staff (contact us for a quote)

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