COBIT 2019 Bridge

Training course (ISACA/APMG accredited) & exam in only 1 day.

COBIT is a framework for the Enterprise Governance and Management of Information and Technology (EGIT) that supports enterprise goals achievement. This one-day bridge course highlights the concepts, models and key definitions of the new framework and explains the differences between this recent release of COBIT 2019 with COBIT 5.


This Bridge Course is intended for current COBIT 5 Foundation Certificate holders who are interested in understanding the key differences between COBIT 5 and COBIT 2019.

The COBIT 2019 Foundation certificate and the COBIT 2019 Bridge certificate are the mandatory entry points for everybody interested in obtaining the COBIT 2019 Design & Implementation certificate.


Students must be a current COBIT 5 Foundation certificate holder. The COBIT 5 Foundation certificate must be issued by one of ISACAs accreditation bodies (APMG or PeopleCert).


During this one day session, attendees will:

  • Understand the differences between the COBIT 2019 and COBIT 5 framework.
  • Discover the updated COBIT principles for governance system and framework.
  • Be able to describe the updated components of a governance system.
  • Discover how to design a tailored governance system using COBIT 2019.
  • Understand the relationships between the COBIT Design and Implementation Guides.
  • Explore the key points of the COBIT business case.
  • Get an overview of the alignment of COBIT with other frameworks, standards and bodies of knowledge.
  • Be prepared to take the the bridge exam

Course Syllabus

Welcome and Introduction

COBIT 2019 Framework introduction

  • Enterprise Governance of I&T (EGIT)
  • COBIT as an I&T Framework
  • Intended Audience for the COBIT 2019 Framework
  • COBIT format and product architecture
  • Major differences between COBIT 5 and COBIT 2019
  • COBIT and other standards
  • Training and certification
  • Module sample questions

COBIT principles

  • Introduction to principles
  • Governance "system" principles
  • Governance "framework" principles
  • Module sample questions

Governance System and Components

  • Governance and management objectives
  • Components of the governance system
  • Focus areas
  • Design factors
  • Goals cascade
  • Module sample questions

Governance and management objectives

  • Overview of the COBIT core model
  • Module sample questions

Performance management in COBIT

  • Performance management definition and principles
  • Performance management overview
  • Capability vs Maturity levels
  • Managing performance of processes
  • Managing performance of other governance system components
  • Module sample questions

Designing a Tailored Governance System

  • Impact of design factors
  • Designing a tailored system
  • Module sample questions

The COBIT Business Case

  • Introduction to the COBIT Business Case
  • Module sample questions

Implementing Enterprise Governance Over IT

  • Implementation guide purpose and approach
  • Design Guide and Implementation Guide relationships
  • Module sample questions

Closing and Questions

Official COBIT® 2019 Bridge exam (40 minutes)


The official COBIT 2019 Bridge exam is included in our training package.

The exam is an online proctored or paper based and is designed to test the learner’s knowledge of the COBIT framework as opposed to memorization and tied to the learning objectives of the course. The exam will be an online proctored exam administered through APMG. The exam format will include:

  • 20 questions
  • Multiple choice
  • 40 minutes
  • One correct answer for each question, using three choices (A, B or C)
  • Pass rate is 75%, or 15/20 questions

Upon successfully achieving the COBIT 2019 Foundation certificate, the student will be recognized with 7 Professional Development Units (PDU’S).

The exam is only available in English.

The COBIT 2019 Foundation ou COBIT 2019 Bridge certificate is prerequisite for all other COBIT 2019 exams including the COBIT 2019 Design & Implementation certificate.


Alain Bonneaud
CISA® - CISM® - CGEIT® - COBIT® - ISO 27001 - ITIL® - PRINCE2® - RESILIA® - VeriSM™ - ISO 20000 - DevOps

Patrick SOENEN
Patrick SOENEN
CGEIT® - CRISC™ - COBIT® - ISO 27001 - Audit

David Henrard
CISA® - CISM® - CGEIT® - CRISC™ - COBIT® - ISO 27001 - ISO 27005 - Privacy & Data Protection - ISACA Cybersecurity Audit

Terms & Conditions

The following terms and conditions apply for bookings :

  • the session is led by a trainer accredited by ISACA/APMG on the COBIT 2019 domain,
  • personalized welcom in the classroom with mineral water and breaks ,
  • accredited training material,
  • the offical ISACA publication: COBIT 2019 Framework - Introduction & Methodology (electronic document),
  • the official ISACA publication: COBIT® 2019 Framework - Governance and Management Objectives (electronic document),
  • exam preparation,
  • the online proctored exam "COBIT® 2019 Bridge" (either onsite or a voucher is delivered),
  • COBIT® 2019 Bridge certificate delivered by APMG or ISACA in electronic version (when passing the exam),
  • a group of 10 participants max. in order to ensure the quality of the training delivery.


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Course fees must be paid at least 10 working days prior to the commencement of the course in order to guarantee your place. We accept payment by Direct Debit, credit cards, paypal or bank transfers. Payment made by credit card will incur the following charges – MasterCard (1.5%), Visa (1.5%) American Express (3.0%).


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