COBIT 2019 General Introduction

Learn the fundamentals of IT Governance. | By Aamir Jamil, CISM, CGEIT
General Introduction to COBIT 2019.
Recognize the context, benefits and key reasons COBIT is used as an information and technology governance framework.


  • There are no formal prerequisites.


COBIT 2019 is the latest iteration of the industry-leading framework for governance and management of enterprise IT.

This course looks at the role and importance of IT governance in the enterprise; provides basic understanding of the governance concepts; general introduction to the COBIT 2019 framework and product architecture; traces how evolution of earlier ISACA IT governance frameworks including COBIT 5 have led to development of COBIT 2019; and considers some of the frequently asked questions about COBIT framework.

Who this course is for:

  • COBIT 2019 is ideal for assurance, security, risk, privacy and compliance professionals or business leaders and stakeholders who are involved in or affected by governance and management of information and information systems.

Course content

1 section6 lectures46m total length
  • Introduction
  • Understanding IT Governance
  • COBIT 2019 Overview
  • COBIT 2019 - Key Concepts
  • Major differences with COBIT 5
  • Frequently Asked Questions


IT Governance Coach and Consultant
Aamir Jamil
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Aamir is an Accredited trainer for COBIT 2019, and have been delivering COBIT training for more than 10 years.

As a consultant, he has worked with many public and private sector organizations, and helped them in establishing IT Governance to manage business value out of investments in IT.

He has had a long and varied career in IT-Governance, digital business transformation, ICT Strategy development, and Information/Cyber Risk Management. He has been described as trusted adviser with strong strategic and analytical skills, and has a track record of guiding businesses through the transformation process and ensuring value in business investments in IT.

The hallmark of his success is through communicating a clear vision, gaining support from stakeholders, and have the team members sing from the same song sheet to push towards the ideal state.

He is active member of ISACA, has served at the board of ISACA Chapters (Karachi, and Muscat), and regularly speaks at various seminars and forums regarding Information Security and IT Governance.