IT Governance

An introductory course about understanding the governance of information technology.
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  • Lectures 65
  • Length 6 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 5/2014 English

Course Description

Get a head start and explore the concepts surrounding Information Technology Governance tools and techniques. IT Governance is a subset discipline of Corporate Governance focused on Information Technology (IT) systems, their performance, and risk management.

This introductory course will discuss a range of topics from elements and domains of IT Governance, understanding and constructing frameworks, to proprietary frameworks and national/international standards. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Basel II will also be discussed.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic understanding of the IT industry
  • Knowledge of the English language

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn about IT Governance, its characteristics, and importance.
  • Study the benefits of IT Governance.
  • Learn about building the foundation for IT Governance.
  • Know the three parts of the foundation in detail.
  • Understand IT Governance elements and domains.
  • Learn about IT Governance Frameworks.
  • Learn about the different Proprietary Governance Frameworks, their principles, components, and benefits.
  • Learn about National/International Standards Frameworks, its principles, and features.
  • Know the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, its elements, benefits, and impact.
  • Know Basel II, its purpose, requirements, and its Three Pillars concept.
  • Learn how to achieve better IT Governance.
  • Explore the future of IT Governance.

What is the target audience?

  • Recent graduates looking to get a foothold in the IT Industry.
  • Individuals looking for work within the Public or Private Sector.
  • An organization looking to increase its information transparency and security.
  • An individual or organization looking to implement standard IT Governance procedures and practices.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to IT Governance
00:26

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

Section Outline


Lecture 2: Definition and Responsibilities

Lecture 3: Major Focus

Lecture 4: Four Pillars of IT Governance

Lecture 5: Importance of IT Governance

Lecture 6: Advantages and Disadvantages

Lecture 7: IT Governance Values

04:26

This lecture will talk about the definitions and responsibilities of IT Governance.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Definition of IT Governance
3:49    Responsibilities of IT Governance
01:58

This lecture will talk about the major focus of IT Governance.

02:30

This lecture will identify and explain the four pillars of IT Governance.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Enterprise Architecture
0:38    Portfolio Management
1:19    Project Management
1:56    Information Risk and Security
03:08

This discussion will focus on the importance of IT Governance.

04:58

This lecture will identify the advantages and disadvantages of IT Governance.

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Lecture outline:

0:20    Advantages of IT Governance
1:20    Disadvantages of Corporate Governance
01:14

This lecture will discuss the values of IT Governance.

Section 1 - Quiz
6 questions
11 pages

This PDF file contains Section 1 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 2: Establishing a Foundation
00:23

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

Section Outline


Lecture 10: Establishing a Foundation and Objectives of IT Governance

Lecture 11: Structural Issues

Lecture 12: IT Governance Maturity

Lecture 13: Achieving IT Governance

03:17

This lecture will discuss establishing the foundation and the objectives of IT Governance.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Establishing a Foundation
	in IT Governance
0:25    Objectives of IT Governance
04:53

This discussion will focus on structural issues of IT Governance.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Introduction to Structural
	Issues in IT Governance
0:26    Types of IT Organizational Structures
1:21    Centralized
1:57    Decentralized
2:58    Federated
3:49    Project-Based
02:42

This lecture will talk about IT Governance maturity.

03:49

This lecture will discuss how IT Governance is achieved.

Section 2 - Quiz
6 questions
10 pages

This PDF file contains Section 2 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 3: Elements and Domains of IT Governance
00:23

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

Section Outline


Lecture 16: Introduction to the Elements of IT Governance

Lecture 17: Structures, Control Frameworks and Process

Lecture 18: Introduction to the Domains of IT Governance

Lecture 19: Strategic Alignment

Lecture 20: Value Delivery

Lecture 21: Risk Management

Lecture 22: Resource Management

Lecture 23: Performance Measurement

00:43

This lecture will cover an introduction to the elements of IT Governance.

05:52

This lecture will discuss the structures, control frameworks, and the process of IT Governance.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Structures
1:24    Control Frameworks
4:36    Process
00:30

This lecture will introduce the different domains of IT Governance.

03:08

This lecture will talk about a domain in IT governance, namely strategic alignment.

02:06

This lecture will talk about a domain in IT governance, namely value delivery.

01:56

This lecture will talk about a domain in IT governance, namely risk management.

01:44

This lecture will talk about a domain in IT governance, namely resource management.

01:07

This lecture will talk about a domain in IT governance, namely performance measurement.

Section 3 - Quiz
6 questions
10 pages

This PDF file contains Section 3 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 4: Understanding and Constructing Frameworks
00:22

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

Section Outline


Lecture 26: Understanding IT Governance Frameworks

Lecture 27: Constructing IT Governance Frameworks - Governance Structures

Lecture 28: Constructing IT Governance Frameworks - Governance Processes

Lecture 29: Benefits of IT Governance Frameworks

03:10

This discussion will focus on understanding IT Governance frameworks.

03:19

This lecture will discuss constructing IT Governance frameworks with governance structures in mind.

05:09

This lecture will discuss constructing IT Governance frameworks with governance processes in mind.

02:30

This lecture will identify the benefits of IT Governance frameworks.

Section 4 - Quiz
6 questions
9 pages

This PDF file contains Section 4 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 5: Frameworks and Standards of IT Governance
00:24

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

Section Outline


Lecture 32: Existing Frameworks

Lecture 33: COBIT

Lecture 34: ITIL

Lecture 35: VAL IT

Lecture 36: National / International Standards - ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 385000

Lecture 37: National / International Standards - CMM

00:43

This lecture will discuss some of the existing frameworks of IT Governance.

01:45

This lecture will talk about one of the existing frameworks of IT Governance, specifically COBIT.

02:57

This lecture will talk about one of the existing frameworks of IT Governance, specifically ITIL.

02:35

This lecture will talk about one of the existing frameworks of IT Governance, specifically VAL IT.

05:08

This discussion will focus on the standards in IT Governance specifically ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 385000.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    ISO/IEC 27001
4:17    ISO/IEC 385000
08:04

This discussion will focus on the standards in IT Governance specifically the CMM.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Introduction to the Capability
	Maturity Model
3:55    The Levels of the Capability
	Maturity Model
Section 5 - Quiz
6 questions
11 pages

This PDF file contains Section 5 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 6: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act
00:23

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

Section Outline


Lecture 40: Introduction to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Lecture 41: Timeline and Passage

Lecture 42: History and Context

Lecture 43: Compliance Costs

Lecture 44: Major Elements

Lecture 45: Benefits and Impact

03:26

This lecture will introduce the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

02:40

This lecture will discuss the timeline and passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

03:43

This lecture will discuss the history and context of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

03:34

This lecture will talk about the Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance costs.

05:56

This lecture will identify the major elements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

06:17

This lecture will identify the benefits and impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Benefits of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
0:40    Impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Section 6 - Quiz
6 questions
13 pages

This PDF file contains Section 6 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 7: Basel II
00:27

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

Section Outline


Lecture 48: Introduction to Basel II

Lecture 49: Purpose and Essential Requirements

Lecture 50: Objectives and Chronology

Lecture 51: Three Pillars Concept

Lecture 52: Updates

Lecture 53: Regulators and Implementation Progress

01:50

This lecture will cover an introduction of Basel II.

01:53

This lecture will discuss the purpose and essential requirements of Basel II.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Purpose of Basel II
0:52    Requirements of Basel II
02:04

This lecture will cover the objectives and chronology of Basel II.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Objectives of Basel II
0:51    Chronology of Basel II
04:24

This lecture will identify the three pillars concept of Basel II.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    First Pillar: Minimum Capital Requirements
1:56    Second Pillar: Supervisory Review
2:51    Third Pillar: Market Discipline
03:45

This lecture will talk about some updates on Basel II.

02:01

This lecture will discuss regulators and the implementation progress of Basel II.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Regulators
0:55    Implementation Progress
Section 7 - Quiz
6 questions
9 pages

This PDF file contains Section 7 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 8: Effectiveness and Future of IT Governance
00:24

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline


Lecture 56: Steps for a Better IT Governance

Lecture 57: Building an Effective IT Governance

Lecture 58: IT Governance in the Next Generation

04:07

This lecture will identify some steps for better IT Governance.

09:10

This discussion will focus on building effective IT Governance.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Introduction
0:50    View IT as a
	Strategic Business Asset
2:46    Not Accepting Technology Ignorance
3:20    IT should have a Clear Executive Leadership
5:58    There is No "One-Size-Fits-All" Model
6:40    IT is a Vital Part
7:36    IT Should Play an Active Leadership Role
8:19    Measure and Monitor IT's Impact
04:11

This lecture will talk about the next generation for IT Governance.

Section 8 - Quiz
6 questions
10 pages

This PDF file contains Section 8 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 9: Course Resources
126 pages

This e book contains the entire IT Governance course in a PDF format.

3 pages

This e book is a list of terms and definitions often used in the field of IT Governance.

8 pages

This PDF file contains all the answers to all the quizzes in each section of this course.

Section 10: IT Governance Certification
1 page

Now that you've finished your Udemy course, - you are eligible to sit your official Certification exam.


Certification is not mandatory.

Once you've completed the course, email our exam department at exams@artofservice.com.au to purchase your exam voucher and sit your final exam.


You will receive a PDF certificate through your email upon passing the examination.

1 page

We are always in the process of improving our courses and procedures for a better learning experience for our students. Your input is very important to us.

Follow the step-by-step procedure on taking the evaluation and receiving your certificate of completion.

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