Reviewing the COBIT 5 Framework
Knowledge of COBIT 5 is not specifically tested on the CGEIT examination. However, the principles, practices, analytical tools and models found in COBIT 5 embody thought leadership and guidance from business, IT and governance experts around the world, and are reflected in the CGEIT job practice task statements.
A thorough review of the COBIT 5 framework and, if possible, supporting publications, is recommended for candidate preparation for the CGEIT examination. To focus a candidate's attention on the specific COBIT 5 content that relates to each CGEIT task statement, and to aid in a candidate's exam preparation, the following tables are provided:
Domain 1: Framework for the Governance of Enterprise IT
Ensure the definition, establishment and management of a framework for the governance of enterprise IT in alignment with the mission, vision and values of the enterprise.
Domain 2: Strategic Management
Ensure that IT enables and supports the achievement of enterprise objectives through the integration and alignment of IT strategic plans with enterprise strategic plans.
Domain 3: Benefits Realization
Ensure that IT-enabled investments are managed to deliver optimized business benefits, and that benefit realization outcome and performance measures are established and evaluated, and that progress is reported to key stakeholders.
Domain 4: Risk Optimization
Ensure that an IT risk management framework exists to identify, analyze, mitigate, manage, monitor and communicate IT-related business risk, and that the framework for IT risk management is in alignment with the enterprise risk management (ERM) framework.
Domain 5: Resource Optimization
Ensure the optimization of IT resources, including information, services, infrastructure and applications, and people, to support the achievement of enterprise objectives.