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ISO/IEC 38500 Foundation

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Course Overview

ISO/IEC 38500 Foundation training enables you to learn the best practices for the use of IT within your organization. During this training course, you will be able to understand the key principles and practices of IT Governance.

After completing this course, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certificate Holder in ISO/IEC 38500 IT Corporate Governance Foundation” certificate. A PECB Foundation Certificate shows that you have understood the fundamental methodologies, guiding principles and management approach.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the basic elements of IT Governance
  • Acknowledge the principles of good IT Governance
  • Understand the ISO/IEC 38500 Evaluate-Direct-Monitor Model and how it can be used

Educational approach

  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with practical questions and examples
  • Practical exercises include examples and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certificate Exam



Target Audiance

  • Individuals involved in IT Governance
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of IT Governance
  • Individuals interested to pursue a career in IT Governance

Schedule Dates

ISO/IEC 38500 Foundation
20 August 2024 - 21 August 2024
ISO/IEC 38500 Foundation
20 November 2024 - 21 November 2024
ISO/IEC 38500 Foundation
20 February 2025 - 21 February 2025
ISO/IEC 38500 Foundation
20 May 2025 - 21 May 2025

Course Content

  • Introduction to IT Governance and ISO/IEC 38500

  • Evaluate, Direct and Monitor IT Governance and Certificate Exam


ISO/IEC 38500 Foundation is a certification program designed to provide a fundamental understanding of corporate governance of information technology based on the ISO/IEC 38500 standard. It covers key principles, concepts, and guidelines for effective governance of IT within organizations.

ISO/IEC 38500 Foundation certification is beneficial for professionals involved in IT governance, including IT managers, IT directors, chief information officers (CIOs), corporate executives, board members, and individuals responsible for overseeing IT investments and strategies within organizations.

The ISO/IEC 38500 Foundation certification course typically covers essential topics such as the principles and concepts of IT governance according to ISO/IEC 38500, the governance framework, roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders, aligning IT with business objectives, evaluating IT performance, managing IT risks, and ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

Preparation for the ISO/IEC 38500 Foundation certification exam usually involves studying the ISO/IEC 38500 standard and related materials provided by accredited training providers. Candidates are encouraged to attend training sessions conducted by experienced professionals, review study guides, and practice with sample exam questions to familiarize themselves with the format and content of the exam. Additionally, candidates can benefit from self-study resources, online courses, and engaging in discussions with peers to deepen their understanding of IT governance principles outlined in ISO/IEC 38500.

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