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ISO/IEC 38500 Series

Standard for Corporate Governance of Information Technology


ISO International Standards are documents that provide specifications and guidelines that can be used consistently to ensure that products, processes and services are fit for their purpose. For business, they are strategic tools that reduce costs by minimizing waste and errors and increasing productivity. They help companies to access new markets, level the playing field for developing countries and facilitate free and fair global trade.

The ISO Standards series of course have been developed to provide professionals with guidance on mandatory requirements to put in place in their organization as well as practical recommendations regarding the formal or informal certification process related to it.

The specific ISO/IEC 38500 course focuses on corporate governance of information technology and provides guidance and tools to effectively and efficiently use IT within the organizations.

The benefits of using the ISO/IEC 38500 series include:
Increased conformance with regulations and legislations;
Improved assurance to fulfil directors obligations;
Better contribution of IT to organizational performance;
Improved reputation.

OBJECTIVES

 To get insight in the Standards concepts
 To make clear the relevance of a governance management system
 To provide sound understanding of the mandatory requirements
 To provide guidance on how to use the standard
 To make practical the certification process

CONTENT

1. Corporate Governance of IT Principles
2. Corporate Governance of IT Management System
3. Corporate Governance of IT Requirements
a. Responsibilities
b. Plans
c. Acquisitions
d. Performance
e. Conformance
f. Human Factors
4. Certification Process

TARGET AUDIENCE

• All individuals wanting to have a practical knowledge of governance management standards.
• All individuals involved in governance management activities.
• All individuals wanting to prepare or participating in a governance management certification process.

PREREQUISITES

None

PEDAGOGICAL METHOD

 Theory and concepts illustrated by a trainer with sound expertise and experience in governance management.
 Group discussions with the purpose to match the relevant governance management issues to real life experience.

CERTIFICATION

None

STUDENT PACK

 Course Materials
 Attendance Certificate

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