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Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (CGEIT®) Examination Preparation

Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (CGEIT®) Examination Preparation

General Information:

Globally recognized and transferable across all industries, CGEIT arms IT governance professionals with comprehensive know-how to assess organizational needs and risk appetite, the mindset and confidence to gain buy-in from upper management for IT initiatives, and the ability to shift the perception of IT to a value center. There are 150 Questions on the exam, which must be completed in 4 hours. It is available online via remote proctoring and at in-person testing centers where available.

The CGEIT certification is intended for:

Professionals with 5 or more years of experience establishing and managing a framework for the governance of I&T as well as serving in an advisory or oversight role and/or otherwise supporting the governance of the IT-related contributions, including:

  • SVP, VP, Director
  • IT professionals supporting upper management: Consultants, Senior Managers, Managers, Senior Engineers

Governance, ultimately, is the responsibility of upper management and the board. Therefore a high-level understanding of I&T governance is essential at this level so they can empower governance practitioners and sponsor the right initiatives.

CPE Overview:

To maintain your CGEIT, you must earn and report a minimum of 120 CPE hours every 3-year reporting cycle and at least 20 hours annually. CGEIT awards up to 1 hour of CPE for every 1 hour of instructor led training.

Course Duration:

In-person or Virtual Instructor-Led Training: 2-4 days

Course Topics Include:

Domain 1: Governance of Enterprise IT

Governance Framework

  • Components of a Governance Framework
  • Organizational Structures, Roles, and Responsibilities
  • Strategy Development
  • Legal and Regulatory Compliance
  • Organizational Culture
  • Business Ethics

Technology Governance

  • Governance Strategy Alignment with Enterprise Objectives
  • Strategic Planning Process
  • Stakeholder Analysis and Engagement
  • Communication and Awareness Strategy
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Policies and Standards

Technology Governance

  • Information Architecture
  • Information Asset Lifecycle
  • Information Ownership and Stewardship
  • Information Classification and Handling

Domain 2: IT Resources

IT Resource Planning

  • Sourcing Strategies
  • Resource Capacity Planning
  • Acquisition of Resources

IT Resource Optimization

  • IT Resource Lifecycle and Asset Management
  • Human Resource Competency Assessment and Development
  • Management of Contracted Services and Relationships

Domain 3: Benefits Realization

IT Performance and Oversight

  • Performance Management
  • Change Management
  • Governance Monitoring
  • Governance Reporting
  • Quality Assurance
  • Process Development and Improvement

Management of IT-Enabled Investments

  • Business Case Development and Evaluation
  • IT Investment Management and Reporting
  • Performance Metrics
  • Benefit Evaluation Methods

Domain 4: Risk Optimization

Risk Strategy

  • Risk Frameworks and Standards
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Risk Appetite and Risk Tolerance

Risk Management

  • IT-Enabled Capabilities, Processes, and Services
  • Business Risk, Exposures, and Threats
  • Risk Management Lifecycle
  • Risk Assessment Methods


Event Information

Event Date To Be Confirmed
Event End Date 12-31-2099
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 0
Individual Price $1,495.00
Location Virtual