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This 3-day accelerated training course will provide you with skills needed to ensure that your IT systems meet the business's needs - through leadership, and organisational structures and processes.
You'll learn faster and retain information better through our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique. Our expert instructors will take you through the roles, responsibilities and various focus areas of IT governance.
Do you have management, advisory or assurance responsibilities, relating to the governance of IT? If so, the CGEIT is critical in helping you provide excellent IT governance.
Firebrand is an ISACA Accredited Training Organisation (ATO). This means you'll have access to official ISACA courseware and will sit your CGEIT exam at the Firebrand Training Centre during your accelerated course. Don't pass the first time? Don't worry - you'll be covered by our Certification Guarantee.
Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.
Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.
This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.
During this three-day course, you'll learn the five domains of CGEIT.
Domain 1: Framework for the Governance of Enterprise IT (25%)
Domain 2: Strategic Management (20%)
Domain 3: Benefits Realization (16%)
Domain 4: Risk Optimization (24%)
Domain 5: Resource Optimization (15%)
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.
Ensure that IT enables and supports the achievement of enterprise objectives through the integration and alignment of IT strategic plans with enterprise strategic plans.
Ensure that IT-enabled investments are managed to deliver optimized business benefits and that benefit realization outcome and performance measures are established, evaluated and progress is reported to key stakeholders.
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.
Ensure the optimization of IT resources including information, services, infrastructure and applications, and people, to support the achievement of enterprise objectives.
Firebrand is an ISACA ATO. This means you'll have access to official ISACA courseware and will sit your CGEIT exam at the Firebrand Training Centre during your accelerated course. Plus, if you don't pass first time, you'll be covered by your Certification Guarantee.
The CGEIT exam measures your knowledge of the five domains (see 'Curriculum' above). Here is the percentage of questions that will appear on the exam, from each domain:
On your course, you’ll be assessed through Computer-Based Testing (CBT) during three testing windows of 16-week durations. Your accelerated course will take place within one of these testing windows.
Next testing window: 1 June - 23 September 2018
On this accelerated CGEIT course, you'll get official ISACA Student Kits which include:
You'll also access additional, exclusive CGEIT curriculum built by Firebrand.
Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.
Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.
Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.
We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 080 80 800 888.
There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.
Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.
Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year. Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.
There are no prerequisites for attending the CGEIT course and sitting the exam. In fact, this is a practice accepted and encouraged by ISACA. We do however recommend you have some knowledge / experience of IT Governance.
In order to become CGEIT certified, you must meet the following requirments:
You will need to prove a minimum of 5 years experience managing, serving in an advisory or oversight role, and/or otherwise supporting the governance of the IT-related contribution to an enterprise.
More specifically, you will need a minimum of one year of experience relating to the definition, establishment and management of a Framework for the Governance of IT. The type and extent of experience accepted is described in CGEIT domain 1 (check the curriculum tab).
You'll also need experience directly related to any two or more of the remaining CGEIT domains
There are no waivers or substitutions for CGEIT experience, except if you're a full-time university instructor teaching IT governance related subjects at an accredited university. Where every two years of teaching experience can be substituted for every one year of IT governance experience.
Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.
Just call us on 080 80 800 888 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.
Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.
When do you want to sit your accelerated course?
Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 68,075 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.72% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.
Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.
"If you want a fast track to the CGEIT certificate, choose Firebrand."
Oliver Wildenstein, MLP Finanzdienstleistungen AG. - ISACA CGEIT training (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) (3 days) (18/5/2015 to 20/5/2015)
"The contact and concept behind the training is competent and professionally handled."
Anonymous - ISACA CGEIT training (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) (3 days) (22/5/2018 to 24/5/2018)
"If I have to go for another training course, I would go to the Firebrand website and register for one blindly."
Athra Al Humaidi. - ISACA CGEIT training (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) (3 days) (10/12/2017 to 12/12/2017)
"Firebrand offer a well managed and delivered course. The CISA course was very good value for money."
O.R. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (25/6/2018 to 28/6/2018)
"Excellently delivered course. Great examples and real-life examples used to emphasise to study material."
B.B. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (25/6/2018 to 28/6/2018)
"Great facilities, knowledgeable trainers and good value for money."
Mike Phillips, VISA. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (21/5/2018 to 23/5/2018)
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, Fujitsu Defence and Security. - ISACA CRISC Certification (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) (3 days) (21/5/2018 to 23/5/2018)
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Kingsford Boateng, Kosmos Energy Ghana. - ISACA Certified Cybersecurity Practitioner CSX (4 days) (12/8/2017 to 20/8/2017)
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Christoph Gasparin, Gasparin & Cracknell Associates. - ISACA Certified Cybersecurity Practitioner CSX (4 days) (12/8/2017 to 20/8/2017)
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Anthony Campbell, Irish Life Assurance Plc. - ISACA Certified Cybersecurity Practitioner CSX (4 days) (12/8/2017 to 20/8/2017)
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T.A., Ernst & Young. - ISACA Certified Cybersecurity Practitioner CSX (4 days) (12/8/2017 to 20/8/2017)
"The course has been very good including both, a profound cybersecurity background (theoretical) as well as many labs on virtual environments where you simulate and learn hands-on from various incident response related tasks that need to be completed. Tasks include scanning for hosts on a net block, using Wireshark, tcpdump, snort an many other tools like Core Impact, Splunk, etc. Very realistic and hands-on. "
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Sandra Mcconville, Clydesdale Bank. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (5/9/2016 to 8/9/2016)
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James Clements, N/A. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (6/6/2016 to 8/6/2016)
Fiona Linton, Leicestershire Police. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (6/6/2016 to 8/6/2016)
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Charlie Timblin, IFDS. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (6/6/2016 to 8/6/2016)
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Paul Brennecker, Security Risk Management. - ISACA CISM Certification (4 days) (31/5/2016 to 3/6/2016)
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Anonymous - ISACA COBIT 5 Foundation and Implementation (3 days) (7/10/2015 to 9/10/2015)
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Olu Akinrolabu, Reed Elsevier PLC. - ISACA CISA Certification (4 days) (8/6/2015 to 10/6/2015)
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