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An Introduction to IT Governance Training

IT Governance is your one-stop shop for high-quality and cost-effective training solutions.

We offer training courses for all staff, from basic foundation level through to advanced courses for IT Practitioners and Lead Implementers seeking certification.

Continue reading for a complete listing of all our classroom, distance learning and e-learning training programmes covering all areas of IT governance, risk management, compliance and information security.

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IT Governance Training Overview

The UK's Most Comprehensive Range of IT Skills Certification Courses
ISO 27001 ISO 27002 IT Governance ISO22301
BSD CGEIT Change Management CISA
Cloud Computing COBIT® CRISC Data Protection Act
Digital Forensics Ethical Hacking Green IT Info Security Qualifications
ISO 20000 ITIL® M_o_R® MSP®

Download our fully up-to-date list of courses in the complete IT Governance training programme. This PDF will allow you to click through on the course title to link to the correct product page on our website to book your course.

Book your training with IT Governance for:

  • Comprehensive booking and support for individuals and companies looking for professional training in all areas.
  • Comprehensive foreign delegate support service - including hotel selection, visa support, etc.
  • Our fast-growing range of training courses can be delivered both publicly and in-house.
  • Courses follow a structured learning path from Foundation to Advanced level in the key topics of Information Security, Business Continuity, IT governance and Service Management.

Below is a diagram of IT Governance Learning Paths. Click on the image for a larger interactive version:

IT Governance Learning Paths

Why choose IT Governance for training?

  1. We deliver the highest quality training for information technology governance, risk management and compliance;
  2. Our training can enhance your career with industry standard certifications and increased peer recognition;
  3. We can help you develop the skills to deliver best practice and compliance to your organisation;
  4. The IT Governance range of courses offer a structured learning path from Foundation to Advanced level in the key topics of Information Security, IT governance, Business Continuity and Service Management;
  5. For your additional requirements, we work with a wide range of high quality training providers to offer a comprehensive range of professional public training courses, enabling you to find, select and book exactly the training you want;
  6. This site also offers a comprehensive range of supporting books, exam guides, toolkits and other resources that you might need to maximise the benefits of your course;
  7. Our customer service team are committed to supporting you in selecting and attending the training you require - we deal with everything, from taking your booking through to ensuring that you've received your course materials, joining instructions and all the other myriad important details that ensure you get the best out of any course. In fact, we'll go on finding answers to your questions until you've got everything you want and need!
  8. We guarantee that you will not find the same course from the same supplier at a lower price than ours. If you find a difference, we'll refund it - as simple as that;
  9. For the IT Governance courses, we guarantee that we will never cancel your booking for any reason. While this does not apply to other 3rd Party courses, we always endeavour to use the most reliable and trustworthy suppliers available.

Here is a complete index to all our classroom training courses.

The Importance of Certification

Qualifications that are certified by accredited and respected organisations are becoming an essential requirement of any IT governance professional. With an increasing demand for information security staff, employers offer enhanced career opportunities to candidates who have certified qualifications and relevant experience.

IT Governance is responsible for the world’s first certificated programme of ISO27001 education. Delegates attending and passing the examinations associated with the ISO27001 Certified ISMS Foundation, ISO 27001 ISMS Lead Implementer and Lead Auditor training courses will be awarded certificates from the examination body, gasq and approved by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications.

Together with our other courses which lead to accreditation by EXIN, APMG, ISC2 and ISACA, we offer an unrivalled range of information security and IT governance training courses.

International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ)

The International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ) is a not-for-profit association dedicated to the provision of training and continued professional development of information security, business resilience and IT governance professionals.

 Working closely with GASQ (Global Association for Software Quality), the IBITGQ defines and awards qualifications built around the implementation and audit skills required for internal management standards that include ISO27001, ISO27005, ISO22301 and ISO38500.

IBITGQ certified courses include the following:

  1. ISO27001 Certified ISMS Foundation
  2. ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer
  3. ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Auditor
  4. ISO22301 Certified BCMS Foundation
  5. ISO22301 Certified BCMS Lead Implementer
  6. ISO22301 Certified BCMS Lead Auditor
  7. Implementing IT Governance: Foundations & Principles

Learning Paths from Foundation to Advanced

The IT Governance range of courses offer a structured learning path from Foundation to Advanced level in the key topics of Information Security, Business Continuity, IT governance and Service Management. Each course is designed to build the relevant skills and knowledge and enable delegate to deliver best practice and compliance to their respective organisation. For the future, we plan to introduce Expert level courses designed to further enhance the knowledge and skills of more experienced IT governance professionals.

Our key training sectors include:

ISO27001 & Information Security Training

ISO/IEC 27001:2005 is the best practice specification that helps businesses and organisations throughout the world develop an Information Security Management System (ISMS). Knowledge and experience in implementing and maintaining ISO27001 compliance are considered to be essential to building a successful career in information security.

ISO22301 & Business Continuity Management Training

ISO22301:2012 is the international standard for business continuity within organisations and defines best practice for developing and implementing a robust business continuity plan. The concept that an organisation's systems and processes should be resilient against outside attack or natural disaster is also a key principle underpinning the implementation of the ISO27001 standard.

COBIT & IT Governance Training

COBIT is an internationally-accepted best practice frameworks for IT governance and control in successful organisations. The ITG COBIT Training Programme is designed to support the growing need in the UK for skilled and certified COBIT practitioners.

Available at Foundation and Implementation level, this programme provides an integrated ‘learning path’ to enable the organisation to fully benefit from the implementation of COBIT and the individual to obtain a recognised ISACA qualification.

Service Management Training

ISO/IEC 20000 is the first international standard for IT service management and defines the best practice for the delivery of managed services to meet the needs of an organisation and its customers.

Originally developed to reflect best practice guidance contained within the ITIL framework, ISO20000 equally supports other IT Service Management frameworks including Microsoft Operations Framework and COBIT.

Compliance to Data Standards

There is an increasing requirement for organisations to ensure the security and confidentially of the personal information of their key stakeholders.

While these requirements are key in the implementation of the ISO27001 standard, organisations will also need to comply with other data standards to fulfil their legal and regulatory obligations. These include compliance to the UK Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998 and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS v2.0).

The IT Governance training courses designed to help you comply with data standards include:

Prepare to pass CISSP, CISA, CISM and CGEIT exams

ISC2 and ISACA awarded certifications are globally accepted with the CISA, CISM, CGEIT and CISSP, qualifications already recognised as the ‘must have’ requirements for a career in information security, audit and IT governance management.

With over 150,000 qualified professionals worldwide, ISC2 and ISACA certification demonstrates proven experience and is the key to a higher earning potential in the future.

The IT Governance ISC2 and ISACA Examination Preparation Courses include the following:

Ensure you pass your ISC2 and ISACA exams at the first time. Book your course today.

Distance Learning

For many people, distance learning is the ideal option for both individual and organisational requirements. Our E – Learning Academy offers an extensive range of information security and IT Governance courses which are flexible and cost-effective. Delegates can gain the required skills and certifications without leaving their home or place of work.

To view our range of Distance Learning courses, please review our E – Learning Academy.

In-House and Bespoke Training Service

For a larger number of delegates attending from one company, we can deliver any IT Governance training course on an in-house basis. This has the advantage of reducing the cost and inconvenience of travel and accommodation associated with delegate attendance at our training centres.

In addition to our public training programme, we also design and deliver bespoke training courses for clients on any one of the various subjects in which we provide training.

We specialise in information security and ISO27001 training for directors, for project team members, and for staff and end-users. We also do a lot of bespoke training around supply chain risk management, supplier auditing and internal systems auditing.

Contact us for an initial, no-obligation discussion of your requirements.

Training Passports

You can pre-purchase training and lock-in savings against the entire range of training courses and training products available from our website by purchasing one of our Training Passports.

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