The ISACA® Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)® certification is the world-leading vendor-neutral certification designed for IT professionals in large organisations who are responsible for directing, managing and supporting the governance of enterprise IT.
CGEIT® recognises a wide range of professionals for their knowledge and application of principles and practices of governance of enterprise IT. As a CGEIT certified professional, you demonstrate that you are capable of bringing governance of enterprise IT into an organisation—that you grasp the complex subject holistically, and therefore, enhance value to the enterprise.
IT systems are continually evolving to ensure competitiveness, enable reach to global markets and handle external pressures such as regulation. The governance of enterprise IT provides significant support to the board of directors and executive management.
The CGEIT® program supports increasing business demands and recognises the wide range of professionals whose knowledge and application of governance of enterprise IT principles are key to managing the forces of transition.
Organisations employ a CGEIT to ensure they get good governance, an environment of no or few “surprises”, and the ability to have an agile response to any that arise. Increasingly, CGEIT is viewed by companies and governmental agencies around the world as a necessary prerequisite for anyone involved with governance of enterprise IT.
The CGEIT course, held over 3 days, covers four domains of practice identified as being key to ensuring that IT and business systems operate with greater efficiencies and optimum effectiveness thereby creating greater trust in and value from the investment in IT:
For the Professional, CGEIT provides:
CGEIT is intended for professionals with management, advisory or assurance roles relating to:
CGEITs hold many prominent positions in industry and government including:
Following are examples of common roles and responsibilities held by CGEITs:
|CGEIT 3-day course alone||$2,580 + gst|
|CGEIT exam (optional, see below)||$920 + gst|
|CGEIT course + exam||$3,500 + gst|
The CGEIT exam is set, conducted and marked by ISACA. All exams will be conducted online via computer-based testing centres around the world.
You can book your CGEIT exam direct with ISACA (see below) or else you can purchase an exam voucher via ALC (we are an ISACA Accredited Channel Partner) and have both course and exam on the one invoice.
If you want to purchase via ALC please make sure, when making your online registration, that you indicate “CGEIT Course + Exam” in the COMMENTS field and that you choose the PAY BY INVOICE option (do not select the PAY BY CARD option).
The voucher will be issued to you at the end of the course together with full instructions as to how to register for the exam. Please note that the actual exam registration is done direct with ISACA using the voucher code issued to you.
For more information on how to register for an ISACA exam, please refer to the exams page on the ISACA website.
The CGEIT exam consists of 150 multiple-choice questions, given during a four-hour session, that cover four job practice domains. The 38 supporting tasks are intended to depict the tasks performed by individuals who have a significant management, advisory, or assurance role relating to the governance of IT and the knowledge requirements to perform these tasks. They are also intended to define the roles and responsibilities of the professionals performing IT governance work. The job practice domains and percentages below indicate the emphasis of questions that will appear on the exam. The CGEIT exam contains some questions which are included for research and analysis purposes. These questions are not separately identified and not used to calculate the candidate’s final score.
To earn the CGEIT credential, an individual must: