Domain 1: Enterprise governance

Course 1 covers ISACA CISM Domain 1, including organizational governance and risk governance.


  • Introduction to CISM Domain 1: Enterprise governance Video — 00:07:31
    • This introductory video details the outline for the entire learning path and Domain 1, noting the weight of Domain 1 on the exam (17%) and providing the video outline and learning objectives for Domain 1.

  • Enterprise governance overview Video — 00:26:44
    • This video defines enterprise governance and introduces key concepts such as the role of information in an organization, management’s role in governance, the COBIT governance system, and the benefits, objectives and outcomes, and scope and charter of a IS

  • Organizational culture, structures, roles and responsibilities Video — 00:40:41
    • This video describes the influence of an organization’s culture and structures on ethics and conduct and their relation to information security and risk management, as well as the roles and responsibilities of various people within the organization and an

  • Legal, regulatory and contractual requirements Video — 00:10:45
    • This video digs into the details regarding the laws, regulations, and contracts that determine what is required from an organization regarding information security.

  • Information security strategy Video — 00:45:59
    • This video outlines differences between enterprise governance and information security (IS) governance, the relationship of governance elements, the organization’s needs when it comes to risk optimization, a broad overview of IS strategy and more.

  • Information governance frameworks and standards Video — 00:14:49
    • This video describes the goals and elements of frameworks and standards for information governance, as well as how to apply frameworks to strategies.

  • Strategic planning Video — 00:37:46
    • This video does a deep dive into planning strategies, looking at the workforce and skills of an organization, awareness training and continuing education, action plans for implementation, methods such as GAP analysis, and metrics and assessments to measur

  • Domain 1: Enterprise governance course summary Video — 00:04:15
    • A short summary of Domain 1, regarding the various angles of governance discussed in the preceding videos.


Course description

CISM Domain 1 covers enterprise governance. It begins with defining enterprise governance and other information security concepts and dives into such topics as such as how organizational culture, structures, roles and responsibilities impact governance; the roles and responsibilities of an organization’s stakeholders in enterprise governance; the legal and regulatory requirements for an organization regarding information security; strategies for designing and implementing governance; and common frameworks and standards for building enterprise governance structures.

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