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Obashi is the only methodology that helps you see dataflow. Obashi enables you to optimise your business’s performance and achieve compliance with many of today’s regulatory requirements.

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    £399.00 including VAT (was £599.00)

    Offer ends 30 June 2022

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  • Course Type E-Learning
  • Course Duration 13.5 Hours
  • Course Access 30 Days
  • Awarded By APMG International
  • Additional Features

    Get 6 months access (£99.00)
  • Exam Voucher

    Add OBASHI Exam Voucher (£299.00)
  • Student Discount Card All students enrolled on this course are entitled to apply for a XO student discount card.

Obashi is the only methodology that helps you see dataflow. Obashi enables you to optimise your business’s performance and achieve compliance with many of today’s regulatory requirements.

Course Description

The exam associated with this course has been withdrawn/retired.

Obashi is the only methodology that helps you see dataflow. Obashi enables you to optimise your business’s performance and achieve compliance with many of today’s regulatory requirements.

About Obashi

Dataflow is the movement of information between people, processes and technology. Obashi is the only accredited methodology that helps you document, map and model how people, processes and technology interact across organisations and display the results in a way that everyone can see and anyone can understand.

In today’s world the need to understand your dataflows in order to comply with regulatory requirements is paramount, Obashi has created the global language and universal approach to control, manage, and govern dataflow. Now, through this APMG accredited program, you can learn how to master dataflow within your organisation.

The OBASHI Certification proves your ability to:

  • Understand the concept of dataflow and its importance in today’s world particularly in relation to cyber security, regulatory requirements and governance
  • Demonstrate the links between people, process and technology and the interdependencies between these business assets
  • Create Data Flow Diagrams that clearly map the various dataflows across your organisation

What is included in the course? 

  • Accredited OBASHI Foundation E-Learning.
  • Get 30 Days Access.
  • 6 Months Access Available at an Additional Cost.   
  • Official OBASHI Foundation Exam Voucher (Exam Taken Online);
  • Study Guides, Quizzes, Sample Exam and more...
  • Tutor Support.

Entry Requirements

  • This course does not require any existing knowledge of OBASHI.
  • There are no mandatory pre-requisites for the exam. 

This course comes with a 14 day money back guarantee so enrol today and get started.

Bulk discounts

Bulk discounts are available on purchases of 10 or more courses.

If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this course, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please call our sales team on 0808 175 1269 to make an enquiry.

The OBASHI Foundation course offered on this page is offered by IT Training Zone Ltd. an ATO of the APM Group Ltd.
Who is this course for?

OBASHI is applicable to any organisation and at all levels.  


Course Assessment Process

In order to achieve your OBASHI Foundation qualification, you must pass the OBASHI exam. You can take the exam online (virtually) using a service provided by APMG.

When you have completed this course, you will be ready to start preparing for the OBASHI exam. To support you with this, this eLearning course contains a practice exam that will simulate the conditions of the real thing.

This course comes with a FREE exam voucher 

Exam Details: 

OBASHI: 50 multiple choice questions. 60 minute duration with a 60% pass mark. Exam can be taken online with a web proctor (with APMG). Candidates much have completed the OBASHI Foundation Course before requesting their exam voucher.

Got a question about exams? Contact our course advisors by email or by phone on 0808 175 1269. We're happy to help!


Our training works on all devices including Mobile phones, IPad’s, Android tablets, Macs and PC’s.

For the best viewing experience on our state-of-the-art eLearning platform we recommend an internet connection of 10Mbps or better. Please also use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your browser with Adobe Flash Player. 

Looking for more information?
What is the exam format?
Multiple choice
30 marks required to pass (out of 50 available) - 60%
60 minutes duration
Closed-book. the organization and facilitate corporate strategic thinking
What happens after I buy the course?
You will instantly receive a confirmation email with your order details and your course login details will follow within one business working day.
Are there any prerequisites for this OBASHI® Foundation course?
No, as this is a Foundation course, there are no formal prerequisites required.
Is the OBASHI® Foundation exam included as part of this course price?
Yes, the exam is included as part of the course and in the course price.
Is there an OBASHI® Practitioner course?
No, currently the only certification concerning OBASHI is the OBASHI® Foundation course and exam.
If we haven't answered your questions, please submit a question. We are happy to help and answer any questions you might have.
Course Outline
The course is organised into the following modules:
  • Course Introduction
  • Lesson 1: Introducing OBASHI
  • Lesson 2: OBASHI & business strategy, digital flow & digital dynamics
  • Lesson 3: Core principles
  • Lesson 4: Business & IT Diagrams & Dataflow Analysis View
  • Lesson 5: Elements & layers
  • Lesson 6: Relationship rules
  • Lesson 7: Relationship types part 1
  • Lesson 8: Relationship types part 2
  • Lesson 9: Techniques & standards
  • Lesson 10: Physical vs. Logical
  • Lesson 11: Modelling using OBASHI
  • Lesson 12: The OBASHI exam

Course duration is 13.5 hours.

Each lesson contains a video tutorial, study guide and associated quiz.

EBooks and Practice Labs

Need Practical Experience?

As a bolt-on option, we offer Practice Labs as it provides users with an online lab platform to develop their practical skills in IT technologies such as CompTIA, Microsoft, Cisco and VMWare.

In addition to the hardware you require, you also gain access to high quality practical exercises covering exam topics to help you to maximize your study time and increase your results. Practice Labs are highly effective and offer a cheaper alternative to setting up your own test environment.

You will gain unlimited access to the Practice Labs for 12 months- helping you to consolidate your learning and prepare you for work.

Gain access to our E-Book's Library

This bolt-on option will provide you with a wealth of research and reference material to help you make the most of your studies. Our e-book's library will serve as a great addition to your course material and provide massive savings in comparison to the cost of buying additional study books to support your learning.

For more information about our career advice services, contact us on 0808 175 1269 to speak with one of our friendly course advisors today.

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