Overview

This exciting and dynamic course, fully updated for ITIL 2011, introduces learners to the lifecycle of managing IT services to deliver to business expectations. As well as an engaging, case study based approach to learning the core disciplines of the ITIL best practice, this course also positions the student to successfully complete the associated exam, required for entry into the future ITIL intermediate level training courses.

 

The ITIL best practice is composed of five core disciplines: Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operations and Continual Service Improvement. These disciplines represent a service life cycle framework that further enhances alignment to the business while demonstrating business value, ROI and enabling IT to solve specific operational needs.

 

Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Comprehend Service Management as a practice
  • Understand the Service Lifecycle
  • Know the generic concepts and definitions
  • Understand the key principles and models used behind selected processes
  • Identify the selected processes
  • Understand the selected functions and roles
  • Comprehend the technology and architecture of the Service Lifecycle
  • Comprehend competence and training

 

Audience

IT Management, IT Support Staff, IT Consultants, Business Managers, Business Process Owners, IT Developers, Service Providers, System Integrators

 

Prerequisites

None, although a familiarity with IT service delivery will be beneficial.

 

Outline

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Student and Instructor Introductions
  • The Service Lifecycle
  • Course Learning Objectives
  • Course Agenda
  • ITIL Qualification Scheme
  • The Royal Chao Phraya Hotel
  • Case Study

 

Module 2: Service Management as a Practice

  • Module Learning Objectives
  • Topics Covered in this Module
  • Best Practices in the Public Domain
  • ITIL as a Good Practice
  • Concept of Service
  • Concept of Service Management
  • Processes and Functions
  • The RACI Model
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Module Summary

 

Module 3: Service Lifecycle

  • Module Learning Objectives
  • Topics Covered in this Module
  • The Service Lifecycle
  • Basic Concepts of Service Strategy
  • Basic Concepts of Service Design
  • Basic Concepts of Service Transition
  • Basic Concepts of Service Operation
  • Basic Concepts of Continual Service Improvement
  • Exercise — The New Swimming Pool
  • Module Summary

 

Module 4: Service Strategy

  • Module Learning Objectives
  • Service Strategy in the Lifecycle
  • Topics Covered in this Module
  • Basic Concepts of Service Strategy
  • Principles and Models of Service Strategy
  • Processes of Service Strategy
  • Module Summary
  • End of Module Quiz

 

Module 5: Service Design

  • Module Learning Objectives
  • Service Design in the Lifecycle
  • Topics Covered in this Module
  • Basic Concept of Service Design
  • Principles and Models of Service Design
  • Processes of Service Design
  • Exercise — Crossword
  • Module Summary
  • End of Module Quiz

 

Module 6: Service Transition

  • Module Learning Objectives
  • Service Transition in the Lifecycle
  • Topics Covered in this Module
  • Change Management
  • Service Asset and Configuration Management
  • Release and Deployment Management
  • Transition Planning and Support
  • Knowledge Management
  • Exercise — Crossword
  • Module Summary
  • End of Module Quiz

 

Module 7: Service Operation

  • Module Learning Objectives
  • Service Operation in the Lifecycle
  • Topics Covered in this Module
  • Event Management
  • Incident Management
  • Request Fulfilment
  • Problem Management
  • Access Management
  • Service Operations Functions
  • Exercise — Complaint Handling and Service Recovery
  • Module Summary
  • End of Module Quiz

 

Module 8: Continual Service Improvement

  • Module Learning Objectives
  • CSI in the Lifecycle
  • Topics Covered in this Module
  • Basic Concepts of CSI
  • Principles and Models of CSI
  • CSI – The Seven Step Improvement Process
  • Module Summary
  • End of Module Quiz

 

Module 9: Technology and Architecture

  • Module Learning Objectives
  • Topics Covered in this Module
  • Service Automation
  • Competence and Skills for Service Management
  • Competence and Skills Framework
  • Training
  • Module Summary

 

Exam Preparation Guide

 

Follow-On

  • ITIL® Practitioner

 

Related Certification

  • ITIL® Foundation