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In this course, you'll be immersed in the overall concepts, processes, policies & methods associated with the continual service improvement (CSI) phase of the service lifecycle. Learn about managing & controlling the activities & techniques within ...

  • Course Start Date: 2019-05-21
  • Time: 08:30:00 - 17:30:00
  • Duration: 3 days 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM
  • Location: Virtual
  • Delivery Methods(s): Virtual Instructor Led

Course Outline

Pre-Requisites

ITIL Foundation Certification (v3 or newer) required Two years of relevant work experience To prepare for the end-of-class exam, we recommend that you review the ITIL 2011 publication Continual Service Improvement (2011 Edition, ISBN 9780113313082) and complete at least 21 hours of personal study

Lessons

Learn to manage and control the activities and techniques within the ITIL continual service improvement stage.

In this course, you will be immersed in the overall concepts, processes, policies, and methods associated with the continual service improvement (CSI) phase of the service lifecycle. You will learn about managing and controlling the activities and techniques within the CSI stage, not the details of each of the supporting processes. This course includes lecture, exercises, and scenario-based exam questions to increase your understanding of the core disciplines of ITIL best practices and position you to successfully complete the associated exam.

You will be able to take the exam online after completing this course and submitting the necessary information, including your ITIL Foundation certificate, through an online form. The ITIL exam must be completed within 30 days of course completion.

Thousands of students have achieved ITIL certifications with the help of our training. We're so confident in our ITIL training, we guarantee your success on the Intermediate ITIL exams or your money back. Visit www.globalknowledge.ca/itilguarantee for details.

What You'll Learn

  • Service management as a practice and CSI principles, purpose, and objective
  • How all CSI processes interact with other service lifecycle processes
  • Sub-processes, activities, methods, and functions used in each of the CSI processes
  • Roles and responsibilities within CSI and the activities and functions to achieve operational excellence
  • How to measure CSI performance
  • Technology and implementation requirements in support of CSI
  • Challenges, key performance indicators (KPIs), critical success factors (CSFs), and risks related with CSI

Who Needs to Attend

  • IT operations, technical, or IT management personnel requiring more information about ITIL best practices
  • Anyone responsible for managing, implementing, or consulting on ITIL processes within IT or in conjunction with IT

Course Outline
1. Continual Service Improvement

  • Purpose, Objectives, and Scope
  • Business Value
  • CSI Approach
  • Context of CSI within the Service Lifecycle
  • Inputs and Outputs

2. CSI Principles

  • CSI Success Depends on Understanding Change within an Organization
  • CSI Success Depends on Clear Ownership and Accountability
  • How the CSI Register Supports CSI
  • CSI is Driven and Influenced by Service Level Management
  • Importance of Knowledge Management and the Deming Cycle to CSI
  • CSI Used to Ensure Effective Governance
  • Frameworks, Models, Standards, and Quality Systems Supporting CSI

3. Seven-Step Improvement Process

  • Purpose, Objectives, and Scope
  • Business Value
  • Policies, Principles, and Basic Concepts
  • Process Activities, Methods, and Techniques
  • Triggers, Inputs, Outputs, and Process Interfaces
  • Other Processes Support the Seven-Step Improvement Process

4. CSI Methods and Techniques

  • Assessments
  • Gap Analysis
  • Benchmarking
  • Service and Process Measurement
  • Metrics and Measurement Frameworks
  • Calculating Return on Investment
  • Service Reporting Policies and Principles
  • How Availability Management, Capacity Management, IT Service Continuity Management, Problem Management, and Knowledge Management Support CSI

5. Organization for CSI

  • Service Owners
  • Process Owner and Process Managers
  • Process Practitioners
  • CSI Manager
  • The Nature of the Seven-Step Improvement Process Activities and the Skills Required
  • CSI Manager vs. Other Supporting Roles
  • How Responsibility, Accountability, Consultancy, or Informational (RACI) Models Can Be Used to Clarify Roles and Responsibilities for CSI

6. Technology Considerations for CSI

  • IT Service Management Suites
  • Systems and Network Management Tools
  • Event management
  • Automated Incident/Problem Resolution
  • Performance Management
  • Statistical Analysis Tools
  • Project and Portfolio Management Tools
  • Financial Management Tools
  • Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools

7. Implementing CSI

  • Critical Considerations and Where to Start
  • Role of Governance to CSI
  • Effect of Organizational Change for CSI
  • Communication Strategies and Plans

8. Challenges, CSFs, and Risks

  • Challenges Facing CSI
  • CSFs for CSI
  • Risks Associated with Implementing CSI

9. Exam Preparation/Mock Exam
10. Exam

Cancellation Policy

We require 16 calendar days notice to reschedule or cancel any registration. Failure to provide the required notification will result in 100% charge of the course. If a student does not attend a scheduled course without prior notification it will result in full forfeiture of the funds and no reschedule will be allowed. Within the required notification period, only student substitutions will be permitted. Reschedules are permitted at anytime with 16 or more calendar days notice. Enrollments must be rescheduled within six months of the cancel date or funds on account will be forfeited.

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About Global Knowledge

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Global Knowledge is the world's leading learning services and professional development solutions provider. We deliver learning solutions to support customers as they adapt to key business transformations and technological advancements that drive the way that organizations around the world differentiate themselves and thrive. Our learning programs, whether designed for a global organization or an individual professional, help businesses close skills gaps and foster an environment of continuous talent development.

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This vendor has an overall average rating of 4.39 out of 5 based on 423 reviews.

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Wasn’t as advanced as I thought it would be. There was an issue when the day my course was the first time they used a new platfo ... Read more
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Wasn’t as advanced as I thought it would be. There was an issue when the day my course was the first time they used a new platform.. from adobe to something called zoom; I had to call support line cause it stated our instructor wasn’t present. Thankfully I called cause everyone online was in the adobe virtual classroom waiting for what looked like a teacher who didn’t show up for class (IT didn’t get anything resolved until 10mins after start time). I felt like he was really getting hung up on very basic knowledge for the first half of the course (talking about how to create tabs and drag formulas as an example). I completed files a few times before he was done explaining. There was a scheduled fire drill for them (roughly 30mins)that also cut into our time, which wasn’t deducted from the hour lunch break or the two, fifteen min breaks. I also really wish he touched base more on the automating workbook functions portion which we barely did. I'm happy there were/are those study guides (learning videos) and exams to take on my own time that I hope after I've had the class are still available for me to learn from.

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It was difficult to practice on my PC while trying to watch the presentation online.
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David was excellent!! I am very for having this course!!
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This course has an overall avarage rating of 4 out of 5 based on 1 reviews.

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Julien C attended this course Mar 2017

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