This qualification program will bridge the subject matter content gap between the ITIL Service Managerís Certificate version 2 and the ITIL Expert Certification of IT Service Management version 3.
- Course Outline
Since early 1990, ITIL has been evolving from the focus of Functions and Processes under versions 1 and 2 to Service Lifecycle Management under version 3. This qualification program will bridge the subject matter content gap between the ITIL Service Manager’s Certificate version 2 and the ITIL Expert Certification of IT Service Management version 3.
Through lectures and simulation exam questions the course offers a comprehensive coverage of the gaps between ITIL V2 and the new ITIL V3 concepts and contents including the introduction of the Service Lifecycle, objectives and business value for each of its phases.
Included in this course is the ITIL V3 Service Manager “Bridge” certification exam
Objectives The main focus of the Service Manager’s Expert Bridge program is to explain the GAP between the content of ITIL V3 versus the content of ITIL V2.
A series of effective lectures designed at achieving a clear understanding the new ITIL V3 Best Practice and Service Management lifecycle model, processes and functions, including:
The objectives, scope, concepts, activities, key metrics (KPI’s) and challenges for all of the ITIL V3 processes and functions.
* The business value of ITSM Good Practice, the definition of a Service and the concept of Service Management as a practice.
* The basics of Value Creation through Services.
* The identification of Business Requirements and design of Service Solutions.
* Implementation considerations and issues throughout the lifecycle and related processes.
* How ITIL V3 interfaces with other industry guidance such as Cobit, ISO/IEC 20000, etc.
* How new V3 concepts can be used as part of a successful ITSM project or in successful operation of ITSM processes.
* The key principles and balance of some of the opposing forces within Service Management.
* How to evaluate and explain Service Provider Types.
* Designing supporting Management Systems and tools and evaluate the generic requirements for an integrated set of Service Management Technology.
* How Service Automation can assists with integrating Service Management processes.
* Consideration for planning & implementing Service Management technologies.
Course Materials The ITIL V3 Service Manager’s training program includes the following as reference documentation:
-Program slide presentation
-ITIL V3 acronyms and glossary
-Sample examination questions and answers
Who should attend?
Individuals who already hold the Service Manager’s Certificate in IT Service Management at an earlier ITIL version, who wish to obtain the ITIL V3 Expert certificate in IT Service Management.
This may include, but not limited to:
Executives, CIO and key stakeholders,Process Owners and Managers, Senior technical and operational staff . IT professionals and Consultants, IT customers
Course Content -The evolution of Service Management
-Definition of Service and Service Management
-Service Management as best practice
-The importance of adopting a service and continual improvement culture and approach. Interface to other framework and standards (i.e. ISO/IEC 20000) Objectives and business value
-The Service Lifecycle
-The main components (the new books) within the 5 stages in the lifecycle:
Continual Service Improvement
-Key Principles of IT Service Management
-Types of service providers
-Five key aspects of Service Design
-The 7 “Rs” of Change Management
-Service “V” model
-Continual Service Improvement model
-The need for IT Governance and control
-Process development characteristic and guidelines
-Key roles and responsibilities
-Technology and Architecture considerations
-Overview of the ITIL functions
-Basic concept, objectives and activities of ITIL processes
-Key changes to existing version 2 processes, as well as the new ITIL V3 processes
-Service Portfolio Management
-Service Catalogue Management
-Information Security Management
-Service Asset and Configuration Management
-Release and Deployment Management
-The 7 step improvement process
-Including a sample examination and preparation to re-enforce the knowledge gained.
The format of the examination for the Bridge Qualification consists of a complex multiple choice, closed book paper of 20 questions, to be answered within 90 minutes. (Candidates sitting the examination in English and who do not have English as their first language will be allowed 105 minutes to allow use of a dictionary.)
The pass mark will be 80% or more – 16 or more correct answers.
- Prerequisites & Certificates
This qualification is ONLY available to candidates who already hold the Service Managerís Certificate in IT Service Management from earlier versions.
- Cancellation Policy
10 business day cancellation policy. if the course is confirmed and the student cancels within 10 days of the course, then they get charged and apply a credit for future courses. If they cancel outside of 10 business days, then there are no charges at all.
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