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ITIL® - 2011 Foundation

Duration: 3 Days
Course Price: $1,995

Course Overview:

The ITIL® Foundation training course is the entry level certification course for IT Service Management Best Practices training in ITIL®. This training course covers the latest version of core ITIL® best practices presented from a lifecycle perspective. The course introduces the principles and core elements of IT service management (ITSM) based on ITIL® 2011 edition. ITIL® is comprised of five core publications: Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operations and Continual Service Improvement, promoting alignment with the business as well as improving operational efficiency.

This training course is delivered using an exciting case study designed to further enhance and cement the candidates understanding of ITIL®. Students who have attended this course are suitably prepared to successfully take the associated ITIL® Foundation certification test which is a requirement for attending any of the further learning courses (ITIL® intermediate level training) available in this track.

Course and Learning Objectives:

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

  • Identify the principles and concepts of IT Service Management based on ITIL®
  • Identify the best practices of implementing ITIL® in an organization.
  • Define the terminology used in ITIL®
  • Identify the concepts and definitions used in the Service Lifecycle.
  • Define Service Strategy concepts
  • Define Service Design concepts
  • Define Service Operations concepts
  • Define Service Transition concepts
  • Define Continual Service Improvement concepts
  • Define the roles, processes, and components within key areas of IT Service Management based on ITIL®
  • Prepare the student to take the ITIL® Foundation Certification exam

Course Approach:

Participants will learn the principles and core elements of the service lifecycle approach to IT Service Management according to ITIL®. An interactive approach is used combining lecture, discussion and case study experience to prepare participants for the ITIL® Foundation certification exam as well as providing valuable practical knowledge that can be rapidly applied in the workplace. Quint Wellington Redwood’s integrated case study deepens the participant’s appreciation of how ITIL® best practices can be applied in order to improve IT performance.

Course Student Material:

Students will receive an ITIL® Foundation classroom workbook containing all of the presentation materials, course notes, case study and sample exams.

Certificate:

ITIL® Foundation

Course Delivery:

Classroom or Virtual Classroom

Reference Materials: 

Additional reference materials are not required for this course.

About the Examination:

  • The exam is closed book with forty (40) multiple choice questions.
  • The pass score is 65% (26 out of 40 questions).
  • The exam lasts 60 minutes.
  • The exam can be taken in two formats: Paper based or Online.

Credits:

Upon successfully achieving the ITIL® 2011 edition Foundation certificate, the student will be recognized with 2 credits in the ITIL® qualification scheme.
Project Management Institute –Professional Development Units (PDUs) = 21

Target Audience:

IT Professionals, IT Support Staff, Application, Project and Business Managers, Any member of an IT team involved in the delivery of IT Services.

PRINCE2®, ITIL®, MSP®, M_o_R®, P3O®, P3M3® are Registered Trademarks of Axelos Limited
MoP™ and MoV™ are Trademarks of Axelos Limited
The Swirl logo™ is a Trademark of Axelos Limited

Course Overview:

The ITIL® Foundation training course is the entry level certification course for IT Service Management Best Practices training in ITIL®. This training course covers the latest version of core ITIL® best practices presented from a lifecycle perspective. The course introduces the principles and core elements of IT service management (ITSM) based on ITIL® 2011 edition. ITIL® is comprised of five core publications: Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operations and Continual Service Improvement, promoting alignment with the business as well as improving operational efficiency.

This training course is delivered using an exciting case study designed to further enhance and cement the candidates understanding of ITIL®. Students who have attended this course are suitably prepared to successfully take the associated ITIL® Foundation certification test which is a requirement for attending any of the further learning courses (ITIL® intermediate level training) available in this track.

Course and Learning Objectives:

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

  • Identify the principles and concepts of IT Service Management based on ITIL®
  • Identify the best practices of implementing ITIL® in an organization.
  • Define the terminology used in ITIL®
  • Identify the concepts and definitions used in the Service Lifecycle.
  • Define Service Strategy concepts
  • Define Service Design concepts
  • Define Service Operations concepts
  • Define Service Transition concepts
  • Define Continual Service Improvement concepts
  • Define the roles, processes, and components within key areas of IT Service Management based on ITIL®
  • Prepare the student to take the ITIL® Foundation Certification exam

Course Approach:

Participants will learn the principles and core elements of the service lifecycle approach to IT Service Management according to ITIL®. An interactive approach is used combining lecture, discussion and case study experience to prepare participants for the ITIL® Foundation certification exam as well as providing valuable practical knowledge that can be rapidly applied in the workplace. Quint Wellington Redwood’s integrated case study deepens the participant’s appreciation of how ITIL® best practices can be applied in order to improve IT performance.

Course Student Material:

Students will receive an ITIL® Foundation classroom workbook containing all of the presentation materials, course notes, case study and sample exams.

Certificate:

ITIL® Foundation

Course Delivery:

Classroom or Virtual Classroom

Reference Materials: 

Additional reference materials are not required for this course.

About the Examination:

  • The exam is closed book with forty (40) multiple choice questions.
  • The pass score is 65% (26 out of 40 questions).
  • The exam lasts 60 minutes.
  • The exam can be taken in two formats: Paper based or Online.

Credits:

Upon successfully achieving the ITIL® 2011 edition Foundation certificate, the student will be recognized with 2 credits in the ITIL® qualification scheme.
Project Management Institute –Professional Development Units (PDUs) = 21

Target Audience:

IT Professionals, IT Support Staff, Application, Project and Business Managers, Any member of an IT team involved in the delivery of IT Services.

PRINCE2®, ITIL®, MSP®, M_o_R®, P3O®, P3M3® are Registered Trademarks of Axelos Limited
MoP™ and MoV™ are Trademarks of Axelos Limited
The Swirl logo™ is a Trademark of Axelos Limited

There are no pre-requisites for this course, although a basic knowledge of Service Management concepts will be helpful.

Course Outline:

1. Introduction

  • Introduction/Housekeeping
  • Introduction to key ITIL® concepts
  • IT as a Service
  • Introduction to processes and process management
  • The Service Lifecycle approach

2. Service Strategy

  • Purpose, goal, objectives & Scope
  • Value Creation through Services
  • Assets – Resources and Capabilities
  • Service Strategy – Main activities
  • Service Strategy processes
  • Service Portfolio management
  • Demand management
  • Financial management
  • Business Relationship Management

3. Service Design

  • Purpose, goal, objectives & Scope
  • Service Design processes
  • The 4 P's
  • Service Design aspects
  • Service Catalog Management
  • Service Level Management
  • Capacity Management
  • Availability Management
  • IT Service Continuity Management
  • Service Portfolio
  • Information Security Management
  • Supplier management
  • Design Coordination

4. Service Transition

  • Purpose, goal, objectives & Scope
  • Service Transition value to the business
  • Technology and architecture in Service Transition
  • Service Transition Processes
  • Change Management
  • The 7 R's of Change Management
  • Service Asset and Configuration Management
  • Release and Deployment Management
  • Knowledge Management

5. Service Operation

  • Purpose, goal, objectives & Scope
  • Service Operation definitions
  • The Service Desk
  • Technical Management
  • Application Management
  • IT Operations Management
  • Service Operations Processes
  • Event Management
  • Request Fulfillment
  • Problem Management
  • Access Management

6. Continual Service Improvement

  • Purpose, goal, objectives & Scope
  • Models and Processes
  • The Deming Cycle
  • Measurement and metrics
  • Continual Service Improvement activities
  • Risk management
  • Continual Service Improvement interfaces
  • Interface with Service Level Management

7. Exam Preparation

  • Sample Exams
  • Feedback
  • Recap
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