ITIL Service Capability: Service Offerings & Agreement

5 Day Course
Official ITIL Curriculum
Code SOA

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The course builds on the general principles covered as part of the ITIL® Foundation course. This enables the organisation to introduce Service Portfolio Management, Service Catalogue Management, Service Level Management, Demand Management, Supplier Management, Financial Management and Business Relationship Management as integral parts of its overall business-focussed Services Framework.

The course is assignment based, with a strong emphasis on practical coursework, working as individuals and in teams. It is suitable for those who require a deep understanding of Operational Support & Analysis processes and how they may be used to enhance the quality of IT service provision within an organisation. It offers a natural career development path for practitioner staff that already hold the ITIL® V3 Foundation Certificate or equivalent.

Objectives:

  • The purpose of Service Offerings & Agreement is to obtain knowledge on ITIL® terminology, process structure, roles, functions and activities that will enable role focused capability and competency in support of the Service Lifecycle approach as described in ITIL®.
  • The course provides delegates with practical guidance on the design and implementation of an integrated end-to-end processes based on proven industry best practice guidelines.
  • The course prepares delegates for the ITIL® Capability examination in Service Offerings & Agreement.

Certification:

  • The course forms part of the ITIL® Intermediate qualification programme.
  • The examination will consist of a complex multiple choice, closed book paper of 8 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 120 minutes to allow use of a dictionary.) The pass mark will be 65% or more.
  • Successful candidates will be awarded 4 credits towards the ITIL® Expert qualification.

Service Offerings and Agreements (4 topics)

  • How Service Offerings and Agreements Practices Support the Service Lifecycle
  • Purpose, Objectives, Scope, and Value of Strategy Management for IT Services and the Design Coordination Process
  • Successful Services Depend on the Customer's Perception of Utility and Warranty
  • Relevance of Business Cases and Return-on-Investment to Service Offerings and Agreements Practices

Business Relationship Management (8 topics)

  • Purpose, Objectives, and Scope
  • Business Value
  • Policies, Principles, and Basic Concepts
  • Triggers, Inputs, Outputs, and Process Interfaces
  • Information Management within the Business Relationship Management Process
  • CSFs and KPIs
  • Challenges and Risks
  • Key Roles and Responsibilities

Service Portfolio Management (9 topics)

  • Service Portfolio
  • Purpose, Objectives, and Scope
  • Business Value
  • Policies, Principles, and Basic Concepts
  • Triggers, Inputs, Outputs, and Process Interfaces
  • Information Management within the Service Portfolio Management Process
  • CSFs and KPIs
  • Challenges and Risks
  • Key Roles and Responsibilities

Financial Management for IT Services (8 topics)

  • Purpose, Objectives, and Scope
  • Business Value
  • Policies, Principles, and Basic Concepts
  • Triggers, Inputs, Outputs, and Process Interfaces
  • Information Management within the Financial Management for IT Services Process
  • CSFs and KPIs
  • Challenges and Risks
  • Key Roles and Responsibilities

Demand Management (9 topics)

  • Importance of Demand Management to Managing Services throughout their Lifecycle
  • Purpose, Objectives, and Scope
  • Business Value
  • Policies, Principles, and Basic Concepts
  • Triggers, Inputs, Outputs, and Process Interfaces
  • Information Management within the Demand Management Process
  • CSFs and KPIs
  • Challenges and Risks
  • Key Roles and Responsibilities

Service Catalog Management (10 topics)

  • Importance of the Service Catalog to the Service Lifecycle
  • Purpose, Objectives, and Scope
  • Business Value
  • Policies, Principles, and Basic Concepts
  • Triggers, Inputs, Outputs, and Process Interfaces
  • Information Management within the Service Catalog Management Process
  • CSFs and KPIs
  • Challenges and Risks
  • Production of a Service Catalog
  • Key Roles and Responsibilities of Service Catalog Management

Service Level Management (10 topics)

  • Importance of Service Level Management to the Service Lifecycle
  • Purpose, Objectives, and Scope
  • Business Value
  • Policies, Principles, and Basic Concepts
  • Triggers, Inputs, Outputs, and Process Interfaces
  • Information Management within the Service Level Management Process
  • CSFs and KPIs
  • Challenges and Risks
  • Contents of Service and Operational Level Agreements (SLAs and OLAs)
  • Key Roles and Responsibilities

Supplier Management (8 topics)

  • Purpose, Objectives, and Scope
  • Business Value
  • Policies, Principles, and Basic Concepts
  • Triggers, Inputs, Outputs, and Process Interfaces
  • Information Management within the Supplier Management Process
  • CSFs and KPIs
  • Challenges and Risks
  • Key Roles and Responsibilities

Technology and Implementation Considerations (5 topics)

  • Generic Requirements for Service Management Technologies
  • Evaluation Criteria for Technology and Tooling for Process Implementation
  • Good Procedures for Practice and Process Implementation
  • Challenges, CSFs, and Risks Related to Implementing Practices and Processes
  • How to Plan and Implement Service Management Technologies
Delegates are required to hold the ITIL® V3 Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management or V2 to V3 bridge equivalent. Before taking the course it is recommended, though not required, that candidates have exposure to basic concepts in IT and related work experience of at least two years. It is recommended that students should complete at least 12 hours of personal study by reviewing the syllabus and relevant books in preparation for the examination.

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