ITIL Service Capability: Service Offerings & Agreement

5 Day Course
Official ITIL Curriculum
Code ITILCSOA

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online

Overview

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.

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.

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.

Target Audience

  • Individuals who have attained the ITIL Foundation certificate in Service Management,and who wish to advance to higher level ITIL certifications
  • Individuals who require a practical understanding of the Service Offerings and Agreement processes and how they may be used to enhance the quality of IT service within an organisation
  • Operational staff involved in Service Portfolio Management; Service Catalogue Management; Service Level Management; Demand Management; Supplier Management; Financial Management and Business Relationship Management who wish to enhance their role-based capabilities.
  • It is accredited by, and follows the syllabus specified by the APM Group (www.apmgroup.co.uk).

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Modules

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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

Prerequisites

You will receive electronic pre-course reading. Delegates should spend a minimum half an hour reviewing the document and are encouraged to explore all of the links provided for further reading. Success on the course will be enhanced by candidates spending at least 12 hours on reviewing their ITIL Foundation material prior to attending one of the ITIL Intermediate courses

Possession of one of the following is mandatory. Proof of these prerequisities SHOULD be uploaded onto the peoplecert website when you register for the exam and in any case before any exam results will be officially released by the exam board.

  • ITIL v3, 2011 or v4 Foundation.
  • ITIL v2 Foundation and v2/v3 Foundation Bridge.

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Pricing

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Code Location Duration Price Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
ITILCSOA
Virtual Classroom (Attend From Anywhere)
5 Days $3,955
ITILCSOA 5 Days $3,955
ITILCSOA
Virtual Classroom (Virtual On-Line)
5 Days $3,955
05-09

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