ITIL® 4 Foundation

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Course Overview

This Foundation certification course provides an introduction to ITIL® 4 and how the global service management best practice has evolved to manage services holistically across a Service Value System (SVS). ITIL® 4 is the next iteration that incorporates all the best from previous versions and expands on this body of knowledge, by providing a practical and flexible approach to support organizations on their journey to the new world of digital transformation.

ITIL® 4 provides an end-to-end operating model for the delivery and operation of tech-enabled products and services. It enables IT teams to continue to play a crucial role in wider business strategy and also integrates concepts from other industry best practices such as Lean, Agile and DevOps.

The purpose of the ITIL® 4 Foundation qualification is to introduce the management of modern IT-enabled services, to provide an understanding of the common language and key concepts, and to show how organizations and work can improve with the ITIL® 4 guidance. The qualification will provide the candidate with an understanding of the ITIL® 4 service management framework and how it has evolved to adopt modern technologies and ways of working.

Prerequisites

  • None
  • To receive certification, the candidate must successfully pass the ITIL® 4 Foundation exam
  • 40 multiple choice questions, 60 minutes, closed book’ examination and the passing mark is a minimum of 65% (26 out of 40)

Duration

This is a 3 day course when run as an instructor-led course, with an exam voucher issued for students to schedule their exams at a date/time/location that is convenient for them once the course has completed.

Audience

This certification is essential for anyone who works with products and services, and will be of particular interest to:

  • Individuals at the start of their journey in Service Management
  • ITSM Managers and aspiring ITSM Managers
  • Individuals working in other parts of “IT” (digital, product, development) with strong interface with service delivery
  • IT Directors
  • CIOs
  • Existing ITIL® qualification holders wishing to update their knowledge

Program Objective

The ITIL® 4 Foundation exam tests whether you can recall and understand the ITIL® 4 service management framework well enough to be awarded the ITIL® 4 Foundation qualification. The Foundation qualification is a prerequisite for the higher ITIL® 4 qualifications, which assess your ability to apply your understanding of the framework in context.

The qualification will provide the student with an understanding of the ITIL® 4 service management framework and how it has evolved to adopt modern technologies and ways of working, including:

  • Part 1: Key Service Management Concepts
    • Understand the key concepts of service management
  • Part 2: The Four Dimensions of Service Management
    • Understand the four dimensions of service management
  • Part 3: ITIL® Service Value System Organization structure
    • Understand the purpose and components of the ITIL® service value system
  • Part 4: Governance
    • Basic understanding of how governance is integrated into the ITIL® service value system
  • Part 5: ITIL® Guiding Principles
    • Understand how the ITIL® guiding principles can help an organization adopt and adapt service management
  • Part 6: ITIL® Service Value Chain
    • Understand the activities of the service value chain, and how they interconnect
  • Part 7: Continual Improvement
    • Understand the activities of the service value chain, and how they interconnect
  • Part 8: ITIL® Practices
    • Know the purpose and key terms of 15 ITIL® practices and understand the details of 7 of these ITIL® practices
  • Part 9: Exam Review and Course Closure

Program Material

  • Online access to the course content for a 12 month period
  • Sample exam
  • Certification exam voucher

OPTIONAL

  • The supporting book: ITIL Foundation, ITIL 4 Edition, (AXELOS, TSO, PDF and Print ISBN13: 9780113316076) is recommended but not mandatory reading for this course