ISO 20000 Foundation Overview

ISO 20000 Foundation Course Outline

Module 1: Information Technology Service Management (ITSM)

  • Business Case
  • Define the Scope of ITSMS
  • IT Service Management
  • Benefits of IT Service Management
  • ITSMS Policy
  • Documentation of Process and Procedures
  • Process Approach
  • Principles of Information Technology
  • Develop a Project Plan
  • Accounting the IT Services
  • Accounting and Budgeting

Module 2: Introduction and Background to ISO/IEC 20000

  • What is ISO/IEC 20000?
  • Benefits of ISO/IEC 20000
  • ISO/IEC 20000 – Parts

Module 3: Scope

  • General
  • Application

Module 4: Terms and Definitions

  • Introduction
  • Terms Specific to Management System Standards
  • Terms Specific to Service Management

Module 5: Context of the Organisation

  • Understanding the Organisation and its Context
  • Understanding the Needs and Expectations of Interested Parties
  • Determining the Scope of the Service Management System
  • Service Management System

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Who should attend this ISO 20000 Foundation Training Course?

The ISO 20000 Foundation Course is designed for professionals seeking to understand and implement the ISO 20000 standard within their organisation.

Here are the professionals who will benefit from attending this course:

  • CIOs and IT Directors
  • Quality Managers
  • Service Desk Managers
  • IT Auditors
  • Risk Managers
  • Consultants
  • IT Service Managers

Prerequisites of the ISO 20000 Foundation Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this ISO 20000 Foundation Course. However, familiarity with IT Service Management (ITSM) can be beneficial for the delegates.

ISO 20000 Foundation Training Course Overview

ISO 20000 is crucial in today's fast-paced IT Service Management landscape. This foundation course introduces the principles and practices underpinning the ISO 20000 standard, focusing on its relevance in establishing and maintaining effective service management systems. It offers a deep dive into the best practices integral to optimising IT service delivery and management processes.

Understanding ISO 20000 is vital for IT Professionals, Service Managers, and Quality Assurance Personnel committed to elevating service standards. Mastery of this subject is key for those who aim to enhance their organisation’s service management quality, align IT services with business needs, and ensure compliance with international standards.

This 1-day training course by The Knowledge Academy is tailored to provide delegates with a foundational understanding of ISO 20000. It equips delegates with the knowledge needed to implement, manage, and improve their IT Service Management systems, paving the way for the ISO 20000 Certification.

Course Objectives:

  • To introduce the key concepts and requirements of the ISO 20000 standard
  • To understand the importance of IT Service Management within the context of ISO 20000
  • To identify the processes necessary for an ISO 20000 compliant service management system
  • To highlight the benefits and challenges of implementing an ISO 20000 compliant system
  • To prepare delegates for  more advanced certifications of ISO 20000

Upon completing this training, delegates will possess a foundational understanding of ISO 20000, enabling them to contribute effectively to their organisation’s service management improvements. This knowledge lays the groundwork for advanced training and offers a significant boost to their professional development in IT Service Management.

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What’s included in this ISO 20000 Foundation Training Course?

  • ISO 20000 Foundation Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • ISO 20000 Foundation Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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ISO 20000 Foundation Exam Information

To achieve the ISO 20000 Foundation, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 30 
  • Total Marks: 30 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 15/30 Marks 
  • Duration: 40 Minutes
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led ISO 20000 Foundation. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's ISO 20000 Foundation, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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ISO 20000 Foundation FAQs

ISO 20000 is an IT Service Management Standard that enables IT services to be cost effective, consistent, and efficient.
Yes an examination will need to be passed in order to complete this ISO 20000 Foundation certification.
Yes, this ISO 20000 Foundation course is the first of four courses within ISO 20000. The following courses are; ISO 20000 Internal Auditor, ISO 20000 Lead Auditor, and ISO 20000 Lead Implementer.
The Knowledge Academy offers ISO 20000 Foundation courses in a range of locations across the UK and around the world. This makes it easy to find a training venue near you.
This ISO 20000 Foundation training is a 1 day course.
The Knowledge Academy offer: ISO 9001, ISO 27001, ISO 14001, ISO OHSAS 18001, ISO 22301, ISO 27005, and ISO 13485.
No, there aren’t any formal prerequisites.
Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
The training fees for ISO 20000 Foundation certification in Canada starts from CAD2195
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISO 20000 Foundation.
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