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ITIL® 4 Foundation Certification Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction

  • What is ITIL®?
  • ITIL® 4 Certification Journey
  • Course Objectives
  • About the Course

Module 2: Key Concepts of Service Management

  • Concept of Value
    • What Do We Mean by Value?
    • Definition of Value
    • What is an Organisation?
    • How is Value Created Between Organisations?
    • Service Relationships
    • Providers and Consumers Co-Create Value
  • Stakeholder and Service Consumer Roles
    • Stakeholders
    • Service Provider Organisations
    • Service Consumer Organisations
    • Other Stakeholders
    • How is Value Created?
    • Service Consumer Roles
    • Activity
  • Service Offerings
    • What is a Product?
    • What is a Service?
    • What is a Service Offering?
  • Creating Value with Services
    • Value Co-Creation
    • Service Provider
    • What are Service Consumers?
    • What are Products and Services?
    • Definitions
    • What are Service Relationships?
    • What is the Meaning of Service Provision?
    • What is Service Consumption?
    • Service Relationship Management
    • How Organisations Co-Create Value?
    • Service Relationship Model
    • Value, Outcomes, Costs, and Risk
    • Definitions
    • What Can Be Described as Utility and Warranty?
    • Review and Reflect
    • Quiz

Module 3: Key Concepts of ITIL® 4

  • Four Dimensions of Service Management
    • Holistic Approach to Service Management
    • Four Dimensions of Service Management
    • Organisations and People
    • What the Dimension Includes?
    • What is Culture, and Why is it Needed?
    • What a Supportive Culture Requires?
    • What to Pay Attention to?
    • Organisational Complexities
    • Information and Technology
    • Things to Consider
    • Partners and Suppliers
    • Organisations and their Partners and Suppliers
    • Forms of Cooperation
    • What Goes into Supplier Strategy?
    • What is a Value Stream?
    • Value Streams and Processes
    • Questions to create, deliver and improve
  • Activity
  • ITIL® Service Value System
    • ITIL® SVS
    • ITIL® SVS Inputs
    • Governance
    • Challenges of Silos
    • Need for Continual Improvement
    • Applying the SVS
  • Service Value Chain
    • Introduction to the ITIL® Service Value Chain
    • Opportunity Vs Demand
    • Converting Inputs into Outputs
    • Service Value Chain, its Practices, and Value Streams
    • Activities
    • Review and Reflect Quiz

Module 4: Guiding Principles

  • Introduction to the Guiding Principles
    • What is a Guiding Principle?
    • Focus on Value
    • How Value is Perceived?
    • CX and UX
    • How Would You Apply this Principle?
    • Start Where You Are
    • Assess Where You Are
    • Role of Measurement
    • Applying the Principle
    • Progress Iteratively with Feedback
    • Role of Feedback
    • Use of Feedback Loops
    • Iteration and Feedback Together
    • Collaborate and Promote Visibility
    • Communication and Visibility
    • Key Collaboration Pairs
    • Promote Visibility
    • Think and Work Holistically
    • Keep it Simple and Practical
    • Judging What to Keep
    • Conflicting Objectives
    • Applying the Principle
    • Optimise and Automate
    • Road to Optimisation
    • Using Automation
    • Applying the Principle
    • Activity: Case Studies
  • Using the Guiding Principles
    • Guiding Principles in Context
    • Guiding Principles Your Examples
    • Principle Interaction
    • Applying the Guiding Principles
    • Guiding Principles: Task
    • Principle Interaction
    • Review and Reflect Quiz
    • Extension Activity 2

Module 5: ITIL® 4 Management Practices

  • Purpose of the ITIL® Practices
    • Management Practices
    • 34 ITIL® Management Practices
    • General Management Practices
    • Service Management Practices
    • Technical Management Practices
  • Overview of Eight ITIL® Practices
    • Eight Practices
    • Information Security Management
    • Contribution of Information Security Management to SVC
    • Relationship Management
    • Supplier Management
    • Evaluating and Selecting Suppliers
    • Contribution of Supplier Management to SVC
    • IT Asset Management
    • Contribution of IT Asset Management to SVC
    • Service Configuration Management
    • Contribution of Service Configuration Management to SVC
    • Monitoring and Event Management
    • Contribution of Monitoring and Event Management to SVC
    • Deployment Management
    • Approaches for Deployment
    • Contribution of Deployment Management to SVC
    • Release Management
    • Contribution of Release Management to SVC
  • Key Management Practices – Part 1
    • What is an Incident?
    • Incident Management Guidance
    • Incident Management Tools
    • Incident Updates
    • Types of Incidents
    • Collaboration
    • Swarming
    • Third-Party Products and Services
    • Incident Management Contribution to SVC
    • Service Request Management
    • What is a Service Request?
    • Steps for Request Fulfilment
    • Request Processes and Procedures
    • Service Request Management Contribution to the SVC
    • Methods of Fulfilling Requests
    • Service Desk
    • Automation
    • Task: Service Desk ‘Pitch’
    • Service Desk Provisions
    • Service Desk Support
    • Service Desk Skills
    • Service Desk Contribution to the SVC
  • Key Management Practices – Part 2
    • Problem Management
    • Phases of Problem Management
    • Identifying a Problem
    • Problem Control
    • Workaround
    • Error Control
    • Links to Other Practices
    • Interfaces
    • Problem Management Contribution to the SVC
    • Continual Improvement
    • Applying Continual Improvement
    • Continual Improvement Model
    • What is the Vision?
    • Where are We Now?
    • Where do We Want to Be?
    • CSFs and KPIs
    • How do We get There?
    • Take Action
    • Did we Get There?
    • How do We Keep the Momentum?
    • Methods to Continually Improve
    • Continual Improvement Activity
    • Tracking
    • CI Responsibility
    • Continual Improvement Contribution to the SVC
  • Key Management Practices – Part 3
    • Service Level Management
    • Activity
    • Service Level Agreements
    • Key requirements for SLAs
    • Watermelon SLA Effect
    • Customer Engagement
    • Customer Feedback
    • Metrics
    • Service Level Management Contribution to the SVC
    • Change Enablement
    • Define Change
    • Scope of Change Enablement
    • Change Authority
    • Types of Change
    • Scheduling
    • Change Enablement Contribution to the SVC
  • Review and Reflect
    • Quiz
    • Activities
    • Course Review
    • What’s Next?

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Who should attend this ITIL® 4 Foundation Certification Training?

The ITIL® 4 Foundation Certification Course is crafted to provide a comprehensive understanding of the ITIL® framework, catering to a broad spectrum of individuals within and beyond the IT industry. This ITIL® Certification is particularly valuable for:

  • IT Managers
  • Service Desk Managers
  • System Administrators
  • Network Engineers
  • IT Consultants
  • Project Managers
  • Business Analysts

Prerequisites of the ITIL® 4 Foundation Certification

There are no formal prerequisites for attending this ITIL® 4 Foundation Certification Course.

ITIL® 4 Foundation Certification Training Overview

The ITIL® 4 Foundation Course introduces the latest iteration of IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) standards, a critical framework for managing and optimising IT services. Its relevance in today’s technology-driven world is paramount, as it aligns IT service operations with broader business strategies, enhancing efficiency and productivity.

Understanding the principles of the ITIL® 4 Foundation Course is vital for IT professionals seeking to adapt to evolving business needs. It's particularly essential for project managers, IT service managers, and support staff. Mastering this subject ensures that IT operations contribute effectively to overall business success, enhancing customer satisfaction and business growth.

The Knowledge Academy's 2-day ITIL® 4 Foundation Course offers a comprehensive overview of this framework, ensuring delegates quickly grasp its key concepts and practices. This efficient training approach is designed to expedite the certification process, providing participants with the skills needed to implement ITIL® standards effectively in their organisations.

Course Objectives

  • To introduce the core concepts and principles of the ITIL® 4 framework
  • To equip participants with the skills to effectively manage IT services aligning with business goals
  • To prepare attendees for the ITIL® 4 Foundation Certification exam
  • To demonstrate the integration of ITIL® 4 with modern digital technologies
  • To enhance practical understanding through real-world examples and case studies

Upon completion of the ITIL® Certification, participants will have a thorough understanding of ITIL® principles and their application in the real world. They will be well-prepared for the certification exam and possess the skills necessary to improve IT service management within their organisations, ensuring alignment with business objectives and enhancing overall efficiency.

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What's included in this ITIL® 4 Foundation Certification Course?

  • The ITIL® 4 Foundation Examination
  • World-Class Training from Experienced ITIL® Instructors
  • ITIL® 4 Foundation Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

ITIL® 4 Foundation Exam Information

The ITIL® 4 Foundation Certification Training Course introduces the core concepts and principles of ITIL® 4, equipping them with a foundational understanding of the IT Service Management framework and its modern, agile, and end-to-end service lifecycle management practices. 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 40 
  • Total Marks: 40 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 65% or 26/40 Marks 
  • Duration: 60 minutes 
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

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ITIL® 4 Foundation Certification in Saskatoon FAQs

ITIL® 4 is a framework for IT service management offering a comprehensive suite of best practices to deliver high-quality IT services and enhance processes.
ITIL is used for standardising IT service management, enhancing efficiency, and aligning IT services with business needs. It focuses on best practices for IT service creation, delivery, support, and improvement, aiming to provide high-quality and cost-effective IT services.
Enhances understanding of IT service management, improves job performance, offers global recognition, provides a solid foundation for ITIL 4 certification, and increases career advancement opportunities in IT.
There are no formal prerequisites for taking this ITIL 4 Foundation Certification Training.
In this ITIL® 4 Foundation Course, delegates will have 2-day intensive training with our experienced instructors, a digital delegate pack consisting of important notes related to this course, and a certificate after course completion.
This ITIL® 4 Foundation Course is a 2-day training course during which delegates participate in intensive learning sessions that cover various course topics.
After completing this ITIL 4 Foundation Training, delegates will receive a certificate. This certification recognises your understanding of the ITIL framework and ability to apply ITIL principles to improve IT service management.
The ITIL® 4 Foundation training course covers the basics of IT Service Management, ITIL framework principles, key concepts of creating value with services, and core practices of service management to improve tech operations and customer satisfaction.
ITIL 4 Foundation Course is worthwhile for individuals aiming to master IT service management practices, boosting employment potential and operational productivity within IT frameworks.
To prepare for the ITIL® 4 Foundation Certification, study the official ITIL publications, join accredited training courses, review past examination questions, participate in study groups, and use online resources for practice tests.
An ITIL® Expert offers guidance on best practices in IT service management, optimises IT processes, improves service delivery, aligns IT with business objectives, and ensures efficient resource utilisation.
After completing ITIL® 4 Foundation Training, consider pursuing ITIL Practitioner or Intermediate certifications, focusing on specific streams for deeper knowledge, and applying ITIL concepts in practical scenarios to enhance IT service management skills.
The ITIL® 4 Foundation Certification Course focuses on teaching a framework for managing IT services, emphasising aligning IT solutions with business needs, improving service delivery and customer satisfaction.
Exam results for ITIL® are provided shortly after completing the exam, either immediately for online exams or within a few weeks for paper-based exams. If you fail, you can retake the exam by registering again and paying the exam fee. It's an opportunity to identify areas for improvement and prepare more effectively for the retake.
To learn ITIL® key concepts, study the five core volumes: Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation, and Continual Service Improvement, focusing on the lifecycle approach to IT service management.
ITIL® is for professionals working in IT service management roles, including IT managers, service delivery managers, IT consultants, system administrators, and anyone involved in delivering IT services effectively and efficiently.
The Knowledge Academy in Saskatoon stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking this ITIL® 4 Foundation Certification.
The training fees for ITIL® 4 Foundation Certification Course certification in Saskatoon starts from CAD2695
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ITIL® 4 Foundation Certification Course.
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