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ITIL® Service Lifecycle - Continual Service Improvement Outline

The course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to CSI
  • CSI Model
  • Deming Cycle
  • 7 Step Improvement
  • Integration with the Lifecycle
  • Measuring and Reporting
  • Organising for CSI
  • CSI – Technology Considerations
  • Implementing CSI
  • Challenges, Critical Success Factors and Risks

*The ITIL® CSI exam is taken online.

We provide comprehensive support during the exam process to make the experience as simple as possible. This exam can be taken at a suitable time, subject to availability; online, anywhere.

Benefits of online exams include:

  • Proven higher pass rates
  • Quicker Results
  • Save Travel Costs
  • Flexibility
  • Convenient
  • Take your exam at your home, office, or work when you are ready

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Who should attend this ITIL Training Course?

The course will benefit anybody who will be involved in the improvement activities of the Service Lifecycle, including CIOs, CTOs, IT Managers, and IT Consultants and Architects.

Prerequisites

You must have completed ITIL® Foundation before attending this course.

ITIL® Service Lifecycle - Continual Service Improvement Overview

This 3 day ITIL® Continual Service Improvement (CSI) course provides a comprehensive overview of this area of the Service Lifecycle and prepares you to take the Continual Service Improvement exam, leading to the ITIL® CSI certification. The exam is included.

ITIL® Continual Service Improvement is one of the nine ITIL® Intermediate courses which can be mixed and matched to gain the credits needed to achieve the ITIL® Expert certification, and one of the five courses which make up the Service Lifecycle Stream. Continual Service Improvement concerns the principles and techniques used to improve services during the lifecycle.

This course opens with defining the purpose and scope of CSI, which is used to consistently augment IT services to better support business needs and strategic objectives. The course then breaks down the structure of CSI into its seven basic components based around the PDCA cycle, and delineates the inputs needed to perform each process effectively. Delegates attending the course will also gain an understanding of the methods through which CSI can be implemented, and when best to make use of tools such as gap analysis, benchmarking, and reporting during the CSI lifecycle. The course moves on to consider how to analyse a business' capacity for improvement as well as the roles needed to undertake CSI as effectively as possible. Finally, the course looks at the practicalities, challenges, and risks facing CSI, and explores how these might be overcome. Delegates attending this course can expect to leave with a full understanding of CSI as well as ideas about which forms of CSI and related processes might be most useful for their own organisational contexts.

By providing a comprehensive ITIL® framework of the improvement activities that should be carried out during the service lifecycle, Continual Service Improvement will be particularly beneficial to anybody involved in these activities. This Continual Service Improvement course counts for 3 credits towards an ITIL® Practitioner qualification.

 

ITIL® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

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What's Included in this ITIL Training Course?

This ITIL® course includes the following:

  • ITIL® Continual Service Improvement Exam
  • Certificate
  • Experienced ITIL® Trainer
  • Refreshments

ITIL® Service Lifecycle - Continual Service Improvement Examination

The ITIL® Continual Service Improvement exam measures knowledge of the Continual Service Improvement stage of the lifecycle, including core concepts, activities and techniques. This exam is:

  • 8 multiple choice questions
  • 90 minutes
  • Pass mark: 70% or 28/40
  • Closed book

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.

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State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible

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Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience

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Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.

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Frequently asked questions

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ITIL® is a best practice framework for IT service management. It provides guidance to businesses and individuals on how to use IT to meet business needs and deliver value to its users. ITIL® is supported by a comprehensive certification scheme which spans knowledge from the principles to how the entire framework fits together.
Yes, this course is accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS.
Yes, you must have completed ITIL® Foundation before taking this course.
The course fee includes 3 days of classroom tuition from an expert trainer as well as a comprehensive candidate pack featuring presentation slides, exercises, sample examinations and the ITIL® Continual Service Improvement Exam
Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
You can read more about ITIL® on our ITIL® topic page, which links to a number of pages which go into greater detail about ITIL®, its courses, and its methodology.
The price for ITIL® Service Lifecycle - Continual Service Improvement certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for ITIL® Service Lifecycle - Continual Service Improvement.
Please see our ITIL® Training courses available in the United Kingdom

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