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Specification and Service Level Agreement Training Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Specifications and SLA

  • What is an SLA?
  • Writing SLAs
  • First Page of Document
  • Agreement Overview
  • Service Agreement
  • Specification of SLAs
  • Principles for Specifying Service Level Agreements

Module 2: Specifications and SLAs within Procurement Process

  • Specification in Procurement
  • Need of Specification
  • Procurement Functions Relationship with Specifications
  • What is SLA in Procurement?

Module 3: Specification Types

  • Requirement Specifications
  • Design Specifications
  • Material Specifications
  • Standard Specifications
  • Interface Specifications
  • Test Specifications
  • Performance Specifications
  • Quality Specifications

Module 4: Developing Specifications and SLAs

  • Goal of Specification Development Phase
  • Common Tasks
  • Specification Development Process
  • Write a Product Specification Sheet
  • Write a Technical Specification
  • Steps to Write an SLA

Module 5: SLA in Supplier Performance Management

  • Supplier Service Level Agreements
  • Steps to Continuously Manage Vendor Performance and SLAs
  • Key Features and Benefits of Vendor SLA

Module 6: SLA Management and Reporting

  • Introduction
  • Service Monitoring
  • Process
  • Reporting Mechanisms

Module 7: Enterprise SLA Negotiation

  • SLA Development Process
  • Form of an Enterprise SLA

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Who should attend this Specification and Service Level Agreement Training Course?

The Specification and Service Level Agreement Course in Detroit is designed for those who want to get better at creating and negotiating contracts, agreements, and Service Level Agreements (SLAs). The Specification and Service Level Agreement Training Course can benefit individuals such as:

  • Contract Managers
  • Procurement Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Vendor Managers
  • Risk Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Compliance Managers  

Prerequisites of the Specification and Service Level Agreement Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Specification and Service Level Agreement Course.

Specification and Service Level Agreement Training Course Overview

Specification and Service Level Agreement (SLA) Training in Detroit focuses on creating precise service specifications and agreements, which are crucial for defining service expectations between providers and clients. These elements are vital for clarity, accountability, and setting performance benchmarks in business relationships.

This training in Detroit benefits professionals such as project managers, procurement specialists, and contract managers greatly. It arms them with the expertise to draft detailed specifications and SLAs that resonate with business goals, ensuring service delivery meets agreed-upon standards. Understanding SLAs is key to monitoring performance, managing vendor relations, and enforcing contractual terms.

The Knowledge Academy's 1-day course in Detroit provides in-depth knowledge on crafting and managing SLAs and specifications. Attendees will learn to create precise service definitions, establish measurable performance metrics, and set accountability standards. Practical exercises and expert advice equip delegates to negotiate SLAs that align with business needs, improving service delivery and vendor relationships.

Course Objectives

  • To grasp the essentials of specifications and SLAs
  • To draft measurable and clear service agreements
  • To negotiate SLAs aligned with business goals
  • To set key performance indicators for service management
  • To implement accountability in service agreements
  • To manage vendor relationships effectively through SLAs

Upon completing this course in Detroit, delegates will possess the skills to effectively develop and manage specifications and SLAs, ensuring services meet business expectations and contributing to operational efficiency and strategic achievements.

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What’s included in this Specification and Service Level Agreement Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Specification and Service Level Agreement Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Detroit is the largest city in the state of Michigan, United States. It is located on the United States-Canada border and has a population of around 680,000 people. Denver’s growth is mostly to be credited to the expansion of the automobile industry as they supplied a lot of automotive support for the Allied powers during World War II. Detroit Public Schools govern 66,000 students and it is the largest district in Michigan. Detroit also has a population of charter school students at a rate of about 56,000 pupils. There are many private schools in Detroit including 110 Roman Catholic grade schools which are operated by the Archdiocese of Detroit. Detroit is home to many further education establishments including Wayne State University, University of Detroit Mercy, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and Sacred Heart Major Seminary. Wayne State University is a national research university which focuses on medical and law majors but offers hundreds of other different academic programs. The University of Detroit Mercy is a Roman Catholic co-educational facility which is affiliated with Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. It provides a wide variety of different academic degrees in a range of different subjects including dentistry, law, architecture and nursing. Sacred Heart Major Seminary is affiliated with the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum in Rome. It was founded in 1919 and provides students with pontifical degrees and civil graduate or undergraduate degrees. Students are welcome to be clerical or lay. The University of Michigan was originally established in Detroit in 1817 but was then moved to Ann Arbor in 1837. Other further education facilities include the College for Creative Studies, Lewis College of Business and Marygrove College. The Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine based in East Lansing also has a satellite campus based in the Detroit Medical Center. 

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Specification And Service Level Agreement Training | Contract Management Training in Detroit FAQs

The specification is the statement of service or product needs, including workmanship, material, and methods. It is a business tool that is used to manage operations and implement the strategy.
There are no formal Prerequisites for attending this Specification and Service Level Agreement (SLA) Training course.
This course is ideal for everyone who wants to know how to write product specifications and agreements to deliver those specifications.
Service Level Agreement (SLA) is a written agreement between the client and provider that specifies how the specification will be delivered.
Requirement, design, material, standard, interface, test, performance, and quality specifications are the different types of specifications used to implement the strategy.
SLA is written by evaluating current service levels, identifying objectives, choosing contract format, determining the level of service, articulating terms of the agreement, clarifying performance expectations, online payment expectations, revising and editing, and obtaining necessary approvals.
In this training course, you will learn about specifications, SLA, specifications of SLA, specification in procurement, the role of SLA in procurement, writing an SLA, developing specifications, SLA management, SLA reporting, SLA negotiation, and other related concepts.
The training fees for Specification and Service Level Agreement Training certification in Detroit starts from $1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Specification and Service Level Agreement Training.
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