|ITIL® Expert Program: Lifecycle Track||2014-02-27 / 2014-02-28||Gustav, Malmö||Anmälan|
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Length: 10 days classroom and 50 hours of online self-study, including examination
Price: SEK 11.000 per course
ITIL® Expert Program: Lifecycle Track on this page is offered by ITpreneurs.
This 10-day classroom course (4 days + 4 days + 2 days) + 50 hours of self-paced online self-study (see diagram A below) OR
(3 days + 5 days + 2 days) + 50 hours of self-paced online self-study (see diagram B below) is designed for students who would like to fast track their ITIL® Expert Certification.
Through a mix of self-paced study and instructor-led interactive teaching, you can leverage time to your advantage while working toward the highest level of internationally recognized certification available in the ITIL® domain.
Five modules of ITIL® Lifecycle Track:
• Service Strategy
• Service Design
• Service Transition
• Service Operation
• Continual Service Improvement
Participants will learn about the principles and core concepts of the Service Lifecycle approach to IT Service Management at the management-level, according to the ITIL® Lifecycle approach. This includes a focus on the management and control elements of the Service Lifecycle and the processes associated with all Lifecycle modules, including Service Strategy (SS), Service Design (SD), Service Transition (ST), Service Operation (SO), and Continual Service Improvement (CSI). The Managing Across the Lifecycle capstone course will start on completing the five Lifecycle courses and exams.
The ITIL® training course is a unique blend of self-paced and instructor-supported online self-study and high-intensity, fast-paced classroom delivery. You will learn the core disciplines of the ITIL® best practices from ITpreneurs’ courseware that is scenario-based and highly engaging.
Who will benefit from the Lifecycle Track?
The Expert Program provides guidance towards the implementation of ITSM in an organization, the process relationships, roles and responsibilities.
The course is suitable for IT managers, process owners, ITSM implementation teams, consultants, stakeholders and anyone else involved in the ITSM project.
Lifecycle Track Learning Objectives
At the end of this course, the student will gain competencies to:
• Present, position and articulate the value of IT in support of the business.
• Understand the Service Lifecycle at the core of ITIL®.
• Develop and deliver IT strategy aligned to business requirements.
• Manage and control Service Delivery and processes within the phases of the Service Lifecycle.
• Design, lead, manage and support CSI programs.
• Lead Service Management programs, applying ITIL® best practice as best suits the organization’s business situation and goals.
• Understand the challenges, Critical Success Factors and risks involved in implementing and improving Service Management.
• Learn how technology enables the Service Lifecycle and how other complimentary guidance aligns with ITIL®.
ITpreneurs’s Exam Pass Guarantee takes away the risk, as ITpreneurs pays for 2 exam retakes, if required.
• Innovation in Design: Innovative use of self-learning for the theoretical components of the course allows students to study in their own time, at their own pace. Apart from self-learning, students receive an e-reader/iPad or electronic document with the Reference Materials for the course, avoiding the printing of thousands of pages of paper.
• Intense Group Interaction: Spending 10 intensive days in a classroom with a select group of peers results in vast knowledge and experience sharing, and forms the basis for long-lasting relationships
• Access to a Select Community: After completing the program, students gain access to a select community of ITIL® Experts, allowing them to join a continuous learning program.
• Basic IT literacy and around 2 years’ IT experience are highly desirable.
• ITIL® Foundation (holders of Foundation certificate from an earlier version of ITIL®, e.g.: ITIL® v2, must pass the current ITIL® Foundation exam before attending this course)
• Before starting the Managing Across the Lifecycle component of the program all Lifecycle Exams should have been successfully completed.
The structure of the program and expectations (based on the 12-week ‘classic’ delivery option):
• The program starts with a pre-course conference call that takes place 4-weeks prior to the first (physical or virtual) classroom session. The course instructor and all students participate in this call.
• Before attending classroom sessions, students are required to complete the online self-study of the respective modules. The self-study modules focus on the knowledge component of the Lifecycle courses (Bloom level 1, 2).
• The instructor monitors progress of students during this time, using ITpreneurs’ online campus. The instructor is also available for questions via email or telephone.
• There are two classroom sessions of 4-days each with one month between the two sessions. The classroom sessions are focused on practical application, analysing and synthesizing information (Bloom level 3,4,5). The first classroom session covers SS, SD and part of CSI. The second session includes the second part of CSI followed by ST and SO.
• After the classroom sessions, students complete the online self-study modules with a specific focus on exam preparation. Once students feel ready to take on the exam, they schedule and take the individual exams at a time and date that is convenient to them, but at least before the next classroom session starts.
• The Managing Across the Lifecycle section of the course is the last component of the course. This block comprises of online self-study and classroom as well. The classroom session is 2-days; the online learning modules include 12-hours of content.
ITIL® Lifecycle delivery options:
• The Classic: This is the default option for the Expert Track. In this delivery option you will meet your fellow students 3-times over a period of 12 weeks (4 days, 4 days and 2-days) and complete the online self-study between these sessions.
• The Classic Virtual: Same as the default option, but all classroom sessions take place in a Virtual Classroom.
• The Boot Camp: This option requires you to complete all five online self-study Lifecycle modules prior to coming to the classroom. In 8 classroom days all Lifecycle courses are completed. A few weeks later there is another session of 2-days for MALC.
• The Weekend Warrior: Online self-study modules are completed during the weekends. Students come to class one-day a week for 12 weeks where the classroom material is covered.
ITIL® Lifecycle Examination:
• Students schedule the exams at a time and date that is convenient to them, but at least before the next classroom session starts. All Lifecycle Exams must be completed prior to attending the MALC component of the course.
• Closed-book exam
• Eight multiple-choice, scenario-based, gradient-scored questions.
• The exam duration is a maximum of 90 minutes for all candidates in their respective language (candidates taking the examination in a language other than their first have a maximum of 120 minutes and are allowed to use a dictionary; only paper-based exams)
• Each question will have 4 possible answer options, one that is worth 5 marks, one that is worth 3 marks, one that is worth 1 mark, and one that is a distracter and receives no marks.
• The Pass score is 28/40 or 70%.
• On successfully passing the ITIL® Intermediate exams, the candidate will be recognized with 3 credits per exam in the ITIL®qualification scheme per Lifecycle module. The five Lifecycle exams will provide a total of 15 credits.
• On successfully passing the ITIL® Managing Across the Lifecycle exam, the candidate will be recognized 5 credits in the ITIL® qualification scheme.