This PeopleCert® accredited course outlines the ITIL® best practices framework and prepares the participant for the ITIL® 4 Foundation certification exam, a prerequisite for all other ITIL® certifications. This course provides an understanding of the service lifecycle and processes as well as the best and common practices for IT service management.

Maximum class size: 25 students per class

Duration of public, on-site, and virtual course: 3 days

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.

Required study material: Student courseware materials are provided with the course.

Required number of study hours: Course Hours: 17 hours + 6 hours of self-study

Exam: Exam included with all public, onsite, and virtual classes.

Whether adopting ITIL or embarking on continuous service improvement, participants will gain a fundamental understanding of how IT service, support, and delivery can be best organized to align IT with business needs, improve service quality, and reduce long-term costs.

What You Will Learn

  • Service Strategy — Clarification and prioritization of service provider investments
  • Service Design — Transform business requirements into strategic solutions
  • Service Transition — Manage change, risk, and quality assurance
  • Service Operation — Establish day-to-day business operations and manage customer expectations
  • Continual Service Improvement — Align quality IT services with changing business needs

Who Should Attend?

  • IT professionals who want an understanding of the service lifecycle and processes and are interested in IT service management
  • IT staff who are actively involved in providing and supporting IT services or who have an interest in IT service management best practices
  • Individuals preparing for the ITIL Foundation certification exam

Course Outline

Unit 1: ITIL® Overview

  • IT Service Management
  • Processes and Functions
  • Governance, Frameworks, and Standards
  • The History of ITIL
  • ITIL Lifecycle Elements
  • IT Service Management Roles and Responsibilities
  • Case Study #1

Unit 2: Service Strategy

  • Service Strategy Lifecycle Stage
  • Value Creation
  • Service Portfolio Management
  • Financial Management
  • Demand Management
  • Business Relationship Management
  • Case Study #2

Unit 3: Service Design

  • Service Design Lifecycle Stage
  • The Five Aspects of Service Design
  • Design Coordination
  • Service Catalog Management
  • Service Level Management
  • Availability Management
  • Capacity Management
  • IT Service Continuity Management
  • Information Security Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Case Study #3

Unit 4: Service Transition

  • Service Transition Lifecycle Stage
  • Transition Planning and Support
  • Change Management
  • Service Asset and Configuration Management
  • Release and Deployment Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Case Study #4

Unit 5: Service Operation

  • Service Operation Lifecycle Stage
  • Event Management
  • Request Fulfillment
  • Incident Management
  • Problem Management
  • Access Management
  • Service Operation Functions
  • Case Study #5

Unit 6: Continual Service Improvement

  • Continual Service Improvement Lifecycle Stage
  • The Seven-Step Improvement Process
  • Metrics and Measurement
  • Technology and Architecture
  • Case Study #6

Virtual Classroom

Price: $1,799

These scheduled courses provide students with live, instructor-led training delivered by HDI faculty. Using web conferencing software and an audio bridge, students interact with the instructor without ever leaving their desk.

  • Minimize the impact on your daily schedule by only training eight hours a day for three days.
  • Learn only what you need to with targeted, topic-specific courses.
  • Ask questions and interact with the instructor.

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Public Classroom

Price: $1,799

Facilitated by a faculty member, this three-day, public course allows students to actively participate in exercises and discussions as well as network with peers from other companies.

  • Maintain adequate coverage in your support center by staggering training dates.
  • Focus on learning by being out of the office.
  • Structured discussions facilitate networking and learning from real-world experiences.
  • To learn more about public classroom training, contact an account manager or call 1.800.248.5667.

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HDI can train your team at your facility, eliminating individual travel costs and putting more control in your hands.

  • Control class size and pick training dates that accommodate your business schedule.
  • Focus on your organization’s key issues and pain points.
  • Save money. With groups of eight or more, this option is often more cost effective.
  • To learn more about this program, contact an account manager or call 1.800.248.5667.

Oct 07, 2019 - Oct 09, 2019
Washington, DC
ITIL® 4 Foundation Price: $1,799.00 More Info Add to Cart
Oct 23, 2019 - Oct 25, 2019
HDI, Virtual Classroom
ITIL® 4 Foundation Price: $1,799.00 More Info Add to Cart
Nov 06, 2019 - Nov 08, 2019
Denver, CO
ITIL® 4 Foundation Price: $1,699.00 More Info Add to Cart
Nov 09, 2019 - Nov 11, 2019
ChampionsGate, FL
ITIL® 4 Foundation Price: $1,999.00 More Info Add to Cart
Dec 09, 2019 - Dec 11, 2019
Dallas, TX
ITIL® 4 Foundation On or before Dec 09, 2019:
Price: $1,699.00

After Dec 09, 2019:
Price: $1,799.00
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Dec 18, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019
HDI, Virtual Classroom
ITIL® 4 Foundation On or before Oct 23, 2019:
Price: $1,699.00

After Oct 23, 2019:
Price: $1,799.00
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HDI offers courses in cities throughout North America. Don’t see a class near you or when you would like to attend? Contact your Account Manager or find an HDI Partner to discuss your needs.

HDI Support Center Analyst

Date: 6/7 - 6/9/11

Location: Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel
5855 West Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045

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