ITIL Service Lifecycle: Continual Service Improvement

3 Days

Description

Learn to manage and control the activities and techniques within the ITIL continual service improvement stage.

In this course, you will be immersed in the overall concepts, processes, policies, and methods associated with the continual service improvement (CSI) phase of the service lifecycle. You will learn about managing and controlling the activities and techniques within the CSI stage, not the details of each of the supporting processes. This course includes lecture, exercises, and scenario-based exam questions to increase your understanding of the core disciplines of ITIL best practices and position you to successfully complete the associated exam.

You will be able to take the exam online after completing this course and submitting the necessary information, including your ITIL Foundation certificate, through an online form. The ITIL exam must be completed within 30 days of course completion.

What You'll Learn

  • Service management as a practice and CSI principles, purpose, and objective
  • How all CSI processes interact with other service lifecycle processes
  • Sub-processes, activities, methods, and functions used in each of the CSI processes
  • Roles and responsibilities within CSI and the activities and functions to achieve operational excellence
  • How to measure CSI performance
  • Technology and implementation requirements in support of CSI
  • Challenges, key performance indicators (KPIs), critical success factors (CSFs), and risks related with CSI

Who Needs to Attend

  • IT operations, technical, or IT management personnel requiring more information about ITIL best practices
  • Anyone responsible for managing, implementing, or consulting on ITIL processes within IT or in conjunction with IT

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
November 13, 2017

$2,695.00
3 Days    8:30am EST - 5:30pm EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
December 27, 2017

$2,695.00
3 Days    11:30am EST - 8:30pm EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
January 22, 2018

$2,695.00
3 Days    9:30am EST - 6:30pm EST
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Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Course Overview

  • 1. Continual Service Improvement
    • Purpose, Objectives, and Scope
    • Business Value
    • CSI Approach
    • Context of CSI within the Service Lifecycle
    • Inputs and Outputs
  • 2. CSI Principles
    • CSI Success Depends on Understanding Change within an Organization
    • CSI Success Depends on Clear Ownership and Accountability
    • How the CSI Register Supports CSI
    • CSI is Driven and Influenced by Service Level Management
    • Importance of Knowledge Management and the Deming Cycle to CSI
    • CSI Used to Ensure Effective Governance
    • Frameworks, Models, Standards, and Quality Systems Supporting CSI
  • 3. Seven-Step Improvement Process
    • Purpose, Objectives, and Scope
    • Business Value
    • Policies, Principles, and Basic Concepts
    • Process Activities, Methods, and Techniques
    • Triggers, Inputs, Outputs, and Process Interfaces
    • Other Processes Support the Seven-Step Improvement Process
  • 4. CSI Methods and Techniques
    • Assessments
    • Gap Analysis
    • Benchmarking
    • Service and Process Measurement
    • Metrics and Measurement Frameworks
    • Calculating Return on Investment
    • Service Reporting Policies and Principles
    • How Availability Management, Capacity Management, IT Service Continuity Management, Problem Management, and Knowledge Management Support CSI
  • 5. Organization for CSI
    • Service Owners
    • Process Owner and Process Managers
    • Process Practitioners
    • CSI Manager
    • The Nature of the Seven-Step Improvement Process Activities and the Skills Required
    • CSI Manager vs. Other Supporting Roles
    • How Responsibility, Accountability, Consultancy, or Informational (RACI) Models Can Be Used to Clarify Roles and Responsibilities for CSI
  • 6. Technology Considerations for CSI
    • IT Service Management Suites
    • Systems and Network Management Tools
    • Event management
    • Automated Incident/Problem Resolution
    • Performance Management
    • Statistical Analysis Tools
    • Project and Portfolio Management Tools
    • Financial Management Tools
    • Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools
  • 7. Implementing CSI
    • Critical Considerations and Where to Start
    • Role of Governance to CSI
    • Effect of Organizational Change for CSI
    • Communication Strategies and Plans
  • 8. Challenges, CSFs, and Risks
    • Challenges Facing CSI
    • CSFs for CSI
    • Risks Associated with Implementing CSI
  • 9. Exam Preparation/Mock Exam
  • 10. Exam

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
November 13, 2017

$2,695.00
3 Days    8:30am EST - 5:30pm EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
December 27, 2017

$2,695.00
3 Days    11:30am EST - 8:30pm EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
January 22, 2018

$2,695.00
3 Days    9:30am EST - 6:30pm EST
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Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Prerequisites

  • ITIL Foundation Certification (v3 or newer) required
  • Two years of relevant work experience
  • To prepare for the end-of-class exam, we recommend that you review the ITIL 2011 publication Continual Service Improvement (2011 Edition, ISBN 9780113313082) and complete at least 21 hours of personal study

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
November 13, 2017

$2,695.00
3 Days    8:30am EST - 5:30pm EST
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
December 27, 2017

$2,695.00
3 Days    11:30am EST - 8:30pm EST
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
January 22, 2018

$2,695.00
3 Days    9:30am EST - 6:30pm EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Course Comments

Outlines may vary slightly and pricing may not include the exam depending on date of the class.  Please call us for details.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
November 13, 2017

$2,695.00
3 Days    8:30am EST - 5:30pm EST
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
December 27, 2017

$2,695.00
3 Days    11:30am EST - 8:30pm EST
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
January 22, 2018

$2,695.00
3 Days    9:30am EST - 6:30pm EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date