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ITIL® Intermediate: Service Operation

COURSE TYPE

Intermediate

Course Number

991

Duration

3 Days

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Learn to plan, implement, and optimize service operation processes that align with your organizational strategy in this ITIL Service Lifecycle training course. This three-day course provides you with the foundational knowledge needed to pass the ITIL Intermediate Service Operation certification exam, and three credits towards ITIL Expert certification.

You Will Learn How To

  • Prepare for and pass the ITIL Service Operation (SO) exam
  • Plan key activities for ITIL Service Operation processes
  • Maintain stability in SO while allowing for changes in design, scale, scope, and service
  • Support operations through new models and architectures
  • Evaluate SO processes with critical success factors and KPIs

Important Course Information

Requirements:

  • Must hold the ITIL Foundation Certificate (see Course 1197, Achieving ITIL® Foundation Certification)

Recommended Experience:

  • Basic IT literacy and around two years of IT experience

Course Preparation:

  • Before your event, you will be sent a Pre-Course Study Guide and the Key Element Guide ITIL Service Operation, which you should read as part of the 21 hours of personal study
  • You should acquire and read the ITIL Service Operation core publication, focusing on Chapter 2 and review your ITIL Foundation course materials

Exam Information:

  • The ITIL Service Operation exam can be taken on the last day of the course (in-class), or any time after the course is completed via ProctorU (online) or at an eligible testing center
  • Achieving the ITIL Intermediate Qualification: Service Operation certificate provides three credits toward your ITIL Expert certification

All-Inclusive — ITIL Exam Success Package, After-Course Coaching, Exam Fee:

  • Learning Tree is with you from the beginning of your planning until you pass your certification exams with Unlimited FREE Exam and Course retakes for a year, plus coaching with your instructor to help you prepare for your exam or answer real-world ITIL implementation challenges. In fact, successful ITIL implementation often relies on key internal sponsors to ensure the required culture change occurs after ITIL training, so your instructor can help identify important next steps.
  • ITIL course attendees that would like to retake their ITIL course or exam must do so within 12 months of the original course date and will not be charged for their retake. If an attendee fails an exam and then two retakes, the attendee must re-attend the course before taking the exam again.

Course Outline

  • ITIL Service Operation: Introduction and Overview

Service operation and the overall ITIL lifecycle

  • Principles and objectives
  • Functions and common activities
  • How service operation creates business value

Balancing conflicting goals

  • Internal IT vs. external business view
  • Stability vs. responsiveness
  • Quality of service vs. cost of service
  • Reactive and proactive activities
  • Core Service Operation Processes

Policies, principles and basic concepts

  • Purpose and objectives
  • Value to business
  • Process activities, methods and techniques
  • Triggers, inputs, outputs and interfaces
  • Challenges and risks

Primary ITIL processes within service operation

  • Event management: active and passive monitoring
  • Restoring normal service quickly through incident management
  • Request fulfillment
  • Managing problems with root cause analysis
  • Access management
  • Common Service Operation Activities

Monitoring and control of IT operations

  • Detecting the status of services and CIs
  • Taking appropriate corrective action
  • Console management/operations bridge: a central coordination point for monitoring and managing services

Management of the infrastructure

  • Mainframe, server and network management
  • Storage and database administration
  • Managing directory services and desktop support
  • Facilities and data center management
  • Improving operational activities

Operational aspects from other lifecycle phases

  • Change, configuration and release
  • Availability
  • Capacity
  • Service continuity
  • Organizing for Service Operation

Mapping service operation functions to activities

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Understanding the organizational context

Service operation structure

  • Service desk
  • Technical management
  • IT operations management
  • Application management

Key functions of the service desk

  • Logging incidents and requests
  • First-line investigation and diagnosis
  • Managing the lifecycle of incidents and requests
  • Keeping users informed

Structuring the service desk

  • Local vs. centralized
  • The virtual service desk
  • Follow the sun operation
  • Technology-Related Issues
  • Technology, tools and expertise requirements
  • Defining architecture standards
  • Involvement in the design and build of new services and operational practices
  • Contributing to service design, service transition and continual service improvement projects
  • Evaluating change requests
  • Matching technology to the organizational situation
  • Implementation Challenges and Risks
  • Managing change in service operation
  • Service operation and project management
  • Assessing and managing risk
  • Operational staff in design and transition
  • Planning service management technologies
  • Identifying Critical Success Factors (CSFs)
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Days 1 - 2 Course Hours:

9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Two 15-minute breaks
45-minute lunch

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“This ITIL course showed me practical ways of handling a service operation situation. Our instructor was great at answering my questions and presenting real-life examples.”

- S. Govindan, IT QA & Process Manager
United Nations Federal Credit Union

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